Category Archives: Staff Picks

2015 Sydney Taylor Award Winners

The Association of Jewish Libraries announced the winners of the Sydney Taylor Awards for the best Jewish children’s books of the year.   Gold Medal/Young Reader category My Grandfather’s Coat by Jim Aylesworth and Barbara McClintock A grandmother shares the story of her experiences in WWII with her grandchild in this graphic novel for young readers     Gold Medal/Older… Read more »

Need some ideas for fun?

Looking for something to do? Check out some craft or cookbooks! Lazing on a Sunday Crafternoon : little projects for people with just a little time and a little skill by Eliza Muldoon This beautiful book will have you creating delightful things out of everyday household items – from a child’s head band or aprons, to peg dolls, to skirts and shoe… Read more »