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Book Weekend - Mother Goose

Young children are enchanted by the  poems of Mother Goose.  The rhythms sooth listeners into slumber, making a few pages a perfect bedtime read after a long day. 122 more words

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Back to School

August is here and for families city-wide, that means one thing – it’s time to head back to school. For many kids (and maybe some parents, too) heading back to class or starting school for the very first time can stir up a lot of feelings. 732 more words

Early Elementary

Book Weekend - School

School’s First Day of School by Adam Rex
While many kids are nervous about starting a new year of studies, what about the building?  What if a school were just as nervous about starting the year?   46 more words

Early Elementary

Fractured Fairy Tales

You know Cinderella, the three little pigs, Goldilocks, and their stories. These books feature those characters, but they aren’t exactly the stories you’re used to. These playful stories bend the familiar to create their own take on fairy tales. 687 more words

Early Elementary

Book Weekend - Brazil in stories

One Day in the Eucalyptus, Eucalyptus Tree by Daniel Bernstrom.This new spin on a traditional cumulative story starts with a boy playing in the jungle, getting eaten by a python! 58 more words

Early Elementary

Faster, Higher, Stronger: 2016 Olympics!


On August 5th the 2016 Summer Olympics begin in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. It’s the first time the Olympics have been held in South America. More than ten thousands athletes representing over 200 countries and territories are expected to participate. 540 more words

Early Elementary

2nd Annual Mini-Comic Con

Come on down to Central Library tomorrow for Comic Con!  There will be activities, vendors, food trucks and more all day long (10am-4pm).  The Children’s Library will be hosting the 501st Legion and Jedi Training Academy from 11am-noon, so come on down for a great photo op with costumed Star Wars characters and some Jedi-themed activities!

Early Elementary