Library Life Episode 165

Library Life: May 2015

This episode of Library Life includes:

  • The launch of the Summer Reading Program: Read to the Rhythm, detailing how readers of all ages can get in tune and earn prizes for reading from the Adult, Teen, and Youth Services departments.An interview with author, Sue Baugh, who describes her journey to remote areas of the earth, rediscovering the conversations between us and nature, featured in the June 4 program, Echoes of Earth.

    Imaginative crafts created with recycled and repurposed pieces during Create-a-Craft: Earth Day Fun, where young visitors work at their own pace to create something “green.”

    Youth Services Best Book Recommendation: Bud, not Buddy, by Christopher Paul Curtis. Other music-themed books include: Molly Moon and the Monster Music, by Georgia Byng; The Last Holiday Concert, by Andrew Clements; The Music of Dolphins, by Karen Hesse; The Trumpet of the Swan, by E. B. White; and A Mouse Called Wolf, by Dick King-Smith.

    Adult Services Staff Recommendation also includes books with a music theme: Hip Hop Family Tree, by Ed Piskor; When They Were Boys, by Larry Kane; The Fifth Beatle: The Brian Epstein Story, Vivek J. Tiwary; The Beatles Anthology, by The Beatles; The Beatles: An Oral History, by David Pritchard and Alan Lysaght; and Best Book Pick: Baby’s in Black, by Arne Bellstorf.

    Scenes from Super Saturday: Andy Head’s Wonderfully Wacky Juggling Show, the exhilarating performance featuring dramatic tricks designed for sophisticated kids and silly adults, alike.