This is NOT a Book Club

September

September's book is Ground Zero by Alan Gratz. Registration starts on August 26th. Books are available to pick up from the Grab & Go shelf starting 9/14. 

October

October's book is The Witch Boy graphic novel by Molly Ostertag. Registration starts on September 23rd. 

This is NOT a Book Club (TINA) is not your traditional book club. Patrons ages 10-13 are invited to join us in-person or virtually for this hybrid program. All participants will get a free book to pick up from the Grab & Go shelf (usually 2 weeks before the program)! On the day of the program we will hangout, talk about the book, and compete for prizes in our live trivia event! In-person participants will create a themed craft.

  • Ages 10-13
  • Register 1 spot per person
  • Socially distanced, masks optional
  • In the notes field, write
    • VIRTUAL if you are attending virtually
    • IN-PERSON if you are attending in-person
    • UNDECIDED if you are not sure

Upcoming sessions

Thursday, September 30 - 7:00 PM to 8:00 PM Friends' Activity Room "Ground Zero" by Alan Gratz
Thursday, October 28 - 7:00 PM to 8:00 PM Friends' Activity Room "The Witch Boy" by Molly Ostertag Register

Climate change is the change in average conditions in a region over a long period of time. This includes global temperature rise, warming oceans, shrinking ice sheets, decreased snow cover, rising sea levels, and more extreme weather events. Check out one of the resources below to learn more about climate change. 

Resources for Children

Baby animals are very cute and fun to learn more about. Check out one of these children's non-fiction titles below today. 

Baby animals with their families by photographer Suzi Eszterhas
Baby animals moving by Suzi Eszterhas
Person's left hand about to catch a large black die. Backround is out of focus with mostly blue

Are you ready to GET YOUR GAME ON? Gaming has many different formats, plays styles, genres, and are for ALL AGES! Below are resources for all ages and abilities. What kind of gamer are you? Share your gaming adventures with us by using the hashtag #howdoyou62.

 

Photo by Erik Mclean on Unsplash

Party and Competitive Games

View from forest floor looking up to the sky. Trees tower overhead with bits of sky peeking through.

Today is a great day to love the planet! Respecting the Earth today ensures that we have a beautiful place to call home in the future. Use the resources and ideas below to learn about ways to enjoy nature, lower your environmental impact, and more!

 

Image "low angle photography of high angle trees during daytime" by Angela Benito on Unsplash

Love Your Earth Book Lists

Animal fantasy books feature animals as the main characters. The animals often behave as humans including talking, problem solving, and showing emotions. Check out one of these animal fantasy books below today!

Redwall by Brian Jacques
The Bad Guys by Aaron Blabey

Big and small. Furry and smooth. Fierce and calm. Animals are incredibly diverse and represent so much that is amazing about our vast planet. 

Grab your favorite one, two, three, or four-legged friend and get ready to investigate and discover more about what makes animals such a gift to our lives. 

Awesome Animals Book Lists

New Pokémon Snap is a photography Pokémon game! Players explore wild areas to take photos of Pokémon in their natural habitats. Pokémon photos are graded by Professor Mirror and saved to the player own Pokédex album. Favorite photos can be saved to the player's personal album and edited with fun stickers, filters, and frames. 

Below are photos staff have taken in the New Pokemon Snap game. Share your photos to social media with the hastag #HowDoYou62.

Looking for a new art project? Try one of these books featuring animal art for inspiration!

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