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Practical Parenting: From Yuck to Yum!

Do you feel guilty that your kids aren't good "vegetable" eaters or that they prefer carbs to greens?  Has mealtime become a battle zone for your family?  Join us for Practical Parenting: From Yuck ot Yum! on Sunday, March 15, 2020 at 3 p.m. in the Youth Program Room.The speaker will be pediatrician Dr. Carolyn Ashworth. We hope this program will help you feel more relaxed and confident about guiding your children toward healthy eating habits.  Make sure you browse our Parenting collection for even more tips on encouraging healthy eating!

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Practical Parenting: #relationshipgoals

Relationships can be supportive, fun, even exciting. However, we know that sometimes relationships can mean disappointment, broken hearts and even abuse. It's important for parents to teach their children about healthy relationships. We want you to be able to start the conversation with your teen, so they'll more likely feel comfortable coming to you in the future when they need to talk.  Join us for our next Practical Parenting on Sunday, January 26, 2020 at 3 p.m.  The focus is #relationshipgoals: Guiding Teens Toward Healthy Relationships.  Our speaker is Elishua Markham, Community Services Director at SafeHouse of Shelby County.  This free session does not require a reservation.  It will be held in our Youth Program Room.  Follow the starred hallway through the Kid Zone.  The room is at the very end of that hall.  

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Best Books Tailgate

2-4-6-8! Which books did we think were great? Find out at our Best Books Tailgate on Tuesday, January 14, 2019 at 4 p.m. Cheer for book talks of our team's favorite titles for kids and teens. Eat terrific tailgating food and win door prizes! (Yes, the prizes are brand new copies of our favorite books!) This event is geared for parents, teachers and fellow librarians, but everyone is welcome. You do not have to register for our tailgate party. Simply follow the stars (and cheers and delicious food smells).

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We will post our 2019 Staff Picks list that same week! The list will include picture books, juvenile & teen fiction, and juvenile & teen nonfiction.

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