Marcus Pfister was born (and still lives) in Bern, Switzerland. Published in 1992, his Rainbow Fish series of books have been translated into more than 80 languages (including English, lucky us!) and have sold over 15 million copies worldwide! Pfister uses watercolors to create his unique and beautiful book illustrations. Come check out one of his books at the library!
Between 19th May and 5th June CEL will be open as follows
Tuesday 22nd May – special “Chill Cake and Chat” event 15:00-17:00
Friday 25th May 10:00-12:00 & 14:30-17:30
Friday 1st June 14:30-17:30 ONLY
If anyone is looking for something to do during the Pfingsten holiday I will be hosting a ‘Chat, Chill and Cake” on Tuesday the 22nd May from 3pm. There will not be any planned activities for the children and it is aimed at school aged children and their parents, who are only able to visit the library during school holidays, although everyone is welcome. Drinks will be supplied by the library so make sure you bring small change, and I will be providing the cake. You don’t need to sign up in advance, but having a rough idea of numbers would help me plan the baking.
CEL will be open for the return and borrowing of books during this event from 15:00-17:00
CEL will closed on the morning of Friday 27th APRIL – sorry for the confusion!
CEL will be CLOSED on the morning of Friday 27th April due to a lack of volunteers. We will be open as usual (14:30-17:30) with Friday Fun (15:30) in the afternoon.
Apologies for any inconvenience.
Beverly Cleary is an American author best known for her books starring Henry Huggins and Beezus and Ramona Quimby. Before she was a writer, Cleary was a children’s librarian who made it her mission to help kids find books they loved to read. Her books have been published in over 25 different languages! Publisher Harper Collins celebrates April 12, Cleary’s birthday, as Drop Everything and Read day(DeaR). CEL owns many of Beverly Cleary’s books, come check one out today! (or maybe tomorrow (6th April) when CEL is next open!)
What’s your favorite dinosaur? We have lots of dinosaur books here, both fiction and non-fiction. If you want to learn about dinosaurs, try “The Best-Ever Book of Dinosaurs” held in the 560s in non-fiction. If you want a story featuring dinosaurs, try “I’m Tryannosaurus”, in the picture books. Maybe you want to draw dinosaurs? Try “Draw 50 Dinosaurs and Other Prehistoric Animals” in the 760s, or maybe you’d like to do the Dinosaur Jigsaw Puzzle. There’s really something for every dinosaur lover, and every dinosaur lover to be. Come check one out at the library!
Using art work designed by children as part of our CEL Creative Calendar Competition we are proud to present our 2018 calendar.
Cost 5 Euro.
Orders need to be placed by 1st December to allow for delivery by the 8th December.
Names by e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org or at CEL. Payment in advance in cash at CEL or by bank transfer – bank details will be sent to you when you order.