Staff Picks

Starting Kindergarten

Seven books to share with your child about starting school

Adventure Annie Goes to KindergartenBy Toni BuzzeoJUV E BUZZEO

Win the Loteria!

A new novelist makes his debut

If I hadn't been drawn by the beauty of this book's cover, I would have missed out on a unique and daring read. 

The White Princess by Philippa Gregory

Staff Book Recommendation

Daughter of the king, sister of the king, niece of the king, and wife of the king.  That is how the mother of the Tudor dynasty has been described. But there is more to her story.

Adaptive Services Children's Recommendation

"Chitty Chitty Bang Bang"

Dear LBPH Kids,

Adaptive Services Children's Recommendation

"The Princess and the Frog"

Our August 2013 movie recommendation is "The Princess and the Frog".

Dreaming of Autumn...

Looking for Ghosts, Smoke and Eldritch Horrors That Come in the Night?

Want something a little creepy to give you the shivers while you wait for cooler weather to appear? We have a collection of weird, spooky titles for you to check out.

"Merle's Door"

Lessons from a Freethinking Dog

This book is classified 636.7092:"stuff about dogs".  It could easily have been 92: Biography.

Soldier Dogs: The Untold Story of America's Canine Heroes

Soldier Dogs by Maria Goodavage (journalist and author of books in the Dog Lover's Companion series) should appeal to readers of war stories as well as dog lovers, civilians who wonder "what is it really like over there" and also returned veterans.  Dog

Cleveland Park Library History Files: 60th Anniversary

Playing Softball While Fundraising

In early August 1944, the Library Committee of the Connecticut Avenue Citizens Association held a softball game to raise money for a new library in the Cleveland Park neighborhood.

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