Staff Picks

A Book You Should Read!

Published on Wednesday, February 26, 2014

UnboredHave you ever been bored out of your mind while looking for something fun and interesting to do?

Authors Joshua Glenn & Elizabeth Foy Larsen have just the cure in mind with their book entitled Unbored: The Essential Field Guide to Serious Fun. Inside this big red book, you'll find cool activities with the following themes.

Featuring 'Goldilocks and the Three Bears'

Published on Wednesday, February 26, 2014

"Goldilocks and the Three Bears" by Marshall book coverCalling all readers!

Please join us in the children's room on Monday, March 10* at 4 p.m. for our Reader's Theatre program.

Handy tech manual

Published on Tuesday, February 25, 2014

Kindle Paperwhite coverIf you bought a Kindle Paperwhite, you're probably curious to how use it.  Check out Kindle Paperwhite for Dummies, now available at Cleveland Park Library.

Spotlight on Author/Illustrator

Published on Monday, February 24, 2014

Keiko Kasza rocks!

Our recent Saturday Family Story Time program was dedicated to stories written and drawn by Keiko Kasza.
Plus, we learned many interesting facts about her!
 
Here are six Keiko Kasza stories to share with your child.

Curl up, get cozy, and read!

Published on Saturday, February 22, 2014

Cover image for Memories of a marriageMemories of a Marriage is a book written in a style of its own, direct with an economy of words -- yet so descriptive and alive.

Featuring 'The Little Red Hen'

Published on Monday, February 17, 2014

"The Little Red Hen" by Galdone book coverCalling all readers!

Please join us in the children's room on Monday, Feb. 24 at 4 p.m. for our Reader's Theatre program.

The Little Red Hen by Paul Galdone is the featured piece.
 

His books are Black History Month favorites

Published on Monday, February 17, 2014

Calvin A. RamseyAn award-winning children’s author, Calvin A. Ramsey, surprised staff in the Children’s Room at Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library when he stopped in on Jan. 27.
 

Published on Saturday, February 15, 2014

Cover for Monster on the Hill The monster of Stoker-on-Avon is a bit of a disappointment. He never attacks, never knocks down buildings and he hides in his cave far away from town. What’s a medieval town to do without a decent monster to give them a proper scare?

So the town devises a plan and recruits man of Science, Charles Wilkie to “fix” the monster. But when the monster and Charles leave town to help the monster become more terrifying, a worse fate befalls the town … another monster, one that leaves only destruction and despair in its wake.

Published on Friday, February 14, 2014

Little Brother by Cory DoctorowOne of the most interesting young adult authors you hear about recently is Cory Doctorow. His work is very different from any other teen book I’ve read recently, and I think everyone who reads YA fiction should give it a look. The best place to start is with Little Brother, his first teen title.  Read my review and summary of the book below to get a look at a book that is just a little bit too plausible in today’s world.
 

Seven Seasonal Stories to Share with Your Child

Published on Friday, February 14, 2014

Curl up, get cozy, and read!


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