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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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The RRPL Reading Partner Program is where children thrive!

Each summer I have the pleasure to operate our youth Reading Partner Program where younger children get paired up with older children to practice their reading skills over the summer.  I use award winning read alouds and staff favorites then organize … 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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Working together with Rocky River Middle School to host “Book Tastings” and the love of reading!

Ms. Megan the Teen Librarian and I have enjoyed a new merger between Rocky River Middle School and Rocky River Public Library.  We have been thrilled to offer “Book Tastings” to 375 students in the 6th and 7th grade.  What … 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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Proposed federal library cuts would affect us here in Ohio & Rocky River. Find out how and what you can do about it.

President Trump has called for the elimination of The Institute of Museum and Library Services in his FY2018 budget.  This would have drastic affects for libraries across the country including Ohio and here in Rocky River as well. Per State Librarian … Continue reading

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Voracious Readers,what to read next?

We have lots of voracious tween readers in our community which is a fabulous problem to have. However, where does your reader go when they are not ready or interested in the more saucey topics in the teen room but they say … 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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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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