What were your favorite picture books this year? Vote in our Mock Caldecott Award from now through January 24, and see if your favorite wins the real Caldecott Award. For more information on this award for most distinguished American picture book for children, come to our Mini Mock Caldecott program on January 9. Anyone can vote by stopping by the youth department. The program on January 9 is for kids in grades 1-6 and requires registration.
Feel like escaping from this planet? We’ve got just the book club for you. Explore other worlds, alien races, alternate realities, and cutting social commentary with our science fiction book discussion group. Our first book is Ursula K. LeGuin’s “Left Hand of Darkness”, available for checkout at the library on December 15th.
Tuesday, January 15
7:00-8:30 p.m. at Starbucks in Itasca
Support small business. Read big books. You’ve heard of the books but never found the time to read them. This once-quarterly book group will help you through those epic reads you’ve always wanted to try, beginning with Donna Tartt’s Pulitzer Prize-winning The Goldfinch. Books are available for pickup and extended checkout now! Enjoy epic wines and cheeses at our discussion at Wine With Me.
Thursday, February 28