Bring the Beach Home with Beach Books & Art

Bring the Beach Home with Beach Books & Art

Our family loves to spend time at the beach! We live in Florida which makes it easy to slip away to the beach often. Shelling and exploring the tide pools are our favorite activities. There are always so many interesting creatures to discover during an early morning walk on the beach. For those times when […]

I Didn’t Do It (a Review)

I Didn't Do It (a Review)

Are you a dog lover? Is your family a “dog family”? Have you recently welcomed a new puppy into your family? If you answered yes to any of these questions, then you are going to love the book I Didn’t Do It by Patricia MacLachlan and Emily MacLachlan Charest. We recently stumbled across this book […]

Meet Jess Crutchley, Storyville Coordinator

An Interview with Storyville Coordinator Jess Crutchley on

Each month, The Library Adventure profiles a library professional. This month, we’re talking with Jess Crutchley, who works for the Rosedale Branch of Baltimore County Public Library, where she is the Storyville Coordinator. The Library Adventure: Please give a brief description of your current position. Jess: I am in charge of coordinating all of the […]

How to Create Your Own Treasure Hunt

Treasure Island: Creature Your Own Treasure Hunt

Welcome to the Poppins Book Nook! Be sure to read more great posts linked up below. The theme for this month is “Ye Old Pirates!” My kids’ all-time favorite pirate book is Treasure Island by Robert Louis Stevenson. When they were younger they read an abridged version of the story and also saw a live […]

Deadtime Stories – Grandpa’s Monster Movies (a Review)

Deadtime Stories: Grandpa's Monster Movies (a Review) on

I am so glad to have discovered the Deadtime Stories series! I picked this one up by chance while browsing the shelves and the title kind of leapt out at me. It sounded like a bit of fun – and it sure was. Some investigation has revealed the authors (who are sisters) have written 17 […]