Children’s Activity Calendar: May 2018

Grab a book that makes you grin — not only is it Get Caught Reading Month, it’s National Smile Month! It’s also National Physical Fitness and Sports Month and National Inventors Month, and days like Limerick Day and Paper Airplane Day will keep kids showing their pearly whites all month long. So gather your favorite books and get ready to get caught at the library this May!

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Matthew Winner

Matthew Winner

Library Media Specialist and Host of The Children’s Book Podcast
Matthew Winner is an elementary school librarian in Howard County, Maryland. He is the host of The Children's Book Podcast (formerly All The Wonders), a weekly podcast featuring insightful and sincere interviews with authors, illustrators and everyone involved in taking a book from drawing board to bookshelf. He is the author of Asha Went Walking, a webcomic for young readers illustrated by Lorian Tu-Dean, about a girl, her arctic fox companion and her magic bag. In 2013, Matthew was named a Library Journal Mover & Shaker and was invited to the White House as part of the Champions of Change program. Visit Matthew online at or on Twitter at @MatthewWinner.