Libraries and story times

Oct 07, 2011
This is how it goes: We go to the library and Charlotte comes home with a book or two.  And I used to come home with a book or two as well, and that would be that.  But now I come →MORE...

Charlotte and I spent a huge chunk of yesterday afternoon perusing the children’s section of the library.  We pulled up a bean bag and I just let her bring books to me as they caught her fancy. This is one of →MORE...

The day before I lost my first baby, I went to the library.  I checked out Shogun, by James Clavell.  Two months later, I returned Shogun without having ever opened it.  I couldn’t handle the idea of walking inside the library, →MORE...

Sep 15, 2011
In spring this year I took a break from reviewing children’s books because my family was trying out a new reading system and I wanted to find the balance in my own home before diverting any attention to writing about books. →MORE...

This week is National Library Week, a celebration hosted by the American Library Association.  As such, Steph asked me a couple weeks ago to contribute to Offbeat Mama by writing a post about libraries.  She left it pretty open-ended.  So I →MORE...