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Ann-Marie Aymer
They wish they were us, by Jessica Goodman (reviewed by Shuohan P.) They Wish They Were Us is really similar to the books One of Us is Lying and One of Us is Next. The high school life, the murder mystery, everything felt like it fit together perfectly. They Wish They Were Us is about...
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City of Bones, by Cassandra Clare (reviewed by Maya T.) City of Bones by Cassandra Clare is the first novel in a six book series, the Mortal Instruments. The novel starts at a club with two of the protagonists, Clary Fray and Simon Lewis. Clary hardly expected to meet invisible people who hold mythical weapons...
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Parents and other caregivers (babysitters, au-pairs, nannies, grandparents) are babies’ and preschoolers’ first and best teachers. However, numerous research studies have found that many children begin kindergarten without the early literacy skills needed to learn to read. Attending library storytimes is a great way to prepare young children for reading. For this reason, this autumn,...
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Birdbrain Technologies has updated its documentation for the Finch Robot 1.0. If you have checked out a finch robot from the Library of Things, please click the links below to get started.     How to use Snap with Finch Robot: https://learn.birdbraintechnologies.com/slpage/snap-installation-for-finch/#updating Using Finch Robots with Python: https://learn.birdbraintechnologies.com/finch1/python/install#download Teacher Resources and Lessons: https://learn.birdbraintechnologies.com/finch1/program/
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Attention Teens entering Grades 8-12 in the 2023-24 School Year. Do you love books and reading? Do you love to read aloud? Do you love performing, or acting? Are you available on Wednesday, October 4 from 7-8:30 Consider becoming a a Banned Book Bandit! Banned Books Bandits will help the library celebrate 2023 Banned Books...
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To celebrate our upcoming community mural program, which is the penultimate program for the 2023 summer reading program, our current storywalk book is Hey Wall, by Susan Verde. Contact our Dial-A-Story number at 908-277-9480 to listen to the story read by Youth Services Librarian Lisa O’Shaughnessy. The StoryWalk® Project was created by Anne Ferguson of...
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Do you know someone entering Grades 6-12 at Lawton C. Johnson or Summit High School in the new school year? Summit Free Public Library has plenty of copies of your summer reading requirements for school. This year, they are on display right across from the “Ask Us” desk, so you can stop in and pick...
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Our current storywalk book is Saturday, by Oge Mora Contact our Dial-A-Story number at 908-277-9480 to listen to the story read by Althea Llewelyn, Director of Education at Reeves-Reed Arboretum The StoryWalk® Project was created by Anne Ferguson of Montpelier, VT and developed in collaboration with the Kellogg-Hubbard Library. Storywalk® is a registered service mark...
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Do you know where all of the important buildings are in Summit? The youth services department invites all families to participate in a Photo Scavenger Hunt around downtown Summit to find them all. Sign up your child (preschool, elementary or teenager) for our summer reading program at https://summitlibrary.readsquared.com, or by stopping by the Summit Free...
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The 2023 Summer Reading Program begins on Saturday, June 10! Preschool    Grades 1-5     Grades 6-12     Adults The theme of this year’s Summer Reading is ‘All Together Now’, and there will be a series of programs for all ages, including intergenerational programming.. Some of these events will be held outdoors, some on the...
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