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Issue 45, Fall 2016
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The reading of all good books is like a conversation with the finest men of past centuries. [Descartes]


Children's Picture Books

  • My Little Pony: The Dragons on Dazzle by Begin, Mary Jane
  • One Wide River to Cross by Emberley, Barbara
  • Great Race by O'Malley, Kevin
  • Marathon Mouse by Dixon, Amy
  • Dozer's Run: A True Story of a Dog by Levy, Debbie
  • Lion Lessons by Agee, Jon
  • Otis and the Kittens by Long, Loren
  • Pirate Jamboree by Teague, Mark
  • Bedtime for Batman by Dahl, Michael
  • Do Not Bring Your Dragon to the Library by Gassman, Julie

Children's Non-Fiction

  • I Am George Washington by Meltzer, Brad
  • I Am Jane Goodall by Meltzer, Brad
  • Lego Awesome Ideas by DK Publishing
  • Lego Book by Lipkowitz, Daniel
  • Lego Ideas Book: Unlock Your Imagination by Lipkowitz, Daniel
  • Lego Play Book: Ideas to Bring Your Bric by Lipkowitz, Daniel

Juvenile Fiction

  • Dog Man: by Pilkey, Dav
  • Full of Beans by Holm, Jennifer L.
  • Fran That Time Forgot by Benton, Jim
  • Frandidate by Benton, Jim
  • Fran with Four Brains by Benton, Jim
  • Frantastic Voyage by Benton, Jim
  • Invisible Fran by Benton, Jim
  • Wings of Fire by Sutherland, Tui T.

Graphic Novels

  • Ghosts by Telgemeier, Raina
  • Secrets & Sequences by Yang, Gene Luen
  • DC Super Hero Girls: Finals Crisis by Various
  • Golden Compass Graphic Novel, Volume 2 by Pullman, Philip
  • Pokemon Adventures: Black & White, by Kusaka, Hidenori
  • Lumberjanes Vol. 4: Out of Time by Watters, Shannon
  • Supergirl at Super Hero High by Yee, Lisa
  • Wonder Woman at Super Hero High: by Yee, Lisa
  • DC Super Hero Girls Adventure Collection by Yee, Lisa
  • DC Super Hero Girls: Hits and Myths by Various
  • Golden Compass Graphic Novel, Volume 2 by Pullman, Philip
  • Batgirl at Super Hero High by Yee, Lisa
  • Giant Days, Volume 1 by Allison, John
  • Giant Days, Volume 2 by Allison, John
  • Unbeatable Squirrel Girl Vol. 2: Squirrel by North, Ryan
  • Attack of the 50-Ft. Cupid - Benton, Jim
  • Pokemon Adventures Diamond and Pearl by Kusaka, Hidenori

Juvenile Non-Fiction

  • Johto Handbook by Scholastic, Inc.
  • Kalos Region Handbook by Scholastic, Inc
  • Pokemon Deluxe Essential Handbook by Scholastic, Inc.
  • Sinnoh Handbook by West, Tracy
  • How to Raise Monarch Butterflies: by Pasternak, Carol
  • Lego Awesome Ideas by DK Publishing
  • Lego Book by Lipkowitz, Daniel
  • Lego Ideas Book: Unlock Your Imagination by Lipkowitz, Daniel
  • Lego Play Book: Ideas to Bring Your Brick by Lipkowitz, Daniel

Young Adult Fiction

  • Lady Midnight by Clare, Cassandra

Young Adult

  • Being Jazz: My Life as a (Transgender) Teen - Jennings, Jazz

Young Adult Graphic Novels

  • Tokyo Ghoul by Ishida, Sui
  • Ultraman, Vol. 5 by Shimizu, Eiichi
  • Death of Balder: A Viking Graphic Novel by Simonson, Louise
  • Blue Monday, Volume 1: The Kids Are Alri by Clugston-Flores, Chynna

Story Hours

Our elementary age After School Story Hours will be full of chills and thrills as we have fun with slightly scary stories.

K-1st grades

Tuesdays, 3:30 - 4:30
October 4, 11, 18, 25 &
November 1, 8, 15

2nd & 3rd grades

Thursdays, 3:30 - 4:30
October 6, 13, 20, 27 &
November 3, 10, 17

A simple snack will be provided. Marbletown elementary students can take the squirrel bus to the library.


Preschool Story Time

Tuesday Mornings from 10:00 – 11:00
October 4, 11, 18, 25
November 1, 8, 15, 22, 29
December 6, 13, 20

Amy Dunphy is back this fall to boogie with your preschooler as they read, sing, and create. It's a fun and fanciful introduction to the library, and a great opportunity to meet other children. "Boogie Woogie Books" is open to children ages 3-5. REGISTER


Lego Club

October 19,
November 16

Do you love to imagine and build? Do you enjoy the rush of satisfaction when you find the perfect piece in a pile of colorful plastic bricks? Do you love the satisfying snap of a well placed Lego? Do you feel little pain when you step on a scattered Lego brick? If you answered yes to these questions then this club is meant for you! Register


Film Friday

We'll be showing free movies at the library, suitable for children in grades K and up, complete with popcorn and juice.

Friday, October 14

Wallace and Gromit: The Curse of the Were-Rabbit (2005) rated "G"


Friday, November 18
3:30 – 5:15 "

The Jungle Book (2016) rated "PG"


All Monday programs are intended for tweens in grades 4 and up

Rondout students can take bus #32 to the library. A simple snack will be provided.

Sewing Circle

Mondays: October 17, November 21

In this club participants will get together to learn stitches, use simple patterns, practice using a needle and thread, and try simple sewing projects. Patience is required! All levels of sewing abilities welcomed. Register

Cooking Club

Mondays: October 24, December 5

Join this group for some fun with food. We will have a chance to try whipping up some simple snacks, breakfast foods, appetizers, and drinks. Join us as we practice preparing some simple scrumptious surprises. Register

The Art of Making ....
Recycled CD Mosaic Frame

Monday, November 14

Make a frame using old CDs.

Reader's Theater

Mondays: November 7
3:00 - 4:30

Reader's Theater is an activity in which students, while reading directly from scripts, are able to tell a story in a most entertaining form, without props, costumes, or sets. This is a reading activity, and students are not asked to memorize their lines. They are, however, encouraged to "ham it up" and use intonation and gestures appropriate to their characters and their characters words. We expect to work on some speech skills, some acting skills, reading skills, and each time putting on a mini performance for our grown-ups. Register


Holly Day

Tuesday, December 6

Our annual Holly Day will be celebrated on Tuesday, December 6th at 3:30. Join us for holiday stories, snacks, and crafts. The program is suitable for all ages and all faiths, a time of joy and celebration. We hope you can join us. Register

Beading Day

Tuesday, December 13
3:30 -4:30

We'd love to invite children who are interested in beading to come to the library on Tuesday, December 13th 3:30 - 4:30. Beads, string, wire, key chain, and jewelry armatures will be available for them to create gifts for their family and friends, or something special for themselves for the holidays. Register


To Register


Contact Us

Desk Phone: 687-7023

Please use our online calendar registration program to register for any program

Children's Services Phone:

e-mail Children's Services: Julianna