The Northeast Neighborhood Library closes for renovation, Saturday, Sept. 22 at 5:30 p.m. During renovation, the Southeast Neighborhood Library at 403 7th St. SE will have expanded hours and children's programs on Tuesday and Thursday mornings.In addition, the Rosedale Neighborhood Library is expected to open Oct. 15 at 1701 Gales St. NE. Read more about the Northeast Library renovation.
Anyone who has been following my monthly book reviews knows that John Green is one of my favorite teen authors. In a previous review, I looked at The Fault In My Stars, his most recent title. Another of my favorite teen authors is David Levithan, who writes stirring GLBTQ fiction that speaks to readers regardless of their sexual orientation. A few years ago, these two authors collaborated on a great book titled Will Grayson, Will Grayson, an amusing look at the coincidences in our everyday lives.
Congratulations to our winners of the prize raffle drawing of the "Own The Night" 2012 Summer Reading program! Northeast Library had two winners. Kianga Bunn was one of many teen patrons throughout the city who won a Kindle Fire E-Reader:
Northeast Library closes for renovation, Saturday, Sept. 22 at 5:30 p.m. During renovation, the Southeast Library will have expanded hours, Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday – 9:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.; Tuesday and Thursday – 9:30 a.m. – 9 p.m.; Sunday – Closed. Read more about Northeast Library renovation.
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 – National No Rhyme (Nor Reason) Day
Our Summer Reading Wrap-Up Party takes place on Monday, Aug. 20 at 4 p.m. Come celebrate summer reading with Mike the Balloon Artist. Every child who attends the party gets a special balloon. The celebration will also include games, prizes and refreshments!
When it is really hot, cool down with a story set in a colder climate. Julie of the Wolves by Jean Craighead George is the book selected for the children's book club meeting on Tuesday, Aug. 14 at 4 p.m.
Bad news: The summer is just about over. Good news: There are still plenty of great books to read and there’s still time to complete the Own the Night Summer Reading program. And if you’re looking for a book with a lot of humor and just a little heart, The Cardturner