Oh the weather outside is frightful, but the virtual programs are so delightful… Wait, that’s not the lyrics? Well, it should be! Have you taken a look at our virtual calendar of programs recently? There’s something for children of all ages. On Mondays at 10:30 am, you and your little ones can take part in […]
Archives for October 2020
Let’s Vote for Storytime!
Election Day takes place on the Tuesday after the first Monday in November each year. This year, it’s November 3. On Election Day we cast our vote, or make our choice, on who we think should make the rules for America. We can cast our vote for our governors, senators, representatives, and even our President. Once […]
It’s Media Literacy Week!
October 26 – 30 marks this year’s Media Literacy Week! In a world where we’re faced with information overload and evaluating conflicting information sources seems more important than ever, the National Association for Media Literacy Education (NAMLE) promotes “the ability to access, analyze, evaluate, create, and act using all forms of communication.” We’ve rounded up […]
13 Tales of Terror
I love it when the weather turns cool and you can start to wear sweaters. It’s my favorite time of year. When the leaves turn and fall, and the smell of rot clings to the air like hungry ghosts suffering from denial. I love Halloween when you can put on a costume and pretend to […]
Research Help for Middle Grade Students
School is back in session and that means that students are working on research assignments. It should be easy, right – just search the Internet? Except, as we all know, EVERYTHING is on the Internet: the good, the bad, and the far-too-much. An important part of research assignments is not just finding information, but selecting […]
From Book to Creation: Explore, Learn and Create — All Without a Screen!
At the library, we know that screen fatigue might be hitting hard where you are. Whether you’re doing virtual learning, working from home, or taking advantage of the digital resources safely at home, we’re all using our screens a bit more than we used to. So we thought we’d share a roundup of family-friendly books […]
A New Challenge Approaches!
We get it; between school and work and planning that killer costume, the first few weeks of Fall can be A LOT. And if you signed up for our BCFL Read-A-Thon, you might be finding yourself a few books behind schedule. But never fear, because October 19 marks the very first day of our Beanstack […]
Best Books for Fans of The Baby-Sitters Club
Love the Baby-Sitters Club and looking for more great reads? These books are full of friends, humor, and lots of heart! Graphic Novels El Deafo by Cece Bell Having lost her hearing at the age of four, Cece has trouble fitting in and making friends. But then she discovers that her hearing aid gives her […]
Spooky Reads for the Young and Young at Heart
Does the crisp October air have you and your kids hankering for some spooky reads? Do you long to stretch your skeleton out on the couch with a cup of your favorite ghoulish hot beverage and page through a chilling tale? Have your little ghosts and werewolves been pestering you for creepy, kooky, mysterious, and spooky books this season? Then it’s […]
Flipster eMagazines for Kids and Teens
Make learning fun with our vast selection of kids and teen eMagazines on Flipster. This digital collection is packed with information and activities that are sure to engage curious young minds and help inspire kids and teens to learn and make sense of the world around them.