Staff Picks

"The Big Pumpkin" by Erica Silverman

Reader's Theatre

Featuring 'The Big Pumpkin'

Calling all readers! Please join us in the children's room on Monday, Oct. 20 at 4 p.m. for Reader's Theatre.The Big Pumpkin by Erica Silverman is the featured piece. A witch trying to pick a big pumpkin on Halloween discovers the value of cooperation when she gets help from a series of monsters.

Loteria

Your Friday Five: Hispanic Heritage Month

Check out these adult titles

With Hispanic Heritage Month in mind, I share my adult version of a Friday Five! These Latino authors tell vastly different stories about Latino families. Protagonists are born to immigrant parents yet share varying anecdotes about the "Latino Experience."  Enjoy, and let us know what you think.  

Here's Our Gourd Goose!

Family Fun Time

Featuring Fall

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Your Friday Five

Graphic Novels

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 graphic novels!

Vinyl LOVE

Smithsonian Folkway Recording

Whether you love cover art or love vinyl acoustic sounds, like me. Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Public Library has a great selection of Smithsonian Folkways Vinyls. From Yoruba to Peruvian traditional sounds, these are one-of-a-kind recordings that you must listen to.If you're looking for these vinyls or just browsing, come to MLK Public Library, Room 207. Enjoy! 

Reader's Theatre

Featuring "Martina the Beautiful Cockroach"

Calling all readers!

'Brown Girl Dreaming' by Jacqueline Woodson

Brown Girl Dreaming is a book that will stay with me for a long time.

Your Friday Five

All About Apples!

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 the apple. It's apple-picking season, so here are some books to inspire your fall apple creations...apple pie, apple crisp, apple bread, apple muffins...I could go on and on.  Bon appetit!

Art Attack: Collage!

Think inside the box

I usually encourage young artists to color outside the lines, but a few weeks ago, at ou

Jan Thomas

Author/Illustrator spotlight

Jan Thomas rocks!

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