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Upcoming Events
Title
Date
Saturday, September 20, 2014
Time
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Description
Join us for bilingual fun on the third Saturdays of the month May-August at 11:00 AM. You will hear stories, sing song, crafts, snacks, and more! This program is in conjunction with the Multicultural Coalition. This program is for preschoolers and their families.
Location
Bookingham Palace
Library
Edith Abbott Memorial Library

Title
Date
Sunday, September 21, 2014
Time
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Description
The Grand Island Public Library will read ROYAL stories to kids during this free event to the public at the Conestoga Mall.
Location
Outside of Library
Library
Edith Abbott Memorial Library

Title
Date
Monday, September 22, 2014
Time
10:30 AM - 11:15 AM
Description
Monday Lapsit is for children ages 1-2 years of age and their parent/caregiver. This is an interactive play time for preschool children that learn primarily through their senses. This incorporates play, books, fingerplays, crafts, and more. We model and recommend Every Child Ready to Read an initiative of the American Library Association.
Location
Bookingham Palace
Library
Edith Abbott Memorial Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, September 23, 2014
Time
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Description
Baby Lapsit is a children's program for ages birth-2 years of age. Babies and parents/caregivers will read books, do fingerplays, listen to music, sing,and more! We model and encourage the Every Child Ready to Read Initiative of the American Library Association.
Location
Bookingham Palace
Library
Edith Abbott Memorial Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, September 23, 2014
Time
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Description
This program takes place from 7-8 PM in Bookingham Palace. It is for preschoolers and their families. Families will play with educational toys, listen to stories, do crafts, and other hands-on preliteracy fun! The library models and recommends Every Child Ready to Read an initiative of the American Library Association.
Location
Bookingham Palace
Library
Edith Abbott Memorial Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, September 24, 2014
Time
10:30 AM - 11:15 AM
Description
Storytime is for ages 3-5 years of age and their parent/caregiver and takes place in Bookingham Palace. Children will read stories, do crafts, listen to music, play, and more. The library models and recommends Every Child Ready to Read, an initiative of the American Library Association.
Location
Bookingham Palace
Library
Edith Abbott Memorial Library

Title
Date
Thursday, September 25, 2014
Time
12:30 PM - 1:00 PM
Description
West Lawn School self-guided tour for 31 students and 4 adults. They will tour the library, children's area and get cards.
Teacher-Tracy Morrow.
Location
Children's Section
Library
Edith Abbott Memorial Library

Title
Date
Saturday, September 27, 2014
Time
11:00 AM - 11:45 AM
Description
Children of all ages will listen to stories, sing songs, and do crafts!
Location
Bookingham Palace
Library
Edith Abbott Memorial Library

Title
Date
Sunday, September 28, 2014
Time
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Description
The library will celebrate the birthdate of their namesake, Edith Abbott with a tea party from 2-4 PM.
Location
Meeting Room ABC
Library
Edith Abbott Memorial Library

Title
Date
Monday, September 29, 2014
Time
10:30 AM - 11:15 AM
Description
Monday Lapsit is for children ages 1-2 years of age and their parent/caregiver. This is an interactive play time for preschool children that learn primarily through their senses. This incorporates play, books, fingerplays, crafts, and more. We model and recommend Every Child Ready to Read an initiative of the American Library Association.
Location
Bookingham Palace
Library
Edith Abbott Memorial Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, September 30, 2014
Time
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Description
Baby Lapsit is a children's program for ages birth-2 years of age. Babies and parents/caregivers will read books, do fingerplays, listen to music, sing,and more! We model and encourage the Every Child Ready to Read Initiative of the American Library Association.
Location
Bookingham Palace
Library
Edith Abbott Memorial Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, September 30, 2014
Time
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Description
This program takes place from 7-8 PM in Bookingham Palace. It is for preschoolers and their families. Families will play with educational toys, listen to stories, do crafts, and other hands-on preliteracy fun! The library models and recommends Every Child Ready to Read an initiative of the American Library Association.
Location
Bookingham Palace
Library
Edith Abbott Memorial Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, October 01, 2014
Time
10:30 AM - 11:15 AM
Description
Storytime is for ages 3-5 years of age and their parent/caregiver and takes place in Bookingham Palace. Children will read stories, do crafts, listen to music, play, and more. The library models and recommends Every Child Ready to Read, an initiative of the American Library Association.
Location
Bookingham Palace
Library
Edith Abbott Memorial Library

Title
Date
Saturday, October 04, 2014
Time
11:00 AM - 11:45 AM
Description
Kids of all ages can come and listen to a story, do crafts, and other fun activities. Kids will get to read with Eddie the Comfort Dog.
Location
Bookingham Palace
Library
Edith Abbott Memorial Library

Title
Date
Monday, October 06, 2014
Time
10:30 AM - 11:15 AM
Description
Monday Lapsit is for children ages 1-2 years of age and their parent/caregiver. This is an interactive play time for preschool children that learn primarily through their senses. This incorporates play, books, fingerplays, crafts, and more. We model and recommend Every Child Ready to Read an initiative of the American Library Association.
Location
Bookingham Palace
Library
Edith Abbott Memorial Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, October 07, 2014
Time
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Description
Baby Lapsit is a children's program for ages birth-2 years of age. Babies and parents/caregivers will read books, do fingerplays, listen to music, sing,and more! We model and encourage the Every Child Ready to Read Initiative of the American Library Association.
Location
Bookingham Palace
Library
Edith Abbott Memorial Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, October 07, 2014
Time
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Description
This program takes place from 7-8 PM in Bookingham Palace. It is for preschoolers and their families. Families will play with educational toys, listen to stories, do crafts, and other hands-on preliteracy fun! The library models and recommends Every Child Ready to Read an initiative of the American Library Association.
Location
Bookingham Palace
Library
Edith Abbott Memorial Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, October 08, 2014
Time
10:30 AM - 11:15 AM
Description
Storytime is for ages 3-5 years of age and their parent/caregiver and takes place in Bookingham Palace. Children will read stories, do crafts, listen to music, play, and more. The library models and recommends Every Child Ready to Read, an initiative of the American Library Association.
Location
Bookingham Palace
Library
Edith Abbott Memorial Library

Title
Date
Saturday, October 11, 2014
Time
11:00 AM - 11:45 AM
Description
Kids of all ages can come listen to stories and do some fun crafts. We model and recommend the Every Child Ready to Read initiative of the American Library Association.
Location
Bookingham Palace
Library
Edith Abbott Memorial Library

Title
Date
Monday, October 13, 2014
Time
10:30 AM - 11:15 AM
Description
Monday Lapsit is for children ages 1-2 years of age and their parent/caregiver. This is an interactive play time for preschool children that learn primarily through their senses. This incorporates play, books, fingerplays, crafts, and more. We model and recommend Every Child Ready to Read an initiative of the American Library Association.
Location
Bookingham Palace
Library
Edith Abbott Memorial Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, October 14, 2014
Time
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Description
Baby Lapsit is a children's program for ages birth-2 years of age. Babies and parents/caregivers will read books, do fingerplays, listen to music, sing,and more! We model and encourage the Every Child Ready to Read Initiative of the American Library Association.
Location
Bookingham Palace
Library
Edith Abbott Memorial Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, October 14, 2014
Time
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Description
This program takes place from 7-8 PM in Bookingham Palace. It is for preschoolers and their families. Families will play with educational toys, listen to stories, do crafts, and other hands-on preliteracy fun! The library models and recommends Every Child Ready to Read an initiative of the American Library Association.
Location
Bookingham Palace
Library
Edith Abbott Memorial Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, October 15, 2014
Time
10:30 AM - 11:15 AM
Description
Storytime is for ages 3-5 years of age and their parent/caregiver and takes place in Bookingham Palace. Children will read stories, do crafts, listen to music, play, and more. The library models and recommends Every Child Ready to Read, an initiative of the American Library Association.
Location
Bookingham Palace
Library
Edith Abbott Memorial Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, October 15, 2014
Time
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Description
Homeschoolers preschool-1st meet in Bookingham Palace, and older elementary meet with Chery B in nonfiction area.
Location
Bookingham Palace
Library
Edith Abbott Memorial Library

Title
Date
Saturday, October 18, 2014
Time
11:00 AM - 11:45 AM
Description
Join us for bilingual fun on the third Saturdays of the month May-August at 11:00 AM. You will hear stories, sing song, crafts, snacks, and more! This program is in conjunction with the Multicultural Coalition. This program is for preschoolers and their families.
Location
Bookingham Palace
Library
Edith Abbott Memorial Library

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Important Messages
Thank you for making our Fizz! Boom! Read! 2014 Summer Reading Program a success!

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The traditional school year winner is Engleman Elementary!
The year-round school year winner is Starr Elementary!

The movie "How to Train Your Dragon" will be showing at the Historic Grand Theatre on Saturday, August 9th at 1:00 PM for those of you who read 500 minutes and received a movie ticket from the children's desk.

Our last weekly trivia winner is Ethan T. from Gates Elementary!

Winners of the grand prize will be announced soon...

Reviews
Review
Nate wanted to date this girl, but kept being annoying to her. The girl's name was Gina.  Grand Island Public Library Online Catalog
Title
Big Nate and Friends
Author
Lincoln Peirce
Genre
juvenile fiction
ISBN
9781449420437
Title
Judy moody around the world in 812 days
Author
megan mcdonald
Review
About the nurse that AJ thinks she is a spy and not a nurse.  Grand Island Public Library Online Catalog
Title
Mrs. Cooney is Loony
Author
Dan Gutman
Genre
juvenile fiction
ISBN
9780060745233
Review
It is a bout Mrs. Yonkers. She is a computer girl who works in the computer lab. She invented a lot of stuff, like a microwave that turns candy into vegetables.  Grand Island Public Library Online Catalog
Title
Mrs.yonkers Is Bonkers
Author
Dan Gutman
Genre
juvenile fiction
ISBN
9780061234767
Review
I couldn't put the book down  Grand Island Public Library Online Catalog
Title
The Prophet of Yonwood
Author
Jeanne DuPrau
Genre
Science Fiction
ISBN
978-0-440-42124-5
Review
I liked seeing the house made of Stilton Cheese!  Grand Island Public Library Online Catalog
Title
Geronimo Stilton The Mysterious Cheese Thief
Author
Geronimo Stilton
Genre
Fantasy
ISBN
-0439-02312-2