All summer long Eli has been begging to go to the library. He and I used to take a trip every single Thursday without fail. After Ellie cam along, the trips become fewer and further between, and then I started working full-time. Even then I tried to stop by at least once a month, but even than came to an end after our favorite librarian left. It's just not the same without her, so I have been avoiding it like the plague.
I finally caved and too the kids today after work because this window of opportunity is small. All too soon they will lose interest in reading, or at least interest in sitting in my lap and letting me read, so I had to go.
We had a great time. Eli navigated right back to his favorite section and was very predictable with his choices. Ellie hasn't really been old enough to know what is going on, so it was fun for her to pick out princess books and girlie movies.
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