FPL Main has been hosting a monthly book club for students in Grades 3 – 5. Our group enjoys pizza while discussing the book of the month. In September we read The Categorical Universe of Candice McPhee by Barry Jonsberg. The October selection of The Screaming Staircase by Jonathan Stroud got everyone into the HalloweenRead More
Our Summer Reading Kick Off event at Owen Fish Park featured a StoryWalk of this wonderful picture book by Chris Van Dusen. If you were unable to make it to the celebration come in anytime and enjoy the book!
On June 10th I was lucky enough to attend the closing social event for the One Book Two Schools program at Mill Hill Elementary School. The weather was perfect for this outdoor gathering that featured an ice cream social and a read aloud of the last chapter. The book is just one in a humorous fictionRead More
On May 3rd children’s author Susan Hood presented a program at the main library sharing her new picture book Ada’s Violin. The book shares the story of a South American orchestra that performs using instruments created from recycled trash. The orchestra has been featured on 60 Minutes and are the subject of a soon to be released documentaryRead More
Our main branch was lucky enough to have Emma and Amelia visit and help out during Fairfield’s Girl Scout Government Day. They toured, shelved, created and advised on all things library. We especially appreciated their input on some fiction titles that elementary school students would enjoy. Here are some of their picks: Walls Within WallsRead More