Olympic Glory in Pyeongchang!

The 2018 Winter Olympics are here! Are you ready for the drama? The danger? Are you ready to cheer for Team USA? Me, too! So in honor of the Pyeongchang Games, here are a few Olympic reads: Skiing The US star of the ski team is undoubtedly Mikaela Shiffrin, who won gold in the giant slalom and…
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Celebrate DÍA, Children’s Day/Book Day!

Spanish version / Versión en español  Join KCLS in celebrating children, multiculturalism, and the importance of reading during the 8th Annual DÍA – Children’s Day/Book Day! In 1996, Mexican-American author Pat Mora founded an initiative that celebrates children, reading, and honors cultural diversity.  This initiative is called DÍA– Children's Day/Book Day, ( Día de los…
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5 Craft Books for Book Lovers

If you ask me, books and crafting go together like peanut butter and jelly. So imagine my delight when I discovered the world of altered books: craft projects made from discarded books or book pages. While some might find the thought of dismantling a book upsetting, when you consider how many books wind up in recycle…
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Remembering Ursula K. Le Guin

We lost one of the literary greats on Monday when Ursula K. Le Guin passed away. It's hard to know where to begin when talking about her; it's easy to highlight the facts of her accomplishments, to talk about how prolific her bookshelf was. With books spanning over 5 decades, written for all age groups…
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