Monday, September 30, 2013

Register Today for Cover to Cover!

Students in grades 4 & 5 are invited to join Librarian, Mrs. Rizzo, for a book discussion of The Mysterious Matter of I.M. Fine by Diane Stanley. Come and enjoy snacks, a mysterious craft and spooky games!

To attend, students must register in person at the library and pick up a copy of the book at the circulation desk.

Friday, September 27, 2013

October Programs for Children

Registration is now in progress for all children's programs in October.

Click here or on the Programs tab above to see what's on the agenda! Use the links provided to register online, just have your child's library card handy.

Tuesday, September 24, 2013

It's Banned Books Week! 9/22-9/28

Celebrate your freedom to read!

All books listed below have been banned at some point or other from various libraries across the country. You might be surprised by what you see. Have your library card handy, if you'd like to place one of these titles on reserve.

Winnie the Pooh
The Giving Tree
James and the Giant Peach
Harriet the Spy
Bridge to Terabithia
Charlotte's Web
Alice in Wonderland
Where the Wild Things Are
The Lorax
Green Eggs and Ham
Charlie and the Chocolate Factory
The Wizard of Oz
Brown Bear, Brown Bear, What Do You See?

If you're a parent and you want to learn more about the myths surrounding banned books, click here for a downloadable booklet from the National Coalition Against Censorship.

Monday, September 16, 2013

Un-Frog-ettable, Factual, Non-fiction, Early Readers!

The new Common Core State Standards are bringing some major changes to your child's classroom. One of these shifts is a greater focus on non-fiction reading materials. 

To help young and developing readers, we have started a collection of high-interest non-fiction books in our Early Reader collection.

You might want to 'hop' in soon with your child to check it out!

Thursday, September 12, 2013

Discounted Train Tickets to NYC this November

Click here to register for our Train Trip to New York City on November 2nd.  Do some shopping, catch a show or visit a museum! The cost of each round trip train ticket is $9.25. Children under 5 years of age travel free. View our online Newsletter for full details.

Saturday, September 7, 2013

Register for September Programs!

Registration for Children's Programs in September will begin on Tuesday, September 10th. Click here or on the Programs tab above to see what's on the calendar!

Wednesday, September 4, 2013

New Website of the Month! -

Would you like to find out about words and sounds of a new language? Or, are you going to study a foreign language in school this year? Then visit!

This website will introduce you to many basic words and how to pronounce them in five languages: English, Spanish, French, German and Italian.

You can look at illustrations, click on buttons to hear speakers of each language, and print out worksheets for practice and fun!

Attention Parents: Read our full review on the Parents page.

Sunday, September 1, 2013

Library Closed for Labor Day

In honor of Labor Day, the library will be closed on Monday, September 2nd. We will re-open Tuesday, September 3rd at 9:30am.

Did you know that March of 2013 marked the centennial of the U.S. Department of Labor? Click here to learn more!