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Cindy Beach

Cindy is the Literacy and Learning Manager, and she loves helping connect people to that next great library program to have fun, learn something new, or meet new people. When not at the library, Cindy likes to spend time with her family, play with her cat, and read YA fiction, thrillers, historical fiction and Steampunk novels.

The Latest From Cindy Beach

Our Summer Discovery Celebration Author will be Grace Lin!

Children that complete Summer Discovery this summer will be invited to attend a virtual visit with award-winning children’s book author and illustrator, Grace Lin. Grace, a Caldecott and Newbery Medal winner, is the author of picture books, early readers and middle-grade novels and will be discussing her books and answering questions on August 6 at… read more >>

We’re hosting #1 New York Times Bestselling Author, Julie Murphy!

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Just in time for Pride Month,  and the release of her new YA book, Pumpkin, Julie Murphy will visit us on June 10th at 6 PM.   Pumpkin is a companion novel to  Dumplin’,  Julie’s  New York  Times bestselling novel,  now a  movie on  Netflix! Participants in this event will be eligible for a prize drawing… read more >>

Homeschooling Tips and Tools

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Learning is very different this year due to COVID 19. The traditional method of teaching in school, virtually, remote, or a hybrid of either is becoming common place. Parents may be thinking about homeschooling as an option to teaching their children. Homeschooling is the ability to teach school subjects not at school, but at home to children.   Homeschooling began in the 1970s… read more >>

At Home Ideas to Enhance Learning for Elementary Schoolers: Sight Words

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Whether your child is back in school full-time, a combined virtual/school learner or an all virtual learner, you may be thinking of ways to build on their education at home. A lot of the resources that you may see in the classroom cost money. I would like to give you ideas that you can try with your children in the different subject areas that you… read more >>

At Home Ideas to Enhance Learning for Elementary Schoolers: Spelling

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Whether your child is back in school full-time, a combined virtual/school learner or an all virtual learner, you may be thinking of ways to build on their education at home. A lot of the resources that you may see in the classroom cost money. I would like to give you ideas that you can try with your children in the different subject… read more >>

Back to School with Digital Media for Kids

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Are you ready to go back to school? What better way to kick off the back to school season than with some digital media for kids! The digital media for kids through Hoopla includes movies, music and audiobooks. Whether it is watching a back to school movie, listening to school songs, or listening to an audiobook, fall is soon approaching.   The… read more >>

Discover LEGO

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Want to learn more about LEGO?  Check out these videos and other resources.  Lego has been around for almost 100 years.  Find out some of the newest and coolest build projects by looking at these links below:  Videos about Lego Complete Tour of LEGO House in Denmark  This is a place that the public is… read more >>

Guess the Chapter Book

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At the library you can find a large collection of chapter books for kids or what we label, juvenile fiction. In this section, you will discover kids’ books that provide complex stories, vocabulary, and dilemmas. These books have lots of text, multiple chapters, and few pictures. There is no set age when kids can start… read more >>

Hand and Foot Hopscotch

Check out this fun twist on hopscotch! Turn a classic favorite into a new game that develops concentration and coordination in a laugh out loud hopscotch game guaranteed to start the giggles. You will need print outs of left and right footprints and print outs of right and left hands, or if printouts aren’t available… read more >>