Picture Book Month

November is Picture Book Month! Our resident dinosaur – Sir Rexinald the Third, Esquire aka “Rex” – wants you to celebrate Picture Book Month by reading some ROAR-y good books.   His Rex-ommendations: Are You Scared Darth Vader? by Adam Rex — A story full of spooky monsters and an absolutely not at all scared Darth Vader. Nothing […]

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Boooo-ks to Keep You Up at Night

“They did the only thing they knew of to rid themselves of a vampire … They watched the body burn until nothing remained but ashes.” – More Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark collected by Alvin Schwartz Frightening Tales to Read by the October Moonlight For Younger Readers:          Big Scary Monster by […]

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READ Alert: Do You Have a Library Card?

Brown Bear, Brown Bear what do you see? I see a library card waiting for me! – Librarian misquote of Brown Bear, Brown Bear by Bill Martin Jr. September is Library Card Sign-Up Month    Library cards give you the chance to travel and explore through stories! Children can sign-up for a library card at the […]

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Read-y For School?

“Let us remember: One book, one pen, one child and one teacher can change the world.” – Malala Yousafzai Get read-y for a new year with these back-to-school titles! For Younger Readers:                  Look Out Kindergarten, Here I Come! / ¡Prepárarte kindergarten, allá voy! by Nancy Carlson School Bus by Donald Crews […]

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April is … Poetry Month!

Celebrate Poetry Month with Nikki Grimes’ award winning title, “Words with Wings”: Laura Ingalls Wilder Award 2017 Coretta Scott King Book Award 2014 ALA Notable Children’s Book 2014 This novel in verse tells the story of Gabriella the daydreamer. She may be setting the table or navigating her new school, only to be whisked away […]

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