Browsing Date: August 2012 (13)

Little kids love getting dressed by themselves and picking out their own clothes. In Seymour Chwast's new book, Get Dressed! , they will also have fun using their imagination by connecting… continue reading

By Monica C.   August 30, 2012    2

By Mary W. Here in the Children’s Department at the Parkway Central Library, we are working to develop a natural learning environment for literacy for children of even the youngest… continue reading

By Michelle S.   August 24, 2012    6

Come check out our newest book display at the Parkway Central Children's Department! Our book bundles include three to five titles and offer a variety of themes to choose from:… continue reading

By Suzanna U.   August 22, 2012   

The Best Things in Life We here at the Blanche A. Nixon/Cobbs Creek Branch of the Free Library have had the pleasure of working with a lovely young lady, Angelina Smith. Angelina started out as a… continue reading

By Sarah S.   August 22, 2012   

In these two new videos we walk you through the steps of downloading library ebooks to your Kindle e-reader. The first video shows you how to add ebooks to your Kindle over a Wi-Fi network. The… continue reading

By Jamie W.   August 21, 2012    3

Starting school is a major milestone in a child’s (and parent’s) life - it can be a little scary for everyone. But not to worry - from funny frogs to worried mice there are lots… continue reading

By Rachel F.   August 17, 2012    1

The Free Library's got a wealth of electronic resources including ebooks, online homework help, research databases,  world-language programs, and more! Below, Electronic Resources… continue reading

By Eileen O.   August 16, 2012   

A few months ago we posted a blog about the Free Library’s stance on the issue of publishers, ebooks, and libraries. We’re continuing to urge all our customers who believe that… continue reading

By Alix G.   August 10, 2012   

At the Free Library, we are always on the lookout for the best resources to add to our database collection. Likewise, we are constantly evaluating our current offerings to make sure you… continue reading

By Jamie W.   August 9, 2012   

For students of all ages, the Free Library is source-number-one for information; that almost goes without saying. Though sometimes, when you’re struggling with a tough problem or trying to… continue reading

By Jamie W.   August 8, 2012    8

Check out the hidden gem shared by Curator of the Automobile Reference Collection Kim Bravo: continue reading

By Eileen O.   August 8, 2012   

In this edition of a Free Library Minute, Children's Librarian Rachel Fryd tells us about Summer Reading: continue reading

By Eileen O.   August 3, 2012   

The world lost an eloquent and acerbic powerhouse of a writer and political commentator with the passing of Gore Vidal on Tuesday, July 31, at the age of 86. The author of 25 acclaimed novels,… continue reading

By Michelle S.   August 1, 2012    1