Monthly Archives: November 2016

Fantastic beasts and where to find them!

Our River Readers Book Club created their own fan fiction entries for Harry Potter’s textbook “Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them” complete with  sculptures!  Read on below to discover Rocky River’s fantastic budding authors and artists and be prepared … Continue reading

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Grrr! What to do with those angry leftovers

Sometimes holiday gatherings can be stressful especially for kids.  Crowded rooms, loud voices, different smells, and having to share toys and our space with others can lead to angry feelings. It’s natural to feel angry, but it’s important for us to … Continue reading

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Ho! Ho! Holidays are Coming!

After guests have departed and all the turkey is consumed, our thoughts immediately turn to the holidays and the Children’s Department’s annual extravaganza…The Holiday Craft Festival! This year the event will be held on Tuesday, November 29th from 4:00 pm … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday Marc Brown!

Marc Tolon Brown was born on November 25, 1946. He is an author and illustrator of children’s books and perhaps best known as the creator of the Arthur series. The Arthur books have inspired the popular and Emmy award winner … Continue reading

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Thank you Veterans!

Today is Veteran’s Day. This is the day to honor all of our men and women who have served in the armed forces. President Obama  will lay a wreath during a special ceremony at the Tomb of the Unknowns at Arlington National … Continue reading

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Voting for Buckeye Children’s & Teen Book Award ends soon!

It’s not too late to vote for the Buckeye Children’s & Teen Book Award since voting ends November 10, 2017. Check it out here and vote for your favorite book.  The winners will be announced after December 1. Books nominated … Continue reading

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“There are New Friends in the House!!”

“Purple Lady Dragon has returned from the spa, And she is thrilled to be joined by her ‘Taco Loving’ friend, “AW!!” The most proper bulldog, Gaston, has arrived-he is super neat! And our bulldog buddy is welcomed by the super … Continue reading

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