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Kinetic Literacy

Mother and son run in a race.

We spend a lot of time in libraryland talking about literacy. And there are an awful lot of literacy skills to learn and teach: pre-literacy skills, visual literacy, numeracy, cultural literacy, information and computer or digital literacy…whew! But one of the most overlooked and underappreciated literacy skills is the one we use almost constantly from the time we are born: kinetic literacy, also known as physical literacy.  Boy climbs on tightrope.</body></html>

14 Budget-Friendly Tabletop Games Your Library Should Have (Part 1: The Classics)

A child playing Jenga

Ever think about starting a tabletop game collection at your library? If you're a game enthusiast, you could probably come up with a whole list of ideas that would blow your patrons' minds — and your library's budget. Board games, after all, can be both exciting and pricey.

But if you can solicit donations of gently used games — or find them for cheap — you might be able to amass a larger collection that you thought possible.

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