Library Life Episode 163

Library Life: March 2015

This episode of Library Life includes:

Highlights of the special Read With A Principal program, where elementary school principals from surrounding communities read their favorite picture books to students and their families.

An interview with local award-winning author, Mary Hutchings Reed, who discusses her journey from a lucrative law career to becoming a self-published author, summarizing a few of her novels, including the runner up to 2014 Soon to Be Famous Illinois Author contest, Warming Up.

A showcase of creative technical projects made during Teen Lab: Stop -Motion Animations, where students attend the open lab session to connect with other tech-minded teens and share ideas.

Adult Services Staff Recommendation includes Bette Davis movies available on DVD: Dark Victory, The Old Maid, The Letter, Deception, The Great Lie, and Now, Voyager.

Youth Services Best Book RecommendationRain Reign, by Ann M. Martin. Other books featuring characters with special needs include: Rules, by Cynthia Lord; Mockingbird, by Kathryn Erskine; The Categorical Universe of Candice Phee, by Barry Jonsberg; Out of My Mind, by Sharon M. Draper; andAnything But Typical, by Nora Raleigh Baskin.

Scenes from the Super Saturday: Dave Rudolf program, where the Grammy-nominated musician and author gets the audience dancing during this interactive performance featuring the joy of just being silly.

Patron Interview: What is your favorite book of all time and why?