Library Youth Services 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

Justina Chen on Lovely, Dark, and Deep

Welcome to Creative Conversations, discussions on the creative process. Find a comfy seat, lean in close and eavesdrop in on our conversation. Today I’m talking with the inspiring, multi-talented, Justina Chen Justina is known for her brilliant, award-winning YA novels. Her forthcoming novel, LOVELY, DARK & DEEP is due out July 31 with Scholastic. A… 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


  Happy July! Author Ginger Wadsworth has agreed to swing by to share her books and her Library Love with us here on Library Lions. Take it away Ginger.   Ginger at Yosemite National Park. Half Dome in the background. Hello! My name is Ginger Wadsworth, and my newest book is Yosemite’s Songster: One Coyote’s Story, illustrated… Read more