Bunny Tales

Just in time for spring, here's a whole list of bunny books - so hop to it!   Duck! Rabbit! by Amy Krouse Rosenthal A clever take on the age-old optical illusion: Is it a duck or a rabbit? Depends on how you look at it! A smart, simple story that will make readers of all…
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Celebrating the Beloved Children’s Author Patricia McKissack

Beloved children's author and St. Louis native Patricia McKissack passed away this past week at the age of 72. Three-time winner of the Coretta Scott King Award for her books A Long Hard Journey: The Story of the Pullman Porter, Christmas in the Big House, Christmas in the Quarters, and Dark-Thirty: Southern Tales of the Supernatural, the latter…
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Reading Pays – Pass it On! with Tricia Springstubb

Meet author Tricia Springstubb on March 16 at 6:30 p.m. at Schlafly Branch, 225 North Euclid Avenue. Tricia Springstubb’s novel, Cody and the Fountain of Happiness, has been chosen as St. Louis Public Library’s Spring 2017 Reading Pays—Pass It On! title. Cody is looking forward to a great summer vacation, but dealing with her mopey…
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Adoption Awareness Month

November is Adoption Awareness Month. So many wonderful books tell the story of adoption. In order to support those we know and love who have been adopted and to increase awareness about adoption, take a look at some of these fantastic authors and their varied stories about adoption. Dara Palmer's Major Drama by Emma Shevah Dara…
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Tales from Storytime

Two-year-olds from Beginning Futures Daycare visited Julia Davis Library for storytime with Youth Services Provider, Jane Maxfield. After enjoying a storytime including Lola Loves Stories, Where the Wild Things Are, Books for Me, Shoes for Me, and Lola Reads to Leo, these toddlers made their way to the children's area and sat down to do some…
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Tales from Storytime

Kindergarten students from Ashland Elementary visited Julia Davis Library for a special fall-themed storytime with Youth Services Provider, Jane Maxfield.  You can recreate this fun storytime at home by checking out these great fall books selected by Jane: Red Leaf, Yellow Leaf by Lois Ehlert Leaf Man by Lois Ehlert A Is for Autumn by Robert…
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