In 1947, the year of the Boar in the Chinese calendar, Shirley Temple Wong (an American name she chose for herself) leaves with her mother from China to come to America. They are coming to live with Mr. Wong, who has been working and preparing a home for them. Everything is unfamiliar in coming to a new country.
"Arrival of portable full color touch screen devices is game-changing technology." You can sit on a sofa with a young child and experience a digital version of cozy co-reading. eBooks are not brand new. As early as 1997, Living Books published some titles such as Stellaluna, a baby bat named after the stars and moon.
Our very popular “Marvelous Movie Mondays” series continues this month. This series features foreign and lesser-known American and English films. The series is hosted by one of our adult librarians, David Gantt, and it usually features a short pre-film lecture and a post-film discussion.Films in this series are often of a mature nature and are generally intended for adults. All films are shown with subtitles or captions.