Children's News, Reviews & Information
Fri, 05/03/2013 - 12:52pmGet ready for one of the BEST Summer Reading programs ever!
Newborns to 5th graders may register online beginning May 15. The first hundred Summer Readers who register will receive a special ‘Recyclable BOOK TOTE.’ Register before May 29 and your name will also be added to a drawing for two passes to the Tennessee Aquarium.
Summer Reading Kick-off Thursday, May 30, at 6:15 p.m.
Register online and pick up your tickets by May 29 to receive a hot dog, chips and drink at this outdoor event. We'll also have a bounce house and more family fun! (May be canceled if there is inclement weather.)
A special THANK YOU to the organizations and businesses that contribute to our Summer Reading event. They add so much to our programs! For a complete list of our sponsors, click here.
One Summer Reader will ride away with a new bike from Cahaba Cycles!
Tue, 03/12/2013 - 9:57am
Beginning March 17 submit your bracket for MARCH MADNESS and just like your bracket picks you too can be a winner!
To be a part of this March Madness come by the Children's Department and pick up a bracket or go to http://espn.go.com/mens-college-basketball/tournament/bracket and print a bracket. Fill it out and return to the Children's Department. All entrys must be returned to the Children's Department by noon March 19. Every bracket will be posted in the Children's Department and updated throughout the tournment. So during Spring Break and the final weeks of the tournment you can see who is in the running to win the fab prizes of a $25 gift card, Papa John's Gift Card or Steel City Pop gift card.
On March 26 at 6 P.M. join the Sports Page Turners as we discuss this year's tournament play highlights, enjoy some refreshments and boast about our favorite teams.
In case of a bracket tie a drawing will be held to determine the winner of the prizes.
Mon, 03/11/2013 - 11:38amBeep and Bah by James BurksMeet Beep and Bah. Bah is a laid back goat that lives inside a trashcan. Beep is an adventure seeking robot who will let nothing stand in the way of a good quest. Together these two set out to find a missing sock. They journey through mountains, dangerous terrains, face fierce animals, and a couple of oddball characters in their search for the missing sock. This peculiar duo will have you smiling from ear to ear as they try to solve this puzzling mystery. Illustrator and writer James Burks, who also works in TV animation, has created an epically delightful and quirky story that is a definite must read for your child.~posted by J. Wright