Monday, April 30, 2012

The Kane Chronicles: The Serpent's Shadow

It's here! The Kane Chronicles: The Serpent's Shadow by Rick Riordan is the conclusion to the Kane Chronicles trilogy. Despite their best efforts, Carter and Sadie Kane can't seem to keep Apophis, the chaos snake, down. Their only hope: find an ancient spell that might turn the serpent's own shadow into a weapon. Check out the book trailer, and put your name on the reserve list!

Wednesday, April 25, 2012


Please Join Us this Weekend!

Our Annual Used Book Sale, sponsored by the Members of the Booth & Dimock Memorial Library Association, will be held April 26-28. All proceeds will be used to support the Booth & Dimock Memorial Library. The schedule will be as follows:

Thursday, April 26: 10am - 12pm Members Only
12pm - 8pm Free Admission
Friday, April 27: 1pm - 6pm Free Admission
Saturday, April 28: 10am - 12pm Free Admission
12:30pm - 2:30pm Bag Sale

The Teen Advisory Board (T.A.B) will be hosting a Bake Sale to benefit Coventry Human Service's Fall Food & Gift Drive. This will be held on Saturday, April 28 from 10am - 3pm

On Saturday April 28th from 10am - 3pm Civil War Company F 14th Volunteer Infantry will be presenting on the front lawn. This group will present the Camp Life of the Union Soldier and Civilian Demonstrations all day, in addition to a cooking demonstration, military drill and more. .

We hope you will join us for this great event!

Friday, April 20, 2012

Stuffed Animal Sleepover


Monday, April 16, 2012

Mo Willems & Pigeon are back!

Calling all Mo Willems and Pigeon fans! The Duckling Gets A Cookie!? (by Mo Willems, of course)  is on its way to the library! Pigeon is back...and he's not happy! Take a look at this book trailer to see what I mean...and login to your account in the Library Catalog to reserve Mo's newest book today, because it'll be in the Children's Room soon!

Thursday, April 12, 2012

Wednesday, Apr 18, 2 PM
In 15 min. sessions beginning @ 2 PM

Cold Noses, Warm Hearts is bringing their R.E.A.D. teams to the library! The R.E.A.D. Program is dedicated to improving the reading skills of children using pet partner therapy dogs as mentors. Children must be able to read on their own to participate. Registration begins April 4. Call 742-7606.

Monday, April 2, 2012

TumbleBooks for iPad/iPhone 4!

TumbleBooks are available for the iPad and the iPhone 4!

Tumblebooks is an online collection of animated, talking picture books by well-known authors and illustrators. TumbleBooks are created by taking existing books and adding sound, music and narration to produce an electronic picture book which children can read, or have read to them! 

You can check out the iPad-compatible TumbleBooks by visiting the Booth & Dimock Memorial Library's mobile website at on your iPad or iPhone and scrolling down to the bottom, where it says TumbleBooks! Once in TumbleBooks, click on the red STORYBOOKS icon. At the top of the next page, click on the green IPAD BOOKS icon (on the far right).

Now, simply click on the "iPad" button to launch the book of your choice! The book will appear in a small window at first, but to expand, simply click on the "full screen" button.

The books can also be accessed at home by going to the Children’s Room section of the library website ( and clicking on the Tumblebooks icon.