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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.

Browse the Amelia Bloomer List

Beyond Newbery and Caldecott, Part II

March is Women's History Month--a great time to introduce another of our American Library Association (ALA) awards, the Amelia Bloomer List.  The list debuted in 2002, partially inspired by the 2000 publication of You Forgot Your Skirt, Amelia Bloomer!, a picture book biography that introduced young readers to Amelia Bloomer, the turn-of-the-century pioneer of less restrictive clothing for women.

Teen Book Reviews

With the mild winter we have had this year and warm weather promising summer just around the corner, the minds of many teens might be turning to thoughts of college. Others might be thinking about getting a job, or of joining the Armed Forces.

Children's Book Club in April

April is National Poetry Month.  I chose a novel written in verse for the Children's Book Club in April. On Tuesday, April 3, at 4 p.m., we will discuss the book Inside Out & Back Again  by Thanhha Lai. 

Teen Tech Review - Epic Duel

This year’s Teen Tech Week theme, Geek Out @ Your Library, has inspired a great new project at Northeast Library. To celebrate the theme, the teens and tweens at Northeast are reviewing their favorite online games and websites, and I am passing on their reviews here on the blog. Our first review comes from a tween named Knowledge.  Read on to find out about an interesting online game from Battle On Games.Name of Game: Epic DuelURL: http://epicduel.artix.com

Children's Room Book Club

March Selection

The March Children's Room book club meets Tuesday, March 6, 2012 at 4 p.m. We will discuss the book Where the Mountain Meets the Moon by Grace Lin.

Holidays Off The Beaten Path

Finally, spring is just around the corner, so it’s definitely time for some sort of celebration!!! Check out some of these interesting holidays by going to the websites below to learn more information:March 1 – Plan A Solo Vacation Day  March 1 – Refired, Not Retired DayMarch 1 – World Compliment Day

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