Archive for February, 2013

Tell a Fairy Tale Day

 Remember all the fairy tales you heard and read as a kid? What was your favorite? Tell a Fairy Tale Day on Tuesday, February 26,  is a perfect time to revisit favorite fairy tales or discover tales you didn’t know. You can read with a friend, a child, or a class of kids, too. Maybe you’ll even try […]

Book Review: The False Prince by Jennifer A. Nielsen

BGSU staff member Anne Lake offers this review of The False Prince by JenniferA. Nielsen published by Scholastic Press in April 2012: GAH! THIS BOOK! Soooooooooooo good!!! Firstly, I’m loving the trend toward high/epic fantasy in YA/MG books. It is hands down my favorite genre and YA was too busy obsessing over paranormals for a […]

Book Review: Grave Mercy by Robin LaFevers

BGSU staff member Anne Lake reviews Grave Mercy by Robin LaFevers published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt April 2012: For a while there it seemed like everyone had read this book. I looked forward to it so much that I could barely stand it – if I didn’t have an aversion to hard cover books I would have […]

Presidents’ Day

  Presidents Day was originally Washington’s Birthday, celebrated on our first president’s birthday, February 22. The federal government still refers to this day as Washington’s Birthday, although the holiday is now celebrated on the third Monday in February. Most people now refer to the holiday as “Presidents Day” and see it as a day to […]

African American History Month

February is African American History Month, also known as Black History Month. Here in the CRC, we have numerous biographies of African Americans, as well as history books, literature, and primary source materials for this topic.                Of course, you can also find good resources on the web. One helpful site, hosted by the Library of […]

Digital Learning Day

February 6, 2013, will mark the second annual Digital Learning Day, which is being sponsored by the Alliance for Excellent Education. This day celebrates digital learning and technology in education and encourages teachers to find innovative and creative ways to engage their students. The first Digital Learning Day was a success, with many states and school districts […]

Valentine’s Day Hearts

It’s time to get ready for Valentine’s Day! With the holiday less than two weeks away, our Valentine’s Day books will disappear quickly. Come in to choose your books soon.   Remember, too, that we have heart-shaped and other Ellison dies that you can use to make Valentine’s Day cards and decorations.

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