Library News: Monticello

Dia de los Ninos/Dia de los Libros - Day of the Child/Day of the Book - will be celebrated at the Monticello Public Library on Saturday, April 25, 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. This annual celebration of children and literacy evolved from the first World Conference for the Well-Being of Children in August of 1925, when various countries chose dates for celebrating children and childhood. Since 1925 Dia de los Ninos, or Day of the Child, has grown as an annual celebration throughout Mexico. This...
Teens at the Monticello Public Library have the opportunity to celebrate the Newbery Medal winning book "The Giver" by Lois Lowry and win a READ poster featuring Taylor Swift. Swift appears in the new film version of "The Giver," along with Jeff Bridges and Meryl Streep. Lowry's book tells the story of a perfect world in which everyone is happy. But when one boy is chosen to be the community's Receiver of Memories he enters into training with an old man named The Giver and learns about pain...