Lindsay Shaw

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Lindsay Shaw is the children’s librarian at the Providence Athenaeum. Lindsay and the staff of the Providence Athenaeum are committed to celebrating children and childhood through literature and programming for all ages.

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Books that Inpsire Imaginative Play Outdoors in Nature

Books that Inpsire Imaginative Play Outdoors in Nature

[ 0 ] July 8, 2013 |

Lindsay Shaw, Providence Athenauem children’s librarian, shares this fabulous list of books for outdoor reading in the park, backayard, or beach–titles ripe for imaginative play using naturally occurring park materials and other “bits and pieces” you may find around your house. – Anisa I have selected titles that relate to (or can inspire), nature awareness, […]

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Finding Your Child’s Inner History Buff

Finding Your Child’s Inner History Buff

[ 0 ] December 2, 2010 |

Children’s librarians are often asked for titles of books that will appeal to children who are not caught up in the latest fantasy craze or series. There are those who would rather just get the facts, or, if a chapter book is chosen, prefer to read stories with reality based plots and characters. A few […]

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Notes from the Story Room

Notes from the Story Room

[ 1 ] September 30, 2008 |

Lindsay Shaw, the Children’s Librarian at The Providence Athenaeum shares her love and knowledge of books with Kidoinfo. You do not have to be a member of the Athenaeum to visit, although once you see their collection you may want to join. And when you stop by the Children’s room, say hello to Lindsay. Too […]

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