Book reviews BY kids, FOR kids: roundup of El Día de los Niños / El Día de los Libros picks

Our staff had a great time adding guest book reviews by kids to celebrate El Día de los Niños / El Día de los Libros. (Read more about the month-long celebration here: in English / en español.)   Here are just a few of the books that children visiting our storytimes and reading in our branches recommend: Total…
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On Your Mark, Get Set…Read!

Summer Learning Saturday, May 21 - Saturday, July 16 Become a library superstar and work out your mind and imagination all summer long! En sus marcas, listos...¡lean! Summer Learning At-a-Glance Event When Where Summer Learning starts Saturday, May 21 All libraries Family Fiesta Saturday, May 21, 6-8pm Tanque Verde Swap Meet Free book giveaway for children and teens…
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El 23 de abril – de rosas y libros o, “¡quítate de allí, San Valentín!”

Es el santo patrón de Grecia e Inglaterra, entre más países; en inglés lo llaman St. George, el cazador de dragones, pero en el idioma de Cataluña del noreste de España lo llaman caroñosamente Sant Jordi y es el patrón de los amantes y los libros y de la misma Cataluña La leyenda de San…
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Week of April 23rd: Of roses and books or, move aside, St. Valentine

He’s the patron saint of Greece and England, among other countries; in English he’s known as St. George, the dragon-slayer, see Saint George and the Dragon, but in the Catalonian language of Northeast Spain he’s known affectionately as Sant Jordi and he is the patron saint of lovers and books and Catalonia itself. Catalonians celebrate…
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The A$$ISTANT$

Here's another early look at a book due out in a few weeks (May 3rd). In The A$$I$TANT$, Tina Fontana is thirty-year-old executive assistant to a media mogul. Her boss, a super-wealthy tycoon, can spend the equivalent of Tina's annual salary during a long lunch. When an accounting error occurs, Tina realizes how easily she could pay…
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