Celebrate March is Reading Month

Looking to celebrate March Is Reading Month? The Early Childhood Literacy Coalition is partnering with ELPL to offer a Literacy Celebration on Sunday, March 18th at the Hannah Community Center, and a special How Do Dinosaurs Say Good Night? storytime here at ELPL on Friday, March 23. Literacy Celebration: Sunday, March 18, 2018 from 1:00 - 3:30 p.m. Enjoy…
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iPad StoryTime

Join us on the fourth Thursday of the month at 10:30 for our early literacy based iPad Storytime! This is a twist on traditional storytimes -- we'll enjoy literacy-based stories, songs, rhymes, and movements while using preloaded iPads and preselected apps as well as print format books. We'll learn how to evaluate and use apps…
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Youth Media Award Winners

The American Library Association has announced the 2018 youth media award winners, including the winners of the Caldecott, Newbery, and Coretta Scott King awards. Here's a list of a few of the winners that you can check out from ELPL today! John Newbery Medal for the most outstanding contribution to children’s literature: Hello Universe by Erin Entrada Kelly…
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Miss Eva’s Top Three: January 2018

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. Non-fiction picture book: Her Right Foot by Dave Eggers This…
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November is Picture Book Month

I might be a little biased, since November is my birth month and middle name, but here's another point for November being the greatest month of the year: it's also Picture Book Month!  As a children's librarian I'm lucky and get to read picture books just about every day, new favorites and old classics alike…
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