Due to a major water main repair Southeast Library will be closed all day Tues, Sept. 2. We expect to reopen on Wednesday, Sept. 3 with regular hours.
America's High Five Edition
Published on Friday, August 29, 2014
I'm off to my home state of Michigan... America's High Five! Here are five themes and five titles that go perfectly with a trip home to the big mitten.
Last Installment of our Silent Film Series at the Hill Center
Published on Monday, August 25, 2014
The last installment of the Silent Films Series at the Hill Center is here! Southeast Library will be showing the 1920's film Pollyanna, based on the 1913 bestselling novel of the same name by Elenor H.
I <3 Paris
Published on Friday, August 22, 2014
Oh la la! Paris, the city of lights. A creative hub for writers and artists alike. After doing several French preschool story times, I’ve felt inspired to do a Friday Five list about this magical city. Through the pages of these children’s books, you can take a quick tour of the sights without having to spend a dime.
Some Book Suggestions from the Coffee Taster's Flavor Wheel
Published on Wednesday, August 20, 2014
Books That Fright and Excite
Published on Friday, August 15, 2014
Stephen King is quickly becoming one of my favorite writers, so I wanted to share a few of his books that I have enjoyed so far as well as some titles I look forward to reading.
Illustrations Worth Checking Out
Published on Friday, August 8, 2014
Your memories of your favorite childhood stories are probably shaped and shaded by their illustrations -- Maurice Sendak's fascinating wild things; Beatrix Potter's mixture of science and whimsy; Eric Carle's bold, bright collages; or my favorite, W.W. Denslow's old-timey pen-and-ink drawings of Oz. When it comes to illustrated books, and picture books in particular, the artwork is at least as important as the words. Here are five fairly recently published books for kids with truly memorable artwork.
Women Doing Their Thing
Published on Friday, August 1, 2014
I love reading stories of empowered women so I am sharing some of those with you this week. Some will will inspire, others will caution, most are true, but all are enjoyable summer reads.
Comic Books, Hep Cats, and Yumminess
Published on Tuesday, July 29, 2014
Our air conditioning was out last week, but it's been fixed and now it's downright frigid in here.... very very cool. Here are some other cool things at the library this summer.