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From the Children’s Room — June 2022

It’s summer, and that means it’s road trip time!

This year’s Summer Reading theme is ‘Read Beyond the Beaten Path’, and fits in just perfectly with road trips and other vacations.  No matter how far you’re going, the Children’s Room can make sure you’ve got plenty to listen to and do in the car. We’ve got audiobooks. We’ve got Playaway Views. We’ve got Launchpads. We’ve got books on car games, national parks, camping, atlases so you don’t get lost, and so much more.

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New Children’s Books — June 2022

Looking for something to read while you enjoy the sunshine? Look no further for five new children’s titles for you and your kiddos. If you see something that interests you, give us a call or visit the catalog to put one on hold! JUNETEENTH: OUT DAY OF FREEDOM by Sharon Dennis Wyeth On June 19, 1865, two years after the Emancipation Proclamation, a group of enslaved men, women, and children in Texas gathered. Order Number 3 was read, proclaiming that they were no longer enslaved–they were free. People danced, wept tears of joy, and began to plan their new lives. Juneteenth became an annual celebration that is observed by more and more Americans with parades, picnics, family gatherings, and reflection on the words of historical figures, to mark the day when freedom truly rang for all. Children’s, Early Reader THE NATIONAL PARKS: PRESERVING AMERICA’S WILD PLACES by Falynn Koch In Read more »

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