On this day in 1962, John Glenn became the first U.S. astronaut to orbit the Earth. Learn more about it here.
Check out John Glenn’s memoir at the BSC Library!
135 years ago today, on February 18, 1885, Mark Twain (pen name of Samuel Clemens) published The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, in the U.S. [Note: It was first published in December 1884 in the United Kingdom.] To learn more about Mark Twain and his works, click here.
Cover from the original U.S. edition, 1885, with illustrations by E.W. Kemble.
2020 Youth Media Award winners! We have several of the winning & nominated titles on order for our Children’s Collection, among them:
2020 Caldecott Medal Winner
2020 Michael L. Printz Award Winner
2020 Pura Belpré Award Winner
2020 John Newbery Medal Award Winner
2020 Robert F. Sibert Informational Book Award Winner
2020 Schneider Family Book Award Winner
Find these books & more via the BSC Library catalog. Good reading!
“I resolve to read more this year.”
Great idea, but how will you do that? What do you mean when you say read more?
This info from Team OverDrive (the company behind our Beyond Library Walls ebook collection) will help you figure out how to make a reading resolution work for you!
Team OverDrive’s 2020 Reading Resolutions