Spring Storytime's Here!
Bring your Valentine to Spring Pre-K Storytime at the library, beginning Feb 15th and continuing every Wednesday morning from 10:00 - 10:30 a.m. through April 4th. Parents and caregivers are invited to bring their little ones for a fun and learning filled half hour of stories, sing-alongs, finger plays, group activities and crafts.Each week features a different story and activity theme, and related children's books are available for checkout before and after the program. Everyone is welcome to attend and enjoy this free learning adventure, at your library! For storytime information or other questions about resources for children at the library, contact children's librarian Gina Schmitz.
March 1st, "The Help" Library Book and a Movie Night
The library's book and a movie night series begins on March 1st at 6:30 PM with "The Help". Based on the sensational best-selling novel by Kathryn Stockett, "The Help "traces an unlikely rebellion in a Mississippi town during the 1960's Civil Rights movement among black maids serving white families and the white woman who wants to tell their stories.
"The Help stars Emma Stone as Skeeter, Viola Davis as Aibileen and Octavia Spencer as Minny-three very different, extraordinary women who build an unlikely friendship around a secret writing project that defies societal rules and puts them all at risk. From their unlikely alliance a remarkable sisterhood emerges, instilling all of them with the courage, faith and humor to challenge the discrimination that surrounds them and bring everyone in town face-to-face with the changing times."
This event is open to the public and free of charge. There's no requirement to read the book beforehand, but if you would like to, copies will be available for checkout at the library.
E-books and Readers are here!
Did you know that you can download free e-books at your library? The library's Overdrive e-book lending service lets you check out ebooks, audiobooks, movies and music to play on most digital devices including Barnes and Nobel Nook, Amazon Kindle, Kobo and Pandigital Readers, tablets, laptops and PCs. With your library card you can access Overdrive from any Internet connected computer and manage both your e-book and regular library book accounts. Every Thursday from 2-3 PM, is "E-book Readers' Hour" at the library. Stop by to learn how to use Overdrive, set up your account and make it work with your e-book reading device. Not sure how your ebook reader works, or have other e-book related questions? Library staff will be happy to answer your questions or to schedule an e-book training session.
For more information about these or other library services and programs, please contact the library by calling 608-375-5723, email firstname.lastname@example.org or stop by to chat with one of our friendly librarians. Visit us online at our blog: http://www.boscolibrary.
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