3rd-5th grader winner--- Clementine by Sara Pennypacker 6th-8th grade winner--- Yellow Star by Jennifer RoyCongratulations to the authors of this year's award-winning books!Â If you'd like to get a head start on next year's reading, click here to find the list of 2009-2010 William Allen White nominees on our website.
Below is a "special guest" book review by Chris in the Circulation Department.
Judo is a form of Japanese martial arts.Â Did you know that President Teddy Roosevelt was one of the first judo students in the United States?Â He eventually earned a brown belt.
If you would like to learn more about judo, the Olathe Public Library will be having two free judo demonstrations for K-6th gradersÂ during spring break.Â Instructors from the After School Judo Academy will be doing demonstrations during the following times:
Monday, March 16 @ 2:00 p.m.
at the Indian Creek Branch Library
Tuesday, March 17 @ 2:00 p.m.
at the Main Olathe Library
Registration is required.Â Register at either Olathe library or call (913) 971-6874.Â Be there or be square.