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Featured Upcoming Events

April 2014

MOTHER MOOSE

Friday, April 4th, 10:30 a.m.
Saturday, April 12th, 10:30 a.m.
Wednesday, April 23rd, 10:30 a.m.
Tuesday, April 29th, 6:30 p.m.
Noel Wien Library Berry Room

Bring your baby or toddler up to 23 months, and enjoy a sweet, short lapsit program of rhymes and a story or two, followed by social time with developmental toys for babies/toddlers and caretakers. Mother Moose is designed to encourage early literacy through shared stories, music, developmental activities, and movement. Please join us and get to know other parents of similar aged children.

MOVIES @ YOUR LIBRARY

Sunday, April 6th, 1:30 p.m.
Tuesday, April 22nd, 7:00 p.m.
Noel Wien Library Auditorium

Pick up a copy of the printed April Berry Room calendar for information on the movies being shown, or call 459-1052. The movies are shown on the big screen in the Noel Wien Library Auditorium. Popcorn munchies are served. Auditorium doors open 10 minutes prior to start of movie.

PAJAMA STORYTIME

uesday, April 15th, 7:00 PM
Noel Wien Public Library Berry Room

Wear your pajamas and slippers, and bring your favorite bedtime stuffed animal for an evening storytime for 3 to 10 year olds. No registration is required. Join us for this fun way for the whole family to enjoy stories before bedtime.

TEEN PROGRAM

Thursday, May 1st, 6:30 p.m.
Noel Wien Library Auditorium

A movie and snacks program for 7th to 12th graders. Call the Berry Room at 459-1052 for the name of the movie being shown. Auditorium doors open at 6:20 p.m. Movie starts promptly at 6:30 p.m. Program is for teens only (no siblings or parents, please.)

PLEASE BE SURE TO CHECK OUT THE FOR MORE EVENTS OFFERED BY THE YOUTH SERVICES DEPARTMENT.

What’s New in the Berry Room

April 2014

NEW BOOK RELEASES

Watch for the following recently released or soon to be released titles to be added to the catalog:

  • Ride for Your Life (Creepella Von Cacklefur series) – Geronimo Stilton
  • You’re Mine, Captain (Geronimo Stilton Cavemice series)
  • Tomb of Shadows (Seven Wonders series) by Peter Lerangis
  • Dash (Dog Diaries series) by Kate Klimo
  • Storm (Sylo Chronicles series) by D. J. MacHale

When these titles are listed in the public library’s online catalog, you may place a hold for them by using the Place A Hold feature, along with your library card and PIN.

MOVIES @ YOUR PUBLIC LIBRARY

Come enjoy a free movie on the big screen in the Noel Wien Library Auditorium on Sunday, April 6th at 1:30 PM, and Tuesday, April 22nd at 7:00 PM. Call the Berry Room at 459-1052 for the title of the movies being shown. Popcorn munchies served. Auditorium doors open ten minutes before showtime.

SUMMER READING PROGRAM)

Visit us at our booths at the Mush for Kids event at Pioneer Park on Saturday, April 5th, from 10 AM to 2 PM and at the KTVF Summer Activity Fair at Pioneer Park on Sunday, April 13th, from 11 AM to 4 PM, to get information about the upcoming 2014 Summer Reading Program “Fizz Boom Read!”

NATIONAL LIBRARY WEEK

Celebrate National Library Week during April 13 to 19th. Our theme this year is “Lives Change @ Your Library.”

FEATURED COLLECTION

If you need children’s chapter books with larger font size, check out the Juvenile Fiction Large Print collection in the Berry Room. It consists of some classic children’s titles, and current titles in popular children’s book series, all in large print.

MONTHLY BERRY ROOM CALENDAR OF EVENTS

Would you like to receive this calendar each month via email? Stop by the Berry Room desk to add your email address to our monthly distribution list (the calendar is emailed in pdf color version near the end of each month for the following month’s calendar).

Youth Services Department

AT THE NOEL WIEN LIBRARY
(WILLIAM D. BERRY ROOM)

The Noel Wien Library’s Youth Services Department provides a place for children from birth to 18 years old to learn, explore, and enjoy literature through a wide variety of materials and programs.

YOUTH MATERIALS AND COLLECTIONS AVAILABLE TO BORROW

Youth collections are housed in three locations at the Noel Wien Library. Fictional materials for children from birth to upper elementary/middle school, as well as some children’s poetry, are located in the William D. Berry Room, immediately to your right as you enter the library and walk past the checkout station. Fictional materials for young adults are located in the Young Adult area at the rear of the library. Non-fiction materials for youth are interfiled with adult materials in the non-fiction area of the library, according to Library of Congress call number.

The youth collections include, but are not limited to:

  • Board books for very young children
  • Picture books, including award-winning Caldecott books
  • Books for beginning readers
  • Chapter books in a variety of genres, including award-winning Newbery books
  • Young adult literature, including award-winning Printz books
  • Large print books for youth
  • Poetry
  • Books in foreign languages (located in the non-fiction section)
  • Audio books (books on tape or CD, “Playaways,” and downloadable books from ListenAlaska)
  • Bookbags with picture books and an audio cassette
  • Videos and DVDs
  • CD-ROM educational software
  • Music audio cassettes and CDs
  • Non-fiction books
  • Paperback browsing collection