GRINCH TO VISIT STORYTIME

Hey kids! Guess who is making a visit to preschool storytime Tuesday, December 21 at 10:15 am. Here are some hints. He's furry and green and has a heart two sizes too small. Come join us and see if you guessed correctly.

DIGITAL MEDIA DEVICES ON YOUR WISH LIST?

Are you thinking about a digital media device for your holiday gift giving? Do you wonder what choice you should make to access all the terrific audio books and ebooks in our Digital Media Catalog? Before you buy, check out this link to the compatible devices www.overdrive.com/resources/drc/ It will help you find just the one for you or someone on your list.  Happy holiday shopping!

Christmas on Main Street December 2

Christmas on Main Street in La Porte will be held this Thursday, December 2, beginning with the parade at 5 pm and entertainment at 6 pm. This will be the 23rd year for this annual event, which is popular with adults and children of all ages.
 
There will be free pictures of the children with Santa and Mrs. Claus at Five Points Plaza, sponsored by Walgreens. Vendors will be selling arts and crafts as well as Christmas food items. Clutch the Rockets Bear will sign autographs from 6 – 8 pm, and tour the street with Frosty the Snowman and Rudolph.

Thankful for Toddlers

Photo of Toddlers and Ms. Mandy at ToddlerTime, 11-18-2010This Thanksgiving we give thanks for the toddlers who come to ToddlerTime With Ms. Mandy at the library. ToddlerTime is a storytime held each Thursday at 10:15 a.m. and 11 a.m. If you are a parent, grandparent, or caretaker of a toddler, please feel free to come to this special and delightfully unpredictable time! Toddlers in the photo are showing the Thanksgiving decorations they made on November 18.

Books for Voracious Readers

Cover of Taste of Home Dinner on a DimeThis is the time of year when cooking becomes especially important as we gather with family and friends for various holidays. The cookbooks with the top five checkouts during the past year are:

1. Anthony Bourdain’s Les Halles Cookbook: strategies, recipes, and techniques of classic bistro cooking / Anthony Bourdain, with Jose de Meirelles & Philippe Lajaunie