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Child/Parent Book Discussion: The Jungle Book January 26, 2015 by Brenda We had a swinging good time at the most recent Child/Parent Book Discussion of The Jungle Book by Rudyard Kipling.  This book was a discussion member request.  The family had seen the movie and wanted to...
Mock Caldecott Awards January 26, 2015 by Mandy - Teen Librarian The Caldecott is awarded annually to the artist of the most distinguished American picture book for children.  Since 1938, the Caldecott award has recognized the best illustrations in children's...
Volunteer With DCDL January 21, 2015 by Mary Jane Santos  The reference staff at the Delaware County District Library are some of the most intelligent, skilled and effective librarians I know, and they will, to a person, work diligently to answer your questions...
Homeschool Book Club Takes To The Stage January 20, 2015 by Miss. Kay Acting on January’s theme, “Drama and Theater,” students took to the stage at Ostrander’s January Homeschool Book Club.  Students presented skits entitled “The Bookworm” and “Little Bo Peep and the...
Ostrander Branch Loved That Luminescence January 15, 2015 by Miss Laurie Ostrander’s After School Book Bunch kids brightened up a dreary day with glow in the dark fun. The quinine in tonic water made our snack of lime Jell-O glow under a black light. Stories with glow in the...
Early literacy And How Your Library Can Help January 12, 2015 by Mary Jane Santos “Literacy begins at home.”  That statement was in a recent article on NPR, and, the article went on to say, “Parents can't do it all alone, and that's where libraries come in.”  Five key elements to...
First LEGO Club Of The Year Takes Ostrander Underground January 6, 2015 by Miss. Laurie Ostrander Branch Library’s first Lego Club of the New Year was fun as always.  The theme was "underground." Children and their parents created sewers, tunnels, homes and habitats.  Books set out on all...
Ostrander Branch Gets "Frozen" January 5, 2015 by Miss Laurie For the first time in forever, Ostrander celebrated the movie Frozen.  We had a sing-a-long, crafts, food, and games.  Elsa was seen assisting as a Volunteen.  Photos were taken of our young princesses...
Library Hads Children's Programming Over School Break December 29, 2014 by Mary Jane Santos  Are you kids getting a little bored with their December break?  The staff at the Delaware County District Library know that it happens…and they have planned some wonderful programs for you and your...
Getting Extreme With Gingerbread December 22, 2014 by Miss. Jenny All of us had tons of fun at the Powell Branch Library this Friday taking part in a classic holiday tradition. This holiday challenge involved creating a miniature gingerbread house using candy, icing and...