Blogs: Kids

  • The Mock Caldecott Medal, Or How San José Librarians Spent Their Friday NightMock Caldecott Awards Panel

    Find out who won San José Public Librarians' mock Caldecott Medal. Did your favorite illustrator win this year?
    Posted by: Sarah Kishler on Monday, February 5, 2018 - 8:00 PM | Comments: 2
  • Early Literacy at Home: February 2018 CalendarWee Play Early Education friends: Conroy Cougar, Sixbot Robot, Emilia Puppy, Kato Kitty, and Bolt Bird

    These fun & simple activities are just one way to help develop your child’s pre-reading skills. Pick and choose or try them all! Visit to find library programs and events near you!
    Posted by: Nari Ferderer on Thursday, February 1, 2018 - 9:00 AM | Comments: 0
  • Reading In Spanglish: The Rooster Who Would Not Be Quiet!The rooster who would not be quiet book cover

    Para leer este blog en español, por favor haga clic aquí. Welcome! ¡Bienvenidos! Welcome to Reading in Spanglish! The monthly blog series that explores popular bilingual, multicultural and Spanish children’s literature. In this blog we will feature different books that will help either strengthen a home language skill, introduce a second language or expose your child to multicultural characters and topics. This month we will be discussing “The Rooster who would Not Be Quiet by Carmen Agra Deedy, Illustrated by Eugene Yelchen.
    Posted by: adilene rogers on Wednesday, January 31, 2018 - 5:05 PM | Comments: 0
  • Leyendo en spanglish: ¡El gallo que no se callaba!El gallo que no se callaba titulo

    To read this blog in English, please click here. ¡Bienvenidos! Welcome! Bienvenidos a ‘Leyendo en Spanglish!’ un blog mensual que explorará títulos populares de la literatura infantil bilingüe, multicultural y en español y ingles. En este blog presentaremos diversos libros que ayudarán a fortalecer una habilidad en un idioma natal, introducir un segundo idioma o exponer su hijo a personajes o temas multiculturales. En el blog de este mes estaremos exponiendo "¡El gallo que no se callaba!" de Carmen Agra Deedy, ilustrado por Eugene Yelchen.
    Posted by: adilene rogers on Wednesday, January 31, 2018 - 5:05 PM | Comments: 0
  • eSpotlight - Groundhog DayMarmota Monax - Groundhog lounging on a rock

    February 2 is Groundhog Day, that annual occasion in North America when a furry beast gets to predict the weather! 
    Posted by: Stacy Tomaszewski on Tuesday, January 30, 2018 - 10:08 AM | Comments: 0