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2013 Adult Reading Challenge: Books & Bingo!

From July 1st to December 31st, play our version of Bingo with a new literary twist.  Win a Bingo by reading books in categories such as Man Booker Award Winners, Food Writing, or Something That Scares You. Each Bingo earns you an entry into our fantastic raffle for prizes including a $100 gift certificate to [...]

June 28th, 2013
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Audiobooks: Great Family Entertainment

I am a big fan of audiobooks. I love to listen to books in the car, and will occasionally move them into the house because I can’t bear to stop listening, even though the car trip is done. Summer trips are a perfect time to listen to books on CD in the car. In the [...]

June 26th, 2013
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Cats, Birds, and a New Colfer Series: New Books for Older Readers

Wild Boy: The Real Life of the Savage of Aveyron by Mary Losure, illustrated by Timothy Basil Ering He couldn’t speak. He had no clothes. He lived in the forests, under the harsh, cold moon, as wild as a wolf or a fox. He was a young boy and when they caught him; they called him [...]

June 19th, 2013
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Dogs, Dinosaurs and Domes: New Books for Younger Readers

Doggone Feet! by Leslie Helakoski From a dog’s point of view, people are all just legs and feet. This dog calls her owner Legs and life is just grand. But then new feet enter the picture – a wife for the young man – and the dog does not like these new feet! As the [...]

June 12th, 2013

Reading is Delicious

Summer’s around the corner and we’re making plans to keep young Mill Valley readers engaged in the tasty art of reading. Studies have consistently shown that kids who read and visit the library during the summer actually minimize the reading lag that naturally occurs when returning to school in the fall. Besides, what’s not to [...]

June 5th, 2013