Tuesday, June 26, 2012

Summer Reading With Your Device

Have a long reading list this summer?  Or, maybe there are a ton of books you want to take with you on vacation?  Well, you don't have to lug all those books around with you everywhere you go!  

You can download up to 5 books to a single device like a nook or kindle for free from Live-brary.com.  Click here to check out the available free downloads for kids.  And, click here to watch video tutorials on how to checkout ebooks, download them to your device, and more.

Wednesday, June 20, 2012

Are You as Tall as a Horse?

Would you like to know if you are as tall as a horse? a pig? a sheep? or even a duck?  If so, then stop by the library and visit our lower level in the Children's Department. A great new display has just gone up. 

Come and find out which farm animal you measure up to!

Friday, June 15, 2012

Fractured Fairy Tales & Other Adaptations

Fairy Tales have been around for centuries, but authors are always coming up with new twists on the classics.  These types of stories are otherwise known as fractured fairy tales.

If you love the stories of Cinderella, Rumplestiltskin, Rapunzel, and Sleeping Beauty, but enjoy a bit of humor, you will surely love fractured fairy tales. 

Click here to browse our Shelfari bookshelf of fantastic fractured fairy tales and other fairy tale adaptations for kids of all ages. Or, just click on the Books tab above.

Tuesday, June 12, 2012

Get a FREE Smoothie on National Flip Flop Day!

June 15th is National Flip Flop Day! 

In celebration of the day, Tropical Smoothie is giving away FREE 24oz. Jetty Punch Smoothies.  Just stop in between the hours of 2pm and 7pm in your flip flops to get yours! Click here for more information about the event.

During this event, Tropical Smoothie will also be collecting donations for a very worthy cause called Camp Sunshine.  For more information about Camp Sunshine click here.

Thursday, June 7, 2012

Drop-in Programs Galore!

Due to public demand, we have added an incredible number of new drop-in programs this summer for children of all ages.  Registration is not required for these programs.  Just bring your Comsewogue Public Library card.  Stop by and pick up a copy of our Drop-in Program flyer or click here to download it now.

Monday, June 4, 2012

Dream Big! Summer Reading Club 2012

Summer is the perfect time to pick up a book and READ.  So, why not get rewarded for it?! 

Join this year's Summer Reading Club @your library. You will earn cool prizes for the books you have read. After you complete your reading requirement, you will receive an invitation to our grand finale Summer Reading Club Celebration in August. 

Stop by the library for more information and to pick up the flyers.  Registration begins tomorrow on Tuesday, June 5th.  See you then!

Friday, June 1, 2012

Youngzine - New Website of the Month

Attention Parents & Children!!  For the month of June we are featuring Youngzine as our Website of the Month.  Youngzine is an online newspaper and blog created just for children.  Not only that, but children are also contributors and can submit book, game and movie reviews, travelogues, short stories, poetry, or articles on any general topic.  Youngzine also provides a safe online community that parents will love!  Click here to go directly to Youngzine or head to our Parents page first for a more detailed description.