Preschool Grab Bags: Find a Surprise Inside

Do you remember those surprise bags you used to buy at the corner store? There was always a delightful mix of candy and little toys…and you never quite knew what you were going to get until you opened the bag?  If you’re missing those simpler days of old, we have good news for you and your little ones. The Library has its own spin on surprise bags. Our “surprise bags” are full of preschool books and colouring pages!
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Review: The Lightning Thief

By Teen Blogger, Stephanie | I’ve always been inquisitive about the subject of mythology, although I don’t know what exactly intrigued me. Perhaps it was from my childhood hours wasted re-watching the Disney film Hercules, or just the study of gods in general. I’m not surprised that I would read Percy Jackson and the Lightning Thief by Rick Riordan, as it tells a story about Percy Jackson, a young boy of age twelve, on his quest to catch the lightning thief...
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Album Review: The Black Halo

By Teen Blogger, Jonathan | The Black Halo by Kamelot was released on March 15, 2005, and nearly every review I could find of the album started with something along the lines of “is it too early to call this Album of the Year?” The fact that I’m not surprised in the slightest is probably a good omen.
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Album Review: An Airplane Carried Me To Bed

By Teen Blogger, Jonathan | Adam Young, better known as lead singer, writer, producer, and - well, everything else - of the electronica act Owl City, is one of my absolute favourite musicians. He has the talent of being able to write songs that leave the listener with a complex mix of emotions, usually with happiness or peacefulness at the forefront and a bittersweet array of other feelings underneath. Some of the best examples of this can be found on the album An Airplane Carried Me to Bed, which he released under the alias Sky Sailing...
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