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Teen Book Review: "Hold me Closer, Necromancer"

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

Résumé Workshop

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. 

Holidays off the Beaten Path

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

Teen Book Reviews - Special Review by Teen Winner!!!

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

Children's Room Book Club for Ages 8 - 12

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. 

Holidays Off the Beaten Path

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

Brian Selznick's New Novel Will Leave You Wonderstruck

Author-illustrator Brian Selznick has fascinated

Teen Book Review: "Going Bovine"

What in the world do the song “It’s A Small World After All,” an Eskimo band, snow globes and mad cow disease have in common?

Holidays off the Beaten Path

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

Children's Room Book Club Selection

During the summer, the Northeast Library distributed over 100 bags of free books donated by Target and United Way. Many of the bags contained the book Steel Trapp: The Challenge by Ridley Pearson. There are a few copies left. The reading level is ages 9 and up.Come, get a copy, and join us for the book club meeting, Wednesday, October 5, at 6:30 p.m.