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Get Caught Reading in May

With the school year winding down and the weather warming up, we’ve got lots of reasons to love the month of May.  A great reason, though, to celebrate this month is that it’s Get Caught Reading Month!  This could be … Continue reading

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Book Review: Lulu and the Brontosaurus

Lulu and the Brontosaurus by Judith Viorst, illustrated by Lane Smith From Miss Terry at Main Lulu, a small girl who is a giant pain, is used to getting whatever she wants and lots of it. When her parents tell … Continue reading

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National Library Week

April 14-20 is National Library Week!  That’s great for you, but for us, every month is Library Month, every week is Library Week and every day is Library Day!  We don’t typically do things much differently around here because we … Continue reading

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Celebrate National Card Playing Day!

Drop those Christmas presents and grab the card games, because today is National Card Playing Day!  How will you celebrate?  Will you play a classic game of Uno or Go Fish with your kids?  Or will you play a couple … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday, Avi!

Today is Avi’s birthday! Avi, also known by his given name Edward Irving Wortis, was born in New York, New York. Did you know he has a twin sister named Emily? She was the one who gave him his well-known … Continue reading

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It’s National Cookie Day!

It is National Cookie Day today!  You should celebrate, if for no other reason than the fact that you can eat cookies!  While we don’t offer cookies here at the library, we do have quite a few books about cookies … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday, Marc Brown!

Today is Marc Brown‘s birthday! Best known for his Arthur the Aardvark series, Mr. Brown has made a career out of writing and illustrating children’s books. He grew up in Pennsylvania and graduated from the Cleveland Institute of Art. It … Continue reading

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Family Volunteer Day

Today is Family Volunteer Day!  So what does that mean for you and your family?  This time of year is perfect for showing children that giving can be as good as receiving.  Many communities have organizations which are in need … Continue reading

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Story Time Starter — I Love My Family!

Thanksgiving is almost here–that means it’s time to start thinking about all the things we are thankful for, and family usually is pretty high up on the list for most of us.  This year, as you gather together, take a … Continue reading

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Book Review: Riding In My Car

Riding In My Car by Woody Guthrie From Miss Heather at Butler and Lucas The legendary Woodie Guthrie’s song lyrics are set with mixed media illustrations, movable book parts, pop-ups, and lift-the-flap facts in this eye catching story book, Riding … Continue reading

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