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Everyday Education: Helping Children To Become Successful Readers

Did you know that children who start kindergarten with well-developed early literacy skills have an advantage? Reading is essential to school success. Children who start school with the skills they need before they learn to read have greater success...

 

Everyday Education - Getting Creative In Transylvania County Library

April is always an exciting time, especially at the Transylvania County Library. Spring has just arrived and summer is around the corner. It’s also the most creative time of the year in the Youth Services area at the library. Every year before the...

 

Award Winning Books For Children And Teens

There is a special day in January that I look forward to every year. It’s a day that librarians, publishers, educators and readers get excited about. It’s talked about throughout the year as new books are read and contemplated. In 2017, that day...

 

Choosing The Right Digital Media For Children

From televisions to smartphones to tablets, we know that digital media is all around us and children today have access to ever-changing new technology, which can be hard to navigate. The Transylvania County Library guides parents and caregivers...

 

Everyday Education - Ready Resources Available At Your Library

By Erika Brock School is back in session and families are busy planning their fall schedules. Here at the Transylvania County Library we are ready to help students, parents, and educators get a great start to the school year. Regardless of where...

 
 By Erika Brock    Education    May 30, 2016

Library's Reading Program Combats 'Summer Slide'

It’s that time of year again where schools are wrapping up their year and students start counting down the days until summer break. As the school year comes to a close, we at the Transylvania County Library are gearing up for our busiest time of...

 

Library Offers College And Career Resources

Getting ready to go to college can be overwhelming, but the library is here to assist! We have many resources to aid with college research. We have handbooks and guides for planning and applying to college, finding a college, selecting a major,...

 

Library Can Help Your Students Succeed

The Transylvania County Library is here to help support your child education from birth through high school and beyond. We want your children to succeed! There are many ways that your library can assist. Of course, we can help find just the right...

 

Helping Get Every Child Ready To Read

As a youth services librarian, I’m always so glad to get asked the question, “What can I do to help my child get ready to read?” Language development and building literacy skills start from the day a child is born and have a long-lasting...

 

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