Thursday, March 30, 2006

New YA books!

More titles to check out on the New Books Table...

Alexander, Lloyd. Westmark. Firebird, 2002.
Will a trio of an apprentice, a con artist and a mysterious girl save the kingdom? Find out in Westmark, the first title in the Westmark trilogy.

Frank, Hillary. I Can't Tell You. Graphia, 2004.
In Frank's second novel she writes about a young man named Jake who voluntarily quits talking. Find out how he communicates in this wonderful follow-up to Better Than Running at Night.

Fusco, Kimberly Newton. Tending To Grace. Alfred A. Knopf, 2004.
This is an insightful book about the mother-daughter relationship.

Monday, March 27, 2006

National Library Week Events for you!

Tuesday, April 4th, join us for a release-day screening of "Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe" (PG) at 6p.m.

Join Kathy on Wednesday, April 5th, celebrate the start of the baseball season with a movie marathon. Starting at 2p.m. we will watch: "Angels in the Outfield," (PG) "A League of their Own," (PG) and "Field of Dreams." (PG) Ages 12 and up, please.

Popcorn, peanuts and pop will be provided. Represent your favorite team by wearing associated attire! Come for one or stay for all three movies!

Thursday, April 6th, is Magic Pants Day! Join us at 3p.m. as we watch "Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants" (PG) and decorate our jeans! Bring a well-worn pair of jeans and we will provide all the decorations! Snacks and beverages will be provided. Ages 12 and up, please.
See you there!


Join Kathy for the final movie of March Movie Madness...

"The Muppet Movie" (G)

Popcorn and beverages will be provided along with some sort of chocolate :)

Tuesday, March 21, 2006


March Movie Madness continues with "Napoleon Dynamite" (PG) this Thursday, March 23rd at 4p.m.

Free pop and popcorn!

See you there and your dreams may just come true!

Friday, March 17, 2006

Trivia @ CDPL!

New in the YA Area! Come and test your knowledge with the trivia cards located on the tables!

See you at the library!

Monday, March 13, 2006

Wallace and Gromit are coming!

March Movie Madness continues this Thursday with "Wallace and Gromit: The Curse of the Were-Rabbit" (G)

We will have soda, popcorn and some other tasty treats.

So take a break from all those basketball games and come watch this Oscar-Award-Winning animated movie!

See you on Thursday at 4p.m.!

Wednesday, March 08, 2006

New YA books for March!

This just in...
Some fabulous new YA books...look for them on the New Young Adult Books table in the Youth Services Department!

Barron, T.A. The Great Tree of Avalon: Child of the Dark Prophecy. New York: Philomel, 2004.
The first in a "proposed" trilogy about the fate of a magical place called Avalon.

Barron, T.A. The Great Tree of Avalon: Shadows on the Stars. New York: Philomel, 2005.
The saga of Avalon continues in this second book of the "proposed" trilogy.

Black, Holly. Valiant: A Modern Faerie Tale. Simon and Schuster Children's Publishing, 2005.
Join Valerie on her adventures in the world of faerie.

Cabot, Meg. Avalon High. HarperCollins, 2006.
Try this spin on Arthurian legend by an Indiana native.

Frank, Hillary. Better Than Running at Night. Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 2002.
Find out why this is one of my favorite YA titles. Ellie, an art student, learns about herself, her art and her relationships in this debut novel of author Hillary Frank.

Gaiman, Neil. MirrorMask: The Illustrated Film Script of the Motion Picture from the Jim Henson Company. William Morrow, 2005.

Green, John. Looking For Alaska. New York: Dutton Books, 2005.
Winner of the 2006 Michael L. Printz award for excellence in Young Adult literature.
See if you agree!

Jenkins, Jerry B. and Tim LaHaye. Heat Wave. Tyndale House Publishers, 2004.
Jenkins, Jerry B. and Tim LaHaye. The Perils of Love. Tyndale House Publishers, 2004.
Jenkins, Jerry B. and Tim LaHaye. The Road to War. Tyndale House Publishers, 2004.
Jenkins, Jerry B. and Tim LaHaye. Triumphant Return. Tyndale House Publishers, 2004.
#37-#40 of the "Left Behind: the Kids" series

Meyer, Stephenie. Twilight. Megan Tingley, 2005.
What do you do when the guy you fall in love with is a vampire? Find out in this exciting tale of love and lust, or bloodlust.

Pascal, Francine. Agent Out. New York: Simon Pulse, 2006.
#3 in the Fearless FBI series is now available!

Rapp, Adam. Under the Wolf, Under the Dog. Cambridge: Candlewick Press, 2004.
Winner of the Schneider Family Book Award for 2006, which recognizes excellence in portrayal of living with a disability. Read this title to find out why Steve, the main character, doesn't consider himself to be one of the addicts or one of the "suicide kids."

Zevin, Gabrielle. Elsewhere. Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2005.
This title offers an intriguing look at the afterlife.

Monday, March 06, 2006

March Movie Madness continues...

with "Charlie and the Chocolate Factory" (Yes, the Johnny Depp version!)
(PG) 1 hour and 45 minutes

We may have to break out some candy with our pop and popcorn this week so be sure to join us for the food and fun Thursday at 4p.m.

See you at the library!

Wednesday, March 01, 2006

See Your Art @ Your Library!

Come in and see a variety of awesome art pieces by you and your peers!
We have a great display, thanks to local teens and the Tri Kappa group, ranging from jewelry to mixed media to pottery and beyond!
Drop by the library and take a look at these fabulous works of art!

New YA Books are back!

The table with new YA books is back! Come check out something new (or something old!)