Tag Archives: 2012

Happy Birthday, R. L. Stine!

Today is R. L. Stine’s birthday! Mr. Stine was born on October 8, 1943, in Columbus, Ohio! Best known for his Goosebumps series, Mr. Stine started writing when he was nine years old and has published over 300 books! Mr. … Continue reading

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Are You a Friend of the Library?

October is a great month for a lot of reasons (Trick or Treat, anyone?!?), but one reason we love October is because of National Friends of Libraries Week from October 21st-27th. “A library outranks any other one thing a community … Continue reading

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Book Review: Temple Grandin

Temple Grandin: How the Girl Who Loved Cows Embraced Autism and Changed the World by Sy Montgomery From Miss Mary at Main Library Today’s review comes to us from Miss Mary.  Here’s what she has to say about this amazing … Continue reading

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Crafting With Kids — Fall Paper Bag Tree

This month’s craft comes to us from Miss Terry here at the Main Library.  Miss Terry made a fabulous fall tree out of a paper bag with colorful bits of torn up paper for the leaves.  There are infinite ways … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday, Roald Dahl!

This week would have been Roald Dahl’s 96th birthday! Born in Llandaff, Wales, on September 13, 1916, Mr. Dahl is known for his many books, including Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, Matilda, and The BFG. Called one of the world’s … Continue reading

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Story Time Starter — Apples

Fall is here!  Although the official first day is still over a week away, you can get a jump start on your celebration by reading stories with your kids about everyone’s favorite fruit–apples. And while you can make some awesome … Continue reading

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Book Review: Goodnight, Goodnight, Construction Site

Goodnight, Goodnight, Construction Site by Sherri Duskey Rinker and Tom Lichtenheld From Miss Mary at Main If you are looking for a bedtime story to please your truck-loving pre-school and early elementary children, let me recommend Goodnight, Goodnight, Construction Site, … Continue reading

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Celebrate Grandparents Day!

Happy Grandparents Day! We see all kinds of families using the library, but one of our favorite things is when grandparents and grandchildren come to the library together.  Many times grandparents will take the time to read an extra book … Continue reading

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Book Review: Stay–The True Story of Ten Dogs

Stay: The True Story of Ten Dogs by Michaela Muntean From Miss Caroline at Main Ok, so who is not a sucker for a feel-good story featuring adorable pound puppies?  In Stay: The True Story of Ten Dogs, circus performer … Continue reading

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