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Summer Family Evening Events 2022

Oceans of Possibilities at the Linwood Public Library
Summer Family Evening Events 2022

 

Linwood Public Library is excited to announce our 2022 summer reading program Oceans of Possibilities.  Sign up at the circulation desk for the reading program starting June 20 and pick up a free bag with special […]

Summer Family Evening Events 20222022-06-20T11:50:39-04:00

Eyes that Kiss in the Corners

This lyrical and stunning book tells a story about learning to love and celebrate your Asian-shaped eyes, in the of spirit of Hair Love by Matthew A. Cherry. A young Asian girl notices that her eyes look different from her peers'. They have big, round eyes and long lashes. She realizes that her eyes are like her mother's, her grandmother's, and her little sister's. They have eyes that kiss in the corners and glow like warm tea, crinkle into crescent moons, and are filled with stories of the past and hope for the future.

Eyes that Kiss in the Corners2022-01-11T16:29:03-05:00

Beasts and Beauty

You think you know these stories, don't you? You are wrong. You don't know them at all. Twelve tales, twelve dangerous tales of mystery, magic, and rebellious hearts. Each twists like a spindle to reveal truths full of warning and triumph, truths that free hearts long kept tame, truths that explore life . . . and death.

Beasts and Beauty2022-01-11T16:25:43-05:00

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2021-11-16T10:25:52-05:00

Little Women

This favorite book for children, based on the author's own youthful experiences, describes the family life of the Marches in a small New England community. Meg, Jo, Beth, and Amy March are raised in genteel poverty by their loving mother while their father serves as chaplain during the American Civil War. Jo at fifteen is ungainly, unconventional, and enterprising, with an ambition to be an author. Meg, a year older, is pretty and wishes to be a lady. Beth is a delicate child of thirteen with a taste for music. Amy is a blonde beauty of twelve. The story explores their domestic adventures, their attempts to increase the family's small income, their friendship with the neighboring Laurence family, and their later love affairs and destinies as women.

Little Women2022-01-11T16:24:00-05:00

The Hobbit

A great modern classic and the prelude to THE LORD OF THE RINGS Bilbo Baggins is a hobbit who enjoys a comfortable, unambitious life, rarely traveling any farther than his pantry or cellar. But his contentment is disturbed when the wizard Gandalf and a company of dwarves arrive on his doorstep one day to whisk him away on an adventure. They have launched a plot to raid the treasure hoard guarded by Smaug the Magnificent, a large and very dangerous dragon. Bilbo reluctantly joins their quest, unaware that on his journey to the Lonely Mountain he will encounter both a magic ring and a frightening creature known as Gollum. "A glorious account of a magnificent adventure, filled with suspense and seasoned with a quiet humor that is irresistible . . . All those, young or old, who love a fine adventurous tale, beautifully told, will take The Hobbit to their hearts." – New York Times Book Review

The Hobbit2022-01-11T16:26:01-05:00

Elf

Buddy, orphaned at birth and taken to the North Pole to be raised as an elf, goes to New York City to search for his real father and, finding the rest of the world seriously lacking in Christmas spirit, sets out to prove that Santa really exists.

Elf2021-04-16T18:01:05-04:00
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