It's Poetry Month

Find inspiration in these:

• Dog Songs

• The Best American Poetry

• His Day is Done

• Angles of Ascent

• O, What a Luxury

Children's Poetry

Share poetry with your children.

• My Parents Think I'm Sleeping

• Poem-mobiles

• The Dream Keeper and Other Poems

• Poems to Learn by Heart

• Where the Sidewalk Ends

• Flora and Ulysses

Yay it's Spring!

Great spring books for children:

• How Do You Know it's Spring?

• 999 Frogs Wake Up

• Springtime in Bugland!

• Quiet Bunny's Many Colors

• Hello Kitty, Hello Spring!

• Poppleton in Spring

April is the Month of the Young Child

Enjoy these:

• Smart Parenting, Smarter Kids

• It's OK Not to Share

• Raising Respectful Children in a Disrespectful World 

• What Children Need to be Happy

• Welcome to Your Child's Brain

eReaders and Columbus Metropolitan Library

Do you know that you can use your library card to download FREE books? If you get an eReader like a Nook...

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September 30, 2011
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NBC4 Read Today

Columbus Metropolitan Library's Ready to Read Corps Program Leader Abby Kiracofe tells NBC 4's Mikaela Hunt about our first-of-its-kind initiative that takes our Ready to Read program out of the library and into communities to prepare kids for kindergarten.

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August 25, 2011
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