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New Easy Readers 1/12/09

Happy 2009! The New Year is here and so are new easy reader books! Our easy reader collection is growing, growing, growing! If your child is in the beginning stages of reading, bring him in to explore our easy readers! Here's a few new ones just for you!

Bug Race by Cari Meister
Slow bugs get in the way, hungry bugs can cause a delay, fast bugs set the pace. But who will win the race?

New Picture Books 1/12/09

Happy 2009!
It's a new year which means we have lots of new picture books to share with you!

Jack's House by Karen Magnuson Beil
Cumulative text reveals who was really responsible for the house that Jack claims to have built, and all of the trucks involved, from the bulldozer used to clear the land to the van that brought a hammock for the back yard.

Holiday Picture Books 12/6/08

Need a great gift for a child this holiday season? How about a book! Here are a few NEW holiday books to start the season!

The 12 Hidden Days of Christmas by Macky Pamintuan

New Picture Books 11/24/08

With Thanksgiving only a few days away I thought it would be fun to share some picture books that I am thankful for with you!

Always by Ann Stott
A Little boy is reassured by his mother that she will always love him...even when he misbehaves.


New Easy Readers 10/23/08

Do you have a new reader in your house? Stop into the library and take a look at our Easy Reader collection. The Youth Services department is always adding new titles to the collection. Here are just a few we would like to share with you!

The Best Chef in Second Grade by Katharine Kenah
A famous chef is coming to visit Mr. Hopper's second grade class, and every one is excited about bringing in their family's favorite dish to share except Ollie, who loves to cook but cannot find a dish his whole family likes.


New Picture Books 10/15/08

Fall has arrived and so have tons of new picture books! The Children's Department is filled with displays featuring books related to presidents, elections, Halloween, Fall, new picture books and new juvenile fiction books.
Stop in and grab a book to share while you are cozied up on the couch with a big glass of apple cider or hot chocolate! Here's a few of my new favorites!

New Picture Books 9/4/08

I hope everyone had a wonderful summer and is enjoying the new school year. Fall is right around the corner and I have some great books that I hope you will "FALL" into reading!




Peg Leg Peke by Brie Sprangler
When Peke, a pekingese puppy breaks his leg, he fantasizes that he is a pirate in search of buried treasure.


New Picture Books 6/26/08

Summer reading is off to a great start here at the library. Our kids are reading like it is going out of style and we couldn't be more excited! Here's a list of a few new picture books you might want to read and add to your Catch the Reading Bug log.

Emily's Magic Words by Cindy Post Senning
Emily explains how just a few little words-- please, thank you, hello, good-bye, and excuse me-- can work magic!


New Picture Books 5/12/08

The Youth Services Department is gearing up for our Summer Reading Program which begins June 9th! We are receiving new picture books every day and Miss Jamie is going to give you a sneak peek at some fun new titles. Here we go...

The Pout-Pout Fish by Deborah Diesen
The pout-pout fish believes he only knows how to frown, even though many of his friends suggest ways to change his expression, until one day a fish comes along that shows him otherwise.


New Picture Books 4/8/08

Miss Jamie has more new picture books to share with you.

A Visitor For Bear by Bonny Becker
Bear's efforts to keep out visitors to his house are undermined by a very persistent mouse.




Duck by Randy Cecil
Duck happily raises a duckling that has wandered into the amusement park where she is a carousel animal, but finds that she cannot teach what she herself has always longed to do--fly--and sets out to find real ducks to instruct him.