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LEGO Club

Do you like to build? Is Ninjago your favorite show? Does stepping on a LEGO make you cry? Stop by the library tomorrow for LEGO Club! Registration is required, so click here to get to the calendar to sign up.

LEGO bricks

ROAR!

It's almost Halloween! Check out these Monster Bookmarks from Julia DeLeeuw! Print them out, color them, and stick them in your favorite Halloween book from the library!

Monster Bookmarks

National Fossil Day

Today is National Fossil Day!

National Fossil Day 2013 Logo

Founded by the National Parks Service in 2010, over 280 groups come together once a year to celebrate everything great about fossils.

To learn about how they're made, click on this link. It'll take you to the BBC website where you can learn about the journey from creature to fossil.

Fossilization Diagram

Check out books about fossils that we have at our library too!

Guys READ

Calling all guys!!

If you're free on October 18th from 4:30-5:30 pm and in 4th-8th grade, you should come hang out at the library, talk about books, eat, and do other cool stuff during Guys Read.

In honor of all things spooky, we'll be reading How They Croaked by Gerogia Bragg.

How They Croaked Cover Art

"Over the course of history men and women have lived and died. In fact, getting sick and dying can be a big, ugly mess-especially before the modern medical care that we all enjoy today. How They Croaked relays all the gory details of how nineteen world figures gave up the ghost. For example: It is believed that Henry VIII's remains exploded within his coffin while lying in state. Doctors "treated" George Washington by draining almost 80 ounces of blood before he finally kicked the bucket. Right before Beethoven wrote his last notes, doctors drilled a hole in his stomach without any pain medication. Readers will be interested well past the final curtain, and feel lucky to live in a world with painkillers, X-rays, soap, and 911."

Flora and Ulysses

In the latest book from Kate DiCamillo, the unlikely pair of a cynical young lady and a powerful squirrel make for a really awesome story.

You can check out Flora and Ulysses at the library today!

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