Caldecott Winners and Honor Titles Since 2001

December 13, 2021

The Caldecott Medal was named in honor of nineteenth-century English illustrator Randolph Caldecott. It is awarded annually by the Association for Library Service to Children, a division of the American Library Association, to the artist of the most distinguished American picture book for children.

Evanston, I Love You, But You Are Weird

September 11, 2019

Let me be clear that prior to taking my current position as the Collection Development Manager of Evanston Public Library, my primary experience was in purchasing children’s literature. Evanston has provided a learning curve these last four years, and I believe that at this point I have a pretty clear sense of what the city […]

From the Lost and Found Files: The Case of the Mosaic Mermaid

March 23, 2016

Assistant Circulation Manager Kimberly Hegelund is a Library Detective.  Not in the official sense, mind you.  She doesn’t put on a badge and a deerstalker cap when she does her work.  She does, however, do some amazing detection that would floor Sherlock Holmes himself.  After hearing about some of her latest adventures I persuaded her to […]

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