Never Miss An Event @ Your Library!

 We often hear from families that they didn’t know about a special event until afterwards. When we post pictures of fun programs at our library locations on social media, they are sometimes followed with comments from our customers: “I wish I had known about this!” “How do I find out…

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Dr. Seuss

El Doctor Seuss es uno de los autores de libros más famosos de Estados Unidos. Además de autor de libros infantiles, fue ilustrador y caricaturista. Nació el 2 de marzo de 1904 en Springfield, Massachussets y su nombre real es Theodore Seuss Geisel. Seuss estudió en la universidad de Darthmouth,…

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March is National Women’s History Month

In 1987 the US Congress designated March as National Women’s History Month. This creates a special opportunity in our schools, our workplaces, and our communities to recognize and celebrate the often-overlooked achievements of American women. Each year there is a special theme and women whose lives exemplify that theme are…

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Reading at “grade level”

A question I get asked often is “Do you have any books for my (insert grade)-er’s level?” I know this is a well-intentioned query from parents and caregivers looking for the right material for their charges, but the question still makes me chuckle just a little. Schools work hard to…

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Great Picture Book Biographies

Elementary teachers often assign a biography report for students who are just learning what makes up a biography- the story of someone’s life. An autobiography is written by the famous person. In our libraries we dedicate special places for biographies: adult, young adult and children.  Many students ask for the…

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