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Save the Date:

Harry Potter Book Night

February 2, 2017

During the first week of February, the third annual Harry Potter Book Night, sponsored by the Children's Literature Centre, the Lewis J. Ort Library, and Student and Community Involvement of FSU, will bring the magic of the 'Harry Potter' book series to Frostburg. The night consists of book readings, a wand shop, Hogwarts classes, and a costume contest. Come and see what magic we have in store!

Click here to volunteer for the event :)

Click here to learn about each of the jobs


Save the Date!

2017 Spring Festival of Children's Literature

Friday, April 28th, 2017 

Saurday, April 29th, 2017


CLICK HERE to register for our event :) 

Have you ever wondered what our Graduate Assistants do on a day-to-day basis? Watch the video below to see how they make the magic of the Children's Literature Centre come to life!

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you can access our collection HERE.

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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
  • Harry Potter Book Night