Ruby said it would be the best summer ever, and so 14-year-old Chloe knew it would be. After all, Ruby gave the world weight and if she said it then it must be true. So when Ruby decides to have a party at the Reservoir, it goes without question that it will be the best party ever. Unfortunately, that is the night where everything changes forever.
When reading The Raven Boysby Maggie Stiefvater, there are a few things you need to know up front.The first thing you need to know is that yes, that is her real name. The second thing: If she kisses her true love, he will die.
With Hurricane Sandy expected to make a BIG impression on Washington, DC, it's important to be prepared. However, aside from the essentials like flashlights and food, it's important to have a steady supply of entertainment too.So be sure to check out these great new books for the kids:
Come join us on Saturdays at 10 a.m. for our new Family Story Time!Preschoolers and their parents are invited to come hear stories and sing songs together before they head off on their weekend adventures.
The Southeast Library will be offering expanded hours during the Northeast Library renovation. In addition to our regular hours, we are now open on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 9:30 a.m. to 9 p.m. We will also offer story times on Tuesday and Thursday mornings.
The “A Book That Shaped Me” Summer Writing Contest encourages rising fifth- and sixth-graders to reflect on a book that has made a personal impact on their lives. Top winners will be honored at the Library of Congress National Book Festival in September on the National Mall.Who can participate?Rising fifth- and sixth-graders (Students who will be entering fifth or sixth grade in the fall of 2012).How can they enter?