Children's Services Blog

O Snowy Day!

What better way to spend a snowy day than by snuggling up with your little one and reading picture books featuring other snowy days!

New Toys!

Little Tykes toy kitchen pictureWe just got some new toys for our younger patrons to play with at the library. We got a child sized kitchen set and Art Mart generously donated a smaller and very popular train table to us before their move to Champaign. We've also got some new wooden fruit and puzzles so come in and have some fun! --Rachel

Hey Dude!

Looking for a wholesome TV show for your middle schooler? One without innuendo, questionable behavior, and major attitudes?

Beautiful Pictures, Beautiful Books

Looking for a beautiful picture book to share with your little reader? You know the ones:  books with gorgeous covers and amazing colors.

Children's Literature Award Winners Announced!

cover of the book, "Finding Winnie :the True Story of the World's Most Famous Bear" by Lindsay Mattick The winner of the 2016 Caldecott Medal for the most distinguished picture book goes to Sophie Blackall for illustrating,

A Visit with Pens to Lens

Photograph of children working on a movie with Pens to LensIt's been a busy day here at the library!  I still have tunes going through my head from this morning's musical review of 1969.  Youth in the musical theater program with