Civic Center Library will be closed for upgrades Apr 16-30. Reopening tentatively set for May 1. More details.

Take some time between holidays to enjoy our amazing planet earth.  Here are some books and movies the whole family can enjoy:
William Steig was born in New York City in 1907. In a family where every member was involved in the arts, it was not surprising that Steig became an artist.

He published his first...
It's time to give thanks for all of the bounty we receive.  Don't just eat your food this holiday---play with it too!Here are a few books we are giving thanks for reading----wonderful!...
There comes a time in a child's life where "a little bit scary" becomes fun!  It must be a rite of passage for all kids to share ghost stories by the campfire or in the dark----...
"Scary fun" is confusing for young children.  Too them, scary is often just plain "scary"!  Here are some books to share with kids that explore Halloween fun and...
A trip to New England is not in my cards this month but oh how I would enjoy it!  Instead I'll watch this video of the leaves changing and revisit some old fashioned books set in the area....
"On a fateful summer afternoon in 1971 James Marshall lay on his hammock drawing pictures. His mother was inside the house watching Who's Afraid of Virginia Wolf on TV. The strident voices...
On our recent trip to Yellowstone Park, we were surprised to see one small black bear cub, then a second small cub and finally a LARGE mama bear!  She looked us over and then happily went about...
It's Apple Harvest Time!   How about apple books at your library:Who knew applesauce could be so cool?  Check out this Applesauce Rap:
Bus with word school on it
How can it be that summer vacation is over?  Time for back to school and time to see friends and teachers and maybe make new friends as well.  Here are some fun books about school that are...