Monday, June 29, 2015

Game Handbooks for Outdoor Games

Take advantage of the nice summer weather this year with a book of outdoor games and activities from the library! These titles include classic games, like tag and hide and seek, plus a wealth of variations and new games to try.

Friday, June 19, 2015

Picture Books About Community Heroes

This summer we're talking about different kinds of heroes, from superheroes to the heroes in our families and communities. Story time this week is all about community heroes, including our own wonderful Sgt. Reese from the Evansville Police Department. He'll be sharing the book Police Officers on Patrol with us and we're very excited that he'll be visiting!

For more picture books about some of the heroes in your community, check out this blog post from 2014:

Monday, June 15, 2015

Picture Books about Fathers & Dads!

Happy almost-Father’s Day! Today we highlight a number of great picture books featuring awesome dads for you to check out from the library. You can find these at your library or in the online catalog. 

Knuffle Bunny by Mo Willems. Also check out the other titles in this picture book series, including Knuffle Bunny Too and Knuffle Bunny Free.

I Will Fight Monsters for You by Santi Balmes, illustrated by Lyona.

Ten, Nine, Eight by Molly Bang.

Pete’s a Pizza by William Steig.

Guess How Much I Love You by Sam McBratney, illustrated by Anita Jeram.

My Dad is Big and Strong, But…: a bedtime story by Coralie Saudo, illustrated by Kris Di Giacomo.

I Love My Dad by Anna Walker.

Just Me and My Dad by Mercer Mayer.

Don’t forget that Donuts with Dad takes place at the library on Saturday June 20 from 10:00-11:30 a.m. downstairs in the program room! 

Monday, June 8, 2015

Picture Books About Being a Kind Hero

Continuing our theme of heroic books for our summer reading program, I’m going to highlight some wonderful picture books about kindness today – great for reminding people of any age that you don’t have to have super or special powers in order to be a hero!

Monday, June 1, 2015

Chapter Books about SUPERHEROES!

In April, we featured a list of picture books about superheroes to celebrate our “Every Hero has a Story” Summer Library Club theme this year. Today I wanted to highlight some chapter books in the library system that have a superhero theme.

We hope you’ll join us for a summer of fun reading, learning, and playing at the library!