Summer Book Club Kickoff Success!

Our guest author, Elvira Woodruff was charming and thoroughly delightful as well as incredibly inspiring!

Hope to see everyone in two weeks to discuss Hate That Cat by Sharon Creech!

Elvira Woodruff talking about being inspired by Ben Franklin in front of Newtown Library Company’s historic Ben Franklin sign and only inches from our collection of books published by Ben himself in his Philadelphia print shop!!


And the Winner is…

The winner of the 2017 Newtown Library Company Mock Caldecott Award is…


The Night Gardener
Written and Illustrated by The Fan Brothers

The Wiggleworms loved the illustrations in this beautiful book as well as the moving story. A few had read the book previously and were excited to read it again!

NLC Mock Caldecott Honors go to:


They All Saw a Cat
Written and Illustrated by Brendan Wenzel
  41432gx6gkl-_ac_us160_We Found a Hat
Written and Illusrtrated by Jon Klassen

The Wiggleworms appreciated the humor in the illustrations of both of these books! Each picked their favorite perspective in They All Saw a Cat with bumblebee and bat tying for most liked.  Fans of Jon Klassen’s Hat series were excited to see his familiar style and wit!

The American Library Association will present the 2017 Youth Media Awards live from Atlanta, Georgia on Monday, January 23, 2017 beginning at 8 am ET. Live broadcast is available at