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The Natural World of Winnie-the-Pooh: A Presentation by Kathryn Aalto

Published: Mar 9th, 2018

Bestselling author and garden historian Kathryn Aalto explores how the real-life Ashdown Forest, a wildlife haven spanning more than 6,000 acres, moved both A. A. Milne and E. H. Shepherd… Read More

“Flora of Middle-Earth: Plants of J.R.R. Tolkien’s Legendarium”

Published: Feb 18th, 2018

Walter S. Judd Distinguished Emeritus Professor of Biology University of Florida March 1, 2018, 5:30 PM Marston Science Library, Room L-136 University of Florida Event is free and open to… Read More

2018 Mock Caldecott

Published: Jan 22nd, 2018

On January 14, 2018, a group of UF faculty, graduate students, librarians, and community members got together to choose our top picture book of 2018–our “Mock Caldecott” winner. Although there… Read More

Akron Adventures | A Mystery Podcast for Kids

Published: Nov 9th, 2017

The Akron Adventures Podcast is a series of fictionalized mysteries for children of all ages inspired by real historical events and locations across the city of Akron and its neighborhoods. The… Read More

Cozy Classics

Published: Nov 9th, 2017

Cozy Classics is a board book series that reconstitutes classic novels as 12-word primers. Check out these crafty modern takes on classic tales and easy readers! Learn more here.

The Purloining of Prince Oleomargarine | A Mark Twain Fairy Tale

Published: Oct 5th, 2017

Check out this video about the newly discovered unfinished fairy tale by Mark Twain! Author Philip Stead and illustrator Erin Stead explain how they finished Mark Twain’s tale.

Fairy Tale Virtual Reality Game

Published: Sep 28th, 2017

Have you ever wanted to play a game in the world of Baba Yaga? Check out this video on a game based on just that! As creator Ekaterina Muravevskaia describes,… Read More

Jewell Parker Rhodes is coming to Gainesville!

Published: Aug 5th, 2017

Acclaimed author Jewell Parker Rhodes is coming to Gainesville this fall. She will be gracing us with her presence at Smathers Library East Room 100 on Tuesday, September 26th at 2:00pm.… Read More

Little Red Riding Hood – The Tale You Thought You Knew

Published: Jul 2nd, 2017

Through the American Library Association’s Louise Seaman Bechtel Fellowship, Angela Reynolds, a Nova Scotian librarian, was able to complete some stunning research on the legendary fairy tale, Little Red Riding Hood.… Read More

Where the Water Tastes Like Wine

Published: Apr 25th, 2017

Where the Water Tastes Like Wine has been voted one of the top indie games of the year! Here is Game Informer‘s take on this ground-breaking game: “Envisioned as “a bleak American folktale, Where… Read More