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Jan 15, 2013
John Bellairs wrote his most popular series of gothic children’s mysteries while living in Massachusetts.  Bellairs was born and grew up in Michigan which he used as the setting for his...
Jan 10, 2013
More picture books from 2012 that are worth a read! What do children, potatoes and flamingos have in common-----try I'm Bored to find out:         ...
Jan 7, 2013
Each year the New York Times comes up with a list of notable children's picture books. The 2012 picks feature an assortment of dragons, curious children and fish ---a cast of characters that...
Jan 1, 2013
Happy New Year to each and every one of our wonderful patrons.  May 2013 bring peace and happiness to you all!Terry and Nicole
eReaders as gifts
Dec 21, 2012
One of the most requested and antiticipated holiday gifts this year is eReaders (and tablets and smart phones; which can double as eReaders).As a result, we've been hard at work developing two...
Dec 20, 2012
"I am a storyteller at heart.  So each project begins with the question, 'Is this story worth telling? Is the manuscript an interesting read? Is it surprising and challenging? Will I,...
Dec 11, 2012
What are these snowy friends up to when we aren't watching?  Here are some books that might give us some hints.......           ...
Young child using Early Literacy Station at MCFL
Dec 10, 2012
“Dah,” says a very tiny girl as she touches the screen of the library’s new Early Literacy Station.  The elephant  trumpets.  “Dah!” she says more...
Dec 8, 2012
 But it's not rain rain, it's KINETIC RAIN. And it's the world's largest kinetic art sculpture made of  1,216 gracefully moving, motorized, shiny bronze droplets. See it at...
Nov 26, 2012
Leave room for the pie this Thanksgiving! Here are some books about pumpkin pie to share: