How Do You Mix It Up with Colors?

Find out how the girls mix it up with Hervé Tullet’s Mix It Up! You'll be inspired to pull out the paints with your little ones.

February 5th, 2017|0 Comments

Show Your Love This Valentine’s Day with Crafts & Books

Happy Valentine's Day! We're making Valentine's for our loved ones and sharing our favorite Valentine's books, too. Come read the love.

January 30th, 2017|0 Comments

Hoping for Snow! Reading More Nonfiction…and Fiction Books

It's winter and the boys are disappointed every day there isn't snow. So we're reading about it! Check out where we get our nonfiction books and our favorite fiction titles.

January 22nd, 2017|0 Comments

Discovering Shells: Adventures in Reading and Beyond

Allie and the girls find a book about shells that takes them on many adventures beyond the book. Get ready to use your senses and see where the book takes them.

January 8th, 2017|1 Comment

Our Resident Reading Specialist on Informational Text

What's informational text and why should we read it? The girls’ “Auntie E,” our resident reading specialist, explains and help us with one of our New Year's resolutions.

January 2nd, 2017|0 Comments

Snuggle Up with Books for the December Solstice

It's the December solstice! You know what means... Time to break out the winter books. Oh and it's the first day of winter... and the shortest and darkest day of the year. Sounds like the perfect time to cuddle up with a book. Check out our winter section and activities.

December 21st, 2016|0 Comments

Escape the Holidrama with the Christmas Books We Love

With Christmas three weeks away (yikes!), we're cuddling up with some of our favorite Christmas books. Check out the kids' (and adults') top picks.

December 4th, 2016|0 Comments

Make these 5 Christmas Classics Part of Your Tradition

Only 25 days until Christmas. We can’t believe it! In addition to the decorations, we're pulling out the holiday books. Find out what our five favorite classics are and how to make them a fun part of your holiday traditions.

November 30th, 2016|2 Comments

The Story Behind the Thanksgiving Day Parade

Last year, Allie and the girls had front row seats to watch the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade march down Broadway. This year, like many of us, they'll watch from the comfort of their couch. But no matter how you experience the magic of the parade, they discovered a must-read book on the story behind the balloons. It's a great way for your kids to learn some history and connect with others at Thanksgiving.

November 20th, 2016|0 Comments

Thanksgiving Picture Books that Make You Thankful

Did you know that gratitude can make you happier? With Thanksgiving around the corner, there's no better time to read books that put us in a thankful state of mind. And we have some easy ideas for expressing your gratitude, too.

November 13th, 2016|0 Comments