Saturday, April 19, 2014

New Chapter Books!!!

The Brightest Night- Sunny has always taken the Dragonet Prophecy very seriously, so Morrowseer's devastating news changes everything--now she must forge a new identity, and find a way to stop the futile and destructive war between the dragon clans.

The Ballgame With No One At Bat- Edward "Egg" Garrison and his friends are on a field trip to watch the local minor league baseball team, but a theft at the concession stand is delaying the game, so the four sixth-grade detectives decide to investigate.

The Zoo With the Empty Cage- Edward G. Garrison, better known as Egg, is pretty excited about the Science Club's field trip to the zoo. They'll get to see a rare display of island foxes, an endangered species. But when the club arrives, they learn that the foxes have been nabbed! Can Egg and his friends find the foxes?

Dream Birthday- Krystal Ball of Queens, New York, is looking forward to her tenth birthday party, but she is worried that nobody will come because her psychic dreams make her seem weird--then a flood in her friend Billy's apartment damages her apartment and it looks like the party will never happen.

Hurry Up, Houdini!- Join Jack and Annie as they as they meet one of the world's most famous illusionists - Harry Houdini!

Desert Disaster- The fourth leg of the robot races requires Jimmy and the other contestants to navigate a route through the Sahara Desert--without a navigation system.

Zeke Meeks vs. The Pain-In-the-Neck Pets- Zeke wants to bring home the class hamster, so to prove that he is responsible he promises his mother that he will take care of the family dog for a whole week--after that it is one disaster after another. 

Tuesday, April 15, 2014

New Picture Books!!

The Most Magnificent Thing- A little girl has a wonderful idea. With the help of her canine assistant, she is going to make the most magnificent thing! She knows just how it will look. But making the most magnificent thing turns out to be harder than she thinks. 
Betty Bunny Wants A Goal- When a young rabbit quits soccer after a disappointing first game, her family encourages her to keep trying. 
Sparky!- A child takes a sloth named Sparky as a pet. 
Sophie Scott Goes South- Sophie Scott is only nine years old, but she's going to Antarctica on an icebreaker with her dad, the ship's captain. During the voyage to Mawson Station and back, Sophie keeps a diary. She sees icebergs, penguins, seals and whales. She makes new friends, wonders at the southern lights and even becomes stranded in a blizzard!
The Bad Birthday Idea- Ben refuses to play with his sister, Alice, because he likes robots and she likes dolls but when her birthday wish is for a robot that Ben really wants, he opens it first, accidentally breaks it, then tries to cover up his deed.
Don't Spill the Milk- After carrying a bowl of milk on her head across dunes and the River Niger, and even up a mountain, without spilling a drop despite many distractions, Penda gets a surprise when she arrives at the grasslands to give her father his lunch. 
You Can't Have too Many Friends- When Duck's jellybeans win a prize at the fair, the king comes and "borrows" some but after much time passes Duck, accompanied by many of his friends, arrives at the castle to get them back. 

Meanwhile, Back At the Ranch- In 1870, Tulip Jones, a wealthy, self-reliant widow from England, acquires the By-Golly Gully Ranch in Texas and soon finds herself saddled with 1000 suitors.

Friday, April 11, 2014

Egg Hunt at your library!

Easter Egg Hunt at CDPL
Saturday April 12, 2014
Ages 1-3 at 9:30am
Ages 4-8 at 10:00am

You must register! Call 362-2242 ext 115

Friday, April 04, 2014

Spring Break -- Let's Go Buggy

Spend your Spring break @ CDPL and go BUGGY!

Wednesday, March 26, 2014

Come Check Out Our New iPad!

We now have an iPad available in the Children's Department for        our young patrons to enjoy playing educational games!

Saturday, March 22, 2014

New Books with CD's!

Josephine - Patricia Hruby Powell creates an extraordinary portrait of the passionate performer and civil rights advocate Josephine Baker, the woman who worked her way from the slums of St. Louis to the grandest stages in the world. Meticulously researched, Josephine's powerful story of struggle and triumph is an inspiration and a spectacle, just like the legend herself.

 On A Beam Of Light - Albert Einstein was a dreamer, a thinker; this story follows his life and his scientific discoveries through easy to understand text.

Crankee Doodle - A pony tries to convince his cranky owner to take a ride into town. Includes notes about the song, "Yankee Doodle."

Mrs. Patty Is Batty! - School secretary Mrs. Patty claims she will have the best candy on Halloween night, but A.J. and his friends, having heard rumors that she is a witch, wonder if it is worth the risk to trick-or-treat at Mrs. Patty's house.

Ling & Ting Share A Birthday Party - Identical twins Ling and Ting celebrate their birthday by sharing gifts and making wishes.

George Brown, Class Clown: Dance Your Pants Off! - George and his classmates are excited to learn that their teacher, Mrs. Kelly, will appear on a televised dance show, but when they go to see a taping, the Super Burp proves it is not camera-shy.

 Ellray Jakes is not chicken! - Eight-year-old EllRay's father has promised a family trip to Disneyland if EllRay can stay out of trouble for a week, but not defending himself against Jared, the class bully, proves to be a real challenge.

 Princess Posey and the Monster Stew - First-grader Posey and her friends are excited about Halloween, but also a little nervous about trick-or-treating and eating Miss Lee's monster stew.