Books and Gifts to Inspire Adventure

Henry Miller Memorial Library's Condor Mural

100 Awesome Gifts for Outdoorsy Kids

Kids Corner in Edna Valley Winery, Sextant Wines

April 21, 2021

Outdoorsy kids don’t mind getting their hands dirty. They’ll play in the mud, study worms, and notice the little fascinating things that are often invisible to us grown-ups. So what do you buy a kid that’s happy to play with dirt? We try to answer that here with our list of the top 100 gifts for outdoorsy kids! … Read More

20 Camping Books for Kids You’ll Want to Read Year-Round

February 15, 2021

Whether you’re trying to get the kids excited for next week’s camping trip or are playing campout while the snow falls outside, children’s books about camping can always transport your family to your happy place.   … Read More

Top 25 Spring Books for Kids

Views of Calla Lilies looking out to the ocean at Calla Lily Valley in Garrapata State Park.

July 9, 2020

Whether at home or in the classroom, there’s nothing like a good story to draw our attention to the special things happening in nature all around us. Time to celebrate the magic of spring!  … Read More