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The Black & White Pillars Of Lower Valley

I have to begin tonight as a very thankful parent. Lynden’s left foot was not broken yesterday and he looks to heal after a week or so!! 319 more words

Book Review: Oki & Harlo: Fairytale Friends by Cas Mesterom

Oki, a little orphaned goat meets Harlo, a shooting star, who falls to earth and ends up in the field where Oki is asleep. They become instant best friends and together they go on a quest to find Oki’s momma. 422 more words


Christopher Robin Slams Pooh

On this date in 1920, A.A. Milne’s son Christopher Robin was born. Milne modeled the human hero of his Winnie-the-Pooh books on his son. Obviously, this wasn’t an entirely comfortable fact for Christopher Robin; as an adult, he claimed, “The fictional Christopher Robin . 37 more words


Bad Children of History: The Exhibit!

If you like this blog’s Bad Children of History, you’ll LOVE the Library’s new exhibit… of Bad Children of History!

It’s true: the exhibit cases in the Rhode Island Room on the first floor of the Library are currently featuring all manner of ill-behaved, 19th- and 20th-century children, including greatest hits from the blog alongside some never-before-seen mischief-makers. 21 more words


Book of the Week: Carry On

I know it isn’t that long since I had Rainbow Rowell’s Fangirl as BotW, but I loved this so much I couldn’t not pick Carry On – the book about the characters that Cath was writing about in Fangirl.   587 more words

Book Of The Week

The Magic of Story Telling

Who doesn’t love fairy tales?  From that lyrical “Once upon a time”, which tells us we’re entering another realm, to the “Happily ever after”, which we all seek, children and adults alike. 635 more words

Kay Leitch