Welcome to WiserKids, a blog designed to help you and your kids grow, learn, read, play and explore with the library and beyond.

Written and managed by youth librarians at Cedar Mill and Bethany Libraries, we strive to help grow readers and life-long learners. We offer reading recommendations, early literacy info, fun learning ideas, library info, and more. We hope you find something helpful here- whether you are a parent, librarian, child care provider, educator or anyone else who shares an interest in growing readers.

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How to Find Kids’ Books!

August 14, 2019|0 Comments

Did you know we love helping you and your family find good books? Our youth librarians have great recommendations for all ages, from babies and [...]

Special Performers in July

June 21, 2019|Comments Off on Special Performers in July

Join us this July for free, fun special events with talented musicians and performers! Kids of all ages and their families can attend one or [...]

Summer THPRD Nature Mobile Visits

June 17, 2019|Comments Off on Summer THPRD Nature Mobile Visits

The Nature Mobile brings the environment to the Cedar Mill & Bethany Libraries this summer! Each visit will feature new ways for your child to [...]

Summer Storytime

May 29, 2019|Comments Off on Summer Storytime

Our summer storytimes begin the week of June 10! We have storytimes at Cedar Mill Library and the new Bethany Library Annex- See our schedule [...]

Helping Your Child Learn Two Languages

May 16, 2019|Comments Off on Helping Your Child Learn Two Languages

Is your child growing up in a multi-lingual family? Do you have questions about how to support your child's bilingual development? Join Dr. Dawn Hendricks, [...]

Join us for Countdown to Kindergarten!

May 1, 2019|Comments Off on Join us for Countdown to Kindergarten!

If your child is starting Kindergarten soon and you'd like to learn valuable tips and strategies for helping your child transition to school and enjoy [...]