2014 McDonald's Reading Challenge:
Ronald McDonald Show
Starting Wed, Sep 10, 2014. Reading is its own reward, but Ronald McDonald makes it fun with a magic and juggling show featuring lots of audience participation and stressing the importance of reading. All ages. (45 min.) Preregister.
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Juicing: Truth and Myths at the
Glades Road Branch
Tue, Sep 16, 2:00 pm. Juicing has become popular and there is no doubt it could be an easy way to get more fruits and vegetables in your diet. In this workshop we will discuss the truth and myths of juicing as well as how you can incorporate juicing in a healthy diet. (60 min.) Preregister.
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September is Library Card Sign-Up Month!
Sep 2014. A library outranks any other one thing a community can do to benefit its people. It is a never failing spring in the desert. - Andrew Carnegie. A library card is the most important school supply. Studies show that children who are read to in the home and who use the library perform better in school.
Get Your Kid Excited About Reading
National Courtesy Month
Sep 2014. A warm smile and a kind gesture can brighten even the gloomiest of days. Simple courtesy isn’t a thing of the past, but it’s based on forming the correct habits and repeating them daily. With National Courtesy Month, take the opportunity to form those important habits yourself, or with your children
Mind Your Manners with These Books
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Read an eBook Day
Thu, Sep 18, 2014. Read an eBook Day is a celebration of modern storytelling. Be a part of the festivities by checking your favorite eBook out from the library, sharing your reading stories, entering to win prizes, or just simply setting aside some time to read.
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Are You Ready for Some FOOTBALL!?
2014 Season. Football is like life - it requires perseverance, self-denial, hard work, sacrifice, dedication and respect for authority. - Vince Lombardi. Nearly 1.1 million high school athletes and 70,000 college athletes play the sport in the United States annually. The National Football League has the highest average attendance of any sports league in the world; its championship game, the Super Bowl, ranks among the most-watched club sporting events in the world.
Score Big with these Great Reads
Touchdown! Football Books for Kids
National Hurricane Season
Jun 01 - Nov 30, 2014. Hurricanes are an awesome force of nature, capable of causing tremendous damage. Over the last 20 years scientists have developed new tools and methods for forecasting and tracking these powerful storms, improving our ability to predict, prepare for, and protect against disaster.
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Star Trek has been a cult phenomenon for decades. The franchise spans a wide range of spin-offs including games, figurines, novels, toys and comics. Star Trek is noted for its influence on the world outside of science fiction. It has been cited as an inspiration for several technological inventions such as the cell phone. Moreover, the show is noted for its progressive civil rights stances.
Boldly Go Where No Book or Movie Has Gone Before
Celebrate Your Grandparents!
Nobody can do for little children what grandparents do. Grandparents sort of sprinkle stardust over the lives of little children. - Alex Haley. Take some time to say "I love you" to your grandparents!
Celebrate Your Love for Your Grandparents with These Books