Category Archives: Kids & Teens – Movies & TV

Kids’ Book Picks: Furthermore by Tahereh Mafi, LEGO Star Wars: Rebel Alliance, and Goodnight Numbers by Danica McKellar

I often struggle to choose just one kid book each month, because I have so many I want to recommend! This is why I decided to pick three very different and wonderful books for my kid book picks this month. If you need or want more recommendations, then make sure to visit our online catalog to see staff picks for kids, tweens, teens, and adults.

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Page to Screen this Summer

Summer reading for all ages is in full swing, but some of you may feel the siren song of the big or little screen as you ease into the season!

Here’s a summer’s worth of movies or tv shows and their book counterparts to meet all your escapist needs…use the links to find movie trailers and reviews, courtesy of IMDB, and the book links to reserve a copy in our catalog! Enjoy!

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What are YOU reading?

…is one of the frequent questions we get at the Library! Ask away, but here are a few more ways to get the scoop on what staff has read and liked recently:

Recent picks for Adults

Everybody's Fool, Lillian Boxfish Takes a Walk, A Gentleman in Moscow, To the Bright Edge of the World, The End of Night, Rain, Kind of Cruel, The Night Circus
From feel-good fiction, to historical romps and adventure, from psychological suspense to thought-provoking musings on the natural and man-made world, staff interests ran the gamut!

Teens

Cat King of Havana   Watchmen  stormbreakerbook

DVDs

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Bailey’s Story: Second in the series “New Books for Boys”

baileys-storyAnd here is the second “new books for boys” I read and enjoyed ’cause I love dogs…
Bailey’s Story, by W. Bruce Cameron

This book was told from the perspective of the dog, Bailey – as the book’s front cover reads “An Irresistible Tale of a Dog and His Boy”.  The reader will follow Bailey, from his earliest puppyhood memories in a puppy mill, to his rescue and new home which includes Bailey’s boy, Ethan, and their growing up years. Continue reading Bailey’s Story: Second in the series “New Books for Boys”

More Books Hitting the Big Screen this Fall

Page to Screen in 2016

An earlier post gave you some of September’s page-to-screen titles: check out this great guide from Vulture of 22 book adaptations hitting the screen from August through  the end of 2016! Just released this week: Sully, starring Tom Hanks as airline captain Chesley “Sully” Sullenberger and  telling the story of the Miracle on the Hudson.