Author Archive | Ms. Kristen

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Our youth librarians (and our library) won!

The librarians entered a contest on author Kelly Bennett’s website, and we won! Kelly Bennett is the author of a new picture book called VAMPIRE BABY. She ran a contest called “I Vant Books For My Library” Giveaway, and asked people to take photos of themselves with her printable vampire lips. Winners would receive free […]

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Battle of the Books

Battle of the Books 2015 is on!

Fifth graders, prepare your teams. Battle of the Books 2015 has begun! Click the button for more information!

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Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone

The 2014 Dragon Award winner is….

“Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone” by J.K. Rowling! Big thanks to the more than 170 kids who voted for the Dragon Award this year. Runners- up were “Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Greg Heffley’s Journal” by Jeff Kinney, “Mrs. Frisby and the Rats of NIMH” by Robert C. O’Brien, “Judy Moody” by Megan McDonald, […]

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Battle of the Books

Battle of the Books 2015 is in the works!

Battle of the Books is a reading competition for teams of local fifth graders. Each team consists of 3, 4, or 5 fifth graders and must have an adult coach.  Teams read 15 books chosen by the Youth Services librarians and answer questions in a quiz show format. The list of books will be available […]

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Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone

eBooks through OverDrive

With OverDrive, you can preview eBooks and check them out through our library on your computer or device. eBooks check out for three weeks, just like traditional books do. Browse our eBook collection at ebooks.mcls.org or download the OverDrive app.

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Midas - English Golden Retriever associated with Therapy Dogs International

BOW WOW – READ TO US NOW!

Maggie and Midas will be at the library this fall waiting for kids to read to them. These loveable Golden Retrievers are certified reading therapy dogs.  You can sign up to read to them as part of our Mutt Club – Doggone Readers.  After four Doggone Reader visits, you will choose a free book to […]

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Chess Piece - Black Knight

Fall Favorites are Back

Now that school’s back in session, your favorite fall youth programs are back! Come to Chess Club on Tuesdays from 4 – 5 pm. You can sign up to read to Maggie or Midas as part of our Mutt Club – Doggone Readers by calling the Youth Services department at (248) 693-3002. Our weekly storytime […]

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Battle of the Books Buzz Has Begun

Fifth graders, have you heard buzz about the Battle of the Books? It’s our reading competition where teams of 3, 4, or 5 fifth graders study a list of librarian-selected books, come up with crazy costumes and team names,  and answer questions about the books in a quiz-show-style tournament. Intrigued? You’ll find out more in […]

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Woman Reading to Toddler

Join Us for Storytime Classes!

Our weekly storytime classes have begun! Bring your child for age-appropriate stories, songs, finger plays, puppets, and activities the weeks of September 8 – October 6 (Session 1) and October 27- November 17 (Session 2). Baby Time is for the littlest ones ages birth to twelve months. It meets Wednesdays @10:00a. Mother Goose is for […]

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