Wednesday, July 23, 2014

Around the Library with Dewey! The Five Hundreds.......

Dive into the J500s.
(The J stands for Juvenile ~ which means it’s a book for kids)

Having fun at Mr. Tim’s food science program?
Looking for a project for your next science fair? Just want to learn more about all the cool things in our world? J500, the science section is for you.  

In this section you can learn all about math, the solar system, electricity, rocks & minerals, volcanoes, weather, cool science experiments, and every animal you can imagine.

Some of our favorite J500 books are The Animal Book by Steve Jenkins, Z is for Zookeeper by Marie and Roland Smith, The Magic School Bus Inside a Hurricane by Joanna Cole, A Drop of Water by Walter Wick, Heat Fundamentals Funtastic Science Experiments for Kids by Robert W. Wood, and Far-out Guide to Jupiter by Mary Kay Carson. Come to the library to learn more sweet stuff about science.

Monday, July 21, 2014

This Week's Special Event: BubbleMania!


These are bubbles like you’ve never seen before.  

Come watch Casey Carle make bubble balloons, fling bubbles through the air, make double bubbles, and so much more.  

Be prepared to see some of the coolest, biggest, and most amazing bubble creations of your life.  You don’t want to miss out on this exciting performance.  

To see it come to the community room on Wednesday July 23rd at 2pm.

Wednesday, July 16, 2014

Around the Library with Dewey! The Four Hundreds.................

Search through the J400s.
(The J stands for Juvenile ~ which means it's a book for kids)

Hola. Bonjour. Hallo. Zdravo. Guten Tag. 

Do you know what all of these words mean? 

They are all different ways to say hello.  

If you want to learn more ways to say hello or even want to start to pick up a new language, check out the 400s.  

In this section you will find books about all different languages.  

You can learn Spanish, French, German, Chinese, Italian, Russian, and even Sign Language. 

Here are some books we recommend you look at: Rhyming Dictionary by Sue Young, My Big Book of Spanish Words by Rebecca Emberley, The Kids’ Pocket Signing Guide by Mickey Flodin, My First Book of Russian Words by Katy Kudela, The Usborne First Thousand Words in Spanish by Heather Amery and Stephen Cartwright, and First Hundred Words in French by Heather Amery and Stephen Cartwright.

Monday, July 14, 2014

This week's Special Event: Annual Ice Cream Social!!

Ice Cream! Ice Cream!

Everyone is invited to this fun event! And who would pass up some free ice cream? Especially if it’s from J Foster.  

Come on Wednesday July 16th at 1:30 to the community room to grab a bowl of this tasty treat. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library.

You’ll have a chance to hang out with friends, meet new people from the community, and cool off from the hot summer sun.  

While you’re at the library, come to the children’s room to check out some books and don’t forget to grab your ticket for summer reading.  

Wednesday, July 9, 2014

Around the Library with Dewey! The Three Hundreds............

Delve into the J300s. 
(The J stands for Juvenile ~ which means it's a book for kids)

Ever wonder about all the soldiers who fight hard to protect our country? 
How about what exactly the president does? 
Want to learn more about different Christmas traditions or how the first Thanksgiving came to be?
If you do, the 300s are for you. 

In the 300s you can explore all different types of topics including different careers, the police, environmental issues, holidays, and fairy tales. 

Our World by Maureen Hunter-Bone and Thea Feldman, Wildfires from the Library of Natural Disasters, The U.S. Navy by Tom Streissguth, Vote by Eileen Christelow, and Peace one Day by Jeremy Gilley are just a few of the books we have here at the library from the 300s.  

Come visit to read one of these books!

Monday, July 7, 2014

This week's Special Event: Bach 2 Rock! with Caryn Lin

Bach to Rock! With Caryn Lin

Have you ever heard an electric violin? 
This is definitely something you want to check out.  
Caryn Lin will rock out all afternoon on Wednesday July 9th starting at 2pm.  She has lots of cool songs to play and loves to have fun while playing her unique violin. 

If you love music this is definitely the show to come to!

Wednesday, July 2, 2014

Around the Library with Dewey! The Two Hundreds............

Uncover the J 200s.

(The J stands for Juvenile ~ which means it's a book for kids)

Have you ever heard of the man who held the world on his shoulders? 
His name was Atlas.  
If you want to find out more about him and other powerful people like Zeus, Athena, and Hercules, look in the 200s.  
Here you can find everything you want to know about Greek and Roman mythology and different religions.

Some of the books we have from the 200s that we think are pretty cool are Norse Mythology A to Z by Kathleen N. Daly, The First Olympic Games by Jean Richards, Greek Myths by Sally Pomme Clayton, and Mythology by Neil Philip.  If you want to read any of these awesome books, come visit the library!