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Newsletter 2015-03-20

Winter and cold weather getting you down?  Try Hot Reads for Cold Nights@Norwalk Public Library!  The rules are:

  • Pick up a book at the Norwalk Public Library.
  • Read the book.
  • Write a short book review.
  • Do this once for a free Instant Hot Cider packet.
  • Do this twice more for a free Instant Hot Cocoa packet.
  • Do this three more times and get a free glass jar with handle and an Instant Hot Coffee packet.

Culver’s Coloring Contest starts Wednesday, April 1st.  Check out a book and pick up a coloring sheet.  April is the month for National Library Week! Celebrate your favorite book by drawing a picture about it.  It can be a character, event, scene or anything you liked about the book. Return the drawing to the librarian, and you’ll receive a certificate for a FREE single scoop of Culver’s Frozen Custard in a cake cone or dish to be redeemed at your participating neighborhood Culver’s. You’ll also be eligible to win a special prize in a random drawing at your library. You must be age four to eleven and may only submit one drawing.  The contest ends Thursday, April 30th.  The random drawing will be Friday, May 1st at 5 pm.

Norwalk Public Library will be open Good Friday, April 3rd, only three hours, from 3 to 6 pm.  Holy Saturday, April 4th, the library will be open regular hours, from 9 am to 1 pm.  Happy Easter everyone!

N-O-W’s Traveling Preschool Playgroup will be visiting Norwalk Public Library from 10 to 11:30 am Wednesday, April 8th.  Bring your 3 or 4 year old for a chance to play, hear stories, and  have a snack while parents and caregivers will have a chance to talk to the Playgroup presenters.  Please feel free to bring younger or older children.  Pete the Cat: Big Easter Adventure, by Kimberly and James Dean, and Margret & H.A. Rey’s Happy Easter, Curious George, written by R.P. Anderson; illustrated in the style of H.A. Rey by Mary O’Keefe Young, will be read.  The children will make Easter cards and color and decorate hats with Curious George stickers and then will go on a Easter parade!

The Mystery Book Group’s next meeting is Friday, April 10th, and from 1:30 to 2:30 pm we’ll discuss Tamarack County, by William Kent Krueger, the 13th book in the Cork O’Connor mysteries series.  From NoveList, provided by BadgerLink:   “Faced with a series of dark occurrences that are linked to a twenty-year-old murder, private investigator Cork O’ Connor must stop a vengeful force before his family and friends pay the ultimate price.”

Newsletter 2015-03-13

New Blu-Ray:

  • Night at the Museum: Secret of the Tomb, starring Ben Stiller

New Fiction:

  • The Road from Gap Creek, a novel, by Robert Morgan

New Picture Books:

  • Pete the Cat: Big Easter Adventure, by Kimberly and James Dean
  • Margret & H.A. Rey’s Happy Easter, Curious George, written by R.P. Anderson; illustrated in the style of H.A. Rey by Mary O’Keefe Young

Winter and cold weather getting you down?  Try Hot Reads for Cold Nights@Norwalk Public Library!  The rules are:

  • Pick up a book at the Norwalk Public Library.
  • Read the book.
  • Write a short book review.
  • Do this once for a free Instant Hot Cider packet.
  • Do this twice more for a free Instant Hot Cocoa packet.
  • Do this three more times and get a free glass jar with handle and an Instant Hot Coffee packet.

Nine 1st graders in N-O-W’s CLC will be visiting the library Monday, March 16th from 4 to 5 pm.  After decorating paper hats, they will help tell the story Caps for Sale, by Esphyr Slobodkina, The Cat in the Hat, by Dr. Seuss, and Curious George, by H.A. Rey, and then have shamrock cookies and juice.

Norwalk Public Library will be open Good Friday, April 3rd, only three hours, from 3 to 6 pm.  Holy Saturday, April 4th, the library will be open regular hours, from 9 am to 1 pm.  Happy Easter everyone!

N-O-W’s Traveling Preschool Playgroup will be visiting Norwalk Public Library from 10 to 11:30 am Wednesday, April 8th.  Bring your 3 or 4 year old for a chance to play, hear stories, and  have a snack while parents and caregivers will have a chance to talk to the Playgroup presenters.  Please feel free to bring younger or older children.  Pete the Cat: Big Easter Adventure, by Kimberly and James Dean, and Margret & H.A. Rey’s Happy Easter, Curious George, written by R.P. Anderson; illustrated in the style of H.A. Rey by Mary O’Keefe Young, will be read.  The children will make Easter cards and color and decorate hats with Curious George stickers and then will go on a Easter parade!

The Mystery Book Group’s next meeting is Friday, April 10th, and from 1:30 to 2:30 pm we’ll discuss Tamarack County, by William Kent Krueger, the 13th book in the Cork O’Connor mysteries series.  From NoveList, provided by BadgerLink:   “Faced with a series of dark occurrences that are linked to a twenty-year-old murder, private investigator Cork O’ Connor must stop a vengeful force before his family and friends pay the ultimate price.”

Newsletter 2015-03-06

New DVDs:

  • Columbo, The Complete Series, starring Peter Falk.  Legendary Peter Falk is a four-time Emmy Award-winner for his iconic role as the beloved, trenchcoat-wearing Police Lieutenant Columbo.  Columbo is the landmark series that inspired a genre.  And now, for the first time ever, all 69 episodes from its seven seasons and all 24 television movies are together in this 34-disc anthology.  Every criminal, every innocent victim (and some not-so-innocent ones), and every wily deduction are here in one definitive collection.  Seemingly befuddled but always brilliant, the cigar-chomping detective will have you following the clues and asking “just one more thing” until the last case is cracked.
    • Columbo, Season One
    • Columbo, Season Two
    • Columbo, Season Three
    • Columbo, Season Four
    • Columbo, Season Five
    • Columbo, Season Six & Seven
    • Columbo, Mystery Movie Collection, 1989-1990
    • Columbo, Mystery Movie Collection, 1991-2003

New Fiction:

  •  Allegiance, The Remaining, Book 5, by D. J. Molles

Winter and cold weather getting you down?  Try Hot Reads for Cold Nights@Norwalk Public Library!  The rules are:

  • Pick up a book at the Norwalk Public Library.
  • Read the book.
  • Write a short book review.
  • Do this once for a free Instant Hot Cider packet.
  • Do this twice more for a free Instant Hot Cocoa packet.
  • Do this three more times and get a free glass jar with handle and an Instant Hot Coffee packet.

Nine 1st graders in N-O-W’s CLC will be visiting the library Monday, March 16th from 4 to 5 pm.  After decorating paper hats, they will help tell the story Caps for Sale, by Esphyr Slobodkina, The Cat in the Hat, by Dr. Seuss, and Curious George, by H.A. Rey, and then have shamrock cookies and juice.

N-O-W’s Traveling Preschool Playgroup will be visiting Norwalk Public Library Wednesdays, from 10 to 11:30 am April 8th, in 2015.  Bring your 3 or 4 year old for a chance to play, hear stories, and  have a snack while parents and caregivers will have a chance to talk to the Playgroup presenters.  Please feel free to bring younger or older children.

Norwalk Public Library will be open Good Friday, April 3rd, only three hours, from 3 to 6 pm.  Holy Saturday, April 4th, the library will be open regular hours, from 9 am to 1 pm.  Happy Easter everyone!

The Mystery Book Group’s next meeting is Friday, April 10th, and from 1:30 to 2:30 pm we’ll discuss Tamarack County, by William Kent Krueger, the 13th book in the Cork O’Connor mysteries series.  From NoveList, provided by BadgerLink:   “Faced with a series of dark occurrences that are linked to a twenty-year-old murder, private investigator Cork O’ Connor must stop a vengeful force before his family and friends pay the ultimate price.”

Newsletter 2015-02-27

New Fiction:

  • Hope to Die, the Return of Alex Cross, Alex Cross series, Book 22, by James Patterson
  • Miracles and Mercy, a novel, the Lochmoor Glen series, Volume XIII, by Arianna Snow

Winter and cold weather getting you down?  Try Hot Reads for Cold Nights@Norwalk Public Library!  The rules are:

  • Pick up a book at the Norwalk Public Library.
  • Read the book.
  • Write a short book review.
  • Do this once for a free Instant Hot Cider packet.
  • Do this twice more for a free Instant Hot Cocoa packet.
  • Do this three more times and get a free glass jar with handle and an Instant Hot Coffee packet.

N-O-W’s Traveling Preschool Playgroup will be visiting Norwalk Public Library Wednesdays, from 10 to 11:30 am March 4th, and April 8th, in 2015.  Bring your 3 or 4 year old for a chance to play, hear stories, and  have a snack while parents and caregivers will have a chance to talk to the Playgroup presenters.  Please feel free to bring younger or older children.

The Mystery Book Group’s next meeting is Friday, March 6th, and from 1:30 to 2:30 pm we’ll discuss Trickster’s Point, by William Kent Krueger, the 12th book in the Cork O’Connor mysteries series.  From NoveList, provided by BadgerLink:   “Discovering that he has been set up when Native American Governor-elect Jubal Little is murdered  with one of Cork’s bow-hunting arrows, Cork O’Connor recalls his complex relationship with Jubal while struggling to clear his name and find the real killer.”

Nine 1st graders in N-O-W’s CLC will be visiting the library Monday, March 16th from 4 to 5 pm.  After decorating paper hats, they will help tell the story Caps for Sale, by Esphyr Slobodkina, The Cat in the Hat, by Dr. Seuss, and Curious George, by H.A. Rey, and then have shamrock cookies and juice.

Newsletter 2015-02-20

New Science Fiction:

  • Castaway Planet, by Eric Flint

Winter and cold weather getting you down?  Try Hot Reads for Cold Nights@Norwalk Public Library!  The rules are:

  • Pick up a book at the Norwalk Public Library.
  • Read the book.
  • Write a short book review.
  • Do this once for a free Instant Hot Cider packet.
  • Do this twice more for a free Instant Hot Cocoa packet.
  • Do this three more times and get a free glass jar with handle and an Instant Hot Coffee packet.

N-O-W’s Traveling Preschool Playgroup will be visiting Norwalk Public Library Wednesdays, from 10 to 11:30 am March 4th, and April 8th, in 2015.  Bring your 3 or 4 year old for a chance to play, hear stories, and  have a snack while parents and caregivers will have a chance to talk to the Playgroup presenters.  Please feel free to bring younger or older children.

The Mystery Book Group’s next meeting is Friday, March 6th, and from 1:30 to 2:30 pm we’ll discuss Trickster’s Point, by William Kent Krueger, the 12th book in the Cork O’Connor mysteries series.  From NoveList, provided by BadgerLink:   “Discovering that he has been set up when Native American Governor-elect Jubal Little is murdered  with one of Cork’s bow-hunting arrows, Cork O’Connor recalls his complex relationship with Jubal while struggling to clear his name and find the real killer.”

Newsletter 2015-02-13

New Picture Books:

  • Pete the Cat and the New Guy, by Kimberly & James Dean
  • Snowball Fight, by Jimmy Fallon, illustrated by Adam Stower
  • I Love You Night and Day, by Smriti Prasadam-Halls, illustrated by Alison Brown
  • The Secret Life of Squirrels, by Nancy Rose
  • Coming Home, by Greg Ruth

Winter and cold weather getting you down?  Try Hot Reads for Cold Nights@Norwalk Public Library!  The rules are:

  • Pick up a book at the Norwalk Public Library.
  • Read the book.
  • Write a short book review.
  • Do this once for a free Instant Hot Cider packet.
  • Do this twice more for a free Instant Hot Cocoa packet.
  • Do this three more times and get a free glass jar with handle and an Instant Hot Coffee packet.

N-O-W’s Traveling Preschool Playgroup will be visiting Norwalk Public Library Wednesdays, from 10 to 11:30 am March 4th, and April 8th, in 2015.  Bring your 3 or 4 year old for a chance to play, hear stories, and  have a snack while parents and caregivers will have a chance to talk to the Playgroup presenters.  Please feel free to bring younger or older children.

The Mystery Book Group’s next meeting is Friday, March 6th, and from 1:30 to 2:30 pm we’ll discuss Trickster’s Point, by William Kent Krueger, the 12th book in the Cork O’Connor mysteries series.  From NoveList, provided by BadgerLink:   “Discovering that he has been set up when Native American Governor-elect Jubal Little is murdered  with one of Cork’s bow-hunting arrows, Cork O’Connor recalls his complex relationship with Jubal while struggling to clear his name and find the real killer.”