Chalk the (Side) Walk!

Carondelet's sidewalks got a bit of a makeover this summer. Many children braved the heat to beautify the sidewalk in front of the building.  One girl was so excited about it that her mother said she had been planning what to draw all day! You can check out some of their cool creations below…
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June is Pride Month!

The St. Louis Public Library joins libraries across the county in celebrating GLBT Book Month, a nationwide celebration of the authors and books that reflect the GLBT experience. At Central Library, in the Children’s Library there are many recently published titles on display for Pride month ranging from picture books to chapter books. Worm Loves…
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Watch Out for Gators and Crocs!

Their scaly, green, and probably mean - check out these books about these two cool reptiles: Alligators and Crocodiles! Which one's which? Can you tell? Alligators by Adele Richardson Provides an introduction to alligators, discussing their characteristics, habitat, food, offspring, and dangers. Includes a range map, a life cycle diagram, and more facts. Snappsy the Alligator "Did…
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Bugs, Bugs, Bugs!

Bugs don’t always bother and bite! Sometimes they have the best stories. Walter's Wonderful Web by Tim Hopgood A triangle? A square? A circle? Which shape will make the perfect web for Walter? Lucy Ladybug by Sharon King-Chai Born without spots, Lucy doesn’t fit in with all of the other ladybugs until she discovers another way to…
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