Sunday, December 16, 2012

Heroes and Legends

Who doesn't love a good story about heroes and their many adventures? There are great stories from many different places. Check out what the library has:

- Greek Mythologies
- Roman Mythologies
- Egyptian Mythologies  

Thursday, December 13, 2012

Star Gazing @ the Library!

Want to learn more about astronomy and star gazing? Check out these books:

Library Holiday Closings All public libraries in Cumberland County will be closed December 24th and 25th!

Normal operating hours at all locations will resume Wednesday December 26th.

Science Reference Center The Science Reference Center contains full text for hundreds of science encyclopedias, reference books, and periodicals.

Tuesday, December 4, 2012

Creative Ways Kids Can Serve

Kids often want to help make their world a better place. Here are some resources to help your child accomplish that goal:

- Frommer's 500 places where you can make a difference
- The kid's guide to service projects
- 77 creative ways kids can serve

Search opportunities, both online and local, at Volunteer Match.

Monday, December 3, 2012

Foreign Languages

If you want to learn a foreign language, the first stop you should make is your local library! See these great resources:


Sunday, December 2, 2012


Why did dinos become extinct? What does a paleontologist do? Answer those questions and more with these books:

- Dino Behavior
- Dino Encylcopedias
- Over 400 book about dinosaurs
- Paleontologists

Saturday, December 1, 2012

Get Creative @ the Library!

If you are looking for ideas for making handmade gifts for this holiday season, check out these books:
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Winter Holiday Celebrations
Winter Holidays No matter what holiday your family may celebrate, the library has it covered:

Christmas Books
Christmas for Kids
Christmas Audio CDs
Hanukkah Books
Hanukkah for Kids
Kwanzaa Books
Kwanzaa for Kids
Winter Solstice Books
Holiday Cooking Ideas