Screen-Free Week at the Tiffin-Seneca Public Library

Helping families become more intentional at putting down their devices and inspiring them to think of ideas for screen-free fun all year long seemed like a win-win situation. So, in March 2018 we formed a small committee of staff members to help plan a full slate of activities for Screen-Free Week.

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Why Disconnecting is Essential to Children’s Development

In this blog, pediatrician Mark Bertin, M.D. describes how screen time affects children's development and why parents should embrace screen-free time.  Parenting often has less to do with knowing what to do but doing what we know. Whether it is healthy eating or...

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Liberty, Truth, Solidarity: Why I Support Screen-Free Week

Jacques Brodeur is the founder of Edupax and the 10 Day Screen-Free Challenge, a media literacy challenge popular across France and Québec, Canada. In this blog, Jacques describes why disconnecting is so important and why Edupax endorses Screen-Free Week.   In the...

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Success with Screen-FREE Week Frederick!

We love this Screen-Free Week celebration in Frederick, MD, where the entire town gets in on the fun! In their video blog, Dr. Alison Bomba and Occupational Therapist Kelly Beins explain why they teamed up to create Screen-FREE Frederick.

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Why I (Still) Read Aloud to My Kids

I have a confession to make: I have a teen and a preteen, and I still read books aloud to them. I think it’s because reading aloud to my children has become one of the deepest pleasures of parenthood for me.

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Campaign for a Commercial-Free Childhood

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E. rinny@commercialfreechildhood.org

P: 617.896.9368

Future Dates

2020: May 4 - 10

2021: May 3 - 9