February is Black History Month

Celebrate Black History month and check out these links to explore new books and activities...

PBS Parents: Books That Bring the Black Experience to Life

30 Classic Books to Inspire African-American Kids

The Brown Bookshelf: 16 Black Children's Books for Better Bodies and Better Brains

Huffingpost Black Voices - Black Children's Books: Our Favorite Stories for African American Youngsters

Reading Rockets: Black History Month

Scholastic: Black History Month

Printable: Time for Kids Black History Month

American Library Association Announces 2015 Award Winners

The American Library Association (ALA) today announced the top books, video and audio books for children and young adults - including the Caldecott, Coretta Scott King, Newbery and Printz awards - at its Midwinter Meeting in chicago.  Click here to view a list of all the 2015 award winners!

Hmmm...National Kazoo Day!


January 28th...Celebrating 184 years of kazoo playing in America!  More info...

Happy Birthday Lloyd Alexander!

Lloyd Alexander's birthday is today, January 30th! 

Did you know that this author of children's fanasy novels lived in Drexel Hill and went to Haverford College (one term) before joining the army and traveling the world to build adventure for his writing?

To browse The Black Cauldron, and other works by Lloyd Alexander at HTFL, click here.

Have a Crush on a Book?

Dear Nancy Drew books, I like solving mysteries with you! --Your Secret Admirer

Write a Valentine to your favorite book! Come to the Children's Room to create and send your valentine and we will deliver it for Valentine's day!