Staff Picks

Published on Friday, January 18, 2013

Crazy by Han NolanWith the wild temperature fluctuations we've been having lately, do you ever get the feeling that nature’s become a little bit unhinged?  Maybe, maybe not.  But if you want to learn a little bit about how dangerous and disturbing mental illness and insanity really is, try out Crazy by Han Nolan

Giggle Reads from Ms. Jess

Published on Thursday, January 17, 2013

Alvin Ho the bookEveryone is afraid of something. Alvin Ho… is afraid of everything. And Alvin’s fears have disastrous consequences.

Published on Friday, January 11, 2013

Chronicles of Downton AbbeyExcited about the third season of "Downton Abbey" on PBS? Return to Downton in the new companion book to the popular TV series The Chronicles of Downton Abbey: A New Era by Jessica Fellowes & Matthew Sturgis. 

Published on Friday, January 11, 2013

Between popular yarn bloggers and social media sites, it seems like the ancient craft of knitting is as trendy as ever.

Want to get in on the action? At our Knit & Lit club, we can teach you the basics of knitting and crocheting on the first Saturday of every month. Intermediate and experienced crafters can meet and discuss techniques or what they've been reading any Saturday at Georgetown between 3 p.m. and 4:40 pm.

'Twelve Kinds of Ice'

Published on Monday, January 7, 2013

In Twelve Kinds of Ice, author Ellen Bryan Obed delightfully describes how a summer garden turns into a magical winter wonderland.  Twelve Kinds of Ice Book CoverThis short series of vignettes occurs on a family farm in the children’s favorite season — “ice” season.  The book is filled with the beauty of the cycle of winter and the ice skating that comes year after year.  Obed poetically tells the tale of the first ice to the last and all the ice skating adventures in between. 

Published on Thursday, January 3, 2013

Cover image of Amber HouseOver the holiday break, I had the opportunity to get some reading done. Amber House, a new young adult fiction book written by a mother-daughter team, seemed like it would be just the thing to read while I was snowed in at my parents' house. It did not disappoint. 

Published on Wednesday, January 2, 2013

bookcoverLooking for a great graphic novel? Look no further!

Seven stories to share with your child

Published on Monday, December 31, 2012

Curl up, get cozy, and read!

Seven seasonal stories to share with your child

Published on Monday, December 31, 2012

It's cold outside! Curl up, get cozy and read!

Angelina Ice Skates
By Katharine Holabird

Angelina and some other mice are preparing for a New Year's Eve ice skating show, but the hockey players keep getting in the way until Angelina gets them involved.

Seven seasonal stories to share with your child

Published on Tuesday, December 18, 2012

Curl up, get cozy, and read!