22 September 2011

October's calendar!

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19 September 2011

Announcing!!! Special programs during the MEA Break!

Thursday, Oct. 20th at 11 am–

Puppet show with The PuppetTeller!  A show for all ages featuring puppets, dramatic sounds and a great story.

This program is sponsored by the Friends and Foundation of the Northfield Public Library.

Friday, Oct. 21st at 11 am–
Meet author and science educator Adele Porter!    See her new book Birds in Our Backyard, a guide for young readers through the seasons and lives of birds in our big backyard - Minnesota's wild and urban spaces.                                
Her book will be available for sale. It is published by the Minnesota Historical Society Press.

 No charge- in the library's meeting room.

Did you know we have online books to read for kids, teens and adults?

Tumblebook Library
Picture books to listen to or read along with in English. French and Spanish. Includes puzzles and word games too!
Tumblebooks Talking Library (now called Audio Book Cloud)  An online collection of streaming unabridged high quality audio versions of classics of American and world literature, non-fiction, fiction, and children and teen books.TumbleReader Collection
Read-along titles for elementary, middle school, and high school students featuring adjustable online text and complete audio narration. Includes chapter books, early readers, YA/Teen Novels, high interest/low level books and much more!

Tumbleweed Press is excited to announce that TumbleTalkingBooks is now AudioBookCloud!!!!
What does that mean for you?
To begin with, they have doubled their collection to over 1000 titles.
Library patrons will still enjoy unlimited access, no holds, no waiting, no downloads.
They will be be adding 200 new titles every year.  They are in the process of converting all of their titles in order to allow iPad and iTouch users access.

All on our website under electronic resources www.northfieldmn.info  or http://tomcat.selco.info/o_resources/?profile=nor 

12 September 2011