Category Archives: For parents

Reading aloud helps children grow

A couple weeks ago, I read a story on the New York Times about the value of reading aloud to children when they’re young. The American Academy of Pediatrics recommended that parents read aloud to children as a “daily fun … Continue reading

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‘The Other Wes Moore: One Name, Two Fates’ by Wes Moore

Wes Moore had just been awarded a Rhodes Scholarship when he read about a robbery and murder in Baltimore. One of the men caught and accused in the crime was named Wes Moore. The two men were the same age … Continue reading

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My daughter’s top 10 favorite books of all time (so far)

Dallastown resident and former Red Lion Area High School English teacher Rebecca Thiegs lists ten favorite reads of her 9-year-old daugher, Raina, in this Dec. 24, 2013, post.

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Lancaster County native, author Bonnie Siegrist to speak to Women’s Guild of Faith UCC

Lancaster County native and author Bonnie Siegrist will speak to the Women’s Guild of Faith United Church of Christ in York, Pa., on Oct. 13, 2013.

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Hallam author Stephanie Giese returns with humor anthology ‘You Have Lipstick On Your Teeth’

Hallam writer Stephanie Giese, of Binkies and Briefcases, contributed to the humor anthology from InThePowderRoom.com, “You Have Lipstick On Your Teeth,” published through CreateSpace in August 2013.

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York author Michael Simpson to be featured on WRCT’s ‘Joe Live’ Aug. 10

York author Michael Simpson will speak on his interactive children’s book “B Dogg Goes to School” on WRCT’s “Joe Live” Aug. 10, 2013.

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Join the NewsVroom for a program on blogging at Kaltreider-Benfer Library

The York Daily Record/Sunday News will bring The NewsVroom to Kaltreider-Benfer Library in Red Lion Aug. 12, 2013, for a program on best blogging practices.

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York native Ken Ludwig fosters kids’ love of the Bard

Ken Ludwig’s ‘How to Teach Your Children Shakespeare’ is based on positive experience with his own children.

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Mechanicsburg author Mike Sgrignoli launches Children’s Book Blast series at Midtown Scholar

Mechanicsburg author Mike Sgrignoli will launch Children’s Book Blast, a monthly series beginning at Midtown Scholar Bookstore in Harrisburg, on June 29, 2013.

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York County Libraries announces upcoming Money School, mini-camp dates

York County Libraries announces summer 2013 Money School dates and launches “Right On the Money” mini-camps for younger children as part of its Summer Reading Club.

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