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New iPad in the Children's Area

November 06, 2013 at 10:50 AM

photo.jpgThe children’s area has a new iPad for parents and kids to use together when they visit the library. Children’s librarian Anne Hicks says, “An iPad can be a great early literacy tool and a catalyst for child and caregiver engagement. This will be a wonderful opportunity for kids and their caregivers to play with and learn from an increasingly prevalent form of technology.” Hicks, a contributor to Little eLit (, has loaded the iPad with fun, age-appropriate apps and ebooks that support literacy development. The iPad comes to the library thanks in part to a recent bequest from the estate of Leaf Drake, an active community member, library user, and reader.   


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