Miles J. Unger, journalist for The Economist magazine and The New York Times, discusses his latest book, Picasso and the Painting That Shocked the World. The book tells the story of an obscure young painter from Barcelona who came to Paris and made himself into one of the most influential artists of the twentieth century. Publisher’s Weekly called the book, “riveting…This engrossing book chronicles with precision and enthusiasm a painting with lasting impact in today’s art world.”
Check out a science kit, puzzle, or puppet to take home. See check out limits & late fees for the most up-to-date information on loan rules. Learn more about the available science kits and floor puzzles in the children’s room.
A sampling of S.T.E.M. (Science, Technology, Engineering & Math) kits includes (subject to change):
A sampling of puzzles includes (subject to change):
African Animals, Alphabet, Animals, Ballerinas, Cars, Colors, Construction, Counting, Dinosaurs, Fairy Tales, Farm Animals, Fire Trucks, Horses, Matching, Ocean Life, Patterns, Pets, Pinkalicous, Rainforest, Shapes, Solar System, Star Wars, The Very hungry caterpillar, Thomas the Tank Engine, Trucks, Zoos
Puppet Pals are a great way to honor special people in your life. Celebrate a birthday, graduation or any other special day by sponsoring a Puppet Pal! Sponsored puppets will be available for children to play with in the library or check out and take home. Puppets also make appearances at story times and other library programs. Please inquire at the children’s desk for more information about sponsoring or checking out a puppet.