Miss Eva’s Top Three: July 2017

Welcome to Miss Eva's Top Three! Each month I'll be picking out items from three different areas of the children's section to feature that I've enjoyed -- some new titles, some older ones, but all of them things that have caught my eye! Check out this month's picks below. Chapter book: Withering-by-Sea by Judith Rossell A cute and quirky…
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Miss Eva’s Top Three: June 2017

Welcome to Miss Eva's Top Three! Each month I'll be picking out items from three different areas of the children's section to feature that I've enjoyed -- some new titles, some older ones, but all of them things that have caught my eye! Check out this month's picks below. Picture book: The Only Child by Guojing A gorgeous, evocative…
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New Reading Logs for SRP 2017

Big news for our 2017 children's summer reading program! This year our logs will look a little bit different. Instead of receiving a new sheet each week, when you register (either online or in person), you will get one reading log that you will use for the whole summer. This log is where you will keep…
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Summer Reading Sneak Peek

Are you reading to Build a Better World? You can sign up for ELPL's Summer Reading Program online, or in person starting June 11, at our kick off concert. Once you register and receive your reading logs, you can start reading and completing fun activities to win cool prizes, including free ice cream, passes to the…
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Miss Eva’s Top Three: May 2017

Welcome to Miss Eva's Top Three, the second installment! Each month I'll be picking out items from three different areas of the children's section to feature that I've enjoyed -- some new titles, some older ones, but all of them things that have caught my eye! Check out this month's picks below. Picture book: Take Away the A by…
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The Book With No Pictures

Some picture books just beg to be read out loud, and The Book With No Pictures by B.J. Novak (you might recognize him from TV’s The Office and The Mindy Project) is one of those -- except, as you might have guessed from the title, this is a picture book with no pictures in it! That’s…
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The Princess and the Pony

Kate Beaton is probably best known for her webcomics -- she’s the creative mind behind the ultra-popular Hark! A Vagrant, a hysterical take on history, as well as several autobiographical comics about her experiences growing up in Nova Scotia. In The Princess and the Pony, her first picture book for early elementary readers, she brings her…
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Chiggers

It’s finally summer, and thirteen year old Abby is back at the sleepaway camp she’s loved attending for the last several years. Except this summer, things have started changing. There are new piercings, new boys, even new natural phenomena (including will o’ the wisps and the eponymous biting pests -- chiggers). Then there’s the new…
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