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Love is in the Air

Looking for love this Valentine's day?  Look no further than your library!  Our shelves are full of great love stories.  If you've already read all of these, our Book Hunters can find you more!


Great Picture Books for Black History Month

February is Black History Month and picture books can provide a great conversation starter for families.  Check out some of these this month!

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2012 Caldecott Winner Announced!

Every year, the Caldecott Medal is awarded to "the most distinguished American picture book for children."  This morning the 2012 winners were announced, so be sure to check out these amazing picture books.

2012 Winner:

View full imageA Ball for Daisy written and illustrated by Chris Raschka

2012 Honor Books:

2012 Printz Award Winner Announced!

Every year, the Michael L. Printz Award is given to a book that "exemplifies literary excellence in young adult literature."  The 2012 award and honor books were announced this morning, so be sure to check them out if you're looking for a great read!

2012 Winner:
View full imageWhere Things Come Back by John Corey Whaley
Seventeen-year-old Cullen's summer in Lily, Arkansas, is marked by his cousin's death by overdose, an alleged spotting of a woodpecker thought to be extinct, failed romances, and his younger brother's sudden disappearance.

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