Participate in Followers of the North Star
Published on Wednesday, February 6, 2013
Published on Tuesday, February 5, 2013
Attention Lego Ninja lovers of all ages: LEGO Ninjago Masters of Spinjitzu: Character Encyclopedia has arrived.
Open the pages and learn everything there is to know about each unique ninja in LEGO’s Ninjago world. Learn fun facts about the variants of each minifigure, their locations, vehicles and weapons. In addition, build a minifigure.
In the book cover, there’s a mini figure for you to put together!
What fun -- play and read!
Published on Monday, February 4, 2013
With his powerful images, Kadir Nelson has illustrated another picture book biography introducing young readers to Nelson Mandela’s life and political leadership.
This book, Nelson Mandela, tells the story of the South African icon with highlights of his life from childhood to his struggles as a man determined to change the unfair laws keeping people apart based on the color of their skin. We learn of his protest against South Africa’s apartheid government and his triumph as president of his country.
Published on Friday, February 1, 2013
There are many reasons to come to the library, especially in February. Did you know Feb. 2 is “Take Your Child to the Library Day"? Do drop in and join our 10:30 a.m. Groundhog Day Program, with a story and craft.
Stay a while, and select a few titles to take home. Visit this February and peruse our new books, and check out a few.
We welcome you to browse our collection of Black History Month biographies, President’s Day books, about Abe Lincoln and George Washington, maybe one for Groundhog’s Day, Chinese New Year or Valentine’s Day.
Yoga at Lamond Riggs Library
Published on Tuesday, January 8, 2013
Join us for a special introduction to yoga on Saturday, Jan. 12 at 12:30 p.m.
Learn what yoga is and how it can help you!
Classes will be held every Saturday. Wear comfortable clothing and bring your mat. If you don't have a mat, no worries! We will have extras for you to use.
Presented by Yoga Activist Inc.
Published on Tuesday, January 8, 2013
Follow Celeste Tyree to Pineyville, Miss., in Freedom Summer 1964 as she leaves the University of Michigan and her middle-class existence to embark on a journey that will change her life forever.
Celeste has volunteered to help organize the voter registration project. Shuck, Celeste's father, is a bar owner and ex-numbers man living in Detroit, fearful of his daughter's latest venture. His fears increase when a young girl whom Celeste has befriended goes missing.
Tips For Writing A Successful KSA
Published on Friday, January 4, 2013
If you are applying for a job in the federal or D.C. government, you will be required to complete a list of KSAs (Knowledge, Skills and Abilities).
Willette Coleman, Executive Director of HeadsUp Career and Scholarship Consulting, is conducting a series of workshops designed to assist you in learning to write a successful KSA. In these workshops, you will learn how to:
Published on Tuesday, November 13, 2012
I should start by saying that prior to reading this I was not a fan of DC Comics or Batman. I've always found Batman to be too simple to warrant the title of a superhero. I mean, let's be honest: He's really just a rich ninja with a lot of cool toys. But this book changed my mind on Batman and DC Comics.
The novel is set in Gotham and features three parallel story lines. The main plot involves the Joker shooting a family member of Gotham's famed Commissioner James Gordon, the Commissioner's subsequent kidnapping and the terror that ensues.
Published on Friday, November 9, 2012
The Thanksgiving holiday is just around the corner. Create a family tradition this year by introducing a new dish from one of these festive cookbooks, e-books or DVDs.