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Take & Make - Rainbow Collage

If you registered for and picked up a bag, you'll have what you need for this craft ready to go. But even without the bag, you can still follow our video instructions to add some color to the final few weeks of winter with a torn paper rainbow collage. 

Tales of Luck and Lore from Ireland

Irish tales are steeped in tradition and handed down through generations. Every storyteller adds  their own interpretation and  flourish to the tale. 

You're Never Too Old for a Great Picture Book

There was an opinion piece in last Sunday's New York Times that resonated with us here at the library. Pamela Paul wrote Your Kids Aren't Too Old for Picture Books, And Neither Are You, and we couldn't agree more!

March Is Women's History Month

Women’s History Month, which occurs every year in March, celebrates the extraordinary contributions of women to American history and culture.  In 1987, Congress declared March as National Women’s History Month and each year a special Presidential Proclamation is issued in honor of the national celebration.  The theme for 2021 National Women’s History Month captures the spirit of these challenging times.

Happy Birthday Judy Blume!

Today, February 12, is the birthday of the incredible Judy Blume! Writing for children, teens, and adults, Blume has published books for readers in every stage of life. Her books have sold over 85 million copies and have been translated into 32 languages.

Favorite Family Read Alouds

Reading as a family isn't just fun, it builds children's imaginations and vocabularies, and expands their worlds. 

Here are our top three tips for reading aloud with kids!

Children's Books to Celebrate the Lunar New Year

This Friday, February 12, begins the Lunar New Year! Over a billion people worldwide will celebrate with family, food and fun. These books are some of our favorites to get the festivities started!

Celebrating Black History Month

February is Black History Month, an annual tribute to generations of African Americans whose invaluable contributions to this country were achieved in the face of tremendous adversity.  Originally a week-long observance created in 1926 by Carter G. Woodson, the event was celebrated in February to acknowledge the birthdays of both Abraham Lincoln and Frederick Douglass.  In 1976, the celebration was expanded to a month by President Gerald R.