Saturday, April 18, 2009

Book Review - Max Quigley: Technically NOT a Bully by James Roy

What is the definition of a bully? Every one that knows Max Quigley thinks that he is a bully except for Max. According to Max, "Technically, I'm not actually a bully. Bullies wait behind lunch shed and steal kids' Twinkies. I've never stolen anything in my life. Bullies beat people up. I've never actually punched anyone in my entire life......I've never caused anyone to get taken to the hospital. Or cyr...I've never eveen mad Nerdstrom cry, and he's about the cryingest-looking perosn I've ever seen.
When one of Max's pranks goes a little to far, his punishedment is to be tutored by one of his "geeky" classmates.

If you liked Diary of a Wimpy Kid, you just might like Max.....

Thursday, April 16, 2009


The Children's Library had another successful Bingo Night. We had alot of winners and alot of fun!

Check Out These Pictures From the Painting Program!

May Programs!

Mother’s Day Gift and Card Workshop
Friday, May 8 at 3:30pm

Come to the library and make a special card and gift for your mom! PreK-6. Please register in advance.

Secrets of Droon Author, Tony Abbott!
Wednesday, May 13 at 7pm

Tony Abbott is the author of over seventy books of science fiction, fantasy, comedy, and adventure for children. In addition to writing the popular series , The Secrets of Droon , Tony has written the novels, Kringle, Firegirl, and The Postcard. Tony will be here to talk about his work and sign books!

The WOW Zone with TD Bank
Thursday, May 21 at 7pm

The TD Bank WOW! Zone is a financial literacy program that teaches children about the value of money. A representative from TD Bank will be here to teach children financial skills that are applicable in the real world in a fun and interesting way! Recommended for grades 3-6.

Summer Reading Club Bookmark Contest
Deadline: Friday, June 5th

Design a bookmark for the “Be Creative @ Your Library” Summer Reading Club. Entry blanks and details will be available at the library in May. For grades K-6.

Circle Time & Toy Center
Fridays, 10:30 – 11:45

For children ages 6 months to 4 years of age. 15 minutes of songs, fingerplays and stories, plus some quiet play time for you to share with your child. Meet other parents and caregivers too!

Saturday, April 11, 2009

Book Review - Fablehaven by Brandon Mull

Seth and Kendra do not want to stay with their grandparents. They barely even know them, and can't imagine having to stay at Fablehaven for two weeks while their parents go on vacation. Little do the children know, but Fablehaven is not just an ordinary estate. It is a refuge for mythical creatures and their grandfather is the caretaker. Fairies, satyrs, trolls, imps, witches and more are bound to the land by ancient laws put in place to keep order and safety among members of this sanctuary. When the rules get broken by a curious and mischievous Seth, powerful forces of evil are unleashed. Kendra and her brother must attempt to save their family and face the biggest challenge of their lives. If you like this book, look for others in the series...

Book 2 - Rise of the Evening Star
Book 3 - Grip of the Shadow Plague
Book 4 - Secrets of the Dragon Sanctuary
Book 5 - Keys to the Demon Prison (Coming in 2010!)

Saturday, April 4, 2009

Book Review - The Last Apprentice: Revenge of The Witch by Joseph Delaney

Do you know what happens when your a seventh son of a seventh son? You become a Spook. A Spook is a person that drives away and protect people from evils like ghost, boggarts, witches and other things that harm us. Sounds exciting right, but it is a very scary, dangerous and lonely job. That the position Thomas Ward finds himself in when he becomes the Spook's Apprentice. Thomas only want's to make his mother proud of him but two big mistakes may cost not only his life but also the lives of his loved ones.
If you looking for a scary adventure then this is the book for you. You'll be scared but won't want to put it down, I know I was.

Tomas Ward's adventure continues in The Last Apprentice:
Curse of the Bane
Night of the Soul- Stealer
Attack of the Fiend
Wrath of the Bloodeye
The Spook's tale
Clash of The Demons

Wednesday, April 1, 2009

We Now Have TumbleBooks!!!

TumbleBooks is an online collection of books – animated, talking picture books which teach kids the joy of reading in a format they'll love. TumbleBooks are created by adding animation, sound, music and narration to existing picture books in order to produce an electronic picture book which you can read, or have read to you. Simply click on the icon in the right hand column and begin reading!