Thursday, December 31, 2009
Discover more about the benefits of dried plums and creative ways to include them in your diet with recipes at http://www.californiadriedplums.org/.
Wednesday, December 30, 2009
Tuesday, December 29, 2009
Please plan to donate blood on January 9, 2010 at the Green Valley Library. The drive will be held from 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM in our Programming Room. You can register in advance by calling 562-2166 or log on to www.bloodhero.com (sponsor code is greenvalleylibrary).
Monday, December 28, 2009
Thank you to all who came to our Dec. 26 "How the Grinch Stole Christmas!" puppet show! In addition to the Dr. Seuss puppet performance and story reading by Miss Andrea, children created grinch face masks, played a grinchy bingo for prizes, and ended the event with some deliciously green "Who Pudding." Over 40 attendees took part in this fun children's program at the Green Valley Library! We hope to see you again next year!
Saturday, December 26, 2009
Thursday, December 24, 2009
The December 21 to celebrate the first day of winter! Kids of all ages learned about different holidays observed across the country and across the globe! Children's Library hosted a magical of holidays around the world on
Did you know that in Italy, La Befana is a witch said to bring presents to children on the night of January 5? Or that in Israel children eat jelly donuts for Hanukkah? At the Winter Wonderland program children learned facts like these while creating fun crafts such as African-style masks in honor of , dreidels for Hanukkah, stocking ornaments for Christmas and 2010 tiaras for New Year’s Day!
Be sure to sign up for our special after-Christmas event too! The Children’s Library will be having a special “www.mypubliclibrary.com or stop by the Children’s reference desk for assistance.” puppet show on Dec. 26 at 2:00 p.m. along with Grinch bingo and crafts. Register online at
No matter what you’re celebrating, we hope you enjoy a safe and happy holiday season!
Wednesday, December 23, 2009
Take a look at the library events calendar on our website to find more fun teen events coming up at Green Valley Library. We'd love to see you at Teen Tuesday!
Tuesday, December 22, 2009
Monday, December 21, 2009
Sunday, December 20, 2009
On Wednesday, January 6 at 10:30 a.m. you can spend the morning baking with your little one! Based on the success of September’s “Bake with Me” program, the Green Valley Library is pleased to present “Bake with Me: Chocolate!” for ages 2-4.
Chocolate is a delicious part of the holiday season, so come in to create an easy and delicious chocolate treat together and listen to stories about chocolate while it bakes in the oven.
Registration begins December 21st! Sign up online at www.mypubliclibrary.com, call 207-4262, or visit the Children’s Library for assistance.
We hope to see you there!
Presented by Miss Stephanie.
Saturday, December 19, 2009
Thursday, December 17, 2009
Well, we read everything from Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas to Portrait of a Lady, so there's a little something for everyone. Not only do we discuss the book, but we also usually watch a video about the subject matter in the book, or an author interview (presuming there was one), or maybe just view some slides with pictures relating to the life of the author.
So without further delay here is our title list for 2010! Esteban hopes to see you at the next Classic's Book Club meeting at the Green Valley Library!
Metamorphosis –Franz Kafka
Anthem – Ayn Rand
The Alchemist – Paulo Coelho
Story of My Life – Helen Keller
The Sun Also Rises – Ernest Hemingway
To the Lighthouse – Virginia Woolf
Light in August – William Faulkner
Glass Menagerie – Tennessee Williams
Island of Dr. Moreau – H.G. Wells
Hound of the Baskervilles – Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
Country of the Pointed Firs – Sarah Orne Jewett
AND January 2011
Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur’s Court – Mark Twain
Wednesday, December 16, 2009
Thursday, December 10, 2009
Hours for Texting:Monday through Thursday: 9am-9pmFriday & Saturday: 9am-5pmSunday: ClosedQuestions sent outside of library open hours will receive an automatic response and be answered the next day.
What is Text a Librarian?Text a Librarian is a service which enables you to use the text message feature of your mobile phone to send questions to and receive answers from Henderson Libraries.
What do I need to use the service?To use the service, you need a mobile phone which is enabled to send and receive text messages
What does the service cost?The library does not charge for this service, but charges from your cell phone provider may apply. These charges vary among plans and among telephone providers.The library does not take any responsibility for any charges your mobile phone provider may assess you for sending or receiving messages while using this service.
Do I always need to include askmylib at the beginning of my questions, and when I reply to a message you've sent to me, do I need to include askmylib?No. You only need to include askmylib for the first question you send to us.
Text a Librarian is private and secure:Our text-to-chat service (Mosio) assigns a random User ID number to each patron.Your phone number is never visible to us at any time.Your phone number is not accessible by us. stion and we'll text you back!
Wednesday, December 9, 2009
Tuesday, December 8, 2009
- The Road by Caormac McCarthy
- Say You're One of Them by Uwem Akpan
- The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier and Clay by Michael Chabon
- On Beauty by Zadie Smith
- Zeitoun by Dave Eggers
- The Corrections by Jonathan Frazen
- Fun Home by Alison Bechdel
- Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire by JK Rowling
- Case Histories: A Novel by Kate Atkinson
How many have you read? Check out Entertainment Weekly's book blog at: http://www.ew.com/ew/books/headlines/0,,,00.html
Monday, December 7, 2009
- Databases like ReferenceUSA that helps you discover and learn background information on potential employers,
- Our ongoing job training workshops
- Computer classes that can help you design a great resume.
Come on in and see how we can help you get an edge on the competition!