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Congratulations to Emily Kate Moon and her book, Joone, for receiving the 3rd Annual CLC Book Award!


Left to right: Emily Kate Moon, Dr. Bingman, and Dr. Ornstein


Hug a book Month at the CLC!


The CLC is proud to introduce our latest and most exciting event for spring, as April 2015 will be "Hug a book Month" at the CLC. The most huggable and enchanting events will be later announced to celebrate the success of Scott Campbell's newest publication, "Hug Machine". #hugabookmonth  


Boston Globe Award!


The CLC would like to congratulate and celebrate the success of Jakob Crane's newest graphic novel. "Lies in the Dust" depiction of the Salem Witch Trials has been awarded the Boston Globe Award! 


Reading Cafe


Come join us to read the newest CLC craze, Moon Over Manifest by Clare Vanderpool! The Reading Cafe group had their initial meeting on October 8th. If you want to participate, please join us on November 5th in Framptom room 205 at 4:00 pm for the follow-up discussion. If you need a copy of the book, the CLC is providing copies for $5.00. Stop by to pick up your copy!




Upcoming CLC Events:


Storybook Holiday Countdown!

CLICK HERE To Sign Up To Be A Volunteer!

CLICK HERE for Volunteer descriptions.



Storybook holiday is quickly approaching and the countdown commences for the annual holiday parade, elf olympics and our featured author Janet Stoeke!

Date: Saturday, 6th December 2014

Stay posted for more information from the CLC.

Featured Storybook Holiday Film:

Christmas in Connecticut


A 1945 holiday classic featuring , and . A food writer who has been untruthful about being the perfect housewife must try to cover her deception when her boss and a returning war hero invite themselves to her home for a traditional family Christmas.


Disclaimer: Businesses who wish to adverise during Storybook Holiday are solely responsible for their own advertisements and events. 


Our Adopt-A-School:

South Penn Elementary!


*We will soon be accepting applications for next year's Adopt-A-School.

Check back soon for applications.


The Children's Literature Centre was created to promote literacy by:

  • Providing a focal point for the study and dissemination of children's literature.
  • Serving as the catalyst for new and innovative approaches to building the foundations of literacy through technology.
  • Developing positive attitudes toward reading through a collaborative network including home, school and community.
  • Working to cultivate an awareness and understanding of current children's literature, authors and illustrators.
  • Building a bridge to cultural understanding through children's literature.

The Children's Literature Centre events include:

  • Spring Festival of Children's Literature
  • Frostburg Pirates Ahoy!
  • Summer Author Institute
  • CLC Book Award Banquet
  • Frostburg Storybook Holiday