SYNC is a free summer audiobook program for teens. Starting May 5th 2016, SYNC will give away two complete audiobook downloads a week – pairs of high interest titles, based on weekly themes. Sign up for email or text alerts and be first to know when new titles are available to download at www.audiobooksync.com . Click read more below for dates and titles.
There are many different reading lists available, but a really great list of interesting and cool books was just released by Common Sense Media (a terrific website for book content information and age-appropriateness). The list is available at www.chicagotribune.com/50by12, and it is 50 books every child should read by age 12. Take a look and see what you think. Then come to the library and check out some of your favorites!
We’re so ‘releaved’ that Spring is finally here (and Earth Day is April 22nd), that the Library is celebrating with some special programs. First, don’t miss out on seeing our Painted Lady Butterflies before we set them free! It’s hard to believe that they were all tiny caterpillars just a few short weeks ago. Almost all have emerged from their chrysalises and we hope to release them this week (if the weather permits!) On Wednesday, April 13th @ 5 p.m., come join our Spectacular Science Program where we’ll be learning about seed germination, and then planting
To celebrate Spring and Earth Day, the library became home to some very hungry real caterpillars! You can see them in the Children’s Department. They have been growing and growing and have now made chrysalises. We are anxiously awaiting their release as butterflies in a couple of days. Meanwhile check out some books about them located on display underneath the actual cocoons!