Eisenhower's romance book discussion group, The Red Feather Society, meets on the second Monday of each month from 7:00 - 8:30 pm. We read a lot of books and love sharing what we've been reading with each other. Please join us.
Eisenhower's Adult Book Discussion group meets the first Monday of every month from 7:00 - 8:30 pm and the following Tuesday from 2:00 - 3:30 pm. Wide ranging book choices and discussions will keep you excited and energized about reading. Copies of each month's book are available in regular, large type, audio and eBook formats at the Library Services Desk.
Want more? Take a look at our list of previous titles and our blog below for upcoming books.
Jaime sees a strange figure roll in from the desert. A young girl, alone and injured. Taking her to his family’s home, they help her to slowly recover. Shrouded in mystery, Abbie carries a lot of secrets with her. Why is she alone, what’s in the jar she’s carrying, and why is her blood black? In this rough land with a people struggling to survive, a story of strange powers, people, and friendship begins. Welcome to Marigold. The sandiest town this side of the neck.
Grades 3-6 will enjoy this graphic novel adventure. A beautifully illustrated story in a dystopian desert world, filled with action and adventure, M.F.K. is sure to engage them. Characters come to life and are developed along the course of the adventure. This is an ongoing series, so the next volume will continue the story.
Naomi, Kids World
Join us along with Google Expeditions for an up close look at their augmented reality learning lessons. We will take an up close look at forces of nature, dinosaurs and the solar system.
This program does not require registration, so drop in Wednesday, December 27th anytime between 3:30 and 5:00pm to play with some pretty neat technology. Let's learn in 3D!
Please be aware: Google requires users to be ages 5 or older. Google cardboard's employed safety standards require users to be ages 7 and up.
Sometimes everyone needs a little space to themselves. Little Rabbit Jack just wants to read his book but all those around him keep interrupting him. His solution is to enclose himself in a crayon drawn circle so he can finish his book. Soon he gets lonely when he realized how much fun everyone else was having around him, while he was all alone. Little Rabbit Jack realizes the difference between being alone and lonely. Sometimes alone time is needed to accomplish a task but being alone all the time isn’t fun.
A good lap read for kids age 2 and up, the darling illustrations will keep your little reader engaged.
Gilly, Kids World
Santa Matthew Claus is retiring and, breaking with tradition, he's not going to give the job over to his eldest son, Klaus. This time, this year, a competition shall be held to determine who will be the next Santa. Elves and Claus's kids are signing up in mass. When Ollie and Celia, two hardworking enthusiastic elves, join in the series of trials, they get a little more than they bargained for as it becomes clear that not every competitor has motivations as jolly. It's not too long before the North Pole and Christmas itself is in danger of being ruined forever.
This North Pole chapter book balances funny antics with some serious drama, and is perfect for upper elementary readers who are looking for something festive this holiday season.
Celeste, Kids World
"But just when she thought the egg was safe...It fell into a swirling portal to another demension in time!"
When a T-Rex egg lands in a duck's nest, the animals all agree that 'Rex' isn't much like any of the animals on the farm; but, what will happen when something dangerous comes?
Told in a comic format with brightly colored panels and easy to follow dialogue; it includes a synopsis of the original story of The Ugly Duckling, some visual questions to guide discussion and a glossary. A quick read and a good choice for kids looking for fractured fairytales, stories about dinosaurs or want to try out a new format.
Find The Ugly Dino Hatchling in the Library
Jennifer Palermo, Kids World
If you have not signed up to participate in Battle of the Books this year, contact your school's Battle Coach! There are great books to read, friends to make, points to earn, and of course, a trophy to win!
Which school will have the honor of winning the Battle of the Books competition this year? Let's find out together!
Little Monster wants to be part of a story, but not just any story. He wants be part of a scary story! But there might be a spooky house, maybe a creepy ghost, and wait, is that a monkey? This story filled with bold illustrations for young readers who love a good fright (and a laugh.)
This book is recommended for children in preschool through early elementary levels.
Victoria, Kids World