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Book Review: Waiting for the Biblioburro

Waiting for the Biblioburro by Monica Brown From Miss Jacqui at Lexington Waiting for the Biblioburro begins as a story about a young girl named Ana who lives in a remote village in Columbia.  Ana loves cuentos (stories) and she … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Fantastic Flying Books of Mr. Morris Lessmore

The Fantastic Flying Books of Mr. Morris Lessmore by William Joyce From Miss Jacqui at Lexington Branch This story is all about the power of books and how they can transform lives, by lifting people up, changing them, and helping … 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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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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June 2012 Book Review, Part 1

Mercy Watson series by Kate DiCamillo From Miss Sarah at Bellville Mercy Watson to the Rescue by Kate DiCamillo is an adorable beginning chapter book about a pig named Mercy who loves hot toast with lots of butter on it. … Continue reading

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Illustrator Spotlight — Brian Lies

Summer is almost here, so that means we are getting ready for our annual Summer Library Program (SLP)!  We love the theme for this year–it is all about the night: dreaming, wishes, nocturnal animals, and stars.  Join us as we … Continue reading

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May 2012 Reviews, Part 2

Stars written by Mary Lyn Ray, illustrated by Marla Frazee From Miss Jennie at Ontario This is a new book that I just fell in love with!  What child (or adult) hasn’t gazed up into the evening sky and wondered … Continue reading

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