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All Aboard the Youth Services Early Literacy Train!

You may have noticed the beautiful new train interactive wall in the Youth Services Department!  We are very grateful to the Friends of the Library for making this purchase possible.  And while it is definitely a lovely addition to our department, the train is fueled by early literacy practices that can help your child get… Read More

Read of the Week: ‘Absolutely Almost’

Absolutely Almost from Lisa Graff, author of National Book Award nominee Tangle of Knots, is the quintessential summer read for upper elementary students and their parents and teachers. After struggling academically during the last school year, Albie is starting fifth grade at a new school. His best friend, Erlan, is constantly busy since his family’s… Read More

Picture Books: Dead or Must-Read?

A few years ago, The New York Times ran an article about the demise of the picture book.  The article put forth that bookstores were seeing parents move away from picture books and toward chapter books for their young children.  Ironically enough, that same year, Education.com posted the “50 Books Your Child Should Read Before Kindergarten”.  … Read More

Use Your Smart Phone as a Library Card!

CardStar and Key Ring eliminate wallet and key chain overload by consolidating your membership and rewards cards with a single free app. Both services can keep your Library card on your phone and loads instantly. You can use either service at any of our self-check stations. Download one and give it a try! Available on the Apple App… Read More

If You Enjoy Stephen King…

If you like Stephen King, check out these other titles from our catalog: Weaveworld by Clive Barker Out of Body by Thomas Baum Something Wicked This Way Comes by Ray Bradbury The Brief History of the Dead by Kevin Brockmeier Lost Boys by Orson Scott Card The Andromeda Strain by Michael Crichton The Stolen Child by Keith Donohue My Soul to Keep by… Read More

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