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Articles for May 2014 

May 26, 2014

"More More More", the baby says

Suzanne Sanderson, Plymouth Librarian

Do you know the picture book If You Give a Mouse a Cookie by Laura Numeroff?  Well, if you give a mouse a cookie, he'll then want a glass of milk, and when you give him a glass of milk, he'll.... It just goes on and on.  If you give a child a book, the child will want another book.  That goes on and on, too, only a bit more monotonously.  Of course, the stories in the books…  MORE >>

Topics: General

May 19, 2014

Give Peas a Chance

Suzanne Sanderson, Plymouth Librarian

Okay, I couldn't resist the title "Give Peas a Chance" after last week's "Give Peace a Chance".  These two articles aren't as far apart as you might think - one about peacemaking and one about food.  People come together around the table.  A sense of community is established. There are traditions around food.  Religious traditions of feasting and fasting, of sacrifice and…  MORE >>

Topics: Faith

May 12, 2014

Give Peace a Chance

Suzanne Sanderson, Plymouth Librarian

Peace is such a huge topic. We wish and hope and pray for it so fervently, but again and again, history repeats itself and violence breaks out.  Will the world ever live in peace? For some reason, mankind is drawn to war.  Read  War is a force that gives us meaning (Hedges, Chris.  355.02 HED).  But still, we work towards peace, and there have been times when…  MORE >>

Topics: Faith

May 11, 2014

The 95th Anniversary of Children's Book Week

Suzanne Sanderson, Plymouth Librarian

May 12-18, 2014 -- the 95th anniversary of Children's Book Week!

Children's Book Week is the annual celebration of books for young people and the joy of reading.

Established in 1919, Children's Book Week is the longest-running national literacy initiative in the country. In honor of Children's Book Week, we have three new books for children:…  MORE >>

Articles for May 2014