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Day @ the Beach STEM – DIY

If you’d like to host your own “Day at the Beach STEM” at home, there are lots of things you can do. Never underestimate all the things you can find on Pinterest. I find so many great programming ideas there. You can always follow me on my pinterest where I found all of these resources [...]

By | March 31st, 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments

International Women’s Day – On This Day in 1911

International Women’s Day was held on Sunday, March 8, but the first official International Women’s Day took place over 100 years ago. I wanted to take a moment to talk about the origins of Women’s Day; how it was originally observed, and how it has evolved to how we know it today. In 1908, 15,000 [...]

By | March 19th, 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Fun for Kiddos During COVID-19

Hi Everyone, This is Jamie from the Youth Services team. While many of you are staying inside, I know that kiddos can be getting pretty bored. I have been posting a lot of things to my personal Facebook, but I thought it would be a great resource for me to compile a lot of these [...]

By | March 18th, 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Love Your Pets!

February 20 is National Love Your Pet Day! What's almost as good as a pet? A good picture book about pets! We have lots of great ones here at the library just waiting to be checked out! Here are some of our favorites: Aaaarrgghh! Spider! by Lydia Monks Don't be scared! This spider just wants [...]

By | February 20th, 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments

From Page to Screen in 2020

As a librarian, I usually say that the book is better. But...there have been a lot of great screen adaptations in recent years (don’t get me started on Game of Thrones). I’m really excited about some of the wonderful books that will be coming to the movies or tv screens this year. I thought I [...]

By | January 16th, 2020|Uncategorized, What to Read|0 Comments

The Joy of Databases

Hi Everyone! As my gift to you this holiday season, I’m going to share some information about a really great resource we have at the library that many people don’t know about....Databases! There are so many times that patrons need information about a topic(s) and we may not have a book for them, but we [...]

By | December 19th, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Audiobooks are Alright.

It’s 2019, and there is so much technology! This is even true for the library world - access to books has never been easier. This is especially great for people with different learning styles. As a Librarian who has worked with mostly children for several years, I can say that audiobooks have been especially helpful [...]

By | November 21st, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Not-So-Spooky Halloween Books for Kids

Holiday books are popular year-round for kiddos, but ESPECIALLY during Halloween! I'd like to share some of our favorite picture books with you, that are more cute than creepy. Ghosts in the House by Kazuno Kohara (2008). Ghosts can't be scary when you use them as bed sheets and curtains! The Scariest Book Ever by [...]

By | October 17th, 2019|What to Read|0 Comments