Perfectly in theme with this summer’s reading program theme is: Sci Fi Books that Predicted the Future!
2:30-3:15 PM on Monday, August 4, come see our children’s librarians put on TECHNERELLA!
If you like puppets, the story of Cinderella or robots… or all three, reserve your space today and come watch the fantastic new play, Technerella! It’s a once in a lifetime opportunity your little one will definitely enjoy.
Don’t forget to check out the other great events our Children’s Department has going on not only in the summer but all year ’round!
Do you like history? So do we. We found this great free resource, Old Maps Online, and had to share! “Here be monsters” and some pretty cool stories behind the maps. If this is up your alley, also check out The Map Thief: the gripping story of an esteemed rare-map dealer who made millions stealing priceless maps by Michael Blanding (nonfiction) or The Island of Lost maps: a true story of cartographic crime by Miles Harvey (nonfiction). We have several books about maps and cartography, and some great novels involving maps, treasure hunts, and so much more. Check out these two catalog searches to find more great titles!
Published: Jun 03, 2014 by Gotham
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Published: Jul 29, 2008 by Ballantine Books
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The Young Adult August calendar is now available online! Check it out and sign up for some of our great events now, before they fill up. We have tie die, book bingo, jewelry making and more!
Have you met your summer reading goals yet? If not, maybe you should check out some of these retellings of classic and/or fairy tales. There are many more not on these lists, can you name any?
The Fourth of July has passed, and that means summer has truly started. You may already be sick of the pool, although we doubt it, but just in case you want to vary your routine a bit, why not try one of the “Free and Almost Free Places” for fun in New Jersey (and some in nearby states)? This site has 50 places/activities listed, and there are more in the comments. Check it out and see what other places or lists you find on your own!