Poor Duncan just wants to color. But when he opens his box of crayons, he finds only letters, all saying the same thing: His crayons have had enough! Join us as we read The Day the Crayons Quit by Drew Daywalt.
Local author Angie Klink will be here signing her new book The Dean's Bible. The story of how 5 women Deans successively nurtured students on the Purdue University campus beginning the 1930s thru 1990. A great Mother's Day gift!
Oliver, Charlie and Lulu love to play outside together. Their favorite game is hide-and-seek, but it's not fun for Oliver when his friends hide in the trees. He can't reach them! So the friends set off to find a tree that Oliver can play in.
From the moment Alexander wakes up and finds gum in his hair, everything goes wrong, from lima beans for dinner to kissing on TV! Today we read the classic, Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day.
Stanley Yelnats is under a curse, a curse that began with his no-good-dirty-rotten-pig-stealing-great-great-grandfather and has followed generations of Yelnats. Tonight, we will be reading from Holes by Louis Sachar.
Join us for a reading of Oh, the Things My Mom Will Do ... by beloved author/illustrator Marianne Richmond, a celebration of the unpredictable adventure that is motherhood. There will be a Mother's Day card-making activity, too!
Prolific author/illustrator Salina Yoon's spare text and bright, energetic illustrations bring to life this endearing story celebrating love and friendship in many forms, reminding us that nothing is lost that is not meant to be found.
This month's selection is The Postmistress by Sarah Blake. The tale of three unforgettable women, of lost innocence, of what happens to love when those we cherish leave us. Come join the discussion; new members are always welcome!
Every day is an adventure with Isabella! An everyday visit to the library becomes an unexpected adventure through the pages of classic children's book favorites. Today's story is Isabella: Star of the Story by Jennifer Fosberry.
Just Jake by Jake Marcionette introduces readers to 6th grade Jake, whose life is turned upside down when his family moves from Florida to Maryland, where Jake must adapt to a new school. Join us tonight as we read from Jake's funny story.
Kick off a summer of reading with Dr. Seuss's Oh, the Places You'll Go! and celebrate the adventures that lie ahead, whether out in the world or through the magic of books. We will also read a story about our special guest, Llama Llama!
In this infectious rhyming read-aloud, baby Llama turns bedtime into an all-out llama drama! Children will relate to Baby Llama's need for comfort, as much as parents will appreciate Mama Llama's reassuring message.
This spellbinding tale travels between Aleppo, Syria, in 1915 and Bronxville, New York, in 2012, a sweeping, historical love story steeped in the author's Armenian heritage. All meetings are held in the Barnes & Noble Cafe. New members are welcome!
Hopper and Wilson soar into the night sky to fetch a star, thinking it would make a great night light. But when Wilson ventures off on his own and gets lost, he learns that everything has its proper place...be it stars or even best friends.
Fergus and Dink love playing at the beach. But when Dink wakes up from his nap in a crabby mood, it's up to big brother Fergus to pull him out of it. Aaargh! Only one thing will tame the tantrum: a starring role as pirate captain.
Fancy Nancy and her best friend, Bree, couldn't be more excited about their upcoming dance show. After all, it's all about mermaids, and who knows how to be a glamorous mermaid? Join us as we read Fancy Nancy and the Mermaid Ballet by Jane O'Connor.
Tonight we will read from Eragon by Christopher Paolini, a story about a poor farm boy who discovers a polished, blue stone that brings a dragon hatchling into his life, a legacy that will change his life forever.
Overflowing with spellbinding storytelling, vivid characters and set in a fascinating world, The Chronicle of Secret Riven explores the tension between love and hate, trust and betrayal, fate and freewill. Join us to meet the author Ronlyn Domingue.