Happy National Library Week!
Headed to the Library? Check out our Top 10 Kids Books of all time…
or how about these?
by Monique Costa
“What happens when a beautiful lioness discovers she was born into the body of a male leopard? The family is shocked, the transition begins, and an amazing story unfolds. Narrated by a young cub, “When Leonard Lost His Spots” is a sensitively crafted story that exemplifies how open communication can pave the way to acceptance in an ever-changing world. Join Leonard, Leona and Cub on this unique journey of coping, adapting and unconditional love.”
by Eric Ross (Author), Tracy K. Greene (Illustrator)
“There’s so much to do now that Uncle Mike and Steve are getting married. Follow Andy on this enjoyable journey as he talks about his uncle’s wedding, how it affects him, and the things he gets to do in preparation for the ceremony. You’ll laugh and smile as you read this adorable story about marriage and family.”
by Peter H. Reynolds
“Children will sympathize immediately with Vashti first, angry little dot and then cheer her subsequent discovery that even a dot can be art when it springs from inspiration.”
by Ruby Roth
“V Is for Vegan introduces the youngest of readers to the “ABCs” of a compassionate lifestyle through memorable rhymes and bright, charming illustrations. Readers learn the major vegan food groups as well as broader concepts such as animal protection and eco-friendliness.”
Celebrations during National Library Week
- Monday, April 9: State of America’s Libraries Report released, including Top Ten Frequently Challenged Books of 2017.
- Tuesday, April 10: National Library Workers Day, a day for library staff, users, administrators, and friend groups to recognize the valuable contributions made by all library workers. #nlwd18
- Wednesday, April 11: National Bookmobile Day, a day to recognize the contributions of our nation’s bookmobiles and the dedicated professionals who make quality bookmobile outreach possible in their communities. #bookmobileday2018
- Thursday, April 12: Take Action for Libraries Day, a national library advocacy effort observed for the first time in 2017 in response to proposed cuts to federal funds for libraries. #fundlibraries