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March 1, 2018 - March 31, 2018
The Maud Hart Lovelace Book Award is a children's choice book award designed to encourage recreational reading among school age children. Maud Hart Lovelace was a famous Minnesota author, born and raised in Mankato at the turn of the twentieth century, and best known for her Betsy and Tacy series.
Students in grades 3-5 who have read or listened to at least three titles from the Division I nominee list and students in grades 6-8 who have read or listened to at least three titles from the Division II nominee list are eligible to vote for the Maud Hart Lovelace Award.
Students vote for a favorite title in March, so now is the time to start reading! See the list below and visit the library’s special Maud Hart Lovelace Nominee sections in the children’s and young adult areas to get started. For more information about the Maud Hart Lovelace Award, visit: www.maudhartlovelace.org/ [Psst! I am a MYRA member! Send me your votes! – Ms. Deni]
March 26, 2018, 4:30 PM - 5:15 PM @ Youth activity area
Pizza & Pages is an informal book club for students enrolled in grades 6-12. We meet monthly during the school year in the library’s Youth Activity Area to discuss books we’ve chosen to read from an assigned genre or topic. No registration necessary. The March meeting will be on Monday, March 26 from 4:30–5:15 in the Youth Activity Area at the library. To prepare, read any book of your choice that fits in the sci-fi or fantasy genre. We will discuss our selections while enjoying tasty pizza. Future meeting dates and genres/topics will be announced in advance on the library’s website and Facebook page.
March 27, 2018, 4:30 PM - 5:15 PM @ Youth Activity Area
For this meeting, read -- or have someone read to you -- or listen to the audiobook of --- Book Five: Harry Potter and the Order of the Pheonix. *It is okay if you don't finish the book in time, please still come to the meeting anyway! The Harry Potter Book Club is for youth ages 10 and up. We meet monthly during the school year in the library’s Youth Activity Area to discuss and enjoy activities related to each of the Harry Potter books. Read the assigned book ahead of the meeting and come prepared to discuss it. Come to one or all of the meetings. We will celebrate over the summer by viewing the HP movies.
March 31, 2018, 12:00 PM - 3:00 PM @ Buckham Memorial Library
3rd annual Edible Books Contest. 4 Categories this year: Families, Adults, City of Faribault Employees and Businesses/Organizations. Entries must be an edible depiction of a literary subject (book, title, etc.).
Please call the library for complete entry information. Registration entry forms will be available March 1st and must be turned in by March 28.
The public is invited to view the judged entries any time after 1:30 on Saturday, March 31st. Cake refreshments will be available until gone after 1:30.