Book talks at NSMS

Today, I was able to visit NSMS and talk with Mrs. Wildman’s classes about several great books that APL has in it’s collection and of course, EVERLOST!

Here are the titles, so you can see if they are checked in or even put them on hold!

Happy Reading!!

The Invention of Hugo Cabret
By Brian Selznick

By Donna Napoli

The Looking Glass Wars
By Frank Beddor

By Neal Shusterman

Hot Lunch
By Alex Bradley

Love Among the Walnuts
By Jean Ferris

Someone Named Eva
By Joan Wolf

By Alex Flinn


Book talks @ SSMS

Today it was my pleasure to visit Mrs. Sipes’s classes @ SSMS, I enjoyed visiting with everyone and talking up some great reads about World War II and the Holocaust. ANd of course, Everlost-the book for the Read ‘n’ Feed (more on that in a later blog:). In case you want to check and see if any of the titles are in or if you lost the handy sheet that I passed out (it happens, I know-you should have seen my locker when I was in middle school!), here are the titles that I brought to SSMS. Enjoy!

Everlost by Neal Shusterman
A Coming Evil by Vivian Vande Velde
Hitler Youth: Growing up in Hitler’s Shadow by Susan Bartoletti
Briar Rose by Jane Yolen

Number the Stars by Lois Lowry
Devil’s Arithmetic by Jane Yolen

The Boy in the Striped Pajamas by John Boyne
Someone Named Eva by Joan Wolf

So what else is March?

I mentioned earlier that March is National Fitness Month but here are some other things that are celebrated in the month of March:

Do you play in your school band or sing in your school choir? Then you might be interested in knowing that March is Music in our Schools Month. For more info, check out this website:

Are you crafty? Then celebrate National Craft Month!

It is also Women’s History Month in March as well. Take a look at this website for more info.

March is…

National Fitness Month and to help celebrate that I am excited to announce that this Saturday, March 15th at 2:00, the Teen Services Department is having a GET FIT with DDR program.

Come test out our DDR and see how by playing games you can also get a good workout! Also, you will find out how to make healthy snacks and also sample them, so come and Get Fit w/DDR @ APL!!