We have gone to a local library almost every week since before my kids could even read! Summers are great times to get acquainted with your library. Most have a summer reading program with GREAT prizes. Jordann isn't too old yet and she has already finished the requirements for our library's program. She won a paperback book, pass to the Exploratorium in San Francisco, a free pizza, stickers, and a temporary tattoo.
Your homework: Take your kids to the library on a really hot day. Get a big stack of books and camp out on the floor for a while enjoying the cool air and reading to each other. Let them pick a few books to take home