Posts Tagged ‘children’s books’

LGBTQ Youth Literature

Monday, November 26th

Choosing a topic for my end of semester L390 Children’s Literature paper was a process of exploration. I chose to compare and contrast picture books with a common theme. I wanted a theme that dealt with current events so I focused on the 2012 elections.  With 3 additional States and the District of Columbia legalizing […]

Boo Who?

Monday, October 24th

Don’t cry about it, the library has a spooktacular event for those who dare to be scared!  On Monday October 31st from 3:30-4:30 the IU East Humanities Club, Writers’ Club, and Friends of the Library will present readings of Halloween Poems & Ghost Stories in the library lobby.  You can bring your own reading or […]

Read Across America

Monday, March 7th

Union County youth enjoyed meeting Rufus March 2nd is Dr. Seuss’ birthday. To commemorate Theodor Geisel’s talent and to promote reading, the Whitewater Valley chapter of the IU Alumni Association sponsors reading celebrations throughout the region. As coordinator for the event in Union County, I was fortunate to have wonderful assistance from many people affiliated […]

Scholastic and AR

Monday, September 27th

Help the library earn FREE children’s books!   Now it’s easier than ever to find good books for the children in your life AND help expand the children’s book collection at the IU East campus library. Here’s how it works. Visit the Scholastic website www.scholastic.com/bookclubs and register for an account. When prompted, enter this code: […]

What Juvie Can Offer to YOU!

Monday, April 26th

So since I’ve been working at the library, I’ve had more than a handful of students tell me that they didn’t know there was a second floor to the library. I spend the majority of my time on the second floor, particularly in the “juvie section” (although other books that are available include teaching/education, music, […]