Library Love Category

Amazing Eric Ode!

This month let’s give a resounding Library Lions ROAR for the indomitable Eric Ode Children’s author, poet, and songwriter! I met Eric Ode at our local Lake Hills Library where he performed a terrific show for the kids. Then once again when we went to the train museum in Snoqualmie.   Eric has a very busy… Read more

Two Truths and a Lie: Histories and Mysteries Blog Tour

Welcome to the TWO TRUTHS AND A LIE: Histories and Mysteries Blog Tour Published by Walden Pond Press, an Imprint of HarperCollins ISBN: 978-0062418869 Publication Date: June 26, 2018 By Ammi-Joan Paquette and Laurie Ann Thompson Library Lions Roar gives a Mighty Paw of Approval for this fascinating book! We’re thrilled to be the first post on… Read more

Rose Hill Middle School Librarian Roars!

Welcome to Library Lions interviews. We Raise a Roar for libraries and the outstanding librarians serving youth in schools and public libraries across the U.S. Please Roar our first guest for 2017 teacher-librarian Bethany Steirer! Hi there! I am Bethany Steirer, and I am the librarian at Rose Hill Middle School in beautiful Redmond, Washington…. Read more

Childrens Librarians Roar!

Welcome to the May addition of Library Lions Roar. We Roar for libraries and the outstanding librarians serving youth in schools and public libraries across the U.S. Please Roar today’s guest, Kelcy Tiger! I am the Children’s Services Librarian at the Newcastle Library, which is a part of the King County Library System here in… Read more


Today we’re thrilled to welcome acclaimed author Justina Chen to Library Lions. Check out her newest book and hear her Roar!   Justina Chen is an award-winning novelist for young adults whose most recent book, A Blind Spot for Boys, is a Booklist Top Romance for Teens. North of Beautiful was named a Best Book of… Read more


I’ve known Kay Winters online for years, but we didn’t get a chance to meet until ALA this summer. When I asked if she’d like to stop by this blog to share her Library Love, I got an enthusiastic YES!    Please start by telling us a little about yourself. Take it away, Kay! I am… Read more


Happy Valentine’s Month. This week we’re celebrating Library Love with celebratory quotes from previous posts with authors, librarians, and kids across the U.S.! “I love connecting readers to books, but my favorite thing is connecting readers and authors. I have a very supportive Friends group which has provided the means to author visits in the… Read more