Monthly Archives: June 2012

Book Review: How to Teach a Slug to Read by Susan Pearson

How to Teach a Slug to Read by Susan Pearson is a fun book for parents and their children who are learning the skills to read.  Illustrator David Slonim has created big, clear colorful pictures that portray the story very … Continue reading

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I want to use the 1940 US Census, but Texas has yet to be indexed, how can the library help?

Currently 1940 Census Records for Delaware, the District of Columbia, Maine, Nevada, and New York are indexed, but we may be able to help you find your ancestor even if our state hasn’t been indexed yet. “Do you have a street address?”  … Continue reading

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Library Web Wednesday: OverDrive

Love eBooks?  Check out OverDrive!  OverDrive offers a vast collection of eBooks, audio books, and music that you can download instantly to your computer or other electronic devices.  Collection includes popular fiction titles, study aids, mysteries, popular teen and children’s … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Swerve : How the World Became Modern by Stephen Greenblatt

People never know what age they’re living in. Oh, we think this is the digital age or the information era, or the birth of the global village, but we’re probably wrong. Woody Allen’s character in Everything You Always Wanted to … Continue reading

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I am preparing to homeschool my first grade child this upcoming school year. Do you have any curriculum guides available?

  We have curriculum guides available for every age group.  Here are a few specifically for first graders: What Your First Grader Needs to Know: Fundamentals of a Good First-Grade Education, Everything Your First Grader Needs to Know, and Complete Curriculum: … Continue reading

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