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What to Buy Your Partner for Your Anniversary

What to Buy Your Partner for Your Anniversary

When you first get married, there can be a lot of excitement and ingenuity when it comes to your anniversary. You want to get your partner something that they will love and signifies the love you have for them. However, as time goes on, finding new and creative ways to celebrate your anniversary can be(…)

Frankenstein Turns 200 – Celebrate with These Books

Frankenstein Turns 200 – Celebrate with These Books

Frankenstein was published on May 11, 1818 and this year, we are celebrating it’s 200th anniversary. There have been movie adaptions, halloween costumes and so much more generated from what some call, “the first science fiction story.” Through out the month, we are going to feature children’s books that have Frankenstein, or a parody, as(…)

Luna Loves Library Day

Luna Loves Library Day

The holidays can be particularly hard for children from a divorced family. This beautiful book shows how families and children can mend through something as simple as a trip to the library. A touching story with beautiful illustrations. Luna’s parents live apart, but she loves library day; that’s the day she spends with books …(…)

The Shanghai Incident

The Shanghai Incident

Now that Christmas has passed and the kids have a bunch of new toys (and hopefully books), we are certain the last thing on your mind is buying anything new.  However, we encourage you to encourage your children to keep reading during holiday break.  Take them to the library and check out the latest books(…)

Book A Day:  A Kiss Goodnight

Book A Day: A Kiss Goodnight

For the month of December, we will be featuring (at least) a book a day leading up to Christmas.  Start a Christmas tradition of reading a new book each day this month until Christmas Eve.  You can get books from the library or pick up new ones to add to your home library while you(…)

Holiday Gift Guide: Mechanical Engineering: Robotic Arms

Thames & Kosmos Mechanical Engineering: Robotic Arms www.thamesandkosmos.com Build six mechanical models of the types of arms, grabber claws and legs found on robotic machines. Explore mechanical engineering principles firsthand as you assemble and play with the working models. The robotic arms use a pneumatic system, which uses air pressure to activate the models. Pump(…)