Reardan Memorial Library serves as a public information provider for our community, using traditional and innovative technology to encourage curiosity, free inquiry and lifelong learning in a friendly environment.

 

 

“Groundhog found fog.

New snows and blue toes.

Fine and dandy for Valentine candy.

Snow spittin'; if you're not mitten-smitten, you'll be frostbitten!

By jing-y feels spring-y.” 
― Old Farmer's Almanac

 

2017 Book Awards

Looking for the best books of 2017? Listed below are some of the awards that have been given for books in the year. See the websites for other winners and runners up.

 

National Book Foundation for Fiction: Sing, Unburied, Sing

http://www.nationalbook.org/nba2017.html#.WkWh2N-nHmY

Caldecott Award:  Radiant Child: The Story of Young Artist Jean-Michel Basquiat

http://www.ala.org/alsc/awardsgrants/bookmedia/caldecottmedal/caldecottmedal

Newberry Award: The Girl Who Drank the Moon

http://www.ala.org/alsc/awardsgrants/bookmedia/newberymedal/newberymedal

Goodreads Choice Awards (the only major book awards decided by readers)for fiction: Little Fires Everywhere, Young Adult: The Hate U Give

http://www.goodreads.com/choiceawards/best-books-2017

Currently, the Reardan Library does not have all these books on the shelves. Some will be coming to the library in 2018. If you are interested in any of them, please ask so that we can order them.

Also, the five winners listed above are all part of our Anytime Library.

Happening in Reardan

Food Bank Open:

February 14 (Wed) 1:30-3:00

February 22 (Thur) 5:30-7:00 

February 27

The Jonah Project

presented by Sheriff Ozzie Knezovich and Jennifer Thomas

Learn how to protect your children!

5:45 Free Dinner

6:30 Program

Stimulating Summers 
Day Camp
will be returning to Reardan in the summer of 2018!
The six-week camp will be from 8am to 5pm
July 2-Aug 10.
Call 509-994-9997 now to reserve your child's spot in the camp, or email reardanlibrary@yahoo.com.
Fee to be determined, scholarships available.

 

Wondering What to Read Next?

Have you read all the books by your favorite author? Did you just finish a book that you really loved? Do you want to read another book just like it, but you don't know what to try? The following sites can help you find a book that you will enjoy!

Goodreads: http://www.goodreads.com Get recommendations from what you've read or what your friends are reading, rate books that you've read.

LibraryThing: https://www.librarything.com Get recommendations based on what you've read.

What Should I Read Next:http://whatshouldireadnext.com One of the best things about What Should I Read Next is that you don’t need an account to sign in. You just type in a book you like or that you’ve read, and it populates a list of similar books. 

 

ABCmouse.com has more than

3,500 learning activities across all major subject areas

and 450 lessons for ages 2-7.

Help your child build a strong foundation for future academic success.

Come into the library and play and learn.

The free lessons are only available at the library.

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Made possible with funding from the Institute of Museum and Library Services
through the Washington State Library, Office of the Secretary of State.