Children’s Library Blog


You’ve heard of the YMCA — it’s where we here in Wood River Valley swim and climb the rock wall. The YRCA’s are something different. YRCA stands for the Young Reader’s Choice Awards, the oldest children’s choice award in the United States and Canada. Since 1940, the YRCAs have been giving children and kids a […]

Like This? Read that.

Harold and the Purple Crayon is a classically loved, memorable children’s book. With simple text and drawings, Crockett Johnson illustrates an imaginative world and takes us on a unique journey. The character, Harold, uses his magic purple crayon to draw himself into a landscape and a story. We travel with Harold through the night past […]

Beaver Creek Fire

The Beaver Creek Fire has created some disruption here in The Children’s Library but we are doing our best to keep you informed of changes. We are hoping to return to some normalcy but for now please be aware that our guest reader for Saturday Storytime scheduled for August 24th at 10:00 am will be […]

Like This? Read That.

My father had spent a bit of time in Boston as a young adult so one of the well loved books in my home was Robert McCloskey’s “Make Way for Ducklings.” It wasn’t just a favorite in my home. “Make Way for Ducklings” is one of the quintessential pieces of classic children’s literature. The sweet […]

Look: Nooks.

There are still 42 more glorious days of summer vacation until school starts for students in the local Blaine County School District on September 3rd. So, I  hate to be the first one to bring it up, but the start of school will be upon us before we know it. For those of you with […]