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The 101 Picture Book Challenge: Dear Zoo

Posted about 18 days ago by Patti L

Posted in Children & Parenting, eBooks & eAudiobooks and Readers' Advisory | Tagged with 101 Picture Book Challenge, early literacy, humorous books for kids, pets - fiction, picture books, Readers' Advisory, reading, reading recommendations, stories for kids and words

Do you think writing to the zoo to ask for a pet is a good idea? In the picture book Dear Zoo by Rod Campbell, one child thinks so, and that child is in for some big surprises!

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Get Inspired to Get Moving on National Walking Day and Beyond

Posted about 25 days ago by April S

Posted in eBooks & eAudiobooks, Fitness, Nature, & Travel, History, Politics, & Biography, Movies, Music, & Audiobooks and Self-help & Spirituality | Tagged with heart health, heath & fitness, National Walking Day, sports & recreation and workout

National Walking Day is observed on the first Wednesday in April each year. Let the Library inspire you to get moving this Spring and beyond.

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The 101 Picture Book Challenge: Where the Wild Things Are

Posted about 30 days ago by Eric P

Posted in Children & Parenting, eBooks & eAudiobooks, Movies, Music, & Audiobooks and Readers' Advisory | Tagged with 101 Picture Book Challenge, early literacy, Maurice Sendak, picture books and reading recommendations

Another classic title on the library's 101 Picture Book Challenge list is Maurice Sendak's Where the Wild Things Are, a timeless tale of temper tantrums and monster islands.

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Pacific Rim Uprising and the Like

Posted about 1 month ago by Joseph C

Posted in eBooks & eAudiobooks, Fiction, Literature, Poetry & Graphic Novels, Movies, Music, & Audiobooks, New and Science Fiction & Fantasy | Tagged with Action & Adventure, alien invasions, creature film, Read-Alikes, Readers' Advisory, robots, Sci-Fi Action and view-alikes

The upcoming release of the Universal Pictures film “Pacific Rim Uprising” on March 23, 2018 inspires a new look into past Sci-Fi gems involving Alien Invasions, Robots and unwinnable struggles.

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