2015 Building Block Picture Book Nominees

Digger Dog by William Bee

  Naked! by Michael Ian Black

A child discovers that the only thing more fun than being naked is wearing nothing but a cape.

This Book Just Ate My Dog by Richard Byrne

Row, Row, Row Your Boat by Jane Cabrera

Down by the Barn by Will Hillenbrand


2015-2016 Show Me Award Nominees

  A Splash of Red: The Life and Art of Horace Pippin by Jen Bryant

Presents an illustrated introduction to the life and work of artist Horace Pippin, describing his childhood love for drawing and the World War I injury that challenged his career.




Rump : the true story of Rumpelstiltskin

  Rump : the true story of Rumpelstiltskin by Liesl Shurtliff

Relates the tale of Rumpelstiltskin's childhood and youth, explaining why his name is so important, how he is able to spin straw into gold, and why a first-born child is his reward for helping the miller's daughter-turned-queen.


Freaky Fast Frankie Joe

  Freaky Fast Frankie Joe by Lutricia Clifton


Splendors and Glooms

  Splendors and glooms by Laura Amy Schlitz


A Single Shard

  A Single Shard by Linda Sue Park

Tree-ear, a thirteen-year-old orphan in medieval Korea, lives under a bridge in a potters' village, and longs to learn how to throw the delicate celadon ceramics himself.


Snap Circuits Science

Monday, February 23
MRRL Art Gallery

Ages 8-12. Registration required and limited to 20 students. Contact Eric Lyon, 634-6064, ext 229.

Create an electronic alarm, power a helicopter blade, or design other simple electronics using Snap Circuits kits.
300 different projects are possible!