Friday, March 25, 2011

New Series - Perfectly Princess

If you love the Rainbow Magic series of books by Daisy Meadows then you are going to want to read the new Perfectly Princess series by Alyssa Crown (for ages 6 and up). Each princess in the series has her own color, and the pages of each book are printed in each princess' color! There are fun activities in the back of each book. They can be found in the New Series section under J SERIES PER. So far, the titles in the series are:
  • Pink Princess Rules the School
  • Purple Princess Wins the Prize
  • Green Princess Saves the Day
  • Orange Princess Has A Ball
  • Blue Princess Takes the Stage
  • Yellow Princess Gets A Pet

Thursday, March 24, 2011

Harry Houdini's 137th Birthday

It's Harry Houdini's 137th birthday! Read about him a this website, then visit the library to check out some books about magic tricks! Who may be the next great magician!

Here are a few titles to get you started:

Knack Magic Tricks: A Step-By-Step Guide to Illusions, Sleights of Hand, and Amazing Feats by Richard Kaufman
(JNF 793.8 KAU)

Amazing Magic Tricks by Norm Barnhart (JNF 793.8 BAR)

Simple Sleight-of-Hand: Card and Coin Tricks for the Beginning Magician by Paul Zenon
(JNF  793.8 ZEN)

Monday, March 21, 2011

Pete the Cat!

Check out the video for the new picture book Pete the Cat: I Love My White Shoes by Eric Litwin and James Dean. The book is available at the library now!

Thursday, March 17, 2011


Happy St. Patrick's Day! 
Visit for great games, recipes and crafts!

JOKE: Why should you never iron a 4-leaf clover?

Because you don't want to press your luck!

Monday, March 14, 2011

NEW DVDs in the Children's Room

New and forthcoming DVDs in the Children's Room!

  •  Alpha & Omega 
  • Barbie: A Fashion Fairytale  
  • Beverly Hills Chihuahua 2 
  • Curious George Leads the Band (and other Musical Mayhem) 
  • Curious George Sails with the Pirates (and Other Curious Capers) 
  • Curious George Takes A Job (and More Monkey Business)  
  • Curious George: Zoo Night (and Other Animal Stories!) 
  • The Last Unicorn  
  • Legends of the Guardians: The Owls of Ga'Hoole 
  • Megamind  
  • Open Season 3 
  • Secretariat 
  • Thomas and Friends: The Lion of Sodor

Monday, March 7, 2011

Leprechaun Treasure Chest Craft

DATE: March 16
TIME: 4:15 PM

Decorate your own cardboard chest to hold all your treasures! Leprechaun not included! For grades K and up. Space is limited. Registration is required.  Call 742-7606 or register online.

Wednesday, March 2, 2011

Happy Birthday, Dr. Seuss!

What's your favorite Dr. Seuss book? This dragon loves One Fish, Two Fish, Red Fish, Blue Fish. And How the Grinch Stole Christmas. And Hop on Pop. And Horton Hears A Who! It's hard to pick just one!

Theodor Seuss Geisel, better known to the world as the beloved Dr. Seuss, was born in 1904 on Howard Street in Springfield, Massachusetts.

At the time of his death on September 24, 1991, Dr. Seuss had written and illustrated 44 children's books, including such all-time favorites as Green Eggs and Ham, Oh, the Places You'll Go, Fox in Socks, and How the Grinch Stole Christmas. His books had been translated into more than 15 languages. Over 200 million copies had found their way into homes and hearts around the world.

For more about Dr. Seuss, visit