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Featured Upcoming Events

September 2016

MOTHER MOOSE

  • Friday, September 2nd, 10:30 AM
  • Friday, September 12th, 10:30 AM
  • Friday, September 24th, 10:30 AM
  • Friday, September 27th, 6:30 PM

Noel Wien Library Berry Room

A short rhyme, story, and activity time for the under two set (infants and toddlers from birth to 23 months) and a parent or caregiver.
No registration is required.

PAJAMA STORYTIME

  • Tuesday, September 20th, 7:00 PM

Noel Wien 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 for this fun way for the whole family to enjoy stories before bedtime.

MOVIES @ YOUR LIBRARY

  • Sunday, September 11th, 1:30 PM
  • Sunday, September 25th, 1:30 PM

Noel Wien Library Auditorium (Big Screen)

Pick up a copy of the printed September 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 ten minutes before movie starts.

BRICKTASTIC

  • Sunday, September 18th, 2:00 PM

Noel Wien Library Berry Room

Join us for our monthly meeting of an hour of toy brick building fun, plus new Kickstart Challenges which start promptly at 2:00 PM. This month our theme is In Space: from rockets to aliens! We provide the toy bricks, you provide the imagination! For ages 3 and up.

NO SCHOOL DAY: UNDER THE SEA DROP-IN PLAY DAY @ THE LIBRARY

  • Monday, September 26th, 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM

Noel Wien Library Berry Room

Drop-in for a swishy, wavy time today with lots of do-it-yourself under the sea activities, featuring Nemo, Dory, Little Mermaid, pirates, and more! For ages 3 and up. No registration required.

TEEN PROGRAM: MOVIE AND PIZZA

  • Thursday, September 22nd, 6:30 PM

Noel Wien Library Auditorium

For 7th to 12th graders. Reptilian movie sequel begins promptly at 6:45 PM.

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

What’s New in the Berry Room

September 2016

NEW BOOK RELEASES

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

  • Babymouse Goes for the Gold by Jennifer Holm
  • Band Together (Lumberjanes series) by Shannon Watters
  • Into the Shadows (Survivors: The Gathering Darkness series) by Erin Hunter
  • Secret Pledge (Hank the Cowdog series) by John Erickson
  • Stay Strong, Geronimo (Geronimo Stilton Micekings series)

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.

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).

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FEATURED COLLECTION – AUDIO BOOKS

Did you know there are four ways to access audio books for kids in the Berry Room?

  • 1) books on CD (some books come with a CD, too),
  • 2) books on tape,
  • 3) Portable prerecorded players (all you need are headphones), and
  • 4) downloadable audio books from ListenAlaska (find the ListenAlaska link on the library’s home page).

Audio books are great for long car rides! Ask at the Berry Room Youth Services Desk for assistance in locating these items.

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)
  • Books containing printed text and a CD
  • Videos and DVDs
  • CD-ROM educational software
  • Music audio CDs
  • Non-fiction books
  • Paperback browsing collection
  • Graphic