Dive into summer reading with the 5 Book Dive challenge! On Saturday, May 18th we kicked off summer reading with some of our favorite middle grade authors at the 5 Book Dive festival! We laughed, we danced, we improv'd... we met Elephant & Piggie, wore ridiculous pool floaties, you name it. You got to watch … Continue reading BookKids: Take the summer reading challenge!
In honor of International Museum Day, we sat down with Museum Educators Sabrina Phillips (School and Teacher Programs) and Monique O’Neil (Family and Community Programs) from the Blanton Museum of Art to chat about Art of the Book, a new collaboration between the Blanton and BookPeople, where we invite students to interact with authors and … Continue reading BookKids: Art of The Book (part 1)
Summer is hitting its stride and we are starting to feel that good ol' Texas heat. The dog days of summer will soon be here. As it has been previously mentioned, we at BookPeople love the summer. We also love dogs. And cats, but it's not called the cat days of summer, so cats will … Continue reading The Dog (Book) Days of Summer
Happy Summer Solstice! Even though the unofficial start of summer was nearly a month ago, the first official day of summer is Saturday. In BookKids, we love summer - popsicles, outdoor concerts, cooking things over fire, swimming at Barton Springs, and catching fireflies. We also love books about summer. We have a display of some books about summer, and … Continue reading Perfect Summer Books