Monthly Archives: July 2012

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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Book Review: Sand

Sand by Ellen J. Prager From Miss Melanie at Main Sand is a good book to read before you go to the beach this summer.  You may want to take your magnifying glass with you and observe sand grains like … Continue reading

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Crafting with Kids — Beaded Butterfly Suncatchers

Beaded Butterfly Sun Catchers Summer is a great time to make things with your kids.  Sometimes the ideas are hard to come by, but that’s where we come in! The library is full of great craft books exploding with terrific … Continue reading

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Story Time Starter — Ice Cream

Hot summer days almost automatically call for a tasty ice cream cone! Not only is it fun to eat ice cream, it is also fun to read about the cold, creamy treat! What better topic for a story time when … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday, E.B. White!

Join us as we celebrate E.B. White‘s birthday today!  The author of the classic children’s books Stuart Little (1945), Charlotte’s Web (1952), and The Trumpet of the Swan (1973) was born on July 11, 1899 and died October 1, 1985.  … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Story of Salt

The Story of Salt by Mark Kurlansky and illustrated by S.D. Schindler From Miss Melanie at Main Who can imagine that a whole book about salt, which we sprinkle on our food every day without a thought, could be that … 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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