Friday, September 28, 2012

Author Birthdays

Many beloved authors have a birthday in October.  Help them celebrate--read one of their creations!

October 4: Susan Meddaugh (1944)
http://pbskids.org/martha/parentsteachers/program/author.html   October 6: Jeannette Winter (1933)
http://biography.jrank.org/pages/661/Winter-Jeanette-1939-Sidelights.html
Ocotber 8: Faith Ronggold
www.faithringgold.com/ringgold/bio.htm
October 8: Robert Lawrence Stine aka R.L. Stine (1943)
www.rlstine.com
October 10: James Marshall (1942-1992)
www.yourlibrary.ws/childrens_webpage/e-author102001.htm
October 14: Lois Lensky (1893-1974)
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lois_Lenski
October 16: Joseph Bruchac (1942)
www.josephbruchac.com/
Otober 19: Nikki Gromes (1950)
www.nikkigrimes.com/bio.html
October 20:  Ursula Kroeber LeGuin (1929)
www.ursulakleguin.com
October 26: Steven Kellogg (1941)
www.stevenkellogg.com
October 30: Eric Kimmel (1946)
www.childrenslit.com/childrenslit/mai_kimmel_eric.html
 

Tuesday, September 4, 2012

Fall Calendar

The Fall Calendar of Events for Children is available now, just click on the pumpkin to the right.  Copies will be distributed through the schools soon, or you can pick one up the next time you are in the library. There's lots of fun in store for the season.  Take special note of the Family Time program scheduled for Saturday, September 29 from 10:30 to noon.  Join us then for the dedication of the Ro Ratti Children's Room and an interactive drumming program presented by Otha Day.  Refreshments will be served.  Hope to see you soon!