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On the Waterfront

Do you have children's or teen books that are no longer used at your house? The library would appreciate your donation of books that are in like new condition for our summer reading program, be it picture books, beginning readers, or chapter books. We strive to give out a book prize every other week to our participants, so your donation would go into the hands of an eager summer reader. Books may be dropped off at either location.

Watch for information coming in May about our exciting summer reading program for children, teens, and adults!

Timmy Failure

Steven Pastis, creator of the Pearls Before Swine comic strip, has just published a funny new chapter book for kids called Timmy Failure: Mistakes Were Made.

Check out the trailer and reserve your copy on InfoSoup today! It looks like it will be perfect for Diary of a Wimpy Kid book fans or anyone who likes a good laugh!

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book jacket of One and Only Ivan

The 2013 Newbery Medal was awarded to The One and Only Ivan by Katherine Applegate. Inspired by a true story, this wonderful work of fiction celebrates friendship and hope and resonates with animal lovers everywhere. Click here to view a book trailer and to learn more about the real Ivan.

The Newbery Medal is awarded each year by the Association for Library Service to Children, a division of the American Library Association, to the author of the most distinguished contribution to American literature for children.

Check out The One and Only Ivan and let us know what you think of the book. You can also read and post reviews about what children's books you are reading on the Books to Hoot About book blog.

It's a great day for a good read! Our shelves are packed with delightful new chapter books, so stop by soon and check some out!

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