Author Archives: Donna

2017 Ohio Buckeye Children’s & Teen Book Award Winners have been announced!

On December 1, the 2017 Ohio Buckeye Children’s and Teen Book Award Winners were announced! And the winners are… K-2 — The Ninjabread Man by C. J. Leigh and Illustrated by Chris Gall 3-5 — Pax by Sara Pennypacker and … Continue reading

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Join us for our Holiday Craft Festival!

Tuesday, November 28th  4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. Auditorium The holidays are coming and it’s time to decorate! Stop by the library with family and friends and make some ornaments together. No registration necessary.

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Happy Memorial Day!

Memorial Day is a time for remembering and  honoring those who have served our country. Looking for some book titles to share with the family on this day? Give these books a try: Memorial Day Surprise by Theresa Martin Golding A … Continue reading

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World Read Aloud Day 2017

February 16, 2017 is World Read Aloud Day! Readers of all ages are encouraged to celebrate literacy and the “pure joy and power of reading aloud.” The World Read Aloud Day is celebrated by readers in more than 100 countries … Continue reading

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2017 Caldecott Medal Award and Honor Books

On Jan. 23, 2017, the American Library Association announced the winners of their 2017 Youth Media Awards. Ms. Heather has already blogged about the Newbery winners so I want to share some information about the Caldecott winners. The Caldecott Medal is … Continue reading

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Celebrate National Reading Day Everyday!

National Reading Day is celebrated on  January 23. This annual event  celebrates and encourages reading by younger children and is celebrated in thousands of schools and libraries all around the United States.  What do YOU think? Please take our poll. I … Continue reading

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Happy New Year! Happy Reading!

There were many great books published in 2016! I am looking forward to the 2017 Youth Media Awards ceremony at the ALA Midwinter Meeting and Exhibition on Monday, Jan.23, in which the Newbery Medal Award and the Caldecott Medal Award … Continue reading

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Staff Recommendations for Gift Giving

“It’s not how much we give but how much love we put into giving.” ~Mother Teresa~ Are you still looking for the perfect gift to give to a child? The Children’s staff  have put some love and thought in our gift recommendations … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday Melvil Dewey! (and other interesting library tidbits)

“A library’s function is to give the public in the quickest and cheapest way: information, inspiration, and recreation. If a better way than the book can be found, we should use it.” ― Melvil Dewey Melvil Dewey who was born … 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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