This teacher helps prevent summer learning lag for the children in her school’s low-income neighborhood by reading to children of all ages at the park once weekly. Leslee Milch, veteran teacher with the Buena Park School District, has read to children for the past 15 summers at the park adjacent to Gilbert Elementary School, each Wednesday, rain
Adult Summer Reading can stretch your mind and heart! Adult summer reading can be a real treat for the mind and heart! Have you challenged yourself to stretch, build and strengthen your mind and heart muscles? Have you checked your local newspaper for the book reviews, especially those in the Sunday section? You might find a
The summer reading program is on a roll ~ join the wild ride ! Why not read that book you started but didn’t finish or the one that’s been beckoning to you? Or reread an old favorite to revisit those characters? For a new twist, visit your local library and observe the different activities taking
Summer is a time to kick back and relax. How about adding reading and relaxing to the mix? What better time than during the lazy dog days of summer to catch up with the story or novel you’ve heard about that you want to check out yourself. Making memories with young readers by doing shared
Kids commit to reading this summer! Have you visited your local library lately? Summer is the perfect time to set a good goal of reading books for pleasure, information, and inspiration. At our local Buena Park Library, the summer theme is “Indulge Your Appetite: READ”. I’ve committed to reading 6 books of 250+ pages during the
Fun at the Library – Stories come alive with action! Fun at the Library – Stories come alive with action! Oh, what fun it is for these preschoolers and older siblings to play-act their fantasies after being read a fun story by the children’ s librarian and her helper. What story has made you want
A literacy blessing for moms of newborns. Book Bags with parent resources including a reference book approved by pediatricians, a read-aloud board book, and local school district information. The reference book has an article called “Early Brain Development” so parents know how important it is to read to their babes from Day One! The
Cordelia’s 120th Birthday Party Thanks to everyone who came out to the Buena Park Library yesterday to celebrate Cordelia’s 120th birthday. Author Christiane Salts dressed up as Cordelia and shared her life story for all the guests. Two coloring contest winners received baskets, as well as one lucky adult who won a huge gift basket
Thank you to all who came out to the book signing at Knotts! We’ve just posted some pictures on our Flickr account. Check them out here!
Watch our guided tour video of the Knott’s Chicken Dinner Restaurant with Christiane and Dennis Salts, and special guest John Wray! View it here!