Welcome to the first of many Homeschool Play posts, a new resource for you to use to entertain and teach kids during this time of social distancing!
### The Water Cycle
Today's post celebrates the water cycle! April showers bring May flowers, right? But what’s the science behind all those April showers? Introduce your kids to the water cycle with a few fun activities!
You can care for yourself this Summer by incorporating fresh fruits and vegetables from local farmer's markets into your diet, taking a break in nature, exercising, and listening to upbeat music! Here are just a few suggestions to get you started!
What a great decade of books! It would be hard for us to decide our favorites so we put together a list of the twenty most popular items checked out over the past ten years. Starting in 2010, below you'll find the two most checked out non-fiction titles by year.
Nature can soothe the soul in trying times so we have created a list of books that celebrate being outside and the miracles that nature can create. While the Library is closed, please borrow these titles as e-Books or e-Audiobooks through our **[Hoopla](https://dar.to/2v0aCWq)** and **[Libby for Overdrive](https://dar.to/2rwHAsg)** digital collections.
The wonderful thing about gardening is that it both takes time, and yet can also be a mystery to many. It can also be fun and joyous to look at. I hope you enjoy these picks.
— Susie the Film Librarian