For all parents who are preparing to send your child off to college for the first time, check out the book I’ll Miss You Too by Margo Ewing Woodacre & Steffany Bane Carey! In this updated edition, mother and daughter share their practical tips on what to expect on the exciting and emotional transition to college. The book is full of insights and advice and is a wonderful resource for both parent and child as it is written from both the parent and student point of view. A must read for you and your child in preparation for your college experience.
If you are looking for a magical read, check out The Magic Strings of Frankie Presto by Mitch Albom. This was a recent selection that our “Anything But Mystery” book group read. In this book readers are transported back to Spain to learn about Frankie’s childhood and meet all of the important influences in Frankie’s life. Learn how his love of music grew year after year and the profound effect it has on his life. We follow him on his amazing journey and meet many great artists along the way. The best part of the book is that it is narrated by the spirit of MUSIC itself. Mitch Albom never disap
Pam Swyndro, who is the head of our Manhattan-Elwood Quilt Group, had over 15 patrons sew shower bags for our troops! If you are interested in our Quilt Group they take new members and are meeting three times over the summer! Join us in the fall to make more bags for our troops. Thanks Pam, Quilt Group members and kids for serving our community and troops with such great acts of kindness!
We had a great turnout for our eReader 101 program in January! Attendees learned how to download eBooks, eMagazines, and eAudiobooks to their devices. If you are interested in learning how to access our eLibrary collection, stop by the Ciruclation desk with your device. Thank you to everyone who attended this great program!