Fall Storytimes at CCLD libraries are just around the corner, beginning the week of September 14 at all branches; check our website for dates and times. We offer storytimes for babies, toddlers and preschoolers and all are drop in, no Continue reading Fall Storytimes & 1000 Books Before Kindergarten
As I look through Amazon, Barnes and Nobles, Kirkus Review and the American Library Association’s picks for best children’s books of 2014, ready to order what’s missing from our library collection, I realize that the books from these lists can Continue reading Youth Book Recommendations for Holiday Gifts
I have been weeding the non-fiction collection, using a computer program that can generate a report of books that have not gone out recently. When we used to go to the shelves to weed the worn out, dirty out-of-date books, Continue reading Endangered Books
Staplers have been around for a long time. Their purpose is to pierce and clip papers together. The design of the stapler has changed a little, and the staple itself really hasn’t changed at all. It is still a piece Continue reading Unchanging Designs
Do you love zombies? Are you planning to attend this year’s zombie-themed haunted library program at Steele Memorial Library on October 28th? Are you getting ready for Season 2 of AMC’s The Walking Dead (Oct 16th)? Excited about Brad Pitt’s Continue reading ZOMBIES!!!
As a Youth Services staff member, I have been whittling down the list of must-reads recommended by both book review periodicals and fellow Juvenile and YA readers. I have been mired in teen angst, hurled through recycled adventures, and generally Continue reading Dreamdark – Blackbringer, by Laini Taylor
Elmira, N.Y. — Calling all book lovers! The Arnot Mall will host a massive book sale over two weekends in February: Feb. 10-13 and Feb. 17-19, 2011. The annual sale, a favorite community tradition for nearly 40 years, is sponsored by Continue reading Annual Book Sale Returns to the Arnot Mall (Feb 10-19)