Lone Star List

February 1, 2011

Need something for a middle school student to read? Check something out from the 2010-2011 Lone Star list! The Texas Lone Star list is a recommended reading list developed by public and school librarians to encourage students in grades 6, 7, and 8 to explore a variety of current books. Check out this video for an introduction to these books!

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Read Kiddo Read

August 24, 2009

Are you worried about if your kid is a reader or not? This is a great article on things parents can do to get their kids interested in reading. Start with identifying your child’s current reading style (ranging from “A. Is more passionate about reading than anything else in the world and would rather read than eat ice cream, play outside, see friends, or go anywhere” to “M. Loathes reading and protests vehemently when he has to read a book, claiming that books are stupid and boring”), then learn 12 activities that you can do with your child to get them interested in reading.
Give it a try!
12 Tried and True Ways To Get Your Kiddos Reading


Award Season is Here!

August 12, 2009

Well, Award Week at least.
Remember that Thursday, August 13 at 6:30 in Buda Elementary’s Kunkel Room is the Texas Reading Club Award Ceremony!

The Texas Teens Read club’s award ceremony will be Friday, August 14th at 5:00 in the Library meeting room. Teen Game Night will be going on concurrently. We’ll play Rock Band 2, Mario Kart Wii, and card and board games. Reading Club prizes will be awarded at about 5:45!

Hope to see you there!


June Registration

May 18, 2009

We have the registration sheets for June programs available. Drop in the library to sign up!
To view our brochure, go to www.budalibrary.org and click on News and Events. Then, click on 2009 Summer Brochure to view everything that’s going on for kids and teens this summer.
Also, the Texas Summer Reading Club and Texas Teens Read logs will be available to be picked up starting on May 28th.
Let’s make it a record breaking summer!


Early Literacy at the Buda Public Library

March 21, 2009

Today we kicked off our Ready to Read workshop series to a small but enthusiastic group of parents, grandparents and child care providers – all eager to learn the latest and greatest research regarding developing young minds.

Ready to Read formed out of a partnership forged between the Buda Public Library with the Central Texas Library System with the intention of promoting Early Literacy.

The first workshop in the series focused on newborns through 2 year olds.  Our next workshop is scheduled for April 4 from 10:30 to noon and will focus on 2 and 3 year olds.  For those parents who need to bring children, a literacy rich storytime will be provided in the children’s area.

Did you know that babies come into the world with 100 billion disconnected brain cells?  Postitive interactions with care givers help children’s brain cells make those vital connections.

Come to the workshop so your child will be Ready to Read upon entering school.