Saturday, February 25, 2006

Happy Birthday Dr. Seuss!

Celebrate the life of the beloved children's author, Theodor Seuss Geisel on Thursday, March 2, 2006 by reading one of his many books.

Take a look at the catalog online to check out your favorite, whether it be The Cat and The Hat, Horton Hears a Who, Green Eggs and Ham or one of the many others!

For a complete history of his phenomenal career take a peek any of the following books:

The boy on Fairfield Street : how Ted Geisel grew up to become Dr. Seuss by Kathleen Krull

Dr. Seuss by Mae Woods

The Seuss, the whole Seuss, and nothing but the Seuss : a visual biography of Theodor Seuss Geisel by Charles D. Cohen.

Also take a visit to the website dedicated to the man himself at

Tuesday, February 21, 2006

Story Time

Photo property of the Manhattan Public Library, Manhattan, Kansas

Infant Story Time for children birth to two years old will start Wednesday March 8, 2006 and will run every Wednesday till March 29, 2006. There will be two time sessions to choose from: 10:00- 10:30 a.m. OR 11:00- 11:30 a.m.

Call to register on Monday, February 27, 2006 at 8:30 a.m. This is a very popular program and fills up fast!

Friday, February 03, 2006

New Books

Come check out our new books that arrived just in time for Valentine's Day:

Happy Valentine's Day, Dolores by Barbara Samuels.
Dolores has agreed to stop "borrowing" things from her older sister Faye's dresser, but then she discovers a special Valentine's Day necklace there.

Marly's ghost : a remix of Charles Dickens's A Christmas carol by David Levithan
The spirit of Ben's girlfriend Marly returns with three other ghosts to haunt him with a painful journey though Valentine's Days past, present, and future.

The Unsigned Valentine by Johanna Hurwitz
In early twentieth-century Vermont, sixteen-year-old Emma confides in her diary both her hopes of becoming a farmer's wife one day and her frustrations with her parents' belief that she is too young to be courted by the handsome Cole Berry.