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TS Difficult Experiences

Use stories to deal with difficult experiences. If your little one is struggling with a new baby in the house or afraid of the first day of school, tell him a story about when he was born or your first day of school. Storytelling brings us closer together. More

Improve Your Computer Literacy at The Edge

We hear Christmas music in retail stores, so New Year’s resolutions can’t be far behind. And if 2018 is the year you vow to get comfortable with your computer, why not head to the Edge? More

PL Signs

Has your little one started noticing signs yet? Children start recognizing familar signs early and it helps them understand what print is. Take every opportunity to read signs out loud! More

STR Playtime

Come play with us at the Strafford Branch for Racing to Read Playtime: Celebrate Fall. Infants through age 6 will have fun with age appropriate activities on Saturday, November 18th from 10:30 a.m. to noon More


In this season of Thanks, these titles can help you find gratitude in different aspects of your life. More

Book: Follow the Yarn

In Follow the Yarn by Emily Sper, toddlers -- and cat lovers of all ages -- will enjoy following a kitten throught the pages as he plays with one colorful ball of yarn after another. More

TR What Did You Do?

"What did you do today?" Asking questions is a great way to build language and relationships! More

Junior Art at the Art Museum

The Springfield Art Museum had one hundred participants in the junior art classes offered in 1957. The youngsters entertained their families at an open house and display of their work. More

TLC Playtime

Come play with us at the Library Center for Racing to Read Playtime: Art. Infants through age 6 should dress to get messy on Saturday, November 11th from 10 a.m. to noon. More

2017 Poetry Roundup

For books of poetry and books about poetry, 2017 was a great year. Checkout this list for a sample of both. More