The December selection is The Magician's Elephant by Kate DiCamillo. What ever happened to the idea of a magician and a rabbit? In this story, the magician keeps saying he intended only lilies. A woman who walked to the magic show but could not walk out keeps saying,"Crippled. Crippled by an elephant that came through the roof." Can you imagine?
It seems you can’t go anywhere these days without hearing about paranormal romance books for teens. This trend in teen literature is at its peak right now with the release of the penultimate Twilight movie. But that doesn’t mean there aren’t some great paranormal books to read that don’t need a love triangle to support them. A great example of this is
Learn the basics of presenting your skills, accomplishments and experiences to create an effective résumé.Receive advice about how to make your online and paper résumés more attractive. Gather tips on building a strong cover letter.Presenter: Marcia Cross-Briscoe, All Star ConceptsSaturday, November 19 from 1 to 3 p.m.
Who needs Veteran’s Day, Thanksgiving and Black Friday when there are plenty of other reasons to celebrate this month?Check out some of these interesting holidays by going to the websites below to learn more information:November 1 – National Cook for Your Pets DayNovember 1 – National Family Literacy Day
We have a very special treat for you in this month's teen book review post. As part of DC Public Library’s Summer Reading program, a local teen named Anna submitted the review below. This is a great review that won Anna the grand prize in our contest, a Dell netbook computer. It’s about a great book that asks the question, “If emotion were outlawed because of the trouble it caused, what would happen to s
The Children's Room Book Club for ages 8 - 12 (or thereabouts) meets on the first Wednesday evening of the month at 6:30 p.m. That means there will be a meeting, Wednesday, October 5, at 6:30 p.m. to discuss Steel Trapp: The Challenge by Ridley Pearson.
Even if you don’t have Columbus Day off or celebrate Halloween, there are plenty of reasons to celebrate this month. Check out some of these interesting holidays by going to the websites below to learn more information:October 1 – Fall Astronomy Day October 1 – World Card Making Day
It’s time to head back to school and hit the books. But that doesn’t mean there’s nothing to celebrate in between Labor Day and Columbus Day. Learn about some of the weird holidays that happen this month by clicking on the links below.September 1 – Chicken Boy’s BirthdaySeptember 1-30 – Library Card Sign-Up Month