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Scholastic Warehouse sale today….

In a little bit here I’m heading off to the Scholastic Warehouse sale. I’ve not been before but I’m hoping that there are things other than paperbacks. I want to grab some wonderful books that will hold up in the … Continue reading

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Library Funding

First….let me tell you that this is pretty much a repost of an old blog from a few years ago. It’s pertinent information and I thought it merited another airing. It is through donations that the library was established. It … Continue reading

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Hanging out at the library

4 pm at the LH Public Library. Do you picture the library as a spot the teens hang out? If not, stop by and check it out! It is very typical on any given afternoon, to see a group of … Continue reading

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THE ARRIVAL by Shaun Tan – Review for TWU course

BIBLIOGRAPHY Tan, Shaun. 2007. The Arrival.  New York, NY: Arthur A. Levine Books. ISBN 9780439895293. PLOT SUMMARY A wordless graphic novel that tells the story of an immigrant.  The story follows a man leaving his family and traveling to a … Continue reading

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On vacation…..

Been a long time since a blog post, but amazingly, I’ve been on vacation. Miss April is at the library, holding down the fort and giving me such a luxury. Please say a big thank you to her when you … Continue reading

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THE GRAVEYARD BOOK by Neil Gaiman, illustrations by Dave McKean – Review for TWU course

BIBLIOGRAPHY Gaiman, Neil. 2008. The Graveyard Book.  Ill. by Dave Mckean. New York, NY: Harper Collins Children’s Books. ISBN 9780060530921. PLOT SUMMARY His family having been murdered when he was a toddler, Nobody “Bod” Owens lives in a graveyard.  He’s … Continue reading

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Computer classes coming to the library!

The Liberty Hill Public Library has been selected to participate in the Digital Literacy Corps program in 2011 due to a grant from the Central Texas Library System. What this means for our community is that in 2011, we will … Continue reading

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Follow us to STORYTIME!!!!

Miss April has jumped into the storytime role quickly and is doing a fantastic job with all our fun little friends. Following the brother/sister storytime, they were handed frames so they could draw pictures of themselves with their own sibling/s. … Continue reading

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HATTIE BIG SKY by Kirby Larson – Review for TWU course

BIBLIOGRAPHY Larson, Kirby. 2006. Hattie Big Sky.  New York, NY: Delacorte Press. ISBN 9780385733137 PLOT SUMMARY It’s 1918, there is a war in Europe, 16 year-old orphan Hattie has inherited a homestead from an uncle she had never met.  Eager … Continue reading

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BOUND by Donna Jo Napoli

BIBLIOGRAPHY Napoli, Donna Jo, Simms. 2004. BOUND.  New York, NY: Atheneum Books. ISBN 9780689861758. PLOT SUMMARY Xing Xing’s father dies, leaving her to her stepmother and stepsister.  Keeping to the traditional Cinderella story, Xing Xing is not her stepmother’s favorite … Continue reading

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