Sunday, September 30, 2012

Banned Books Week - September 30th to October 6th

Banned Book Week celebrates the freedom to read, highlights the benefits of open access and gives a historical perspective about censorship. 
- History of Censorship
- Frequently challenged books

Wednesday, September 19, 2012

Talk Like A Pirate Day

September 19th is "Talk Like A Pirate Day"  This year is the 10th anniversary of the event that started in 2002. 

Looking for pirate books or movies - see what your library has:

Pirate stories for kids

Pirate books for adults

Pirate films for kids

Biographies of real-life pirate Jean Lafitte

Pirates on the Chesapeake

Pirates of the Carribean films

Monday, September 17, 2012

Dig Up History @ Your Library

Combine the resources of your local library with your local museum to get the maximum experience.


Free Museum Day
September 29th (or 30th) is Free Museum Day from the Smithsonian.
See what local museums are participating.

Thursday, September 13, 2012

It's a bird, it's a plane...


Comic books are a fun way to read. Choose your favorite superhero, learn to draw your own or investigate the history of the comic book - all courtesy of your library.
  • Marvel Comics Encyclopedia
  • How to draw your own comics
  • History of comic books

  • Friday, September 7, 2012

    Saturday, September 1, 2012

    Library Card Signup Month

    Your library card gives you access to books, computers, homework help, job help, movies, music and more! Do you have yours?
    Once you have your library card, you may want help finding something to read.
    Award Winners - Award Winning Books
    - New and Popular Titles
    - Sign Up For Next Reads Newsletters - Books about Troy Polamalu

    Thinking about after high school?


    Not sure what you want to do after school? The library has resources that can help you with ideas.
    - College choice Handbooks
    - College Resource Book
    - Occupational Guides
    - Job and Career Help @ the library

    Build Something!

    Legos® are an all-time favorite. Check out these books for ideas on what to build, learn how the blocks are made and the secrets of master builders.