Children's Services Blog

Picture Book Celebration!

Picture Book Month Celebration This coming Wednesday, November 1 will usher in Picture Book Month.  Created by the late Dianne de Las Casas, Picture Book Month celebrates picture books throughout the month of November.  Each day

Writing Radar

cover of Jack Gantos' book Writing Radar I’ve lo

Fall is in the Air

Cover of the book, "Full of Fall" by April Pulley SayreJoin us tomorrow,

Growing Readers One Book at a Time

photo of child having completed reading 800 books in 1000B4KThis fall is the second anniversary of the launch of our 1000 Books Before Kindergarten program. 

International Day of the Girl

Malala quote

Wednesday was International Day of the Girl! Here is a video of some fierce girls from around the world set to Beyonce's "Freedom" to celebrate.

Of Numbers & Moments

child reading in playhouse From May through August, we celebrate summer reading all throughout the Library.  This summer the theme was Reading by Design – emphasizing the “doing” of reading – imagining, making, exploring.  We had a great summer!  In September, after a

Monster Trucks!

cover of Monster Trucks by Joy Keller You might think the title of this blog would take you to the big machinery section of books.  And you would be partly right.  What makes this title stand out is that the drivers and operators of the trucks are monsters themselves!