Each January, the Association of Library Service to Children, a division of the American Library Association, awards one Randolph Caldecott Medal and two or more Honors for distinguished American illustration for children's picture books.
If you are unfamiliar with Freegal, it is a service provided through the DC Public Library that allows you to download three mp3s per week, which are then yours to keep forever — they do not need to be returned and they will never expire.Normally, those of us at the library talk about Freegal's amazing music collection, but did you know that Freegal's catalog contains spoken word recordings as well?
Do you want to join a book group, but don't have the time to attend meetings? Do you like using social media and are looking for a good group to discuss your latest literary indulgence or to learn what others are reading?Join our online book discussion group on Goodreads!
Set in 1975 India in an unnamed city by the sea while Indira Gandhi was the prime minister, A Fine Balanceexplores the core of Indian culture in its most naked form as experienced by four people from very different walks of life.
Join us for our newest story time, beginning Jan. 8.Each 20-minute program will include songs, rhyme, movement and stories to encourage language development, gross motor skills and bonding with infants.