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April is Autism Awareness Month

Autism now affects 1 in 88 children and 1 in 54 boys. More children will be diagnosed with autism this year than with AIDS, diabetes & cancer combined. Autism receives less than 5% of the research funding of many less … Continue reading

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Two Top 2011 Chapter Books

Book lists designating top books start appearing at the end of a year—or the beginning of the next. School Library Journal and Kirkus have recently published their choices for best fiction for last year. Here are just two of the many books that I … Continue reading

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Fabulous Family Fun Week

What’s more fun than a barrel of elves?  Our Fabulous Family Fun Week offers a host of activities for kids and their families. Here’s what’s going on: Monday, December 26 Imagination Builders.  Lego Club. 2-4 p.m. & 5:30-7:30 p.m. Wii … Continue reading

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Two School Stories for Older Kids Not to Be Missed

Our “First Day of School” stories are flying off the shelves. Preschoolers to second-graders can use the reassurance of these books. But older kids need to know they have power, as well, over bullies, impulses and their destinies. Two funny … Continue reading

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Hug a Shark Today

Well, you may not want to hug a shark but Discovery Channel’s Shark Week presents an excellent opportunity to learn about sharks. For instance: Do you know that sharks are in more danger from people than people are from sharks? … Continue reading

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Fairy Houses and Super Heroes

If you spy a wee dwelling at the base of a tree or near one along the path to the library today, don’t be surprised. A team of young architects constructed cozy houses Saturday to give fairies a place to … Continue reading

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o my gods

  Find out about gods and goddesses from Greek, Roman, Egyptian, Indian and Norse myths at our Danger Club: Gods, Goddesses and Monsters, thursday, June 23 at 3:30 p.m. in the Children’s Department – Main.

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Big Anthony Invites You to the Extravaganza and Our Last Puppet Shows

Buon Giorno. I am Big Anthony. You may have heard how almost the whole town of Calabria got buried in pasta when I used Strega Nona’s magic.What, you haven’t? Then you really should come

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Up, Up and Away

  Cherry tomatoes, rockets, water balloons and other items will be flying around here on Saturday, May 21 at 2:00 PM when our latest Danger Club takes off.  

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