All of my happy childhood memories are associated with my grandmother Lena. She provided a contrast to all of my bad experiences. She was a short and round woman with a big belly that bounced up and down when she laughed. I found that terribly endearing.
Today is the birthday of Korean pop star Lee Tae-Min (Taemin). Generally, not many people I know would care about that, but as of a handful of months ago, my little sister introduced me to K-Pop. I found that I really enjoyed the music of a band called SHINee, of which Taemin is a part of.
So, usually when I get on the Library’s website, I head straight for the catalog. Occasionally, though, I do visit the Online Resources page. The Online Resources page gives me access to downloadable eBooks and Research Databases, but I don’t really venture any further than that. That is until I discovered Web Resources.
Reading levels vary from student to student, as well as school district to school district. So, how can you find the correct books to engage a young reader but make sure it is not too difficult for them? This is a common issue that I come across both as a parent and while working for the Library. Parents are excited to hear their child is reading above grade level, but somewhat clueless about finding the correct books.
Have you ever left the doctor’s office and then remembered a question you needed answered? Or, maybe you are curious about a health related issue you heard about in the news - don’t Google it! MCPL health databases will give you factual information you can rely on.