Visit Mr. Brian’s blog Mr. Brian’s Picture Book Picks

February 26, 2017

Hi, this is Brian Wilson (aka Mr. Brian) who works as a Children’s Librarian here at the Evanston Public Library!  I have a blog called Mr. Brian’s Picture Book Picks (   I review some of my very favorite picture books for kids.  I will be adding capsule reviews on a regular basis.  Have fun!

EPL’s Brian Wilson on Helping Choose Caldecott Award Winners

February 6, 2017

This year, EPL Children’s Librarian Brian Wilson served on the Caldecott Award Selection Committee. The committee was made up of 15 members, most of whom are children’s librarians. Eight members, including Wilson, were elected through a vote by members of the Association of Library Service to Children. The other seven are appointed by the ASLC […]

Early Literacy Fun at the Library!

December 20, 2016

Winter Words, our reading program for kids 0-3 kicks off January 3! Come in to the Main Children’s Desk, North Branch or South Branch to register your child and get your Reading Log.  Read together with your little one every day for 14 days and get a free book.  Free board and -paperback books given […]

Winter Break Fun for Kids!

November 23, 2016

Welcome to Evanston Public Library’s Main Children’s Room Blog! We’re so excited to share cool stuff with you, from great read aloud books to fun activities to special author visits. Are you looking for some wholesome activities for your elementary school kids over Winter Break? How about a chance to create rather than just consume? […]