Sunday, March 9, 2008

Storytime: One Day, Zane

One Day, Zane Zane wants to see animals. His parents say one day they will go to the zoo. Finally they go to the zoo, and Zane sees a baby bear that will be released to the forest one day. Is Zane going to go live in the forest one day too? Maybe one day, Zane.

History Day

Since History Day is just around the corner, and we've heard from many of you with questions about your research, we've invited a special guest from the Minnesota Historical Society Library to discuss History Day resources. Have a listen and get started on those projects!

History Day

Amber Gatherers MusicReview

Alisdair Roberts' newest album fortells a good future for those who enjoy music with roots. Roberts channels the spirit of the Scottish hills while creating a poetic and melodic landscape rich with imagery and subtle energy.

Tantalize BookTalk

If you like Stephenie Meyer or Annette Curtis Klause, you might to check out this tantalizing read featuring vampires, werewolves, and shapeshifters. Have a listen to the booktalk to find out more about Tantalize by Cynthia Leitich Smith. This book is recommended for ages 14 and up.


Numbers in the Dark BookTalk

Number in the Dark is a collection of stories by Italo Calvino that brings wit and a superb lightness of touch and acuity to the beauty and oddity of life. Many of the stories are only a handful of pages long--perfect for coffee break or the bus ride.

Godless BookTalk

Hey excited readers! This week we're featuring a booktalk for the novel, "Godless" by Pete Hautman, a favorite local author. Have a listen to the booktalk to get a synopsis of the book. This book is aimed at teens, but is a fun read for ages 12 and up.


Eat Cake BookTalk

Ruth lives, breathes, and bakes cakes! When Ruth's cantankerous family brings more challenges than she can manage, Ruth uses her talent for baking the yummiest of cakes to help save the day. For an easy and light-as-an-angel-food-cake read, check out Eat Cake by Jeanne Ray.