It's hard to shop without coming into the store. We're still welcoming customers from 11-7 Mondays - Saturdays, and 12-6 on Sundays, but trafffic is definitely slowing down. Many of our customers will ask for recommendations, and we're always happy to offer up our opinions. We also ask customers for their recommendations to read ourselves and to pass on to other readers. So if you're not sure what to read, I've outlined a few of my latest reads/listens.
Caldecott, Newbery, Coretta Scott King, Pura Belpre and Stonewall Medals were awarded on January 27 by the American Library Association. Two of our favorite school librarians, Heather Brown from Mosby Woods and Kate Clark from Lake Anne Elementary, came by to review the winners, the contenders and some of the truly great books for kids written in 2019. Not only did these amazing ladies talk to our Girl Power!
This February, we will celebrate two years in our current location (cue the confetti!) During that time, we've seen our neighborhood change -- new neighbors, new buildings and many new customers -- have graced our doorway, and we are grateful for all the good things they have brought with them. As we continue to grow, we realize that it's time to create a platform outside of our newsletter and social media accounts to provide some additional insight into what we're reading, what YOU'RE reading and what the authors, editors and critics are talking about throughout the publishing indust