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Research Center

Saturday, September 30th, 2017 by Susan Rowe, Library Director

Research Center4CLS provides access to a collection of high-quality, accurate, electronic resources. Business, finance, current events, magazines, newspapers, children’s periodicals, encyclopedias, almanacs, genealogy,health and wellness, job help, literature, Spanish language resources, and teachers’ resources. These resources are available at no cost to registered users of our library. Click button for link to 4CLS Research Center.

David West-Diggers and other mighty machines

Wednesday, September 27th, 2017 by Susan Rowe, Library Director

Learn about steam-powered vehicles to modern-day marvels of architecture. This book shows you the anatomy of various heavy duty construction vehicles, such as bulldozers, dump trucks and diggers through detailed illustrations and intuitive diagrams. c. 2017

Alix Wood-Pygmy goats

Wednesday, September 27th, 2017 by Susan Rowe, Library Director

Cover image for Pygmy goatsPygmy goats are becoming popular pets. What should you know before bringing one of these cute creatures home? Readers will find out as they discover basic facts about pygmy goats, including what animals they get along with and how to care for them. c. 2017

Grace Elora-A bird watcher’s guide to orioles-

Wednesday, September 27th, 2017 by Susan Rowe, Library Director

Orioles are beloved backyard birds; theyre always looking for something sweet to eat. In this attractive volume, future birders will learn about the many kinds of orioles and even take a trip to a Baltimore Orioles baseball game. Like bird-watching itself, this book mixes fun and entertaining story-like narrativewith essential science concepts, such as habitats and life cycles.   c. 2018

Arnim Aife-A bird watcher’s guide to hummingbirds

Wednesday, September 27th, 2017 by Susan Rowe, Library Director

Product DetailsHummingbirds may be the most jaw-dropping birds. Their wings flap 80 times per second and they can also hover! Astonishing facts like these abound in this guide to the diminutive bird, in the appealing guise of a young bird watchers journal. The narrator takes readers under his wing, showing them how they, too, can be bird watchers while addressing important science concepts accompanied by beautiful photographs of hummingbirds in flight.     c. 2018

Katherine Ponka-A bird watcher’s guide to blue jays

Wednesday, September 27th, 2017 by Susan Rowe, Library Director

Birds can be beautiful creatures with some pretty quirky habits. Blue jays, for example, rub ants on themselves when they molt to soothe their skin. They can also mimic other animals voices, such as a hawks cry.  Science curriculum topics such as habitats, adaptations, predators, and more are included in this engaging account.   c. 2016

Therese Shea-A bird watcher’s guide to cardinals

Wednesday, September 27th, 2017 by Susan Rowe, Library Director

Cardinals are some of the most recognizable birds. Males are a vibrant red, and both males and females sport feathered crests on their head. There’s a lot to discover about these small songbirds. Their urge to nourish their young is so strong that theyve been observed feeding other birds and even goldfish! This volume, written in the style of a young bird watchers journal, is an entertaining way to learn about the behaviors and life cycle of the cardinal.  c. 2016

Anna Dewdney-Little excavator

Wednesday, September 20th, 2017 by Susan Rowe, Library Director

There’s Loader and Dump Truck, Backhoe and Crane. They’re ready to transform a vacant lot into a neighborhood park. And who wants to help most of all?  Little Excavator! But are there any jobs for someone so small?  c. 2017

Danielle Steel-Magic

Wednesday, September 20th, 2017 by Susan Rowe, Library Director

It starts on a summer evening, with the kind of magic found only in Paris. Once a year in the City of Light, a lavish dinner takes place outside a spectacular landmark – the Eiffel Tower, the Louvre, Notre Dame . . . a new setting each time. Selected by secret invitation, the guests arrive dressed in white, with tables and chairs, white linens, flowers, fine china, sparkling crystal, and an elegant dinner. As the sun sets, thousands of candles are lit. And when the night is over, hundreds of white paper lanterns, each with a flame within, bearing everyone’s fervent wishes, are released into the sky. Amid this wondrous White Dinner, a group of close friends stands at the cusp of change.  c. 2016

Maile Meloy-Do not become alarmed

Wednesday, September 20th, 2017 by Susan Rowe, Library Director

When Liv and Nora decide to take their husbands and children on a holiday cruise, everyone is thrilled. The ship’s comforts and possibilities seem infinite. But when they all go ashore in beautiful Central America, a series of minor mishaps lead the families further from the ship’s safety. One minute the children are there, and the next they’re gone. What follows is a heart-racing story told from the perspectives of the adults and the children, as the distraught parents – now turning on one another and blaming themselves – try to recover their children and their shattered lives.   c. 2017