Monthly Archives: January 2012

Award Winners Announced!

Dead end in Norvelt book coverNewbery Winner:  Dead End in Norvelt by Jack Gantos
Caldecott Winner: A Ball for Daisy by Chris Raschka
Printz Winner: Where Things Come Back by John Corey Whaley

Click here to read about all the Children’s and Young Adult award winners, announced today at the American Library Association Midwinter Conference in Dallas.

Year of the Dragon

Chinese dragonJanuary 23, 2012 marks the beginning of the Chinese Year of the Dragon.  We’ll be hosting a party tomorrow, Jan. 24, at 4:00 pm for kids in grades 4 and up.  We’ll learn more about Chinese culture, and have games and crafts to celebrate.  Please let us know you are coming so we have enough supplies.  You can pre-register by clicking here, or calling 985-2173 x-5.

Year of the Dragon

Chinese dragonJanuary 23, 2012 marks the beginning of the Chinese Year of the Dragon.  We’ll be hosting a party on Tues. Jan. 24 at 4:00 pm for kids in grades 4 and up.  We’ll learn more about Chinese culture, and have games and crafts to celebrate.  Please let us know you are coming so we have enough supplies.  You can pre-register by clicking here, or calling 985-2173 x-5.

New to the YA section…

The Lost Heiress by Catherine Fisher. 

The publisher’s description is: Book cover of The Lost Heiress

Even though the city of Tasceron and its emperor have fallen, when Master Galen and his sixteen-year-old apprentice Raffi hear a rumor that the heiress to the throne still lives, they must try to find her and keep her safe.

Click on the image for more information about this book.  As always, if you would like to place a hold, please call the library at 985-2173 or visit our website.

Time for 2’s & 3’s Today!

10:15 am!  We’ll have songs, stories and fingerplays geared toward toddlers.  Lots of wiggling in this one!  Join us!

New to YA section is…

The Alchemyst by Michael Scott. 

The publisher’s description is:Book cover of The Alchemyst

While working at summer jobs in San Francisco, twins Sophie and Josh find themselves caught up in the deadly, centuries-old struggle between rival alchemists, Nicholas Flamel and John Dee, over the possession of an ancient and powerful book.

Click on the image for more information about this book.  As always, if you would like to place a hold, please call the library at 985-2173 or visit our website.

Family Storytime Today!

10:15 am!  This is an all ages storytime.  We’ll have songs, stories and fingerplays geared to various ages.  Join us!