One of the pleasures—and perils—of watching foreign films is understanding the context of the story. This can be an historical context, but it can also simply be the mores and ways of a seemingly modern, but still very different, contemporary society.
You may find yourself bobbing your head to a familiar beat at story time and racking your brain, asking, "why do I know what this delightful tune is?" Well, the youth team at the Wyoming Branch can tell you that Rockabye Baby Lullaby Renditions
It was all John Green, all the time yesterday (just kidding -- but our staff really do love that author) as three of our staff livestreamed their chat about their favorite teen books and answered your book-related questions on Facebook.
For the young and the young at heart, four of our staff share their favorite teen reads in the latest KDLcast Book Talk. They cover adventure, fantasy, historical fiction and more -- as well as teen book covers (always fun!).
A conversation recorded on May 15, 2017 with:
Partygoers can expect the unexpected as Kent District Library rolls out a new annual event that invites the public to experience the best of the diverse community programs it has to offer.
Shirley Kuipers was born in India, and when she first arrived in the United States as a young adult, she arranged for one of the greatest gifts she’s ever had the joy to receive and maintain.
A library card.
Shieraki gori ha yeraan!*
There likely will be a lot of ways by which patrons make their way to the new KDL Bookmobile when it finally debuts late this year or early next.