Author Archives: maryellen

American Girl Books @ Your Library!

You are surely aware of the American Girl Dolls, but did you know they have their own books? Better yet, did you know that you can find these books at Rocky River Public Library? Old “friends” like Felicity and Samantha … Continue reading

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Buckeye Children’s & Teen Book Awards

It’s time to vote and the nominees are books! Voting for the Buckeye Children’s Book Awards has begun! The Buckeye Children’s Book Award platform is a unique state competition which allows children to view literature with a critical eye. The … Continue reading

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Summer Reading by the Numbers…with a Focus on Fun!

  It’s August and the 2017 Build a Better World Summer Reading program has officially ended. This is the month that we step back and realize how very busy the Children’s Department has been since June. For the last couple … Continue reading

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Drop-in Programs for All!

Children’s programs, especially summer offerings tend to fill quickly, but never fear, the Children’s Department has many drop-in programs available as well! There is no need to register, just mark your calendar and come by the Library at the specified … Continue reading

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Build a Better World…Choose Kind!

The Children’s Department is gearing up for another blockbuster summer! Kickoff for Summer Reading is Tuesday, June 13th. The theme this year is “Build a Better World”. Join our Summer Reading program and earn prizes for reading. Just read…share…and reap … Continue reading

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Every Child a Reader!

Children’s Book Week is May 1 – 7 How better to instill the joy of reading than to begin when your child is young? Rocky River Public Library is the perfect starting point. Come in and discover a great collection … Continue reading

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Drop-In Programs are Perfect for Everyone!

                               Your Library! It was hectic around the holidays and soon thereafter…things were forgotten. Registration for the Children’s Library Programs may have been one of those things. Now you find that your family is on the waitlist for many upcoming … Continue reading

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Winter & Spring Program Registration Coming Soon!

Happy New Year! May this magical time be filled with the joys and promises of good things to come in 2017! The ball has dropped; the confetti has been cleaned, and with the brand new year comes, among other things, … 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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My Life by One Very Special Library Book

Did you ever wonder how certain books happen to be on the shelf of the Library? Just think…of all the books in the whole entire world, how did I end up in the Library…your Library? Well, here is my story … Continue reading

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