The Capitol View Neighborhood Library is an Authorized Census Questionnaire Assistance Center. If you need help with your Census Questionnaire, assistance is available March 19-April 19, 2010: Tuesday and Thursday 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Friday and Saturday 1 p.m. - 3 p.m. "It's In Our Hands."
Scholastic’s BookFlix encourages kids to read on their own. Video storybooks such as Bugs! Bugs! Bugs! offer music, animation/artwork and narration. Fiction titles are paired with nonfiction books. For example, Curious George Rides a Bike is paired with a book on monkeys. Dot the Fire Dog is paired with A Very Busy Firehouse. Some titles are available in Spanish. Algunos títulos están disponibles en español.
Teachers, parents or students can use the NoveList K-8 site to find fiction titles that are popular with young readers as well as award winners. The site includes book discussion guides and reviews (called BookTalks).
Through OverDrive, the library offers free language learning audio programs.Languages you can learn include Arabic, Chinese, Hindi, French, German and Spanish. You must have a library card to use this service. To get started, visit the help page.
Pocket Books has announced a co-publishing venture with Permuted Press, best known for horror, dark fantasy and science fiction novels. The first title, Day By Day Armageddon, a zombie novel, will be released in October. The second book in the series will be released in February 2010.Armageddon is one man’s story as he fights to live as the dead become the dominant “life” form on earth.Read more about Permuted Press.