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.
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
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.
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.
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.
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
Many parents, teachers and others who work with children (or simply love children's books) pay attention each January for the announcement of the Newbery Medal for the most distinguished writing for children and the Caldecott Medal for the most distinguished illustration. Kids across America recognize those shiny stickers and know what they mean -- some even participate in "Mock Newbery" and "Mock Caldecott" discussions or join Newbery and Caldecott book clubs.