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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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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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Continuing the Spirit of “Wonder”

  Gratitude for our Rocky River Community We are fortunate to live and work in  the wonderful community of Rocky River where so many contributed and participated in the community wide read of “Wonder”.  It was a delightful summer long experience … 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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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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