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Book cover: Gaby, Lost and Found. Portrait of author Angela Cervantes at an animal shelter.

Meet Author Angela Cervantes

Save the date! On October 11 at 10 am, we welcome poet, storyteller, and animal-lover Angela Cervantes, author of Gaby, Lost and Found, to share the obstacles and joys involved in creating a story as well as the heartbreak and hope experienced by her main character, Gaby.

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How to tell a riveting story

Professional storyteller Rosie Cutrer will lead Storytelling for Adults, sharing the magic of her expertise with a crowd of novice storytellers at the library 1 p.m. Aug. 30

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Daniel Tiger at the Library Neighborhood

Fans of Daniel Tiger are in for a big, furry surprise when the lovable star of PBS KIDS series, Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood, comes to the library for a very special storytime.

Back-to-school to-do list. Contents read: enrollment, buy supplies, haircut?, new shoes, adjust bedtime!!, clean off desk, e-mail teacher

Back-to-School: Parents’ Edition

It’s almost time for our kids to go back to school!  At our house, we’ve been labeling school supplies and discussing lunch ideas, as well as working our way back to an earlier bedtime.  We’re excited for the new school year.  Check out the ideas below on how your library can help your family have […]

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Back-to-School: Teachers’ Edition

School is just around the corner.  I know teachers have been preparing for the coming school year by decorating your classroom, planning first lessons, and working on learning all those names!  We appreciate your hard work.  From preschool to college, check out the list below to see how your library can help make your teaching […]

Girl doing chemistry experiment. Text reads "Cook up a reading explosion!"

Summer Reading Tip #11: Make it an Event

July 25 was the last day to sign up for the 2014 Summer Reading program.  So if you missed out this year, we hope you’ll join us next year!  For those of you who are already signed up, there are just a few short days left in the program.  You can keep logging hours until […]


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