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April


April 13 through 19 is
National Library Week!

Come in and check out all the things that Reardan Library has for you.

 

 


April 1 is April Fool's Day

For fun visit The Top 100 April Fool's Day Hoaxes of All Time at http://museumofhoaxes.com/hoax/aprilfool

 

 

April is National Child Abuse

Prevention Month.

Visit http://www.childwelfare.gov/preventing/preventionmonth for more information.

 

 

April is also National Poetry Month and National Humor Month.

For a combination of poetry and humor check out Shel Silverstein and Jack Prelutsky.


 

Preschool Story Time

Tuesday 12:30 - 1:00

Join Miss Mina and other preschoolers for stories and songs. All preschoolers welcome!


Summer Reading will be here before you know it!

Preschool through sixth graders will be learning and reading about Science. Plan to be here to learn, read and participate in experiments. Topics include Techno Fun, It's Alive, and more.

Some of these experiments will include food.

Read for prizes.


Nook and Kindle

Our Nook and Kindle have new stories on them! You can choose from Angels at the Table (Debbie Macomber), Bloodline (Felix Francis), Bone Bed (Patricia Cornwell), and Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children (Ransom Riggs) among others when you check out the Nook.

The Kindle stories currently include The Aviator's Wife (Melanie Benjamin), Touch & Go (Lisa Gardner), The Forgotten (David Baldacci), and The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time (Mark Haddon).

Check out a Nook of Kindle and discover how these ereaders work. The librarian is more than happy to help you with the technology!


April Reading Suggestions

Adults

Fiction

Three Bags Full by Leonie Swann

A humorous detective story where the detectives are sheep.

The Bear in the Attic by Patrick F. McManus

This local author writes about his antics in the outdoors of the Pacific Northwest.

Love and Marriage by Bill Cosby

Bill sheds light on these subjects with his famous wit.

Non-Fiction

Horses Never Lie About Love by Jana Harris

The heartwarming story of a remarkable horse who changed the author's life.

My Brief History by Stephen Hawking

The brilliant cosmologist looks at his own life and evolution.

Lost in Action by Dick Bilyeu

A WWII soldier's account of capture on Bataan and imprisonment by the Japanese.

Young Adults

Unwind by Neal Shusterman

In the future, children between 13 and 18 can be "unwound" so their body parts can be used for others. Can these three teens save their lives?

Little Brother by Cory Doctorow

Seventeen-year-old Marcus and his friends are in the wrong place and end up in a secret prison for days. Upon release, they find their world has changed.

Hero-Type by Barry Lyga

Kross saved someone's life. Maybe that's enough to make him a hero. Then again, maybe not.

Children

Artemis Fowl by Eoin Colfer

When a 12-year-old genius tries to restore his family fortune by capturing a fairy, the fairies fight back with magic and technology.

Ride a Purple Pelican by Jack Prelutsky

Poems that are as silly as they sound.

Runny Babbit by Shel Silverstein

A billy sook full of spoonerisms.

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