Stories of London

Stories of London

Where does story come from? On a recent trip to London, I found myself asking this over and over. When planning my trip, I knew I was going to visit many Kid-Lit sites. Here’s a blog post I wrote for the Association for Library Service to Children (ALSC) which...
World Autism Day is April 2

World Autism Day is April 2

The eleventh annual World Autism Awareness Day is April 2, 2018.  Joined by the international community, hundreds of thousands of landmarks, buildings, homes and communities around the world, light blue in recognition of people living with autism. Autism-friendly...
Find us, follow us!

Find us, follow us!

Did you know that the Annapolis Valley Regional Library has a newsletter? It’s true. Once a month we send out updates on events, contests, upcoming happenings, staff picks for books, and more. It is easy to sign up, and it arrives directly into your email for...
Awards!

Awards!

Awards season is here! Children’s Book Awards, that is. The American Library Association just announced the winners of the Caldecott and Newbery Awards, along with many others you may never have heard of. I am here to change that.  (I’m putting links to the...
New Resources for Those with a Print Disability

New Resources for Those with a Print Disability

What is a print disability?  A print disability is a learning, physical, or visual disability that prevents a person from reading print material.  This can be a temporary situation, like surgery, or more permanent.            More specifically, a print disability can...
Food for Fines in February

Food for Fines in February

During the month of February, you can combine a visit to the library with a good deed for those who use food banks in your area. The Annapolis Valley Regional Library is once again offering a Food for Fines initiative from February 1-28, 2018.  Just give us an item...