Staff Picks

Labor Day

Published on Friday, August 29, 2014

Welcome to Northeast Library blog series, Your Friday Five! Each week, the children's and teen staff will round up five of their favorite resources and reads around a certain topic. This Friday, we are highlighting Labor Day and the Labor Movement. Labor Day, the first Monday in September, is a creation of the labor movement and is dedicated to the social and economic achievements of American workers. It constitutes a yearly national tribute to the contributions workers have made to the strength, prosperity, and well-being of our country. 


Featuring "Morris Goes to School"

Published on Wednesday, August 20, 2014


"Morris Goes to School" by WisemanCalling all readers!

Please join us in the children's room on Monday, August 25 at 4 p.m. for our Reader's Theatre program.

Popular and Classic Easy Reader Read Alikes

Published on Monday, August 11, 2014

Welcome to the Northeast Library blog series, Your Friday Five! Each week, the children's and teen staff will round up five of their favorite resources and reads around a certain topic. This Friday, we are taking a look at some classic and popular easy readers series and matching them with new series. 

Great easy readers series are gobbled up like ice cream by voracious new readers. Easy readers have simple vocabulary, sentences, and plots paired with very explanatory illustrations and lots of white space for young eyes learning to focus. Little ones read them many at a time which often leaves lots of whole series gone at a particular time. Fear not, here is a handy list:
 

Featuring "Flat Stanley"

Published on Wednesday, August 6, 2014


Flat Stanley by BrownCalling all readers!

Please join us in the children's room on Monday, August 11 at 4 p.m. for Reader's Theatre.

Crafting Fun for the Whole Family

Published on Friday, August 1, 2014

Welcome to the new Northeast Library blog series, Your Friday Five! Each week, the children's and teen staff will round up five of their favorite resources and reads around a certain topic. With the record heat, this Friday, we are offering up a selection of resources to keep the fun going for when you simply can't have fun outdoors. Go on, get crafty!


A Family Funday Sunday Program

Published on Tuesday, July 29, 2014

"I Love My Auntie" clipartWe celebrated “Auntie’s Day” with stories and a craft at our Funday Sunday on July 27 at 2 p.m.

This 6th annual event is a day to thank, honor, and celebrate aunts in a child’s life, whether an Auntie by relation, Auntie by Choice or godmother, for everything she does for a child not-her-own. 

Here are seven auntie stories to share.

Curl up, get cozy, and read!


Featuring "Three Strikes for Rotten Ralph"

Published on Thursday, July 24, 2014


"Three Strikes for Rotten Ralph" by Jack GantosCalling all readers!

Please join us in the children's room on Monday, July 28 at 4 p.m. for Reader's Theatre.

Spotlight on Author/Illustrator

Published on Thursday, July 24, 2014


Photo of Author/Illustrator Alison Murray
Alison Murray
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Our upcoming Saturday Family Story Time at 2 p.m. is dedicated to the stories written and drawn by Alison Murray.  

Here are three Alison Murray stories to share with your child.

Take a Mental Trip to the Beach

Published on Friday, July 18, 2014

If you don't have time to get to the beach, let these books transport you there without ever leaving the city.


Featuring "The Mightiest"

Published on Friday, July 18, 2014


"The Mightiest" by Keiko KaszaCalling all readers!

Please join us in the children's room on Monday, July 21 at 4 p.m. for Reader's Theatre.

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