We’ve got the hottest games like Carcassonne, Settlers, Ticket to Ride… plus a ton more you probably haven’t heard of but should. Also, in honor of 'Talk Like a Pirate Day', we're breaking out the pirate themed games to add to the mix. Drop by for a good time with a few new folks.
First up is Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs on September 18th. The picture book speculates what life would be like in a town where all food came from the sky. October 16th is the release of the long anticipated Where The Wild Things Are, based on the Caldecott Award-winning picture book by Maurice Sendak. Finally, Fantastic Mr. Fox arrives on November 13th. Based on the short novel by Roald Dahl, this stop-motion film includes the voice talents of George Clooney, Meryl Streep, and Bill Murray. Check out one of the books today, so you'll be familiar with the stories when they hit the big screen later this year!
Almost two dozen Tamil books are being put on the shelf this afternoon. Fiction titles include: Eṉṉuyirāy nīyirukka- by Ār. Makēsvari and Oṟṟaiyaṭip pātai by Kaṇṇaṉ Kiruṣṇaṉ. Nonfiction titles include: Kāṣmīr by Cantiraṉ and Jōtiṭam piṟanta katai by Vē. Laṭcumaṇaṉ. And there will be more coming soon!
Thank you to everyone who entered our Manga Drawing Contest! We had an impressive 68 entries this year. Because we got so many we decided to divide it into three catagories: 5-6 grade, 7-9 grade, and 10-12 grade. We have included a few 'honorable mentions' the judges gave out, even though they do not win a prize, but if truth be told many more deserve 'honorable mention'; the drawings were amazing this year and judging was really tough. Later this week we will post a proper gallery with all participants' entries for people to see. Without futher ado, the winners are:
1st Place - Jimmy Xue
2nd Place - Alice Wu
3rd Place - Freyja Hofler
Honorable Mention (no prize) - Rosa Chen
1st Place - Rachel Xiang
2nd Place - Kevin Lee
3rd Place - Helen Zhou
Honorable Mention (no prize) - Franky Hang
1st Place - Melissa Wang
2nd Place - Rujia Zha
3rd Place - Laura Lou
Honorable Mention (no prize) - Shirley Wu
Honorable Mention (no prize) - Lulu Tang
- The genesis code by John Case
- The Club Dumas by Arturo Pérez-Reverte
- The Merlin trilogy by Mary Stewart
- Jonathan Strange & Mr. Norrell by Susanna Clarke
- A great and terrible beauty by Libba Bray
- City of bones by Cassandra Clare
- The hollow kingdom by Clare B. Dunkle
- Wicked lovely by Melissa Marr
- Keturah and Lord Death by Martine Leavitt
- Dead witch walking by Kim Harrison
As part of our Adult Summer Reading program, "Master the Art of Reading," participants can color the Mona Lisa painting in their own special way and turn it in for a chance to win an 8GB iPod Nano. Stop by the Adult Reference Desk to see all the amazing work. Feeling inspired? Well there is still plenty of time for you to show off your creativity as well - you have until 9pm, August 12th to submit your entry!
I am 13 years old and about to enter my freshman year of highschool. I am excited yet nervous. I have always enjoyed writing but usually only when given a topic or genre. I come from an Albanian backgroung so I am bilingual.
Hey, everybody! I just wanted to let everybody know that BANDAI has an account on youtube and anybody can watch some of their series online for free! I'm pretty sure it's legal since the whole thing looks really legit and the videos are all each one whole episode long.
Here are the series you can watch:
Kurokami - English Audio
Code Geass (the first series) - English Audio
Code Geass (the first series) - Japanese Audio // English Subs
Gundam 00 - English Audio
Gundam 00 - Japanese Audio // English Subs
+ a short series called Oku no Death-Michi
Pretty awesome, huh?
Here's the link to the page: http://www.youtube.com/user/BandaiEntertainment
Hey, what's up, my name is Harsha Sajja and I'm going into 8th grade at East Middle School. I love to play basketball and I am considered to be good at it by my friends. I am usually an A student and I finished this year with a 4.0 all year long. I wear hearing aids to help me hear better because I was born with hearing problems. I am pretty good at football (I mostly play reciever because I can catch the ball really well. I'm out of things to say here so that wraps up my introduction.
My name is Saad Aziz and I am going in 7th grade at East Middle School. I am 11 years old. I love computers and basketball. Swimming is also one of my hobbies. I like to read mysteries and scary stories. At school my favorite subjects are math and science. I hope this helped you to know me!
My name is Arshi Siddiqui and I go to school at East Middle School. I am going to 8th grade in the fall and I am 13 years old. I love the computer; I think I'm addicted . I am the eldest in the family and I have 4 younger sibs. I like to write, but I don't write well, in my opinion. If you get to know me really well, I am funny and get hyper easily. I like to make bracelets, and you noticed my duct tape one. I like math and I understand things really easily. My favorite book series is Harry Potter and I *CANNOT* wait for the 6th movie to come out! That's all I have to say so, see you @ the next CW class! Keep twittering!