/Jamie Beaven

About Jamie Beaven

I'm a Youth Services Librarian at the Floyd County Library. Aside from reading children and teen books, I love a good mystery or WW2 Historic Fiction. I have been a librarian for 6 years now and I'm always learning new things!

Curbside Service – FAQ

Hi Everyone! We have had a lot of questions about our services since we have been closed to the public. I’ve compiled a list of our most Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) and their answers, to help better serve you. I hope that this quick-reference guide will help you as we all transition to the “new [...]

By | June 18th, 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Pet by Akwaeke Emezi

People can be monsters. But not in Jam's world; a post-revolution society where there are no more monstrous people. In Jam's town of Lucille, especially, the Angels (the good and righteous) fought hard to make sure that children like Jam, who is trans and African American, and her best friend Redemption could grow up safely. [...]

By | May 21st, 2020|What to Read|0 Comments

Children’s Book Week

Hi Everyone! Some of you may know that May 4 - 10 is Children’s Book Week! Children’s Book Week is an annual celebration of books for young people and the joy of reading. What better way to celebrate than by sharing some of our favorite children’s books with you. These are all available for check [...]

By | May 8th, 2020|What to Read|0 Comments

The Dutch House by Ann Patchett

The Dutch House by Ann Patchett follows the life of Danny and Maeve Conroy, as narrated by Danny. While the story focuses on the Conroys, it also focuses on the Dutch House, where they grew up, and its importance in their lives. The family moves into the Dutch House in rural Philadelphia during the 1940s. [...]

By | May 1st, 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Indiana on Hoopla

Hi Everyone! It’s Miss Jamie from the Youth Services Department. The Library recently got an email from #HolcombForIndiana, outlining  Indiana-related content you can stream from your couch. At the end of the email, it says, “...there’s a ton of free content available to stream or download through public broadcasting and your local library,” (Gov. E. [...]

By | April 29th, 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments

YA Dystopian Lit from Libby

Hi Everyone! It’s Miss Jamie from the Youth Services team. Lately, I feel like we are living right in the middle of a dystopian novel. That made me think of some of the great YA Dystopian lit there is to read out there. While our libraries are closed, there are lots of great online services [...]

By | April 16th, 2020|What to Read|0 Comments

(More) Fun for Kiddos During COVID-19

Hi Everyone, This is Jamie from the Youth Services team, again. I thought this would be a good time to update the previous list I posted with some new things to entertain kiddos while we are staying healthy at home. I'd like to make some special thank you's to Miss Heather at the Galena Digital [...]

By | April 8th, 2020|Children's Programs, Homeschool, Library Services|0 Comments

Day @ the Beach STEM – DIY

If you’d like to host your own “Day at the Beach STEM” at home, there are lots of things you can do. Never underestimate all the things you can find on Pinterest. I find so many great programming ideas there. You can always follow me on my pinterest where I found all of these resources [...]

By | March 31st, 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments

International Women’s Day – On This Day in 1911

International Women’s Day was held on Sunday, March 8, but the first official International Women’s Day took place over 100 years ago. I wanted to take a moment to talk about the origins of Women’s Day; how it was originally observed, and how it has evolved to how we know it today. In 1908, 15,000 [...]

By | March 19th, 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Fun for Kiddos During COVID-19

Hi Everyone, This is Jamie from the Youth Services team. While many of you are staying inside, I know that kiddos can be getting pretty bored. I have been posting a lot of things to my personal Facebook, but I thought it would be a great resource for me to compile a lot of these [...]

By | March 18th, 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments