Tuesday, April 22, 2014

Come Skype with Nancy Ohlin!

Come join us Wednesday, April 23rd at 4:00pm to skype with young adult/juvenile author Nancy Ohlin.  Nancy is the author of "Beauty" and "Thorn Abbey", both young adult books, and the "Greetings from Somewhere" juvenile series.  This event is open to all ages!


Weekly Blog Picks for April 21st



Books of the Week:
The Umbrella by Jan Brett in the Children's Department
Roomies by Sara Zarr and Tara Altebrando in the Young Adult Department

Movies of the Week:
"For Heaven's Sake" starring Harold Lloyd
"Faceoff" starring John Travolta and Nicholas Cage
"Hansel and Gretel Witch Hunters" starring Jeremy Renner and Gemma Arterton

Monday, April 14, 2014

Weekly Blog Picks for April 14th



Books of the Week:
How Roland Rolls by Jim Carrey in the Children's Department
Six Months Later by Natalie Richards in the Young Adult Department
Paper Towns by John Green in the Young Adult Department

Movies of the Week:
"Flesh and the Devil" starring John Gilbert and Greta Garbo
"Invincible" starring Mark Wahlberg and Greg Kinnear
"Lone Ranger" starring Johnny Depp and Armie Hammer

Tuesday, April 8, 2014

teens need libraries-another great video!





Here's another video I found summing up why teens need libraries.  Love it!

Weekly Blog Picks for April 7th



Books of the Week:
Goodnight, Goodnight, Construction Site by Sherri Duskey Rinker in the Children's Department
Unhinged by A.G. Howard in the Young Adult Department
Looking for Alaska by John Green in the Young Adult Department

Movies of the Week:
"The Big Parade" starring John Gilbert
"Bend It Like Beckham" starring Parminder Nagra & Keira Knightley
"JOBS" starring Ashton Kutcher

Tuesday, April 1, 2014

Teens Need Libraries





Every day the Teen Space at the Danville Public Library is full with teens.  There are so many reasons why I love working with teens and feel that it is crucial that they have a safe place to themselves.  When I stumbled across this video it really summed up in two minutes the importance of a Teen Space at the Danville Public Library and all other libraries.

Monday, March 31, 2014

Weekly Blog Picks for March 31st



Books of the Week:
Phileas's Fortune by Agnes de Lestrade in the Children's Department
Into the Wild Nerd Yonder by Julie Halpern in the Young Adult Department
Two Boys Kissing by David Levithan in the Young Adult Department

Movies of the Week:
"Oliver Twist" starring Jackie Coogan
"Snow Buddies" starring Dylan Sprouse
"12 Years A Slave" starring Chiwetel Ejiofor

Tuesday, March 25, 2014

March 24 Dial-A-Story

This week's story is titled  Spring Things  by Bob Raczka,
and is read by Karen Neal.  To access this story, dial 477-5226.
 
 
 
 

Weekly Blog Picks for Week of March 24th



Books of the Week:
The Monster Princess by DJ MacHale in the Children's Department
The Wedding Dress by Virginia Ellis in the Young Adult Department
Splintered by A.G. Howard in the Young Adult Department

Movies of the Week:
"The Kid" starring Charlie Chaplin
"Bedtime Stories" starring Adam Sandler
"Side Effects" starring Jude Law and Rooney Mara

Thursday, March 6, 2014

DIVERGENT TRAILER!

I loved the book by Veronica Roth & can't wait for the movie!  Just a couple more weeks!

Monday, March 3, 2014

Weekly Blog Picks for March 3rd



Books of the Week:
Grandmother's Pigeon by Louise Erdrich in the Children's Department
Under Shifting Glass by Nicky Singer in the Juvenile Department
Winger by Andrew Smith in the Young Adult Department

Movies of the Week:
D.W Griffith "Way Down East" starring Lillian Gish
"Disconnect" starring Alexander Skarsgard and Justin Bateman

Monday, February 24, 2014

Weekly Blog Picks for Feb 24th



Books of the Week:
Does Anybody Love Me by Gillian Lobel in the Children's Department
Warm Bodies by Isaac Marion in the Young Adult Department
All The Truth That's In Me by Julie Berry in the Young Adult Department

Movies of the Week:
"Snow Day" starring Chevy Chase and Chris Elliott
"Cleopatra" starring Elizabeth Taylor and Richard Burton
"Trance" starring James McAvoy and Rosario Dawson

Tuesday, February 18, 2014

Weekly Blog Picks for Week of February 17th



Books of the Week:
Snowy Valentine by David Petersen in the children's department
Ask Me by Kimberly Pauley in the young adult department
Sweet Revenge of Celia Door by Karen Finneyfrock in the young adult department

Movies of the Week:
20,000 Leagues Under the Sea starring Kirk Douglas & James Mason
Beyond A Reasonable Doubt starring Jesse Metcalf & Michael Douglas
Temptation: Confessions of a Marriage Counselor starring Vanessa Williams

Free Teen Movie Thursday Feb. 20th-"Enders Game"

This Thursday, February 20th the Danville Public Library will be showing the Teen Movie "Enders Game" at  4:00pm.  The movie is based on the book by the same name written by Orson Scott Card.  The movie is rated PG-13 and is 114 minutes long.  All teens age 12-18 are welcome to attend.  Refreshments will be provided.


Wednesday, February 12, 2014

February's Movie for Kids




Come join us this Thursday, February 13 for the kid's movie Turbo.
The movie will start at 3:15 p.m., and a snack will be served. 
Hope to see you there.