Category Archives: For kids

Kids’ review: “The Story of Solomon Screech Owl” by Beth Lancione

In the mountain of books Stacia and I receive for review, we get a handful of children’s books. I gave one of the books, “The Story of Solomon Screech Owl,” to co-worker Matt Anderson to take home and read to … Continue reading

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York County Libraries applies for $20K YorIt grant for STEM Center at Martin Library

York County Libraries submitted a video proposal for a STEM center at Martin Library for the 2014 YorIt Social Venture grant in York, Pa.

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Autism awareness comic book creators to hold “Face Value Comics” signings

Dover resident David Kot started off with an idea to create a handbook to help with his autism spectrum research — and now he created a comic titled “Face Value Comics.”

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Springettsbury Twp. author Chrissi Hart writes third children’s book

Springettsbury Township author Chrissi Hart will release her third children’s book, “The Legend of the Cross,” Feb. 2, 2014.

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York Township author Donna Ferguson to lead children’s story time at Midtown Scholar

York Township author Donna Ferguson will read from and sign copies of her children’s book, “Rail Trail Kitten,” at 11 a.m. Feb. 1, 2014, at Midtown Scholar Bookstore in Harrisburg.

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My daughter’s top 10 favorite books of all time (so far)

Dallastown resident and former Red Lion Area High School English teacher Rebecca Thiegs lists ten favorite reads of her 9-year-old daugher, Raina, in this Dec. 24, 2013, post.

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Martin Library to host ‘A Day of Exploring STEM’

Martin Library will host “A Day of Exploring STEM” Dec. 14, 2013, as a way to introduce kids to science, technology, engineering and math.

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Best books to give as gifts for the holidays

Area librarians suggest some of the hottest titles for the 2013 holiday season, for kids, teens and adults.

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West Manchester Twp. author Dan Beard releases ‘Santa’s Magic Bootprints’

West Manchester Township author Dan Beard recently released “Santa’s Magic Bootprints,” and will hold a book signing at Irvin’s Nov. 30, 2013.

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Former Yorker Jen Barton to sign copies of ‘If Chocolate Were Purple’ at Midtown Scholar

Former Spring Grove resident and author Jen Barton will read from her children’s book “If Chocolate Were Purple” Dec. 29, 2013, at Midtown Scholar Bookstore in Harrisburg.

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