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47th Fay B. Kaigler Children's Book Festival

The Fay B. Kaigler Children's Book Festival is an annual event sponsored by the School of Library and Information Science at The University of Southern Mississippi.

Join us for this year's CBF on April 9-11, 2014. Highlighting the festival will be the 2014 Southern Miss Medallion winner, author Christopher Paul Curtis.

For more information, see the Children's Book Festival web site, or contact Karen Rowell, Director of the Festival, at 601.266.4510 for a brochure.


de Grummond Book Group to discuss One Crazy Summer by Rita Williams-Garcia

The de Grummond Book Group will discuss One Crazy Summer, by Rita Williams-Garcia, on Thursday, September 19, at 11:30 a.m. in the de Grummond Exhibit Room on the second floor of Cook Library. One Crazy Summer is a Newbery Honor book, a National Book Award finalist, and winner of the Coretta Scott King Award.

The de Grummond Book Group meets on the third Thursday of each month. Adults interested in reading and discussing children’s literature are welcome. For more information, contact Ellen Ruffin at 601.266.6543.

To receive email about the meeting schedule and book selections, subscribe to the de Grummond Book Group’s listserv.