Library Closed Sat., Aug. 30 – Mon., Sept. 1 for Labor Day Weekend

The Library will be CLOSED on Sat., August 30th and Sept. 1st  in observance of Labor Day. We reopen Tuesday September 2 at 9:00 a.m. The digital branch of the Library is open 24/7/365 through our website, where you can: download eBooks and eAudio through Overdrive access eBooks for kids through BookFLIX read non-fiction eBooks for […]

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Review of “Papa’s Mechanical Fish” by Candace Fleming – Julia Aybar

Papa’s Mechanical Fish by Candace Fleming This book is based on the life of Lodner Phillips, an eccentric inventor. The story is told from his daughter Virena’s perspective. Although he is an inventor he has never created anything that works perfectly.  One day while the family is fishing on the Lake Michigan, his daughter asks, […]

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Review of “Goodnight, Goodnight, Construction Site” by Sherri Duskey Rinker

  Goodnight, Goodnight, Construction Site by Sherri Duskey Rinker   This book is an ideal bedtime story for all those truck-loving toddlers and preschoolers! Gentle rhymes and soft colored pictures of favorite trucks are the perfect way to lull any child into sweet dreams. We get to say goodnight to each machine as it dozes […]

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Review of “Diary of a Worm” by Doreen Cronin

Diary of a Worm by Doreen Cronin This hilarious look at the daily life of a young earthworm will capture the interest of young readers eager to Dig into Reading, this year’s Summer Reading Program theme for children.      The worm lives underground with his parents and sister, and he plays with his friend, Spider.   The […]

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Review of “Gregor, the Overlander” by Suzanne Collins

Review of “Gregor the Overlander” by Suzanne Collins. I recently read the book, “Gregor the Overlander” by Suzanne Collins for my 5th/6th grade book club. We chose it because one of the young men who sometimes attends book club had read and loved it. My first reaction was to assume that the author was taking […]

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