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2018 Caldecott Medal
The 2018 Caldecott Medal for the most distinguished American picture book has been awarded to Wolf in the Snow, illustrated and written by Matthew Cordell.
The 2018 Honor Books are:
Big Cat, Little Cat, illustrated and writeen by Elisha Cooper
Crown: An Ode to the Fresh Cut, illustrated by Gordon C. James, written by Derrick Barnes
A Different Pond, illustrated by Thi Bui, written by Bao Phi
Grand Canyon, illustrated and written by Jason Chin
2018 Newbery Medal
The 2018 Newbery Medal winner for excellence in children's literature is Hello, Universe by Erin Entrada Kelly.
2018 Honor books are:
Crown: An Ode to the Fresh Cut, written by Derrick Barnes, illustrated by Gordon C. James
Long Way Down, written by Jason Reynolds
Piecing Me Together, written by Renée Watson
Bring your friends, family, mom, and pop, and explore Seussical stations that are sure to spark every imagination! For ages 3-8.
Prairie West Branch: Saturday, March 3, 10:30 a.m. - 4 p.m. (storytime at 10:30) & Sunday, March 4, 1-4 p.m.
Get Ready, Get Set for Kindergarten!
Read, write, sing, talk and play your way to kindergarten success! For parents/caregivers and children, ages 4 to prekindergarten. No registration required. Call 367-8700 with questions.
Downtown Library: Wednesdays, February 7 & 21, 10-11 a.m.
Wee Read and Explore
Engage your child in early learning games and activities inspired by picture books. For children ages 3 to 6.
STEM - Chemistry with Gary Healy
Explore science, technology, engineering and math with hands-on activities. Learn about water in this two part series. For grades 3 to 5. No registration required.
Downtown Library: Tuesdays, February 13 & 27, 4-5 p.m.