Monthly Archives: February 2013

Come Read To A Dog!

Louis T. Graves Memorial Public Library will have a monthly reading session for children with Darwin, a beagle who loves both kids and books and loves to be read to. Come share your favorite books with this loving beagle.  Sometimes … Continue reading

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Mark Your Calendar: March Pasco Lecture Series

The next Pasco Author Lecture Series will take place on Sunday, March 3 at 2:00 pm featuring Black Dinah Chocolatier Kate Shaffer. She will be sharing the secrets of her success, along with the charms of living on Isle au … Continue reading

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Coretta Scott King Book Awards 2013:

The Coretta Scott King (Author) Book Award is awarded yearly to recognize African American authors and illustrators of outstanding books for children and young adults. This years awards: “Hand in Hand: Ten Black Men Who Changed America,” written by Andrea … Continue reading

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Books that Inspired Movies

This evening marks the 85th Academy Awards Ceremony. The movie industry was particularly inspired by books this year as eleven of the Academy Award nominees are based on books or a book series. Five of the nine films listed in … Continue reading

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2013 Caldecott Medal Winner ~

The Randolph Caldecott Medal is awarded for the most distinguished American picture book for children.
 This years Caldecott winner is: This Is Not My Hat illustrated and written by Jon Klassen. Caldecott Honor Books  Creepy Carrots! by Aaro Reynolds, illustrated … Continue reading

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2013 John Newbury Medal Winners ~

2013 Newbery Medal Winner
 John Newbery Medal is awarded for the most outstanding contribution to children’s literature.
 The 2012 Newbery Medal winner goes to:                     The One and Only Ivan by … Continue reading

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Staff Picks ~

Check out these book reviews from staff members of the Louis T. Graves Memorial Public Library.  The books (with review cards) can be found on the Fireplace Mantel near the front desk at Graves Library. Come on in for a … Continue reading

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