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Reading Wordless Picture Books

For some children, it is difficult to sit still long enough to read.  Age, attention span and literacy skills can all be factors that make it difficult to share books with a child.  That’s where wordless picture books come in! Sharing a wordless book with your child can often be an effective way to engage […]

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A Few Words about Attleboro’s “Build a Better World” Puzzle

The 2017 Community-Wide Summer Reading theme is “Build a Better World.” The Attleboro Public Library, along with our partners; the Attleboro Public Schools, the Attleboro YMCA and the Attleboro Recreation Department, came together at the Balfour Riverwalk Park on June 21 to host a kick-off event for over 200 students and their families.  One of […]

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#WhatsYourFour

The Massachusetts Board of Library Commissioners starts their plea for families to embrace summer reading with, “Slides are fun, EXCEPT when they refer to learning loss. By the time a struggling reader reaches middle school, summer reading loss has accumulated a two year lag in reading achievement.” The MBLC is challenging people across the Commonwealth […]

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Listen up: June is Audiobook Month!

Did you know that the Attleboro Public Library has a large collection of Fiction, Nonfiction and Kids audio books, available in our building AND electronicially through OverDrive and Tumble Books? We are adding new titles monthly, AND can get items from other libraries sent to the APL for you! Audio books are SO easy to use. Try one and experience […]

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