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8 Classic Kid’s Books Every Kid (or kid at heart!) Should Read

Thinking about what to get the kids on your gift list? What about the magical world of an adventuresome book, full of twists and turns, character building, imaginative tales, new vocabulary, and pages of fun? These titles are great for those in their second half of elementary school, or really for anyone who’s a kid at heart! Read More..

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Book Clubs in Bags… for kids!

The Library has Book Clubs in a Bag for adults, but did you know that we have them for kids too? If you and your friends want to get together and read the same book or you would like to start your own book club at home (like Secret Book Club at the Library), go to this page for information and click to the reservation form. You and your group can start Read More..

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Summer in the City: Out and About!

Summer is almost here! The Library summer program will get under way Tuesday, May 28. Adults, teens, and kids will have two ways to participate: read (or listen) for a certain number of hours, or finish a certain number of books, for prizes! And don’t miss the special events for every age. Because of our smaller temporary location, some events will be held outside the library at the Carnegie Building, Read More..

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Seasons and Space

Changes are abrewin’… Spring Break and Summer are upon us and there will be some slight changes to our programming.  A good majority of our programs will remain at the Borders building but due to the size of the Events space we can’t have everything here. Please make sure that you look at the locations Read More..

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Storytimes are coming…

The Library is open again and things are starting to run smoothly, so the Children’s Department is getting ready to start storytimes again! Due to space restraints we have had to make some scheduling changes to our story times. Read More..

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And the winners are….

At the end of the year all of the booksellers get together and make their lists of books that they think will be popular for the holiday season. But at the beginning of the year, the librarians get together to announce the winners of the American Library Association Book and Media Awards. This year they met in Seattle, Washington and it looked like Read More..

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Great Audiobooks

If you are looking for some great audiobooks to listen to in the car with your kids I have some for you to try. I sometimes have a hard time just sitting down and reading a children’s book, even as a librarian, but I never have a problem when I listen to a well-narrated one. We know that a lot of families are going to be travelling with their families for the holidays so here are some of my favorite audiobook series that are good for a family with 4th, 5th, and 6th graders. Read More..

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Storytime changes

The sad news is, storytimes will be taking a break from December 17 until late January 2013. As many of you know, the entire library will be moving into 700 New Hampshire (the old Borders location), while our current building is totally renovated and expanded. Luckily we will have a storytime space in our temporary building, but it is only one space, so we are going to be making some adjustments to the schedule. Read More..

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