Northfield Public Library!

Northfield Public Library 210 Washington St. Northfield, Minnesota

28 June 2007

Illustrator Jim Postier shows kids they can draw too!


Jim showed us drawings from his books "Best Little Wingman"
and his new book that isn't out yet "Turtle Girl"




The kids learned how to draw an owl by looking at it's basic shape then adding other details as shapes also. The drew some great owls!
Jim is an illustrator from Kasson we were very happy to have him at Lunch Bunch.

BOOKS & STARS with Amye Scharlau!



Magican Amye Scharlau wowed them at the Spring Creek Park Community Celebration!



The mayor was a little worried!

22 June 2007

Clara Rose Peterson is this week's READER OF THE WEEK!


My favorite book I have read this summer is The Lorax by Dr. Seuss

My favorite part of the library is using the new computer in the young reader’s section.

My favorite place to read is my bed.

I like reading because I learn new things.


Kids can enter the READER of THE WEEK drawing by filling out a book slip for every book you read or is read to you. The completed slips are to be placed in the “Treasure Chest” at the library. One name will be drawn every Thursday afternoon and will be contacted and invited to come to the library for a special “Reader of the Week!” photo that will be submitted to the Northfield News and featured here! The rest of the book slips are chained up and hung from the library ceiling- come and see how many books are read by kids in Northfield this summer!

21 June 2007

Author & Illustrator Marie Fritz Perry talks to the lunch bunch kids!




She showed her first book "A Gift for Sadia" and had drawings from her new book which will be out in October, "Cecil's New Year's Tail"
Then the kids who read 3 books in the past week enjoyed Domino's pizza donated by the Northfield Dominos! THANK YOU!

Books & Stars with David Walbridge!

We had a fun time rain and shine!




20 June 2007

Who are these kids and why are they laughing?









Steal back the Mona Lisa by Meghan McCarthy

Crazy Puzzlers at the library!







16 June 2007

Justin Roberts printed his hand on Booker too!


After Justin performed he printed his hand on the new Booker!
He also donated $190 to the Friends of the Library for the support of Booker!
Thanks Justin! We want you back again next June!

BOOKER looks GREAT!

In the begining Booker was plain white----


By the end of Justin Robert's concert Booker was finished! Thanks to all who placed their hands on Booker and donated money to the Friends of the Library to keep Booker going strong!
It was a great evening!

Lunch Bunch features Northfield Author Patrick Mader!


The summer reading program's first Get A Clue Lunch Bunch featured author Patrick "Packy" Mader. He read from his books and told about the special illustrations done by another Northfielder Andrew Holmquist! The photo above is from his newly published book "Oma finds a Miracle" they are looking for the calf in the snow.
Packy generously donated a signed copy of each of his books to the Library and to Booker!
Get a Clue Lunch Bunch is for kids who have read 3 investigations a week. Northfield's Dominos GENEROUSLY Donates the pizza lunch.
Next week's Lunch Bunch features another Northfield author Marie Fritz Perry!
Read 3 investigations and you can come too!

READER OF THE WEEK!


Here is the first
READER OF
THE WEEK!
LUKE SCHEWE!
"My favorite book I have read this summer is Boa Constrictors Up Close by Carmen Bredeson"

"My favorite part of the library is the “Wild Animals” section

"My favorite place to read is in my room on my bed!"

"I like reading because I can learn new things about animals and other stuff!"

Kids can enter the READER of THE WEEK drawing by filling out a book slip for every book you read or is read to you. The completed slips are to be placed in the “Treasure Chest” at the library. One name will be drawn every Thursday afternoon and will be contacted and invited to come to the library for a special “Reader of the Week!” photo that will be submitted to the Northfield News and featured on the library’s
website.

05 June 2007

Pick up your GET A CLUE FOLDERS now!

The summer reading program Investigation Folders are ready and waiting for all kids who want to read and have fun this summer. They can be found on the table next to the reference desk in the children's area! Start reading! We start the program next week, June 11!