Educational Games & More
Weekly Story Time
New Books for April
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!
Grab and Go Bags
Available on a first come first serve basis from 10:30am-4:30 pm (or until supplies last) Bags may contain small objects and are best suited for ages 5 & Up.
May 4, 2021
Directions and supplies to make a fun and simple craft.
There will only be one craft/ STEM project this month as the Youth Librarian will be on vacation from May 17th- 26th.
May 10, 2021
Directions and supplies to complete a STEM (Science, technology, math and engineering) themed project.
Tween & Teen Mystery Bags
Bags are available for students in grades 6 & up.
Each months bag will be filled with an array of cool stuff. Maybe you'll find crafts, free books, or a game. Maybe a mix of things. The only thing that is for certain is that it's sure to be fun!
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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