The Apprentices of the Book Empire Collection is now available for checkout. Read stories written and illustrated by the twelve participants of the first Apprentices of the Book Empire young authors and illustrators program. The five week program, for grades 2-5, began in September. Each Apprentice wrote their own story, illustrated another Apprentice's story, and the Library published the stories for all to enjoy. This collection is not to be missed. Find the Apprentice Collection on the 2nd floor in Youth Services, above the picture books.