Children’s Blog

Upcoming *Online* Events

Wednesday, June 10, 3-4 PM – Let’s talk graphic novels! Join Miss Jess on Zoom on Wednesday, June 10th at 3 pm to chat about what graphic novels you’ve been reading, and what you want to read next! Ages 7-12.

Bring a few pieces of paper and a drawing utensil to participate in a fun activity!

Latest Resources

See below for a list of all the at-home resources we have compiled so far, and check back regularly for updates, we are frequently adding new things!

Highlight of the Day

Sulwe by Lupita Nyong’o

Click here or on the cover photo above to head to the Minerva page for this wonderful picture book, Sulwe by Lupita Nyong’o and illustrated by Vashti Harrison, where you can request it for yourself using our new curbside delivery system! Click here to head to the page of our website explaining how curbside delivery works and click here to schedule your pick-up time once you receive an e-mail saying your item is available for pick-up!

See past Highlights HERE

May – Mental Health Awareness Month

Wellness Resources

Picture books dealing with emotions:

May – Asian Pacific American Heritage Month

See past Monthly Themes HERE

Theme of the Year

Happy 200th Birthday, Maine!

Happy Birthday, Maine by Lynn Plourde and illustrated by Mark Scott Ricketts

Celebrate Maine’s birthday in style with Paul Bunyan and a moose in this picture book by a Maine author and a Maine illustrator!

Keep an eye out for it once we are up and running again!

Learn more about some of Maine’s own KidLit creators!

At-Home Resources