Thursday, January 13, 2011

Winter Reading Challenge!

This January and February find the answers to the following quiz questions and bring your results to the library. Prizes will be awarded!

1. In the Percy Jackson and the Olympians series by Rick Riordan what is the name of the black Pegasus that frequently helps Percy?

2. In The Giver, by Lois Lowery, at what age does the Council of Elders assign jobs to children in the community?

3. In Ramona Forever by Beverly Cleary what is the name of Ramona's cat?

4. In the series The 39 Clues, what do the 39 clues represent?

5. What color does Anna accidentally dye her hair in Anne of Green Gables by Lucy Maud Montgomery?

6. In the book Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets, by J.K. Rowling, which character said "When in doubt, go to the library"?

7. In Charlotte's Web, by E. B. White, what is the second compliment that Charlotte writes about Wilbur in her web?

8. In Diary of a Wimpy Kid, by Jeff Kinney, what is the "cheese touch?"

9. What is unique about Stanley Yelnats name in Holes by Louis Sacher? (Hint: It's a palindrome)

10. How many days was Brian alone in the wilderness in, Hatchet, by Gary Paulsen?

Brochures are available at the library with a list of the questions
as well as a BONUS question!

Monday, January 10, 2011

Newbery & Caldecott Winners 2011!

The American Library Association Awards

Newbery Medal - Moon Over Manifest by Clare Vanderpool

Caldecott Medal- A Sick Day for Amos McGee by Erin E. Stead

Printz Award - Ship Breaker by Paolo Bacigalupi

Theodor Seuss Giesel Award - Bink and Gollie by Kate DiCamillo

For additional awards information click here: ALA Press Release

Tuesday, January 4, 2011

Storytime is back!

All winter storytime sessions begin again this week!
Books & Babies and Pre-School Storytime will begin Tuesday, January 4th and Toddler Tales will begin Wednesday, January 5th. If you have questions or would like to register please call the library at (585) 243-0440 or e-mail the Children's Librarian, Sarah Matthews, at