Knock-Out Non-Fiction: Ocean Creatures

In this Knock-Out Non-Fiction, Miss Megan and Miss Nicole swim with the creatures of the ocean. In this video, Miss Megan reads A Baby Sea Otter Story by Martha EH Rusted, Baby Dolphin’s First Swim, and The Blue Whale by Jenni Desmond. In the second video, Miss Nicole demonstrates how Read More

Moon Landings: Crystal365

It’s our first Moon Landing! If you’re interested in crystals, natural healing and wellness, and meditation, Miss Kaylea’s review of Crystal365 by Heather Askinosie is for you. Support our library by sharing our posts and websites, borrowing digital items, or donating online.

Knock-Out Non-Fiction: Weather

In this Knock-Out Non-Fiction, Miss Megan and Miss Sarah explore the weather. In this video, Miss Megan reads Totally Amazing Facts About Weather by Jaclyn Jaycox and Raindrops on a Roller Coaster: Hail by Belinda Jensen & Renee Kurilla. In the second and third videos, Miss Sarah shows you how Read More

Miss Sarah’s Daily Pick: Weird But True!

Miss Sarah is linking to her favorite websites for kids. Today’s Daily Pick is the National Geographic Kids series Weird But True! Check out videos, radio shows, and more online. Share your comments, including what you’d like to see, on our Children’s Department Facebook page. Support our library by sharing our Read More

Knock-Out Non-Fiction: Ancient Egypt

In this Knock-Out Non-Fiction, Miss Megan and Miss Nicole cover Ancient Egypt. In this video, Miss Megan reads If You Were a Kid Making a Pyramid by Lawrence Schimel & Jenn Ely. In the second video, Miss Nicole shows you how to make an Ancient Egyptian-inspired necklace out of a Read More

Knock-Out Non-Fiction: Dinosaurs

In this new series for elementary-age kids, Knock-Out Non-Fiction, we pair non-fiction books with an art/science component. Our first subject is dinosaurs! In the first video, Miss Megan reads How the Dinosaur Got to the Museum by Jessie Hartland. In the second video, Miss Sarah shows you how to make Read More

Read It Before You See It: Books with Movie Adaptations

The book is almost always better than the movie, so read these books before you hit the cinema. These are books with recent or upcoming movie adaptations.   Bel Canto by Ann Patchett Movie release September 14, 2018. Directed by Paul Weitz. Available as a book, large print book, CD Read More