Thursday, March 30, 2006

New Juvenile Books!

Board Books...

Bourgeois, Paulette and Brenda Clark. Franklin's Pet Problem. Scholastic, 2000.

Hill, Eric. Spot's First Easter. G.P. Putnam's Books, 2002. 2 copies

Hill, Eric. Spot Bakes a Cake. G. P. Putnam's Books, 2003.

Hill, Eric. Spot Goes to the Beach. G.P. Putnam's Books, 2005.

Juvenile Picture Books...

Carlstrom, Nancy White. Where Is Christmas, Jesse Bear? Aladdin Paperbacks, 2003. J E Car
Jesse Bear finds Christmas in many places.

Hill, Eric. Spot's Baby Sister. G.P. Putnam's Sons, 1989. J E Hil
Will Spot like his new baby sister, Susie?

Hill, Eric. Where's Spot? Puffin, 1980, reissued 2003. J E Hil
That rascally Spot is late for supper! Where can he be?

Juvenile Non-Fiction...

"Cobblestone." Vol. 27, No.3, March 2006.
Read about women who mad a difference during WWI in this latest installment of "Cobblestone." J 355.22 Gre

Zim, Herbert S. Insects: A Guide to Familiar American Insects. St. Martin's Press, 2001.
J 595.7 Zim
Find out about your favorite creepy-crawlies in this "revised and updated" guide!

Groening, Matt. Big Bratty Book of Bart Simpson. HarperCollins, 2002-2004. J 741.5 Big
A bunch of Bart cartoons!

Steele, Michael Anthony. How To Draw Spiderman 2. Scholastic, 2004. J 741.5 Ste 2 copies
Learn how to draw the characters of Spiderman 2.

Sands, Emily. The Egyptology Handbook. Candlewick, 2005. J 932 San 2 copies
Find out all about Ancient Egypt in this awesome title!

Monday, March 27, 2006

National Library Week!

National Library Week is almost here!

Monday, April 3rd, join Miss Kathy for a drop-in story time at Noon. Bring your lunch! Cookies and beverages will be provided. All ages welcome.

Tuesday, April 4th, celebrate the library staff! It's National Library Workers Day! Come to the Youth Services Desk and ask for a library tour if you have not seen the new building yet, or even if you have! All ages welcome! You can even nominate a staff member to be recognized as a "Library Star!" Check out:
for more information!

Then Tuesday evening join us for a release-day screening of "Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe" (PG) at 6p.m. All ages welcome, but keep in mind there are some scenes which may be scary for the younger viewers. Children under 7 must be accompanied by an adult.

Wednesday, April 5th,
celebrate the start of the baseball season with a movie marathon. Starting at 2p.m. we will watch: "Angels in the Outfield," (PG) "A League of their Own," (PG) and "Field of Dreams." (PG) Ages 12 and up, please.

Thursday, April 6th, is Magic Pants Day! Join us at 3p.m. as we watch "Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants" (PG) and decorate our jeans! Bring a well-worn pair of jeans and we will provide all the decorations! Snacks and beverages will be provided. Ages 12 and up, please.

Friday, April 7th, join Miss Debbie for fresh baked cookies and Charlie Brown! At 2:30p.m. we will make chocolate chip cookies and watch "It's the Easter Beagle, Charlie Brown!" (G) All ages are welcome!

No registration required for any of our special National Library Week Events!

There will be special crafts to make and take home all week!
See you at the library!

Last Drop In and Preschool Story Times...

Until June!

Be sure to join Miss Kathy for the last "winter" Family Drop-In Story Time this Tuesday, March 28th at 6:30p.m.
Stories, craft and snacks, as always, plus a surprise!

Wednesday, March 29th at 10:15a.m. will be the last "winter" pre-school story time. Join Miss Debbie for stories, songs, activities and a craft.

Our next session of Family Drop-In Story Times and Pre-school story times will begin in June.

Wednesday, March 22, 2006

New Juvenile Books!

Come see what is new to the Juvenile collection...

Picture Books:

Butler, John. If You See a Kitten. Atlanta: Peachtree, 2002.
Find out what to do if you see a cuddly kitten, a pretty peacock or a scary spider!

Carlstrom, Nancy White. Guess Who's Coming, Jesse Bear. New York: Aladdin Paperbacks, 2002.
Who on earth is coming to visit Jesse Bear? Find out in this title!

Beginner Books:

McNamara, Margaret. The First Day of School. New York: Aladdin Paperbacks, 2005.
What will happen to Cookie, the dog, when Michael starts first grade?


Borden, Louise. The Journey that Saved Curious George: The True Wartime Escape of Margret and H.A. Rey. Boston: Houghton-Mifflin, 2005.
An ALSC 2006 Notable Children's Book, this title tells the story of the creators of Curious George and their escape from the Nazi invasion in the 1940's.

Mora, Pat. Dona Flor. New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 2005.
Find out about a giant lady with an even bigger heart in this southwestern folktale.
This title won the Pura Belpre Award for Illustration for 2006. It was also a Pura Belpre Honor Book 2006 for narrative.

Schaefer, Valorie Lee. The Care and Keeping of You: The Body Book for Girls. Middleton: Pleasant Company Publications, 1998.
American Girl Library offers a book for young ladies about the changes going on with their bodies as they grow up.

Skrepnick, Michael W. Tyrannosaurus Rex: Fierce King of the Dinosaurs. Berkeley Heights: Enslow Elementary, 2005.
A fantastic look at T-Rex for beginning readers!

Come on in to the library and check out a new book today!

Monday, March 13, 2006

St. Patrick's Day Party!

Celebrate even if you are not Irish!
Join Miss Kathy for some Celtic tales, music and food.
Come kick up your heels and be sure to wear green!

Friday, March 17th at 3:30p.m. in the Youth Services Program Room.
No Registration Required!

See you there!

New Fiction!

Some new titles just in...look for them in the "New Books" section!

Delaney, Mark. Growler's Horn. Atlanta: Peachtree, 2000.
#3 in the Misfits Inc. series

Delaney, Mark. The Kingfisher's Tale. Atlanta: Peachtree, 2000.
#4 in the Misfits Inc. series

Greenburg, J.C. Andrew Lost: With the Dinosaurs. New York: Random House, 2005.
#11 in a series

Hart, Alison. Anna's Blizzard. Atlanta: Peachtree, 2005.
Anna and her pony, Top Hat, must make their way through a blizzard to save the other children in the school.

Johnston, Tony. Amber on the Mountain. New York: Puffin, 1998.
Amber makes a new friend and learns to read in this beautifully illustrated picture book (paintings by Robert Duncan.)

Katschke, Judy. The Case of the Dog Camp Mystery. New York: HarperEntertainment, 2001.
A title from the "New Adventures of Mary-Kate and Ashley" series.

Stewart, Paul and Chris Riddell. A Knight's Story: Dragon's Hoard. New York: Atheneum, 2005.
#3 in the "A Knight's Story" series.

Come into the library and check one out today!

Saturday, March 11, 2006

New Juvenile Books!

These titles just in...look for them on the "New Books" shelf!

A series called "My Future Career" including:
Working With Animals
Working With Children
Working in Engineering
Working in the Fashion Industry
Working In Film and Television
Working in Health Care
Working In Travel and Tourism
all by Margaret McAlpine.

A series on "Natural Disasters" including:
Earthquake in Loma Prieta, California, 1989 by Susan and William Harkins
The Fury of Hurricane Andrew, 1992 by Karen Bush Gibson
Mt. Vesuvius and the Destruction of Pompeii, a.d. 79 by Russell Roberts
Mudslide in La Conchita, California, 2005 by Karen Bush Gibson
Where Did All the Dinosaurs Go? by Russell Roberts

A series on "Religions of the World" including:
Buddhism by Anita Ganeri
Christianity by David Self
Hinduism by Rasamandala Das
Islam by David Self
Judaism by Michael Keene

More titles in the series about "Great Strucures in History" including:
The Great Wall of China by Rachel Lynette
The Pyramids of Giza by Teresa Hyman
The World Trade Center by Debbie Levy

From the series "People Who Changed American History":
100 African Americans Who Changed American History by Chrisanne Beckner
100 Hispanic Americans Who Changed American History by Rick Laezman
100 Native Americans Who Changed American History by Bonnie Juettner

Another title from the "A Primary Source History of the United States":
America in Today's World 1969-2004 by George E. Stanley

And another title in the "Food Chains" series:
Coral Reef Food Chains by Kelley MacAulay and Bobbie Kalman

Come and check out these new titles today!

Thursday, March 02, 2006

Women's History Month!

Please come in and check out our display of Women's History books. The display is located on the New Books Shelf.

March is Women's History Month and remember any time is a good time to pick up a book to learn about something new!

See you at the library!