Welcome to the Northeast Library blog series, Your Friday Five! Each week, the children's and teen staff will round up five of their favorite resources and reads around a certain topic. This Friday, in honor of May as Homeschooling Month, we are highlighting five great homeschooling resources for parents and youth.Databases
Come join Deaf Services Librarian Janice Rosen at the Northeast Neighborhood Library on Wednesday, June 18 from 10:30 to 11 a.m. as she shares some stories in American Sign Language, and teaches some simple ASL signs and games. Target ages 3-5, but all ages are welcome.ASL/voice interpreters and therapy dogs from People Animals Love will be present.
I grew up hearing my parents tell stories of where they were when Kennedy was shot, when the moon landing happened, and when Nixon resigned. I have no memories, no experience with any of these things. As real as those important moments are for my parents, they are little more then events in a history book to me.
Northeast’s own Lizzie Nolan and Torin Jensen engaged 20 kids with snacks, writing exercises, and finally, a chance to read their own work aloud to a friendly audience. Beginning with a sensory-detail exercise, the workshop participants were given a variety of snacks, ranging from wrinkled dates to salty pretzels, and were tasked with using their five senses to describe them.