Summer Reading Kick-Off: On Your Mark, Get Set…Read!

On your mark, get set…READ! Summer Reading has arrived at Smyrna Public Library and this year’s theme is health and fitness for the body and mind. We’ll have lots of special events to keep your kiddos active and engaged throughout the summer including; vintage games, a self-defense class with UFC Smyrna, puppet shows, and yoga […]

{Book Review} Books About Giving

December is about gift giving, and I think the best gift you can give to your children is reading with them. No child is ever too young or too old and there’s no “right” book to read together, so choose books you enjoy! Want some inspiration? Here are some books that show that caring about […]

10 Life Lessons from Children’s Books

Sometimes you just need some inspirational reminders to cheer you up and put things in perspective. And what better way, especially on Dr. Seuss’s Birthday, than to go back to the tales of your childhood when things were a little simpler (tree houses and tea parties, those were the days). Here are 10 life lessons […]

Book Review: Anna Hibiscus books by Atinuke for kids 3-7

  What do you do when are so happy you may explode?  Well, in the picture book Anna Hibiscus’ Song, Anna Hibiscus asks this question to her many family members as she experiences a day in her home in amazing Africa.  Her Grandfather counts the reasons he is happy.  Grandmother squeezes Grandfather’s hand.  Her aunties […]

{Book Review} Three Great Reads

Hi everyone! I hope today’s column finds you warm and out of the elements. As an avid reader, one of my favorite things to do is to share books that I enjoy with family and friends. With this in mind, I am excited to share three books with you today that fall under the heading […]