Capitol View
Neighborhood Library

Capitol View Book Club

"The Help" by Kathryn Stockett

Come and enjoy an afternoon with the Capitol View Book Club.  This month's book is "The Help" by Kathryn Stockett.  A poignant tale about three women, and a time and a place, that are in many ways is still with us, the south in 1962.   Wednesday, April 14th, at 1:30 p.m.

Celebrating National Women's History Month

Women in History Trivia

History Month:  Women in History Trivia, March 29-31 during library hours.  Winners will receive a Walmart or Target gift card and a free Women in History bookmark.

Blacks in Film

Double Features on Mondays

Double Features on Mondays at 1:30 p.m.February 1 - Glory Road & The Express

Midday Movies

Watch movies at the Capitol View Neighborhood Library every Monday starting January 18.  Call for select titles: ask for Ms. Rosser.

United States Census 2010

Need Help With Your Questionnaire?

The Capitol View Neighborhood Library is an Authorized Census Questionnaire Assistance Center.  If you need help with your Census Questionnaire, assistance is available March 19-April 19, 2010:  Tuesday and Thursday 10 a.m.-1 p.m.  Friday and Saturday 1 p.m. - 3 p.m.  "It's In Our Hands." 

Video Storybooks

Children Can Watch, Listen and Learn to Read

Scholastic’s BookFlix encourages kids to read on their own.  Video storybooks such as Bugs! Bugs! Bugs! offer music, animation/artwork and narration. Fiction titles are paired with nonfiction books. For example, Curious George Rides a Bike is paired with a book on monkeys.  Dot the Fire Dog is paired with A Very Busy Firehouse. Some titles are available in Spanish.  Algunos títulos están disponibles en español.

Find Books for Kids to Read

Teachers, parents or students can use the NoveList K-8 site to find fiction titles that are popular with young readers as well as award winners. The site includes book discussion guides and reviews (called BookTalks).

¿Habla Español?

Learn a New Language With Free Downloads

Through OverDrive, the library offers free language learning audio programs.Languages you can learn include Arabic, Chinese, Hindi, French, German and Spanish. You must have a library card to use this service.  To get started, visit the help page.

Living Dead in Paperback

Pocket Books has announced a co-publishing venture with Permuted Press, best known for horror, dark fantasy and science fiction novels. The first title, Day By Day Armageddon, a zombie novel, will be released in October. The second book in the series will be released in February 2010.Armageddon is one man’s story as he fights to live as the dead become the dominant “life” form on earth.Read more about Permuted Press.