I’ve been hearing a lot more this year about debut/first/new/fresh fiction – an author’s first published work. Of course, publishers are anxious to get the word out about their new authors, but other recommendations for these debut titles come from independent booksellers, reviewers for journals such as Publisher’s Weekly, Booklist, and Library Journal, li
Today's craft is based on the fairy tale The Ugly Duckling by Hans Christian Anderson. This simple craft can be created with a little assistance from a caring adult.
Welcome to the new Youth Services Blog at Westlake Porter Public Library Read It. Make It. Read It. Make It. will bring you children’s crafts inspired by children’s books. It will give you the opportunity to not only read a book to your child, but experience the book in an different way.
Do you like taking things apart to see how they work? And do you like (or have you liked) to play with toys? (Age doesn't matter, after all!) Then the Maker Club's "Take Apart Toys" event on Wednesday, November 18th at 7:00pm in the Dover Room is for you!
Bring in a toy (or several) you'd like to take apart to see how it works (but check the internet first to make sure it's nothing valuable! Broken toys would be a great idea). Learn about what components you may find! There will be screwdrivers, scissors, seam rippers, and more for all "reverse elves."
Register online, call 440-250-5460, or stop by any public service desk to sign up. All ages welcome, but those under 18 must bring a parent/guardian with them to sign the waiver.
October is here, and Halloween is just over a week away. As the day quickly approaches for ghosts, ghouls, and all manner of spooky, creepy, freaky things, why not check out some "scary good" music to set the mood?
I'm always looking for cool new websites. This post is one of my newer finds. Ever wonder what was popular in music in a specific decade or genre? Well, The Music Timeline takes information from people's posts on Google Music and uploads it into a timeline that shows you what was popular and includes links so that you can add your favorites to your Google Play Music account!
As another summer becomes just a memory, fall beckons with crunchy leaves underfoot and the smell of apple pie wafting through the air. Here in Northeast Ohio we have Johnny Appleseed to thank for the abundance of orchards just waiting to be picked!