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Posted about 1 year ago by Allison FiscusPosted in Children and Parenting, Culture and Diversity, eBooks and Audiobooks, Fiction, History and Politics, Mysteries and Thrillers, Romance, Science Fiction and Fantasy and Teen and Pre-Teens | Tagged with biography, book lists, book lovers, children's literature, female authors, juvenile fiction, memoir, poetry, Readers' Advisory, reading suggestions, Two Librarians, Too Many Books, women authors and Women's History Month
It’s Women’s History Month, y’all! I, for one, can’t think of a worthier topic to chat endlessly about. So in celebration, Katie and I got together to talk about the female authors who have captivated us through the written word and inspired us in our own lives. The following conversation is a lightly-edited-for-clarity transcription of that chat.Continue Reading: Two Librarians, Too Many Books: It's Women's History Month, Y'all!
Posted about 1 year ago by Library NewsPosted in Children and Parenting, Fiction, Library News, Mysteries and Thrillers and Science Fiction and Fantasy | Tagged with children's literature, children's programs, flashlight frenzy , flashlights, Metroparks and scary stories
Stop in, pick up a FREE flashlight (while supplies last) and share a photo for a chance to WIN!Continue Reading: FREE Flashlights & a Chance to WIN!
Posted about 1 year ago by Cindy VPosted in Children and Parenting and New Books and Movies | Tagged with Caldecott Awards, Caldecott Medal, children's literature, Children's Stories and picture books
Includes a list of early predictions for the 2018 Caldecott Awards.Continue Reading: Caldecott Award 2018: Early prediction edition
Posted over 2 years ago by Rebecca SPosted in Children and Parenting, eBooks and Audiobooks, Education and Nature and Travel | Tagged with children's literature, earth day, environment, environmentalism, recycling, sustainability and sustainable living
This Earth Day take the time to start a conversation about environmental stewardship. Teaching kids about the need to preserve and protect our environment can be a process that is fun and educational for everyone involved.Continue Reading: Celebrate Earth Day: Raising Children to be Environmental Stewards
Posted over 2 years ago by Cindy VPosted in Children and Parenting | Tagged with Caldecott Medal, children's literature, Children's Stories, events and picture books
Did you know that the Toledo Lucas County Public Library hosts a Caldecott Read-in? This year marks the 44th and TLCPL has correctly predicted the winner several times!Continue Reading: Caldecott Contenders 2
Posted over 2 years ago by Cindy VPosted in Children and Parenting and New Books and Movies | Tagged with Caldecott Medal, children's literature and picture books
Award season is upon us. Take a look at some 2016 titles that may win the much coveted Caldecott Award!Continue Reading: Caldecott Contenders