Archive for September, 2011

Laminator Not Working

We’re sorry to announce that the CRC laminator is currently not working.  As of 9/28 we are not able to heat the machine.  Parts have been ordered and the machine will be repaired as soon as possible.  Watch for an announcement or call the CRC before bringing your project to be laminated.  The CRC phone […]

Read a Challenged Children’s Book

 Banned Books Week is September 24-Oct 1, and I invite you to enjoy one of the many popular books that have been challenged by adults as inappropriate for young readers.  Here are some of my favorites: And Tango Makes Three, Absolutely True Diary of a Part Time Indian, The Hunger Games, The Perks of Being a […]

Today is Roald Dahl Day

Here are some Scrumdiddlyumptious ways to celebrate Roald Dahl Day! Tweet your favorite word for Roald Dahl Day #dahlday Wear something yellow-Roald’s favorite color Pretend you are a grandhigh witch and cast a ghastly spell Listen to your favorite R.D. story on audio in the car, or on your way to school or to buy […]

Remembering September 11

We have the following titles ready for checkout about September 11: September 11, 2001 by Dennis Brindell Fradin September 11, 2001 : A Simple Account for Children by Nancy M. Poffenberger The 9/11 Report : A Graphic Adaptation  by Sid Jacobsen and Ernie Colón A Nation Challenged : A Visual History of 9/11 and Its Aftermath by the […]

Follow that Peach!

In Roald Dahl’s classic novel James and the Giant Peach, an enormous escaped rhinoceros from London Zoo has eaten James’s parents. And it gets worse! James is packed off to live with his two really horrible aunts, Sponge and Spiker. Poor James is miserable, until something peculiar happens and James finds himself on the most […]

Try CLCD NOW; You Will Thank us LATER!

We’re giving away giant NOW and LATER candies in the CRC just for trying the Children’s Literature Comprehensive Database. Stop in at the desk and take this great resource for a spin. You can help yourself to a delicious, chewy NOW and LATER while you are at it!

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