Archive for April, 2013

Finals Week

 It’s almost finals week. Good luck to all of our students as you prepare for the end of spring semester! If you need a break from your studying, remember that the CRC is your source for great novels for your leisure reading.  

Be well, do good work, and keep in touch

I know this spring hasn’t flown by for everyone, but as I have been counting down my time here at the CRC it certainly has for me.  Today is my final day here and I want to express how privileged I’ve been to work with so many wonderful people.  What a joy it has been to […]

National Library Week

National Library Week is underway. Enjoy the activities at Jerome Library–Dunkin Donuts, the Authors and Artists Reception, and popcorn among them. And watch for the CRC Prize Patrol cart for your chance to answer book related questions and win fabulous prizes!

Book Review: Illuminate by Aimee Agresti

Here’s a review of another YA title in the CSCL collection by BGSU staff member Anne Lake. You’ll find it in the front hall at JUV A277iL. Title: Illuminate (Gilded Wings #1) Author: Aimee Agresti Summary: [from GoodReads] Haven Terra is a brainy, shy high school outcast. But everything begins to change when she turns […]

Book Review: The Raven Boys

BGSU Libraries staff member Anne Lake gives this review of a new CSCL book found at JUV S8551ra Title: The Raven Boys (Raven Cycle #1) Author: Maggie Stiefvater Summary: [from GoodReads] “There are only two reasons a non-seer would see a spirit on St. Mark’s Eve,” Neeve said. “Either you’re his true love . . […]

International Children’s Book Day

     April 2 is International Children’s Book Day. The date was chosen because it’s the birthday of Hans Christen Andersen, author of a number of classic children’s books. The Ugly Duckling and The Little Mermaid are just two of his famous titles. Children all over the world are invited to take part in reading, writing, and learning about […]

Happy April Fool’s Day!

This light-hearted holiday has been celebrated in numerous countries for more than 200 years. There are various theories about how the observance began, but nobody knows for certain how it started. Some theories have to do with the beginning of spring; others with changing from the Julian to the Gregorian calendar. Regardless of its origin, April […]

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