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Northeast Branch Children's Book Club

“Read like a wolf eats.”  That’s a quote from Gary Paulsen.  He has written over 200 books and there is a book for practically everyone’s needs: adventure, historical fiction, biography, humor, and mystery.  On July 1, 2010, the children’s book club will be discussing Gary Paulsen’s Harris and Me: a Summer Rem

Teen Book Reviews

If you haven’t heard your friends talking about The Hunger Games or Catching Fire in the past two years, you’ve been missing out on a fantastic story that will soon be made into a great movie.  Learn about the book that started it all below.

Northeast Book Club

"A Lesson Before Dying"

The Northeast Book Club met again on May 24 with 10 members in attendance. The book under discussion was A Lesson before Dying by Ernest J. Gaines.  This is the story of two young black men–Jefferson, a school dropout on death row, and Grant, a first generation college graduate and school teacher–both facing issues of racial oppression.

Northeast Library Children's Corner

"The Bog Baby" by Jeanne Wills and Gwen Millward

The Bog Baby, by Jeanne Wills and Gwen Millward

Computer Literacy

Training at Northeast Library

Computer Training at North East LibraryAt the North East Library we offer training for Computer and Internet Skills to our customers.Classes are open to all customers of the library. We provide both group and one-on-one training.One-on-one training sessions take place any time the library is open. Trainee should call or visitthe library to schedule the date and time in advance. Group sessions take place on scheduled Saturdays

"Of Mice and Men"

Northeast Book Club

The Northeast Book Club met again on April 24. The book we discussed was Of Mice and Men by John Steinbeck. This is the story of two migrant workers: George is a small, dark man with “sharp, strong features,” and Lennie, his opposite and companion, is a giant and loves petting soft things but often accidentally kills them.

Teen Book Reviews

"Two Parties, One Tux and A Very Short Film About The Grapes of Wrath"

If you’re in high school, you’re probably thinking about the prom since it’s May. Whether you’re planning to go and have a good time or not go and make fun of everyone who goes to it, it’s a big event. Just ask Mitchell Wells, in Two Parties, One Tux and A Very Short Film About The Grapes of Wrath.

Children's Book Club

The Children's Book Club (Let's Talk About Books) meets on the first Thursday of every month at 4:00.  On June 3, we will discuss Tuck Everlasting by Natalie Babbitt.  Read the book and enjoy the fantasy world where Winne Foster discovers the Tuck Family.  Tuck Everlasting.  Tuck Forever.  Would you like to live forever?  Really?  Our book club meetings always involve a book related activity or craft and snacks.  This book club is for ages 8 - 12, but all are welcome.

S*T*A*R (Sing, Talk, and Read) Program

For Parents and Caregivers

Sign up now!  Slots are filling up for this exciting program which teaches early literacy tips.  Every Saturday for six weeks starting July 10 and ending August 14, 2010, the regular 10:30 storytime at the Northeast Branch Library will be S*T*A*RRING you and your child.  These literacy tips are great for helping your child to be ready to read.  The program will be focusing on children ages 2 to 5. 

Tween Club Report

On Saturday, May 1, 2010, the Tween Club read newspaper and magazine articles. Participants learned how to distinguish between a statement that is fact versus a statement that is an opinion. We also created press books to store our treasured newspaper and magazine articles. For Saturday, June 5, the Tween Club will be reading Mr. Chickee’s Funny Money, by Christopher Paul Curtis.

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