Category Archives: Spotlight

Book Review: The Giving Tree

The Giving Tree by Shel Silverstein From Miss Jennie at Ontario Most people have either read or have at least heard of  The Giving Tree by Shel Silverstein.  If you haven’t ever read it (or if it has been a … Continue reading

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Illustrator Spotlight — Scott Nash

Summer is almost here and we are really excited about our annual Summer Library Program! This month’s spotlight features Collaborative Summer Library Program illustrator Scott Nash. Mr. Nash has illustrated many books for kids, including Beach Day, The Cat in … Continue reading

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Ready for Children’s Book Week?

We don’t really need an official day or week or month to celebrate books, because around here, we LOVE books!  This week is Children’s Book Week, so we’ve come up with some great ideas for you and your family to … Continue reading

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Get Caught Reading in May

With the school year winding down and the weather warming up, we’ve got lots of reasons to love the month of May.  A great reason, though, to celebrate this month is that it’s Get Caught Reading Month!  This could be … Continue reading

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National Kindergarten Day

Sunday, April 21st is National Kindergarten Day.  Here at the library we love educating and entertaining young minds in order to prepare them for school.  In addition to story times, we also have early literacy resources and tips that will … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday, Lois Lowry!

Today is author Lois Lowry‘s birthday! Possibly best known for her Newbery Award winning titles The Giver and Number the Stars, Ms. Lowry was born 76 years ago today in Hawaii. She wanted to write from an early age–writing is … Continue reading

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Rockabyes and Lullabyes

In the past we’ve put the spotlight on authors or illustrators that we like or who have had birthdays.  Today, however, we are going to spotlight something a bit different.  We recently moved our children’s music CDs from the Audiovisual … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Family Hitchcock

The Family Hitchcock by Mark Levin and Jennifer Flackett From Miss Sheri at Plymouth and Crestview A story of mistaken identity leads to a series of hilarious twists and turns for one family on vacation. Despite the objections from his … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday, Laura Ingalls Wilder!

We celebrate Laura Ingalls Wilder‘s birthday today! Born on February 7, 1867, in Pepin, Wisconsin, Mrs. Wilder is well-known for penning the Little House series, which describes her life growing up on the American prairie. Even though Mrs. Wilder wrote … Continue reading

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February is Black History Month

Happy February! Groundhog Day has come and gone, and hopefully winter will soon make way for spring.  One of our favorite times of the year is the month of February when we celebrate Black History Month at the library.  We … Continue reading

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