Tuesday, October 29, 2013

100 Great Children's Books / 100 Years

The New York Public Library has put together a list of 100 Great Children's Books. The books were selected from those published in the last 100 years. Click here to download a copy for yourself and get started. Have fun checking off each book you've read!

Reserve books you haven't read from our online catalog with your CPL card.

Saturday, October 26, 2013

Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Hard Luck - Available 11/5/13

Feeling lucky?

Click here to shake the crystal ball at wimpykid.com and find out if you are lucky enough to catch a sneak peek of the new book!

Place a reserve for the next Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Hard Luck here. Just have your CPL card handy.

Thursday, October 24, 2013

Register for Children's Programs in November!

Registration for children's programs in November is now underway.

Click here or on the Programs tab above to see what we've got in store! Just have your child's library card handy.

Monday, October 21, 2013

Halloween Books on Display

Looking for something spooky to read? Our Halloween books are currently on display! 

Stop in soon to see what's brewing in the Children's Department.

Thursday, October 17, 2013

Poster Contest for Cyber Security Month

Students in grades K-12 are invited to participate and create an original poster that illustrates the safe use of the internet and mobile devices. Winning entries will be included in a 2015 Cyber Awareness Calendar. All entries must be submitted by November 29th.

Attention Parents: You can download a PDF file with complete contest details, or view the official contest page online, created by the N.Y.S. Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Services.

For some helpful tips about internet safety for children and other tools for families, check out kids.getnetwise.org

Monday, October 14, 2013

Time to Fall Into a Good Book!

Now that autumn is officially here, you may be looking for some books to celebrate the season. Stop in and visit the Children's Department to check out a book from our display.

Or, check out the Books page to browse our virtual bookshelf for fiction and nonfiction books about fall.

Friday, October 11, 2013

Cloudy With a Chance of Meatballs 2 - In Theatres Now!

The newest film is now playing, but have you seen the first one? Click here to reserve it from home now.

Would you like to read the original book that the movies are based on, Cloudy With a Chance of Meatballs by Judi Barrett? Click here to reserve the book now.

Visit the official website for Cloudy With a Chance of Meatballs 2 to learn more about the movie and characters or to play games and enjoy free downloads.

Tuesday, October 8, 2013

Register Today for Page Turners!

Could the Monroe Family's new pet be a vampire bunny?!

Students in grades 2 & 3 are invited to read Bunnicula and Friends: The Vampire Bunny, by James Howe, and come to the library to discuss the book, play games and create your own treat bag.

This program will take place on Tuesday, October 29 from 4:30-5:30pm. Register in person and pick up a copy of the book at the circulation desk.

Saturday, October 5, 2013

Celebrate Star Wars Reads Day with CPL!

Children with a Comsewogue Public Library card are invited to visit the library throughout the  month of October and enter a raffle to win Star Wars books or a pass to Safari Adventure in Riverhead. All who enter will receive special space-inspired treats!

While you're here, you may want to borrow some of our Star Wars books and DVDs. Click here to browse our online catalog.

Thursday, October 3, 2013

New Website of the Month! - SciJinks

Do you wonder about the weather? Why do the seasons change? How do hurricanes happen? What makes a rainbow appear?

It's fun to become a 'weather wiz' by visiting SciJinks to learn about weather on land, in the sky, over the ocean and out in space!

Just click on a topic and choose from pictures, questions, videos, games, jokes, weather stories and calendars of wild weather.

Don't miss out on the video of the 'Great Halloween Solar Storm of 2003'!

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