Children’s Christmas Book Review 2018

The Night Before Christmas by Clement C Moore and illustrated by Roger Duvoisin Rediscover a Christmas treasure – unavailable for decades – from beloved Caldecott Medal-winning illustrator Roger Duvoisin. The “Night Before Christmas” is a perfect holiday read-aloud for families.     I Want a Hippopotamus for Christmas by John Rox and illustrated by Bruce… Continue Reading Children’s Christmas Book Review 2018

Summer Reading Program 2018

Libraries Rock Music brings people together; throughout history and around the world, music has been a special part of people’s lives, and it continues to play a fundamental role in self expression and daily life. We will be using books, games, musical experiences, and STEAM activities to make reading fun and meaningful for participants. Miami… Continue Reading Summer Reading Program 2018

Christmas Books for Children

  The Twelve Days of Christmas by Britta Teckentrup Charming version of the classic Twelve Days of Christmas. Each page is die cut to reveal gifts corresponding to these twelve special days. Children are delighted to see each new gift appear as the pages are turned. The Christmas Miracle of Jonathan Toomey by Susan Wojciechowski This new… Continue Reading Christmas Books for Children

The Elsenpeter Marionettes present Tom Sawyer

A marionette is a puppet that is moved by pulling wires or strings.  It is a small-scale, usually wooden, figure with jointed limbs.  Marionettes are operated with the puppeteer hidden or revealed to an audience by using a vertical or horizontal control bar in different forms of theatres or entertainment venues. They have also been used in films and… Continue Reading The Elsenpeter Marionettes present Tom Sawyer