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Audio Books: Listen Up!

We’re huge fans of Audio Books here in the Children’s Room (and we’ve got a great collection of them). One thing I really like about Audio Books is that they take time. You can expect an Audio Book taking anywhere from 6 to 19 hours! Which, in this era of high-speed living, is a real [...]

June 28th, 2012
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Ghosts, Frogs and Civil Rights – New Books for Older Readers

Black & White: The Confrontation Between Reverend Fred L. Shuttlesworth and Eugene “Bull” Connor (2011) by Larry Dane Brimner At a time when Birmingham, Alabama, was known as Bombingham, Reverend Fred L. Shuttlesworth and Eugene “Bull’ Connor were central in the fight for civil rights there, but standing at opposite ends. From his pulpit, Shuttlesworth [...]

June 20th, 2012
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Pens, Pups and Pals – New Books for Younger Readers

The Obstinate Pen (2012) by Frank W. Dormer What would you do if your pen had a mind of its own?  Uncle Flood loves his new pen until it starts insulting him whenever he writes.  (“You have a big nose!”).  He throws it out the window, and thus starts the pen’s journey to find its [...]

June 14th, 2012
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Chill Out and Read

Summer is nearly here and we want to keep the kids entertained at the library. We’ve got our summer reading game, so you’ll be wanting to visit the library often to get new books and while you’re there, we have got a great program of entertainers, authors, arts and activities! Here are just a few [...]

June 4th, 2012