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  • Frances Jean Anderson Bury November 9, 1921 - November 18, 2014

    Frances Jean Anderson Bury</br> November 9, 1921 - November 18, 2014
    Surrounded by close family members, Frances Jean Anderson Bury was called to her Lord the morning of November 18, 2014 at her home of 54 years on Lido Isle.
  • 'Charlotte's Web' challenge: Dressing 4- and 8-legged creatures

    'Charlotte's Web' challenge: Dressing 4- and 8-legged creatures
    Creating an animal, insect or rodent costume can be so tricky. But leave it to Soojin Lee, the costume designer at South Coast Repertory, to evoke characters for the theater's children's production of E.B. White's "Charlotte's Web." The beloved...

    Check It Out: Roping in the reluctant reader

    As a librarian, one of my favorite things to do is to recommend books to children. There is something exciting about connecting a young person with the perfect book. This is not as easy as it sounds. Everyone's tastes are different. Sometimes it is...

    Check It Out: Loved the movie? Try the book

    The current trend of making young-adult books into movies is exploding! "The Hunger Games," "Divergent" and "The Fault in Our Stars" are just a few success stories, with more on the way. Movie releases are turning these books into publishing sensations...

    Friends of the Libraries: The 'Wild Things' live on

    It is always nice to see some old books — which I read to my now long-grown-up children — in a recommended list of children's reading for this summer. "There Is an Alligator Under My Bed" by Mercer Mayer and "Where the Wild Things Are" by...