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Gotta Love Libraries!

A Wynk, a Blynk, and a Nod to Books about the Library “Gotta Love Libraries!” A Wynk, a Blynk and a Nod to Books about the Library       September is Library Card Sign-Up Month - a time when the American Library Association and libraries across the country remind parents that the most important school supply of all is a library card. This fall Snoopy comes to the big screen in The Peanuts Movie, and in September he serves as Honorary Chair of Library Card Sign-up Month. In support of this national campaign, we decided to feature some of our favorite books, both new and old, about libraries and the treasures within. Books about Libraries   Bats at the Library by Brian Lies In this episode (part of the Bats at the … series of books), these book-loving bats find an open window at the local public library and discover fun things to do such as using the copier, playing with pop-up books, and bathing in the water fountain.       The Book Boat’s In by Cynthia Cotton, illus. by Frané Lessac Set on a book boat on the Erie Canal in the 1800’s, a young boy saves his money in order to buy a tattered copy of Swiss Family Robinson. Illustrator, Frané Lessac will be visiting our library in September.         Books for Me! by Sue Fliess, illus. by Mike Laughead This story about Hippo pays tribute to the many types of books available at the library. The sing-song text and adorable illustrations create a fun story about finding just the right book.         Check it Out!: Reading, Finding ,Helping by Patricia Hubbell, illus. by Nancy Speir The [...]