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!  

Happy Birthday Rosemary Wells!

Rosemary Wells' birthday is January 29th! Did you know...

It look 7 years to get her first book published.

Rosemary started to draw when she was 2 years old.

She illustrates with pencil, colored pencil, gouache, pastels and ink.

It takes her 2-10 months to write a book.

To browse Rosemary Wells books at HTFL, click here.