Queer Fiction Blog: June 2020

Hello, and welcome to the June 2020 edition of the Queer Fiction Blog! Happy Pride Month! While Boston Pride is not hosting the parade this year, check out their website for upcoming virtual events to celebrate the month. You can also celebrate with the Boston Public Library's We Are Pride 2020 booklist! We Are Pride…
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Music and the Very Young

Anyone who has attended a story time at the library (or online while the library is closed) knows that every story time starts with a song. These songs, often accompanied by hand and body movements, are fun for the children. Songs are often repeated from one session to the next because repetition helps the learning…
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Boredom Busters for Kids

A guest post by Liz Smith, a children's librarian. Looking for something to keep the kids occupied?  Make some puppets and put on a show!  Puppets can be made out of materials you likely already have at home. Paper lunch bags can make great puppets for younger children. Cut a few inches off the top…
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