Wednesday, October 30, 2013

Tuesday, November 5th at 6:30 p.m.

Come join us for a night of music with Charlie Hamrick from the Lafayette Symphony Orchestra.

Sunday, October 27, 2013

Character Decorated Pumpkin Contest Winners

And the winners are . . .
1st place - Minions created by Haley and Jacob Burke
2nd place - Minnie Mice created by Claire and Annie Dennison
3rd place - Elmer the Patchwork Elephant created by Amarah Shannon

Saturday, October 26, 2013

Hawks and Top 10 for Boys!!

Hawks- Discusses hawks, including their physical features, habitat, range, and life cycle.

Top 10 For Boys- A collision of the most exciting facts on Earth! From the 10 greatest superhero movies and 10 most successful video games, to the 10 biggest sharks and 10 fastest jets, this book will simply amaze you!

Tuesday, October 15, 2013

Six New Books!!!!

Zero Tolerance- Seventh-grade honor student Sierra Shepard faces expulsion after accidentally bringing a paring knife to school, violating the school's zero-tolerance policy.

Bo At Ballard Creek- It's the 1920s, and Bo was headed for an Alaska orphanage when she won the hearts of two tough gold miners who set out to raise her, enthusiastically helped by all the kind people of the nearby Eskimo village.

Written In Stone- A young girl in a Pacific Northwest Native American tribe in the 1920s must deal with the death of her father and the loss of her tribe's traditional ways.

The Truth Of Me- Robbie and his dog, Ellie, spend the summer at his grandmother Maddy's house, where Robbie learns many things about his emotionally distant parents and himself. 
The Hostage Prince- Snail, a midwife's apprentice in the Unseelie Court, meets Prince Aspen, a Seelie prince being held as a hostage in order to prevent a war. In thinking that they are stopping the war, they instead trigger one.

The Boy Who Swam With Piranhas- Stanley Potts's uncle Ernie has developed an over-the-top fascination with canning fish in the house, and life at 69 Fish Quay Lane has turned balmy. But there's darkness in the madness, and when Uncle Ernie's obsession takes an unexpectedly cruel turn, Stan has no choice but to leave. As he journeys away from the life he's always known, he mingles with a carnival full of eccentric characters and meets the legendary Pancho Pirelli, the man who swims in a tank full of perilous piranhas. Will Stan be bold enough to dive in the churning waters himself and choose his own destiny?

Tuesday, October 08, 2013

New Books For the Young!!!

Twinkle, Twinkle, Little Star- A variety of baby animals are lulled to sleep by a version of the familiar lullaby tailored to their environment.


The Mouse With the Question Mark Tail- A very small mouse of unknown origins runs away from school in the Royal Mews of Buckingham Palace shortly before the celebration of Queen Victoria's diamond jubilee, celebrating her sixty years on the British throne. 

In Harms Way- As Benjamin Pratt and his friends Jill and Robert continue their efforts to save their school, they find themselves dodging two evil janitors, Lyman and Wally, but their team has also grown and now has a secret fund of millions of dollars. 
The Heartbreak Messenger- Quentin is the Heartbreak Messenger--someone who, for a fee, will deliver a breakup message to the soon-to-be ex. His business is surprisingly successful, but as he interacts with his clients, message recipients, and his best friend Abigail, he wonders if his own heart can remain intact. 

Sasquatch In the Paint- Eighth-grader Theo Rollins' growth spurt has Coach Mandrake trying to transform him into a basketball star, but training time is hurting the science club's chances of winning the "Aca-lympics," and being accused of stealing could mean Theo is off both teams.
The Third Door- Sonia, Rye, and his brothers have survived the perils behind the golden and silver doors, but Weld is still under threat from the skimmers, and the companions must pass through the ancient wooden door in a last, desperate effort to save their world. 
Al Capone Does My Homework- Moose Flanagan, who lives on Alcatraz along with his family and the families of the other prison guards, faces new challenges when his father is promoted to Associate Warden.

The Case of the Toxic Mutants- Danny Dragonbreath and his friends try to help the senior reptiles of Sunny Acres find a lost item.
Randolph Caldecott: The Man Who Could Not Stop Drawing- Available in time for the 75th anniversary of the Caldecott Medal. An utterly unique biography of the remarkable artist the award honors: Randolph Caldecott, the father of the modern picture book. Includes never-before-published drawings by Caldecott himself.