I'm a librarian and last Sunday, our library closed because of the COVID-19 virus. Frankly IT. WAS. INSANE. It honestly felt like people were more worried about running out of books than milk or TP! Heartwarming, right? When we...
Imagine this scenario: you are at your local Seacoast library with your youngster: She slows down at the Mo Willems and Gerald and Piggie books (cue warm fuzzies) but makes a bee-line for . . . Captain Underpants? If...
This month I'm covering one of my favorite topics: early chapter books (aka transitional chapter books).  It is that wonderful time when readers are transitioning out of those (often mind-numbing) early readers and finding fun, adventurous, and sometimes even...
According to Benjamin Franklin ...in this world nothing can be said to be certain, except death and taxes. We Mamas can add one more thing as absolute certainty - our kids will have questions. Whether your little one just watched...
While the holidays are a time of joy and magic for our families, it can also be so BUSY!  This is your friendly librarian reminding you to snuggle in with the family and slow down. Light the fire (or...
I am a big fan of kids' books for gift giving, which is why I'm constantly providing kids' book ideas (and also, it's not shocking coming from a librarian, right?)! For the season, I strongly recommend big books for...
I have a confession to make: we love Halloween books so much that many are out all year in our home. And it is possible- just possible- that I started doing monster-themed story times in early September at the...
When I was young, interactive books for young children only meant pop-up books. As the younger sibling, however, most of ours had torn tabs and re-taped pop-outs which eventually stopped working all together. In recent years, however, we've seen...
As much as I am fully embracing summer, I'll confess that half of my brain is already in Back-to-School mode. For some of you that means the beginning of a new chapter - the first year of preschool or kindergarten!...
Little known fact, summer is the busiest season for local public libraries. It is the best time of year to look for fun *free* programming for all ages. From traveling planetariums to special story times, tie-dying to STEAM projects,...

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Seacoast Moms Speaker Series On Race

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We are thrilled to announce our (Virtual) Seacoast Moms Speaker Series on Race! After the murder of George Floyd, we at Seacoast Moms are taking...