Category Archives: What’s Going On

Summer Olympics 2012

Did you know that the Summer Olympics are happening in London this year? Held every four years, athletes from all over the world gather together to compete at different summer sporting events such as swimming, diving, running, cycling, sailing, gymnastics, … Continue reading

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Summer Library Program Update

We have had a great time so far this summer!  Our Summer Library Program (SLP) has been going well, and we’ve been incredibly busy signing kids up, offering programs, hosting performers, and encouraging kids to read this summer. So far, … Continue reading

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June 2012 Featured Article

Summer’s here again and so is this year’s Summer Library Program (SLP).  We want your children to retain what they’ve learned throughout the school year, so from June 4th through July 28th, we encourage all children from birth through 5th … Continue reading

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Get Caught Reading During May!

Where will you be caught reading in May? Of course, as librarians, we are big proponents of reading and literacy – so why not celebrate reading and show how it changes lives, creates thinkers and dreamers, and best of all, … Continue reading

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May 2012 Featured Article

Celebrate Children’s Book Week May 7 – 13, 2012  Children’s Book Week is a lot of things – a celebration of literature for children and teens, a nationwide reading and literacy initiative, and most importantly, a huge campaign to draw … Continue reading

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2012 Children’s Poetry Contest Winners

Congratulations to all the winners!  And to all those children who entered poems, your creativity and hard work made deciding winners very difficult.  Thank you for bringing your poems to us for this annual event. First Grade Category, First Place … Continue reading

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Calling All Jedi

May the Force be with you at the Main Library! We know that many dads and their sons love everything Star Wars, but moms, daughters, grandmas, and grandpas are also welcome to this event for the whole family! Join us … Continue reading

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February 2012 Featured Article

Celebrate Black History Month! February may be best known for Valentine’s Day but did you know February is also Black History Month?  Established in 1976, the whole country comes together to acknowledge African Americans and their great history.  Here at … Continue reading

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The Awards Are In!

Every year, the American Library Association (ALA) hands out all kinds of awards for Children’s and Young Adult books that were published over the last year.  Of those awards, the most famous are the Newbery and Caldecott, but there are lots … Continue reading

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Exciting News!

I love doing the Marvelous Monday  programs at Main Library.  We are in the middle of our third set of sessions (so hard to believe!) and the kids and parents just keep coming back for more!  If you aren’t familiar … Continue reading

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