Did you know? Did you know the National Library of Medicine has monthly health observances? May is Mental Health Month. The 4Mind4Body challenge: Daily challenges for the entire month of May. Take care of diet, sleep, activity, and other aspects of life that affect mental health. Some of the latest books on the topic that can be … Continue reading May is Mental Health Month
This is a new memoir by novelist Maggie O'Farrell who lived through some horrifying experiences--seventeen brushes with death. Some are more chilling than others, like the time she met and almost succumbed to a serial killer. Other times were less dramatic like the time that she jumped off a harbor wall into the sea from … Continue reading Book Review: I Am, I Am, I Am by Maggie O’Farrell
Readers who likes eccentric characters and strange twists of fate will love Harry's Trees. Oriana and Amanda live near the woods in the Endless Mountains area of Pennsylvania. Life is ordinary until Amanda's perfect husband and Oriana's perfect father dies. Dean dies sprawled out like a snow angel in a snowy field. His buddy, Ronnie, is … Continue reading Book Review: Harry’s Trees by Jon Cohen
Registration is now open for renowned local artist Barbara Dybala's Glass Mosaic Painting workshop. It will close when full so hurry: only 20 spots available!
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Family Night Program - Tuesday, September 19 at 7-7:45PM Join us for an educational and entertaining free-flight bird program presented by Simon and Lindsey McNeny of Window to The Wild, Inc.. See and learn about owls and other raptors native to Texas, plus fascinating others from around the world. Learn where these species of birds … Continue reading Family Night: Window to the Wild
Congratulations to the winner of our Teen Summer Reading Program's Grand Prize, a new iPad Mini 2! Thanks for reading with us this summer; we look forward to next year and a fun new, musical theme: the Library Rocks!
For today's "Throwback Thursday", we're sharing photos of our Family Night activity in April, featuring YoPlay Yoga's "The Very Hungry Caterpillar". We acted out the book by Eric Carle and at the end, created a caterpillar tunnel!
Please note our programming change for Wednesday, June 21: June 21: MakerSpace Building (Ages 7+) Come build a better anything with us! Play with craft blocks, LEGO, Lincoln Logs, Squishy Circuits, and more. Please note: you will not be allowed to take your creations home with you. All materials must remain at the library.
Get battle ready this summer and pick up one of the selections for 2017-2018 Battle of the Books! New to Battle of the Books? Here's a primer, plus the grade-by-grade lists. What is Battle of the Books (BOB)? Battle of the Books is a reading incentive program designed to encourage students to read good books … Continue reading Battle of the Books | 2017-2018