Children's Services Blog

Get Ready for Earth Day!

cover of I Love Our Earth by Bill MartinThis coming week marks Earth Week, leading up to the 48th celebration of Earth Day on Sunday, April 22.  You will want to mark your calendar for two great events next we

Picture Books Set in Africa

Africa is a continent with a long, rich history and beautiful landscapes, i.e.

National Poetry Month

cover of National Geographic Book of Animal PoetryNational Poetry month is almost here!  Celebrated every April, it gives us an invitation to pause and discover wor

Children Protesting

Sit-In book cover This week we have seen some courageous teens in the news protesting for safer schools. They are the latest in a long line of children who have protested for better conditions in this country. If you would like to learn more about kids who worked to make a difference check out these books!


Sharpen those Pencils!

Pens to Lens logoHave you ever wanted to write a movie script?