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Series Spotlight: Elephant and Piggie

Two fantastic friends, Gerald the elephant and Piggie the pig shine in this wonderful and hilarious early reader series written and illustrated by Mo Willems. The text, contained mostly in dialogue bubbles between the two friends, is simple and easy to read, while the plot lines are funny and perfectly capture young readers’ sense of humor. 153 more words


Meet Author Andrea Davis Pinkney

As part of its Black History Month celebration, the Library is pleased to present author Andrea Davis Pinkney as its Special Guest Speaker. She discusses her remarkable career at the… 60 more words

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.@Scholastic We love your book catalog, but we need to talk. – @DiverseReaders#WeNeedDiverseBooks

— Diverse Readers (@DiverseReaders) January 27, 2016

It’s Real World Wednesday and this week we are absolutely overjoyed to feature the 3rd graders in class 301 at the Hamilton Heights School in New York City!

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Display, Demonstrate, and Do: Origami

Visit Schlafly during February to view The Wonder of Origami; origami designs courtesy of teenage patron, Alex G., will be shown in Schlafly’s display case.  223 more words

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Lunar New Year

Happy New Year! 2016 is the Year of the Monkey, according to Chinese zodiac. The Year of the Monkey will start on Feb. 8, 2016 and end on Jan. 618 more words

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There's more than one way to use a book...

Kids at Divoll Branch created a domino-style chain reaction using library books!  Let the books fall where they may.

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Series Spotlight: Fly Guy

This great beginning reader series by Tedd Arnold is cute, funny, and perfectly accessible to early elementary readers not quite ready for chapter books. About a boy named Buzz and his pet fly, Fly Guy, there are currently 15 books in the series. 85 more words