With summer just around the corner, I am dreaming of the grass turning green, leaves popping on the trees, plants pushing through the earth, warmer weather, and birds returning to my feeders. Like many, I look forward to the songs the birds bring to the morning sunrise as they call to each other through the trees.
National Poetry Month has arrived yet again! You probably wouldn’t be surprised to know that Mead has a large selection of books of poetry, and the Monarch system as a whole has even more. But did you know that we also have a poetry discussion group that meets at the library?
Code-switching, commonly known as spanglish when referring to the switching between Spanish and English language, is becoming an increasingly popular practice in writing children’s literature. Code-switching happens when one moves fluidly between two languages within written or spoken dialogue.
Spring has arrived. Easter has passed, but the forecast is predicting a hundred percent certainty of snow in Sheboygan, WI. For those of us who have been counting down the days until warm weather arrives since January 2, this is an interminable season of blues and blahs. With outdoor activities lacking appeal, it is a perfect time for making.
Did you know that making makes you happy?
Potty training is a big step in a child’s life. If your child isn’t interested take a break and try again in a few weeks. According to a study from the Medical College of Wisconsin, “Most children do not master the readiness skills until after their second birthday". The library has material to assist you and your child through this process.
Did you know that Mead Public Library offers Home Delivery Services? If you are a Sheboygan area resident and are unable to visit the library due to long-term illness or disability, Home Delivery Services could be a perfect way for you to connect with the library!
What do you need?
What is the Caldecott Medal? The Caldecott Medal was named in honor of nineteenth-century English illustrator Randolph Caldecott. It is awarded annually by the Association for Library Service to Children, a division of the American Library Association, to the artist of the most distinguished American picture book for children
2018 Medal Winner
Who will win the awards this year? Whether the category is “Best picture” or “Sound editing,” millions will be watching to see who is honored for their outstanding work. The telecast can be seen on March 4th starting at 7:00 p.m. on your local ABC affiliate.