Here are a few of our new books in braille! You can find them in our non-fiction section, J411. Check out the full list here.

Wonder Volume 1 of 4 by R.J. Palacio

Salt Snowflakes

Express your creativity over winter break through painting! Each participant will learn the salt painting technique to create colorful snowflakes. This program encourages creativity, imagination, and sharing their work with other artists.

  • Registration Required
  • Ages 7-10

 

 

Image: Two Tracked Mind by McBeth under Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 2.0 Generic (CC BY-NC-ND 2.0) License.

Upcoming sessions

Friday, January 4 - 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM Friends' Activity Room

Daytime Dungeons and Dragons Gaming Club

Join us for a special winter break edition of Dungeons and Dragons! Have fun using your imagination and problem-solving skills while meeting and socializing with others who enjoy role-playing games.  All playing materials will be provided, but feel free to bring your own dice and/or D&D 5th Edition Level 5 Character Sheet. This program is recommended for kids and teens ages 9 years old and up, and no registration is required.

Upcoming sessions

Thursday, December 27 - 2:30 PM to 4:00 PM Community Room

Halloween is my favorite Holiday! Here is my the list of materials I want to read, watch, and listen to this Halloween. 

It's Halloween, & Snoopy is playing a World War II ace, Charlie Brown, Lucy, & Pig Pen are out trick-or-treating, and Linus is awaiting the arrival of the Great Pumpkin.

Jack Skellington, the Pumpkin King of Halloweentown, gets bored and kidnaps Santa after he learns of the wonder of Christmas. Digitally restored and remastered. Special features include Burton's short film Vincent, several featurettes, and lots more.

Check out the following picture books that feature Muslim characters. 

Mommy's khimar by Jamilah Thompkins-Bigelow
Saffron ice cream by illustrator Rashin Kheiriyeh

Check out the following young adult books that feature teen Muslim characters.

Does my head look big in this? by Randa Abdel-Fattah
A girl like that by Tanaz Bhathena

Check out the following children's chapter books and graphic novel that feature Muslim characters.

Amina's voice by Hena Khan
The gauntlet by Karuna Riazi

September 23rd is Bisexual Visibility Day. Check out one of these great teen books that feature bi characters.

How to make a wish by Ashley Herring Blake
Adaptation by Malinda Lo

For this month, Lego engineers were challenged to build a trap for Newt Scamander to catch a Fantastic Beast! The requirements were;

  1. Lure: how will you attract the beast to go into the trap?
  2. Capture: how does your trap contain the beast without hurting it?
  3. Calm: how does your trap calm the beast so it can travel safely?
Niblet & Ralph by Zachariah OHora

Two cats that look alike live in the same building and, when they sneak out to visit one another, worry their young owners by their changed behavior.

I am a cat by Galia Bernstein

Simon, the housecat, points out that he may not roar like a lion or run fast like a cheetah, but he has many other things in common with the big cats.

Floaty by John Himmelman

Mr. Raisin is a bit of a grump. He lives all alone in a little house, and he likes it that way just fine. One day, a mysterious basket appears on Mr. Raisin's doorstep. When he opens it up, it seems there's nothing inside... until he notices a floating dog bobbing along his ceiling.

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