Seeing kindergarten students browsing in the library, selecting books of their choice, and checking them out for the first time never grows old. Their pride and excitement in this accomplishment fills your soul with happiness. When they gather to hear a story read from a book, they get as close to you as possible. They (and many older students) lean in as if to absorb every line. They relish the cadence of the words. After that story time, the book's popularity is assured.
Quote of the Month
Friday, February 26, 2021
Thursday, February 25, 2021
Tuesday, February 23, 2021
the act or power of forming a mental image of something not present to the senses or never before wholly perceived in reality.
Saturday, February 20, 2021
In winter, their presence is easily noticed. New snow is patterned with paths made by their prints. They burrow and scoop out shelter under and among landscaping to stay warm during the chilly nights. They dine on any available edible.
Thursday, February 18, 2021
Tuesday, February 16, 2021
Different cultures have different customs relative to personal space. Greetings, goodbyes, and signs of affection vary from place to place and from person to person in those places. Some individuals are comfortable with another reaching out to touch them as a sign of goodwill and others are not. Sometimes the form of those contacts in greeting, in goodbyes, and with caring vary from a shoulder touch to a fist bump, pinkie shakes or an embrace.