Author: Jan Owens

Charlotte the Scientist Finds a Cure by Camille Andros, illustrated by Brianne Farley Charlotte is a rabbit who lives in the woods with her family, where everything is good. She enjoys science and even has her own lab to do experiments and research. Her grandpa, a...

The Bear Books by Bill Martin and Eric Carle Do you know the classic picture book Brown Bear, Brown Bear, What Do You See? by Bill Martin and Eric Carle? The words in the book make a pattern, which is a great chant to do with...

Do you ever want to find a specific item in the Children’s Room, but don’t know exactly where to look? That’s okay! Any staff member will be happy to help you find what you are looking for. But if you’d like to locate them on...

New for Babies and Toddlers Do you have a baby coming to visit but don’t own any toys for them? Or would you like to try out some new toys before purchasing them? Check out some baby toys from PGTPL! There are quite a few options,...

Once a year, librarians across the country eagerly await the announcement of the Youth Media Awards, hosted by the American Library Association. Committees select the best books and media for children and young adults in many categories. People speculate about what will win and even...

Take a look at the cool things to do at the Hub! There are projects inspired by famous artists joining other projects on the Imagination Hub in the Children's Room. Each has information about the artist and pictures of their art. If you'd like more ideas...

Snow! Snow! Numerous wonderful books have been written about snow, and PGTPL owns a variety of them. Here are a few favorites. Picture Books About Snow Snow Party by Harriet Ziefert is joyfully, beautifully illustrated. In the story, snow falls at night, and the snow people gather...

It's valuable for children to draw and scribble from a young age, because it helps develop fine motor skills. Process art, which is often included in early literacy programs at PGTPL, can help children develop those skills. Process Art Experiences Although children enjoy many kinds of art,...

Saturday by Oge Mora Oge Mora is a contemporary picture book author who has published two books so far. Her first book, Thank You, Omu!, received a prestigious Caldecott Honor Book award and made numerous annual Best Book lists. Her second book, Saturday, has already been...

On Wednesdays at 10 a.m., there's a storytime for toddlers and preschoolers in the Children's Room. The Events Calendar has details about each week. There is usually a story plus another activity: songs, a craft, science activities, art project, sensory stations, and/or free play around...

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