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April is National Poetry Month! This 25th annual celebration of poets and poetry was launched by the Academy of American Poets in April 1996 to remind us that poets have an integral role to play in our culture. And what better time than Spring to promote artists and an art form that’s given us so much beauty? Whether you’re looking for a new poet, revisiting old favorites, or composing your own haiku, freeform poem, rhyme, or blank verse: the Library’s collection is a great place to enhance your own life with this literary art form.

Easter Books Kids Will Love To Read

Easter is quickly approaching! Now is the time to help your child discover the magic of Easter with stories about the first Easter, friendship, working together, and hunting for Easter eggs. Reading an Easter story is a lovely way to add a special touch to your family’s festivities and create memories to brighten your Easter celebrations! Here are some great Easter books for babies, toddlers, and early readers.

Organizing for Spring

Spring has officially sprung! And with all that warmth and sunshine comes a need to transform. So, open those windows, clear the STUFF out those closets, and shed that cramped cold-weather cocoon! While you’re at it, grab a few of these books on organizing. Whether you’re planning a big “Spring Clean-Up” or just need help with those few problem “junk” drawers and catch-all rooms… You can make the inside of your house as fresh and bright as everything is on the outside.

Youth Books for Developmental Disability Awareness Month

 

Developmental Disability Awareness Month raises awareness about the barriers people with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities (I/DD) face in connecting to the communities in which they live and making sure they are included in all areas of community life. The following booklist is one place to start for building that understanding and awareness. Be sure to check out Dr. Tracy Packiam Alloway’s books. Like many of the books in the list, they are about “boosting the confidence and strength-awareness of children” with intellectual and developmental disabilities “while also allowing for better understanding and positivity among their peers.” Bonus: She’s a local author and award-winning psychologist.

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