Lois Lowry’s 1993 novel The Giver, winner of the Newbery Medal and a William Allen White Award, will finally debut on the silver screen on August 15, 2014. To honor this occasion, let’s revisit that novel and its three sequels. The Giver Twelve-year-old Jonas lives in a seemingly perfect world of the future. In […]
It’s time to play chess. And if you’re between the ages of 11 and 18, the library has a Chess Club for you, whether you’ve played before or not. If you don’t know how to play, we’ll show you. If you’re an expert, we will challenge you. And if you already play chess and want to become […]
Do you have to read something for school over the summer? Are you so over that list? Stop here to read about where you can get books for school or books for cool.
School is out and summer is on! It’s the perfect time to watch movies. What are you looking forward to seeing over your summer break?
Have you signed your kids up for summer reading yet? Have YOU signed up for summer reading yet? Well. . . what are you waiting for? Why do we want you to read this summer? Because reading is awesome, that’s why! Need another reason? Read on. You’ve heard it all before- kids who read over […]
It’s National Poetry Month! I know, you say. But wait…poetry can be a powerful form of expression. Check out this blog post for a cool story on how two teen girls connected through words.