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Kids

Books to Calm the Starting School Jitters

photo of boy hugging rabbitStarting school for the first time can be both exciting and a bit scary! Here are some picturebook recommendations about what to expect for parents and children to read together.

book cover imageI am too absolutely small for School by Lauren Child

Charlie reassures his little sister about starting preschool, but Lola isn’t completely convinced. Finally Charlie finds an argument that Lola can’t contest.

 

 

book cover imageWemberly Worried by Kevin Henkes

Wemberly frets about everything that could go wrong

What's the difference?

What's the difference between an accountant and a detective solving The Case of the Stolen Book?

One's a bookkeeper and one's a bookcaper.

Animal Planet

Check out these cool animal games  from Animal Planet

Ducks love mysteries, too

How does Jemima Puddle-Duck solve the mysteries she reads?

By de-duck-tion (of course!)

TD Summer Reading Club sign up begins Sat. June 20

Agent 009: London Public Library's TD Summer Reading Club (June 20-August 22)

Calling all secret agents! Be a super spy as you search for clues on our "Clueville" game board all summer long. You will read great books, earn prizes, and use your sleuthing skills to solve a mystery! Register starting June 20 at a Library near you. Space is limited, so sign up early to start cracking the case!

Agent 009 in Clueville

"What is causing the sounds in Lady X's library?"

detective hat


Calling all secret agents! Be a super spy and use your sleuthing skills to solve this mystery!

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Mysterious Crafts and Facts

Ever wanted to create your own legend? Why not practice by constructing your own model of Stonehenge?

Explore the rest of the National Geographic Kids website for information on tons of curious and strange things all around our world!

Detective Joke: get in the mood for SRC 2009

What did the detective do when she didn't believe the librarian's story? She booked him!

 

Book Review: Meet the Kreeps: The Mad Scientist

Polly Winkler is adjusting to her new stepfamily, the Kreeps, but she seems to be the only one that notices something a little bit different about her new stepbrothers and sister.  Esme looks stran

Dark Humour

Why are Medieval Times called the Dark Ages?

Because there were so many knights.

 

A Fishy Joke

How do you make a goldfish age?
Remove the g.