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Marshall

By Terri - AV   |  February 23, 2018

Thurgood Mashall doesn't strike most of us as an entertainment-worthy movie subject; however, the movie MARSHALL is thoroughly enjoyable because it draws one into the story.

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Book Review: Phoebe and Her Unicorn: A Heavenly Nostrils Chronicle

February 22, 2018

Phoebe and Her Unicorn: A Heavenly Nostrils Chronicleby Dana Simpson From Miss Brindi at Madison Branch

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Featured Article: National Random Acts of Kindness Day

February 17, 2018

Today is National Random Acts of Kindness Day!

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My Little Pony: The Movie

By Kaylin - AV   |  February 16, 2018

My Little Pony: The Movie is a fun new addition to the TV series that makes a perfect film for family night!

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Book Review: Flora and the Flamingo

February 13, 2018

Flora and the Flamingo by Molly Idle From Miss Brindi at Madison Branch

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Author Spotlight: Samantha Berger

February 9, 2018

We're featuring author extraordinaire Samantha Berger this month!

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Tyler Perry's Boo 2!: A Madea Halloween

By Melinda - AV   |  February 9, 2018

Tyler Perry’s Boo 2!:  A Madea Halloween is a 2017 comedy horror film written by Tyler Perry.

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Crafting with Kids: Ninja Turtle Valentine

February 5, 2018

This month's craft is a Valentine's Day treat just for ninja turtle fans!

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The Farthest: Voyager in Space

By Darla - AV   |  February 2, 2018

The Voyager has traveled to Uranus with a Chuck Berry recording, but it took a while.

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Story Time Starter: Mice

February 1, 2018

Mice are Nice!

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Featured Article: Kazoo Day

January 28, 2018

It's Kazoo Day!

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Midwest Heartland: Theodore Roosevelt to the Homestead Act

By Amy - AV   |  January 27, 2018

This informational video caught my eye since I love to travel and have not had the ability yet to get farther west than Illinois.

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Book Review: Philanthroparties!

January 24, 2018

Philanthroparties! A Party-Planning Guide for Kids Who Want to Give Back by Lulu Cerone. Review From Miss Melia at Main Library

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Happy Birthday, Pat Mora!

January 19, 2018

Today is author Pat Mora's birthday!

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Twin Peaks

By Steven - AV   |  January 19, 2018

A return, in the sense that the new season of Twin Peaks is often subtitled with “The Return,” implies a sense of comfort and familiarity, and in the context of a TV show, it implies the continuation of a story as well answers to lingering questions; Twin Peaks: The Return has some of these things.

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Crafting with Kids: Hand Knit Snakes

January 16, 2018

Here's a a super cute and easy hand knit snake that is our featured craft this month!

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Featured Article: International Creativity Month

January 12, 2018

It's International Creativity Month!

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Story Time Starter: Letter W

January 8, 2018

This month's story time starter is brought to you by the Letter W!

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Carry Fire by Robert Plant

By Fate - AV   |  January 5, 2018

"Carry Fire" by Robert Plant, his 11th studio album, was released October 13, 2017; I promise, my review will not be as long as the entry on Wikipedia (whew!).

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Book Review: Share, Big Bear, Share!

January 4, 2018

Book review of Share, Big Bear, Share! by Maureen Wright; from Miss Melia at Main Library

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Book Review: River Rose and the Magical Christmas

December 30, 2017

River Rose and the Magical Christmas by Kelly Clarkson From Miss Maci at Crestview Branch and Plymouth Branch

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Churchill

By Terri - AV   |  December 29, 2017

The movie Churchill starring Brian Cox doesn't do its subject justice.

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Crafting with Kids: Recycled Christmas Card Baskets

December 26, 2017

Make a recycled Christmas card basket!

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Author Birthday: Happy Birthday Jerry Pinkney

December 23, 2017

Help us wish this great author/illustrator a very Happy Birthday!

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Warmer in the Winter

By Kaylin - AV   |  December 22, 2017

For this holiday season, violinist Lindsey Stirling has released a wonderful collection of holiday music, featuring original songs as well as classics with her own unique twist.

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Featured Article: Bake Cookies Day

December 18, 2017

Celebrate this day by baking cookies (and sharing them with your local librarians)

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Girls Trip

By Melinda - AV   |  December 15, 2017

Girls Trip is a hilarious 2017 comedy about the "Flosse Posse" four life-long friends Regina Hall, Queen Latifah, Jada Pinkett Smith, and Tiffany Haddish who reunite and travel together to New Orleans to attend the annual Essence Festival.

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Story Time Starter: Birds

December 14, 2017

This month's story time starter is going to the birds! Read on for some great stories, songs, rhymes, and craft ideas for a stellar story time.

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Featured Article: Universal Human Rights Month

December 10, 2017

Today's featured article is in honor of Universal Human Rights Month!

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Great Yellowstone Thaw: How Nature Survives

By Darla - AV   |  December 8, 2017

A wolf biologist, a geologist, scientists, and wildlife cameramen analyzed the effects of the Thaw of 2016 on the wildlife of Yellowstone National Park, in the iconic film, Great Yellowstone Thaw: How Nature Survives.

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