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Coronavirus in Seattle: How families can stay connected and help one another
Here are some ways to stay connected and help others as we face the new reality of forced isolation.
Erika Almanza Brown
PopUp StoryWalk offers reading adventures in parks and forests
PopUp StoryWalk combines the magic of nature with the joy of reading — all at a safe social distance.
Jasmin Thankachen, PopUp StoryWalk co-founder
KJ’s Cakery Bakery and Sweet Shop in Kent: old-fashioned charm and tasty treats
Satisfy your sweet tooth at this new shop in Kent that offers a scrumptious variety of goodies.
Teens fight plastic pollution by making their own reusable bags and wraps
Kid makers behind Bags by U raise money, reduce plastic with sustainable bags and wraps.
2 moms, a toddler and a dog -- living in a former schoolbus
Meet a family of three (plus their dog) living in a converted school bus.
Toys galore at Snapdoodle in Seattle, Issaquah, Kenmore, Redmond
The community-based store offers plenty of play space and hosts community events. (One outlet even offers free lattes!)
Volunteer reading programs where you can help Seattle-area kids
Your time and your voice can make all the difference.
Claiming your space: Kids' books on mindfulness and advocacy
'My Heart Fills with Happiness' and other kids' books that radiate joy
Great kids' books that are also available as audiobooks and in Braille
Great kids' book picks from the new Paper Boat Booksellers in West Seattle
Desirae Wilkerson and Eric Judy of Paper Boat Booksellers
10 tips to help your child develop healthy screen-time habits
Decide on screen-free times, consider incentives and -- this is important: Be a good role model.
New support for dyslexic kids
Book picks: Stories with girl-driven narratives
Understanding ourselves: Kids' books about emotions, history and managing money
Jeffrey Lee Cheatham II
Don't miss the Friends of SPL HUGE Book Sale (new dates: May 8-10)
Friends of The Seattle Public Library’s annual book sale fuels bookworms and the community.
9 don't-miss kids' storytimes around Seattle
Seattle is alive with storytimes every day across the city; here are nine you don’t want to miss.
JiaYing Griegel and Erika Almanza Brown
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