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Children's Room Book Club for Ages 8 - 12

The Children's Room Book Club for ages 8 - 12 (or thereabouts) meets on the first Wednesday evening of the month at 6:30 p.m.  That means there will be a meeting, Wednesday, October 5, at 6:30 p.m. to discuss Steel Trapp: The Challenge by Ridley Pearson. 

Holidays Off the Beaten Path

Even if you don’t have Columbus Day off or celebrate Halloween, there are plenty of reasons to celebrate this month.  Check out some of these interesting holidays by going to the websites below to learn more information:October 1 – Fall Astronomy Day October 1 – World Card Making Day

Brian Selznick's New Novel Will Leave You Wonderstruck

Author-illustrator Brian Selznick has fascinated

Teen Book Review: "Going Bovine"

What in the world do the song “It’s A Small World After All,” an Eskimo band, snow globes and mad cow disease have in common?

Holidays off the Beaten Path

It’s time to head back to school and hit the books. But that doesn’t mean there’s nothing to celebrate in between Labor Day and Columbus Day.  Learn about some of the weird holidays that happen this month by clicking on the links below.September 1 – Chicken Boy’s BirthdaySeptember 1-30 – Library Card Sign-Up Month

Children's Room Book Club Selection

During the summer, the Northeast Library distributed over 100 bags of free books donated by Target and United Way. Many of the bags contained the book Steel Trapp: The Challenge by Ridley Pearson. There are a few copies left. The reading level is ages 9 and up.Come, get a copy, and join us for the book club meeting, Wednesday, October 5, at 6:30 p.m.

Teen Book Review: "Okay for Now"

I have bad news for you.  School is going to start again in just a few days.  But before you start groaning and complaining, the opening to your school year can be nowhere near as bad as the one faced by Doug Swieteck.

Northeast Branch Library Adult Book Club

Join the adult book club in its discussion of Sing You Home by Jody Picoult.  After almost 10 years of marriage and several unsuccessful attempts to conceive a child, Max and Zoe Baxter divorce.  Both begin rebuilding their separate lives until Zoe meets and falls in love with Vanessa. 

Recent Arrivals in the Children's Room

Summer has brought a fresh crop of fiction to the children's room!  The books listed below are just a few of the great titles we've been receiving:

Dog Days of Summer Party

U.S. Capitol Police K9 Technician Timothy Cullen with his dog Oakley.  (Courtesy, U.S. Capitol Police)

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