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Nature Art

Nature Art is called many things, including Ephemeral Art, Land Art, or Temporary Art. No matter what you call it, the purpose behind it is the same: to add a little creative beauty to the world around us.   These pieces of art can be big or small and normally only last for a brief … Continue reading Nature Art

Summer Learning Program 2022!

Our annual Summer Learning Program begins this coming Monday, June 13! Join us for a summer of books, activities, programs, fun, and prizes for all ages. See our website here for more information and registration!

World Read Aloud Day! Featuring Our Own Children’s Librarians

Today is the thirteenth annual World Read Aloud Day! Here are our children’s librarians, each reading a short excerpt from one of their favorite Newbery Medal winners! The Last Cuentista by Donna Barba Higuera (2022 Newbery Award) read by Ms Laura find this book in the library catalog here A Wrinkle in Time by Madeleine … Continue reading World Read Aloud Day! Featuring Our Own Children’s Librarians

Newbery Contender: “Starfish” by Lisa Fipps

Book review: Starfish by Lisa Fipps (tween fiction) Lisa Fipps is an award-winning journalist who is now a marketing director for a public library. She loves dogs, traveling, art, and collecting rocks. Starfish is her debut novel, and it is our next contender for the upcoming Newbery Award.   In Starfish, Ellie wore a whale swimsuit for her fifth birthday and made the biggest splash with her … Continue reading Newbery Contender: “Starfish” by Lisa Fipps

Newbery Contender: “The Beatryce Prophecy” by Kate DiCamillo

Book review: The Beatryce Prophecy by Kate DiCamillo (tween fiction) Kate DiCamillo is the author of many award-winning books, including The Tale of Despereaux and Flora & Ulysses: The Illuminated Adventures, which both won the Newbery Award, Because of Winn-Dixie, a Newbery Honor winner, The Tiger Rising, a National Book Award Finalist, and The Miraculous … Continue reading Newbery Contender: “The Beatryce Prophecy” by Kate DiCamillo

Newbery Contender: “Red, White, and Whole” by Rajani LaRocca

Book review: Red, White, and Whole by Rajani LaRocca (tween fiction) Our next Newbery contender is Red, White, and Whole, a novel in verse that is a coming-of-age story set in the 1980s. Reha is in eighth grade at a private school in her midwestern American town, where she is one of the few people … Continue reading Newbery Contender: “Red, White, and Whole” by Rajani LaRocca

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