Come dressed up as your favorite superhero and join Terri at the library on April 28 where she will have fun PJ Masks activity books, and crafts for the kids.
Whether you’re honoring your favorite fictional superhero or the real superheroes in your life, National Superhero Day is the day to celebrate them! National Superhero Day is celebrated annually on April 28. It was created in 1995 by employees at Marvel Comics!
Congratulations to Butch Doll! He is our big winner of the Adult Winter Reading Program. He read 50 books from January 1 to March 31. Way to go Butch! I keep thinking someone is going to come along one of these years and challenge him but he keeps taking home the title of King of the AWRP. Is There anyone who can take him on? We can only wait till next year.
ADULT BOOK CLUB FOR APRIL! SIGN UP NOW! IF YOU ARE 18 AND OLDER YOU CAN JOIN THE CLUB. The members meet the last Wednesday of each month from 5-6 in the library to discuss the book. Everyone has an opportunity to choose a book for the month. Come join now. It’s fun!
For seven year old Raami the shattering end of childhood begins with the footsteps of her father returning home in the early dawn hours bringing details of the civil war that has overwhelmed the streets of Phnom Penh Cambodia s capital Soon the family s world of carefully guarded royal privilege is swept up in the chaos of revolution and forced exodus Over the next four years Raami clings to the only remaining vestige of her childhood the mythical legends and poems told to her by her father and fights for her improbable survival Displaying the author s extraordinary gift for language In the Shadow of the Banyan is a brilliantly wrought tale of hope and transcendence This un-put-down-able Better Homes and Gardens New York Times bestselling novel tells the powerful and inspiring story of a girl who comes of age during the Cambodian genocide In the Shadow of the Banyan is an unforgettable celebration of innocence and the transcendent power of imagination a work Little Bee author Chris Cleave calls one of the most extraordinary acts of storytelling I have ever encountered utterly heartbreaking and impossibly beautiful For seven year old Raami the collapse of her childhood world begins with the footsteps of her father returning home in the early dawn hours bringing details of the misery and upheaval in the streets of Cambodia s capital city It is March of 1975 and the civil war between the US backed government and the Khmer Rouge insurgency has reached its climax Soon her family s life of carefully guarded royal privilege is swept up in the chaos of revolution Over the next four years as Raami endures the deaths of loved ones starvation and labor camp she clings to the only remaining vestige of childhood the mythical legends and poems her father told her In a climate of systematic violence where memory is sickness and justification for execution Raami fights for her improbable survival With stunningly lyrical prose and instantly beloved characters.
Local authors – indie, self-published, aspiring, and mainstream – can now create ebooks and share them with readers across the state and potentially across the country using free tools provided by Minnesota libraries.
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