“Slow” Living

I first came across the book Slow: Simple Living for a Frantic World, by Brooke McAlary, while I was paying invoices for the library and this book was on the list. The title intrigued me, so I wrote down the call number on a sticky note, which sat on my desk for three weeks. As I…
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The World According to Mr. Rogers

No One Has All the Answers...  (Well, except maybe Mr. Rogers!) I love Mr. Rogers.  He always talked to children with respect.  Children were regularly introduced to people of different abilities, ethnicities, and professions. Here’s his definition of love - “Love isn’t a state of perfect caring.  It is an active noun like ‘struggle.’  To…
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Vote for the Best YA Books!

Readers ages twelve to eighteen are invited to vote online for up to three of their favorite books released last year in YALSA's Teens' Top Ten. You have until October 13 to support your nominees! Let us know in the comments which titles you hope will win -- and which YA books published last year…
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Remembering Aretha

Aretha Franklin was and always will be the Queen of Soul.  She began singing at her father's church, New Bethel Baptist Church in Detroit, MI and became one of the best selling musical artists of all time.  Today, she passed away at her home in Detroit and she will be greatly missed by her fans…
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StoryTime

Join us on Friday mornings at 10:30am for Preschool StoryTime, our story time designed for children 3 to 5 years old and their caregivers! We’ll build the social and literacy skills necessary for children about to enter school by sharing stories, songs, rhymes, and crafts. Centered around the Every Child Ready to Read principles, we’ll…
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Toddlertime

Join us on Tuesday mornings at 10:30am for Toddler Time, our storytime designed for children 18-36 months old and their caregivers! Each week we enjoy stories, songs, movements, rhymes, games, and free play, all designed to build pre-reading skills in little ones. Centered around the Every Child Ready to Read principles, we'll learn as we…
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