National Poetry Month, a celebration of poetry which takes place each April, was introduced in 1996 and is organized by the Academy of American Poets as a way to increase awareness and appreciation of poetry in the United States. The Waste Land by T. S. Eliot has long been considered controversial since it is open to many interpretations. What do you think?
Adult services librarian and science fiction / fantasy nerd Dan Glauber kicks off his series of reviews with “How Rory Thorne Destroyed the Multiverse” by K. Eason. Rory Thorne is a princess with thirteen fairy blessings, the most important of which is to see through flattery and platitudes. First in a duology that reimagines fairy tale tropes within a space opera—The Princess Bride meets Princess Leia.
In times like these, sometimes it helps to take a moment and remember to breathe. I’ve been finding that the Jelly Cam from the Monterey Bay Aquarium helps me to do just that. Watching the jellies float by on screen is the next best thing to seeing them in real life.
Since it’s spring-let’s make a flower finger puppet! All you need are markers and scissors. Oh and grab your grown up and ask them to download the pattern and instructions. Click on the images below to enlarge and print.
Sheela Chari, local author and facilitator of Not Your Kid’s Book Club, shares which books you might want to check out and why. This week, Sheela reviews The Whole Story of Half a Girl, Bomb and Warcross. They are all available on the Cloud.
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