We had such a blast at our Star Wars Party last night! Here's a couple pictures of all the fun games and activities we had. Not pictured are all the lightsaber battles that were going on throughout the night. Thanks to everyone who came to the party!
Thursday, December 15, 2016
This Winter, the librarians in the children's room decided to decorate the office door with images from "The Snowy Day" by Ezra Jack Keats. This is a classic Winter picture book and one of our favorites so we were very excited to decorate.
Monday, December 12, 2016
We get so many great books added to our 5th & 6th grade section every month, but here are a few that we have loved recently.
|Falling Over Sideways|
by Jordan Sonnenblick
Thirteen-year-old Claire has always felt like
her life was cursed--then one morning, when she
and her beloved father are talking at breakfast,
her father suddenly falls over with a stroke,
and everything changes.
|The Secret of Goldenrod|
by Jane O'Reilly
Fifth-grader Trina is excited about moving
into Goldenrod, an abandoned mansion, with
her dad. But soon Goldenrod brings its
secrets to her attention, including a forgotten doll, leaving Trina wondering what the
old house wants from her.
by Elly Swartz
With some help from her siblings and
friends, Molly is able to face her OCD
and be strong enough to get
help for it
Wednesday, December 7, 2016
Each month we will highlight a different genre and share our recommended favorites! For our first month we are sharing some of our fantasy favorites!
|The Sisters Grimm|
The Fairytale Detectives
by Michael Buckley
Sisters Sabrina and Daphne are sent to live with their mysterious grandmother, Relda Grimm.
The sisters learn they are descendants of the Brothers Grimm, whose famous book of fairy tales is actually a collection of case files
by Brandon Mull
Whisked through a portal to The Outskirts, an in-between world, sixth-grader Cole must rescue his friends and find his way back home--before his existence is forgotten.
|Pete and the Starcatchers|
by Dave Barry & Ridley Pearson
Soon after Peter, an orphan, sets sail from England on the ship Never Land, he befriends and assists Molly, a young Starcatcher, whose mission is to guard a trunk of magical stardust from a greedy pirate and the native inhabitants of a remote island.
Book One: Book of the Dead
Wednesday, November 30, 2016
We have some great programs to highlight that are coming up in December. The best part is that registration is not required for any of the programs listed in this post! Just show up and have a good time.
Baby Sign Language
Fridays, December 9th and 16th
Ages 0-3 yearsIn this program parents and children will learn baby sign language which is the use of manual signing allowing infants and toddlers to communicate emotions, desires, and objects prior to spoken language development.
Star Wars Party
Tuesday, December 20th
Grades K-6A long time ago in a library far, far away….
We are having a Star Wars party to celebrate the new movie! Children in grades K-6 are invited to enjoy activities, crafts and snacks.
The Magic of Alexo
Tuesday, December 27th
All AgesJoin us for the Magic of Alexo: A Family Show! This program will be held in the multipurpose room downstairs.
Noon Year's Eve Party
Friday, December 30th
Too young to stay up until midnight on New Year’s Eve? Come join us at our Noon Year’s Eve party! We’ll have crafts, play games, and count down to Noon!
We have many other programs in December. Check out our December calendar below and our Winter newsletter on our website!
Wednesday, November 9, 2016
Monday, October 31, 2016
Come in on Election Day, November 8th from 11am-2pm to make some great crafts and vote for your favorite Mo Willems character!
Here are some new audiobooks we just put on our shelves! Click the picture of the book to put in a request.
|Hammer of Thor|
by Rick Riordan
|Magic Tree House #54 & 55|
by Mary Pope Osborne
|The Worst Night Ever|
by Dave Barry
|When Friendship Followed Me Home|
by Paul Griffin
|Judy Moody and the Bucket List|
by Megan McDonald