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We've been getting in a lot of new books lately...

Oldies but goodies

These books were all written in the 1940s and 50s, but they still hold up as good reads. They are ones that parents and grandparents remember reading when they were children.


Moving from beginning readers to chapter books

So, when a new reader has mastered Dick and Jane, ...what's next? Harry Potter? umm, probably not.


Summer travel guide: Africa and Australia

Where will reading take you this summer?


Summer Reading Club !

It's time to sign up for the Summer Reading Club!

Sign up and log in whatever you read throughout the summer. When you read 10 books or 500 minutes, come to the library to get a free book and certificate. Remember you can read downloadable ebooks and audiobooks. So, wherever you are in the this summer - if you can get an internet connection, you can find something to read and log in to your summer reading club.

Where will reading take you this summer?


R.I.P. E.L. Konisgburg

 E.L. (Elaine Lobl) Konigsburg, author of the children's classic book From the Mixed-up files of Mrs. Basil E Frankweiler, died April 19, 2013. She was 83 years old.


Happy Birthday Amelia Bedelia!

Amelia Bedelia is 50 years old!


Celebrate Black History Month with a Coretta Scott King Award Winner


The Coretta Scott King Book Awards are given annually to outstanding African American authors and illustrators of books for children and young adults that demonstrate an appreciation of African American culture and universal human values.  The award commemorates the life and work of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., and honors his wife, Mrs. Coretta Scott King, for her courage and determination to continue the work for peace and world brotherhood.  

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