Blog topic: Education

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The Nutcracker

December 14, 2017
by Kathryn M Kerns

Looking for a new take on that holiday favorite The Nutcracker?  Cubberley Library has several including two that take place in Harlem, one from a mouse perspective, and one through the eyes of the toymaker's apprentice:

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Winter is coming

December 5, 2017
by Kelly L Roll

As we say goodbye to autumn and hello to winter we thought it appropriate to show off some of the books at Cubberley Library with a wintry theme. Once you take them home, requirements for reading these books are 

  1. A cup of hot cocoa
  2. A comfy warm spot to read and
  3. Someone needing a tale of whirling snowflakes or winters chill.

Please stop by before winter break.  Snow is falling (somewhere) and books are calling.

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Halloween is coming--are you ready?

October 18, 2017
by Kelly L Roll

The air is crisp and the leaves are crunchy which means it is time to get your spooky on. Come over to Cubberley Library to find out witch book you might want to sink your teeth into for a screamingly good time. We have books that should appeal to all our readers, both young and old. We’ve got really scary, romantically scary and cute scary so come on over…….. if you dare!

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Columbus or Indigenous Peoples Day?

October 9, 2017
by Kathryn M Kerns

Today is either Columbus Day or Indigenous People Day--or a good day to look at the issues.  Cubberley Library has a wealth of resources whatever your interests in these issues.  Our

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The arts in education

October 2, 2017
by Kathryn M Kerns

There is increasing interest in the role of the arts and creativity in education as some experts argue that STEM needs to become STEAM.  Cubberley Education Library has resources to help, including wonderful books for children and young adults such as Frida which not only tells about an important artist, but does so with incredible artistry.  Use the following guides to discover other resources:

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