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Winter Solstice

Stories for the Darkest Day: A Solstice Storytime

Join us in the Main Library Children's Services department at 6:30pm on Dec. 21st for a storytime celebrating the darkest day.
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  • Mock Awards

Love Picture Books? Register to attend the ACPL Mock Caldecott

The ACPL Mock Caldecott is a program where adults critique 2017 picture books that are eligible for the 2018 Caldecott Medal.
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Ethan I Was Before
  • Mock Awards

Mock Newbery 2018 - The Ethan I Was Before

Here's a short review of "The Ethan I was Before" by Ali Standish. Is it worthy of the Newbery Award?
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  • Book Review

Love, Santa

Love, Santa is a wonderful story that helps explain the magical truth about Santa.
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  • One Book, Two Books

Real Life - There's a Book About That

Here are some books about real life for kids and adults who are learning and growing together.
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book cover Clayton Byrd Goes Underground
  • Mock Awards

Mock Newbery 2018 -- Clayton Byrd Goes Underground

This is a short review of Rita Williams-Garcia's novel, Clayton Byrd Goes Underground.
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  • One Book, Two Books

New Chapter Books

November has been a great month for new children's chapter books! Take a look at just a few of our newest titles.
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  • One Book, Two Books

Mock Newbery 2018: Graphic Novels

This year, we are considering two graphic novels for our Mock Newbery.
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  • Book Review

My First Book of Patterns

"My First Book of Patterns" by Bobby and June George is truly a book for babies of high style and discerning taste. I love it!
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  • Mock Awards

Mock Newbery 2018 -- Patina

A quick overview of the Allen County Public Library's Mock Newbery 2018 selection, Patina by Jason Reynolds.
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