Recently, a committee of children's librarians from around the state met and selected the 10 picture book titles that will make up the 2010 Ladbybug Picture Book Award Short List. The award, sponsored by the Center for the Book at the New Hampshire State Library, is designed to promote early literacy and honor the best in recent children's picture books. Look for these books in the Keene Public Library's Youth Department.
Teen Tech Week is a celebration of the technology that teens (and people of all ages) love to use @ your library.
This list offers 25 ways that teens, kids, and even adults can use technolgoy at the Keene Public Library. How many have you tried?
I'd like to encourage all young people to celebrate Black History Month this February. One great way to recognize the month is to participate in the city-wide Martin Luther King, Jr. / Jonathan Daniels Poster and Essay Contest.
Rebecca Stead, author of “When You Reach Me” and Jerry Pinkney, illustrator of “The Lion & the Mouse,” are the 2010 winners of the John Newbery and Randolph Caldecott Medals, the most prestigious awards in children’s literature.
StoryTubes is the public library sponsored "two-minute or shorter" my favorite book online video contest. Entries will be accepted from January 20 through February 28, 2010. The contest is open to all, with prize awards available to young people entering kindergarten through high school.