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Children's Room Book Club

'Dead End in Norvelt' by Jack Gantos

Most of the book jackets on newer juvenile fiction will state at the top of the inside cover "Ages 10 and up" or "Ages 12 and up" or "Ages 8-12." But the book jacket of the 2012 Newbery Award Winner

Teen Book Review: 'Au Revoir, Crazy European Chick'

It’s the end of the school year, which means it's time for proms, parties and graduation, along with some great weather.  It’s also time for summer reading, and I wanted to start everyone off by mentioning a great title I just finished reading.

Discover Gyotaku, the Art of Japanese Fish Printing

In conjunction with the exhibit Samurai: The Warrior Transformedat the National Geographic Museum through Sept. 3, the Northeast Neighborhood Library is hosting the program Gyotaku: Japanese Fish Printing.

Holidays Off The Beaten Path

Finally, it’s warmer!!! Barbecues, Memorial Day celebrations and the end of school is just ahead … along with pollen, bee stings and poison ivy.As you take the good with the bad, check out some of these interesting holidays by going to the websites below to learn more information:May 1 – Keep Kids Alive – Drive 25 DayMay 1 – Mother Goose Day

Teen Book Review: The Fault In Our Stars

Now that we’re at the end of April, we only have about two months until school is out.  It’s amazing how time flies, isn’t it?  Since we are approaching a time of endings, I wanted to review a book that’s all about endings but has a

Meditation for Everyday Living

Join us Saturday, May 5 at 2 p.m. for a fascinating program that could hold the keys to your inner peace.William Smith, a retired Army lieutenant colonel and a camp director for an international children’s meditation camp, will teach effective strategies for a simple but profound meditation technique that will help remove stress and worry.The program is free and open to the public.

Adult Book Club

Join the discussion of the Northeast Adult Book Club's selected title for April, The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society by Mary Ann Shaffer and Annie Barrows.  The story describes London, England, as it is emerging from the shadow of World War II. 

Holidays Off the Beaten Path

April showers bring May flowers…April showers bring May flowers… Repeat this 100 times a day, and you may get through this damp excuse for a month. But in the meantime, check out some of these interesting holidays by going to the websites below to learn more information:April 1 – Sorry Charlie DayApril 1 – Library Snapshot Day

Recent Arrivals in the Children's Room

Chapter Books

Spring is here, and with it comes a fresh crop of children's books! We've been receiving lots of new titles in the mail lately, so be sure to check our new book shelf for the very latest. Here are just a few of the intriguing chapter books that have crossed our desk lately.

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