Date: February 2017



Nancy

Wonderland: How Play Made the Modern World

February 27, 2017 |
 The New York Times-bestselling author of How We Got to Now: Six Innovations that Made the Modern World (and host of the PBS show by the same name) returns to explore how we made world-changing innovations Keep Reading »
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Think Beaches and Sunshine…

February 26, 2017 |
If you’re like me, in the middle of winter you dream of walking on a beach in the warm sunshine. Maybe the next best thing is looking for books at the library about exciting beach treasures. Keep Reading »
Stack of Books

Star Light, Star Bright read these books to me tonight!

February 24, 2017 |
What better time than bedtime to snuggle up with your little one and read these bedtime stories! This classic bedtime story is just right for winding down for the day.  The animals scrub and scrub and Keep Reading »
Stack of Books

Girl Rising by Tanya Lee Stone

February 23, 2017 |
Booklist Reviews 2017 February #1 *Starred Review* Much more than a companion volume to the 2013 semidocumentary of the same title, which portrayed nine girls around the globe overcoming daunting barriers to obtain an education, Keep Reading »
Shawn Walsh

Build a Kingdom, examine it with a Microscope, and avoid a Fiasco!

February 20, 2017 |
Looking for something different than the traditional fantasy table top role playing games? These non-traditional table top role playing games rely more on the players and their skills to roleplay and improve. Take Kingdom Kingdoms Keep Reading »
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The Kingkiller Chronicle

February 16, 2017 |
This is the story in three parts. In the first part, The Name of the Wind, we meet Kvothe and he’s that guy. He can do it all. Whether it be song, magic, or even Keep Reading »
Stack of Books

He is…The Most Interesting Cat in the World

February 14, 2017 |
  He takes care of the new guy and he has a pretty groovy guide to life. He loves his white shoes, magic sunglasses, and four groovy buttons. Bad bananas? No problem. Missing cupcakes? Solved. Who Keep Reading »
Nancy

How to Hygge Like You Mean It

February 13, 2017 |
Hygge is a warm, cozy corner for your soul. Pronounced hue-gah, hygge is a Danish way of life that includes enjoying ordinary, everyday moments and making the simple special and beautiful. Whether it’s making a Keep Reading »
Stack of Books

Tea Time

February 10, 2017 |
Madison Public Library recently had the pleasure of hosting a tea for girls in Kindergarten through Grade 5.  We enjoyed “tea” and cookies, games, and a good book featuring a tea party with Rex.  If Keep Reading »

Let’s celebrate! (But in a sugar-free kind of way)

February 8, 2017 |
Thankfully I stumbled upon Danielle Walker’s “Against All Grain” cookbooks early in my transition to paleo eating. Paleo means eating whole, unprocessed foods — loads of veggies, some fruit, lean meats and seafood. (What I didn’t Keep Reading »