Book Recommendations: Magical Reads

“I do believe something very magical can happen when you read a good book.” – J.K. Rowling We’ve all wished for and needed a little magic these past few months. My first Book Scouts of the summer, inspired by our “Imagine Your Story” Summer Reading Program, is a tribute to all things magical. The books … Continue reading Book Recommendations: Magical Reads

Book Review: The Dark Lord Clementine by Sarah Jean Horwitz

Clementine Morcerous descends from a long line of Evil Overlords. Her father, the Dark Lord Elithor, has stricken terror into the hearts of his subjects for decades, and Clementine has been learning dark magic under his tutelage since birth. Clementine tries very hard to live up to her ancestral expectations, but when her father is … Continue reading Book Review: The Dark Lord Clementine by Sarah Jean Horwitz

Book Review: My Beijing by Nie Jun

This month's book post is a little different than any I've done before! I've been overlapping blog content with work things more often recently since everything has transitioned online, but I figure, why reinvent the wheel? Our marketing specialist has been asking staff to share video reviews of their quarantine reads for our social media … Continue reading Book Review: My Beijing by Nie Jun

Book Recommendations: Nature Reads

Last month's Book Scouts was cancelled due to COVID-19, but I still dutifully composed my list of recommended reads and put up a display (a whole two days before our library closed indefinitely). Luckily, many families came in to stock up and the display emptied pretty quickly. This month, I'm sharing those titles with you … Continue reading Book Recommendations: Nature Reads

Red Knit Cap Girl: Celebrate Earth Hour!

Age Range: 5-8 year olds; All AgesTime: 45 minutes - 1 hourProgram Type: Registration; After Hours I can't remember when I first heard about Earth Hour, but for years, I have looked forward to turning out the lights, shutting down, and thinking about my carbon footprint and what I can do to lower it. I … Continue reading Red Knit Cap Girl: Celebrate Earth Hour!

Book Recommendations: Wings of Fire Read-Alikes

January's Book Scouts was exciting for me, as a fan of the Wings of Fire series myself! I found lots of books and series that sound promising for avid readers that are wanting more dragons! If you have any other recommendations, please share down below in the comments! Very quickly, I want to address why … Continue reading Book Recommendations: Wings of Fire Read-Alikes

Weekly Nibble: February 7, 2020

Yesterday was the first installment of this month's Book Worms program. Our book this time is Rhino in the House: The True Story of Saving Samia by Daniel Kirk. I love to incorporate non-fiction when I can into this program, and the children LOVE books about animals. The story of conservationist Anna Merz and Samia … Continue reading Weekly Nibble: February 7, 2020