Category Archives: Books

The Losers Club

Alex Spencer reads too much! What?! Is that even possible? It is and he’s at risk for losing his summer plans because of it. In the latest book by Andrew Clements, The Losers Club, too much reading can be a bad thing. Alex’s principal is frustrated over his habit of reading books during class and not paying attention during classes…. Read more »

Michael Sullivan Visit

The library recently hosted Michael Sullivan, author of Connecting Boys With Books: What Libraries Can Do; Connecting Boys With Books 2: Closing the Reading Gap & Raising Boy Readers in addition to many other books. While at WNPL, Mr. Sullivan used stories and anecdotes to convey an understanding of the differences that are common among many boys and how these differences can affect reading…. Read more »

Good Books

Picture Book Quick Picks Looking for picture books on these popular subjects? Click on a word for a quick link to the catalog to find those books! Dinosaurs Dragons Fairies Princesses Trains Booklists Lists are provided in PDF format for easy printing. If you need help locating titles, please ask for assistance at the Youth Services Desk. These lists are… Read more »

Early Literacy

THE HUMAN BRAIN IS GETTING READY TO READ FROM THE MOMENT A CHILD IS BORN. Early literacy is what your child knows about reading and writing…before they can read and write. Children begin to develop these skills right from birth.  Parents and caregivers who understand the importance of early literacy can help develop the 6 essential pre-reading skills to be… Read more »