Get ready, fifth graders, because Battle of the Books 2014 kicks off Monday, November 18! Come to one of the Battle Orientation meetings that night at 5:30 or 7:00 for the complete list of Battle Books. Registration is open now and is all online! For more information, visit our Battle 2014 page.
AMULET: THE STONEKEEPER by Kaza Kibuishi is the winner of our first ever Orion Library Dragon Award! Thanks to the 272 kids who voted in our election, and thanks to the hundreds of kids who read the five nominated books. If you like THE STONEKEEPER, check out the rest of Kaza Kibuishi‘s books at the [...]
Amulet, Book 1: The Stonekeeper By Kaza Kibuishi Summary: After the tragic death of their father, Emily and Navin move with their mother to the home of her deceased great-grandfather, but the strange house proves to be dangerous. Before long, a sinister creature lures the kids’ mom through a door in the basement. Em and [...]
Ellie McDoodle: Have Pen, Will Travel By Ruth McNally Barshaw Summary: Eleven-year-old Ellie McDoodle illustrates her sketchbook with chronicles of her adventures and mishaps while camping with her cousins, aunt, and uncle.
This Week in the Youth Department
Saturday, December 07, 2013 from 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Location: Craft Room
Calling all builders for a fun and creative time! Use colorful interlocking blocks to create an object based on our mystery theme. Drop-in, limit 25.
Monday, December 09, 2013 from 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Location: Periodical Room
Whether youâre new to strategy games or youâre a master, this club is for you. Learn the rules of Chess and Go, and play with your peers.
Monday, December 09, 2013 from 7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Location: Meeting Room A and B
Battle Coaches, please attend this informative session where librarians will answer all the questions you may have as a Battle of the Books coach.
Tuesday, December 10, 2013 from 4:30 PM to 5:30 PM
Location: Craft Room
Discover the fun of learning to read with stories, dramatic play, games, crafts and more.
A new adventure every time! Drop-in, limit 20