Over the Moon about the Moon

Do you know a kid who's fascinated with the moon? My youngest son absolutely loves the moon, or la luna, as it's known in Spanish. While in the car, he'd often shout, "Mami, look! I see la luna!" His fascination has continued to skyrocket and now he's anxiously awaiting the arrival of the first and only…
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5 Kids Books Honoring Puerto Ricans

For Hispanic Heritage Month, we honor the courage, determination and creativity of the Puerto Rican people to reimagine and rebuild their island after Hurricane Maria by highlighting five kids books that capture their vibrant culture and rich history.  Schomburg introduces readers to Afro-Puerto Rican scholar and collector Arturo Schomburg. Schomburg began a lifelong quest to…
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Celebrating All Mothers

We see moms in the children's library on a daily basis—reading books, serving snacks, cleaning runny noses, performing puppet shows and creating masterpieces with their petite Picassos. Sometimes these "moms" are actually grandmas, caretakers, aunties and even men. Whoever they are, moms do what they do best—give love.   This year celebrate Mother's Day with…
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