Educational Games & More
Weekly Story Time
June 23-August 4, 2021
* Change of Location*
Story Time will now meet at the new picnic table behind the library. Parking is available in the library parking lot. Please bring a blanket or chair to sit on.
For the safety of those who are unable to be vaccinated, we do ask that everyone aged 3 and up wear mask at youth programs and that you sit as a family/group.
You may park at the library and walk over, or park is available on High St. next to the Gazebo.
New Books for July
Read With Sailor
Reading with Sailor is the perfect opportunity for young readers to gain confidence while reading aloud. Drop in anytime to share a story with Sailor or to just visit. Sailor will be happy to see you!
Summer Reading Program
This 7 week program will feature weekly animal themed activities presented in a Grab & Go Activity Kit format, Summer Reading Bingo, and other pop up programs. Additionally each participant will adopt a “Reading Buddy”; a pint sized stuffed animal to read with. Click on the link at the top of this page to register.
June 21st-25th- Registration and Starter Kits
June 28th- July 2nd- Pets on Parade
July 6th-9th- Rocking Rainforests and Jungles
July 12th-16th- Outrageous Oceans
July 19th-23rd- Fantastic Farms
July 26th-30th- Dry, Dry, Deserts
August 2nd- 6th- Don't Bug Me!
DVD's and Audio Books
Sacha's Monthly Book Reviews
BenBee and the Teacher Griefer
By K.A. Holt
Publisher: Chronicle Books LLC
Publication date: 09/22/2020
For Ben Bellows and his three fellow classmates, nothing could be worse than having to spend time in summer school because they didn’t pass the language arts section of the “FARTS” (The Florida Rigorous Academic Assessment Test). As their new teacher Ms. J soons finds out, each student will go to great lengths not to have to read aloud in class (one tries to flush her book down the toilet!). The kids make a deal with Ms. J that for every minute they read aloud, she will let them play their favorite online video game, Sandbox. When the school administration hears of this unorthodox plan, Ben B and his classmates have to work together to save their teacher’s job.
Twins by Varian Johnson
Publisher: Graphix; Illustrated edition (October 6, 2020)
Paperback: 256 pages
Reading age: 8 - 12 years
Lexile measure: GN360L
Grade level: 3 – 7
Twins and best friends Maureen and Francine Carter are excited to start 6th grade. Francine is ready for a change, which includes shortening her name to “Fran”, making new friends, and taking different classes than her sister. Maureen can’t understand why her sister is welcoming so many changes into her life, and wishes things were the way they used to be. When the real reason that the twins aren’t in the same classes comes to light, Maureen is furious and devises a plan to get back at her sister, by running against her for class president. Fans of graphic novels such as Smile and The Babysitter’s Club will race through this realistic look at family dynamics and life in the 6th grade.
February 16, 2021
All Thirteen: The Incredible Cave Rescue of the Thai Boys' Soccer Team
by Christina Soontornvat
Candlewick; Illustrated edition (October 13, 2020)
Hardcover : 288 pages
Reading age : 8 - 12 years
Grade level : 3 – 7
Have you ever been stuck somewhere? Maybe you tried to squeeze into too tight a space, or maybe the elevator you were riding temporarily broke down? When the 13 members of the Wild Boars soccer team decided to go explore some caves after practice, they never dreamed that they would soon become trapped deep below the ground with no way out.
All Thirteen: The Incredible Cave Rescue of the Thai Boys' Soccer Team, chronicles the nearly 20 days that the boys and their coach were stuck deep underground and the herculean efforts that were made to rescue them.
This page turner combines science and heart pounding suspense to create a nonfiction book that you won’t want to put down!
January 22, 2021
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