YA Friday

It’s YA Friday and we’re sharing a DPL Reader Recommendation: Wildwood. Do you like magic, adventure, the city of Portland, epic quests, whimsical illustrations, or the band The Decemeberists? This might be the book for you! What YA (or Junior Fiction) books are you loving? We’d love to hear about them: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/RWVG78P [Read More]

“Piranesi” by Susanna Clarke

Piranesi By Susanna Clarke   I received an ARC of Piranesi from Bloomsbury in exchange for an honest review.   If you’re interested in Piranesi, you are likely a fan of Susanna Clarke’s first (and, for sixteen years, only) novel, Jonathan Strange & Mr. Norrell, which took the world by storm in 2004—it sold millions … [Read More]

Loving Libraries Thursday

“The results of the 2020 Census will allocate billions of dollars in federal funding to local communities over the next decade, including more than $1 billion to libraries. As of late July 2020, only 62.7 percent of US households had completed the self-response form by mail, online or by phone. To help in those efforts, … [Read More]

Volunteer Spotlight: Dale Emery

Seed Saver’s Exchange recently featured Dale Emery in an article about their volunteers. Dale has been serving at Seed Savers since 2012 and at NEI RSVP since 2015. According to the article, “… beginning in the fall and going into spring, Dale is a fixture at the Northeast Iowa Peace and Justice Center in downtown … [Read More]

Find-It Tuesday

Today for #findit Tuesday, our Children’s and Young Adult Librarian is sharing some of HER favorite picture books about resilience, adaptability, and being brave. Looking for books to read as you begin your 2020 school year?  We can help you FIND (#findit Tuesday) what you’re looking for!  We offer custom book bundles for readers of … [Read More]

YA Friday

This #YAFriday we are sharing a DPL reader recommendation: The Prince and the Dressmaker.   We love hearing about the books you love! Do you read graphic novels? What are some of your favorites?

Loving Libraries Thursday

How do you “read” a wordless picture book? Our colleagues at Multnomah County Library have some awesome tips about how to use wordless picture books to build literacy skills and encourage creativity. #lovinglibraries https://multcolib.org/blog/20200811/wordless-books-and-how-use-them