A father’s impact on a child’s life and the library

Written by Michael Eaton, Community Librarian In recent years, there has been research done about the positive impact fathers’ involvement has on their children, especially in literacy activities. Some of these include: Increased ability and interest in reading amongst children Increased attentiveness in the classroom Better developed problem-solving skills Greater resilience to stressful situations Over…
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Seniors and Teens Work Together

EPL has created an intergenerational pilot program and is having seniors and teens work together to create relationships. The pilot program includes the use of "Then and Now" kits, which help start conversations between seniors and teens in the Mill Woods community. Mill Woods Branch staff is looking for hard to find vintage and contemporary items, and we’re…
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