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  • Some Neat New Books in the Educational Materials Area

    by TeachersPet@evpl on Friday, February 11 2011, 1:53pm
    We have several in a new series called Travel Through (country): come on a journey of discovery. The subjects we just received are the British Isles, the Caribbean, France, India, Japan, Russia, and Spain. Each title includes a locator map and essential...
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  • Turtle in Paradise

    by bookmarkbeck@evpl on Wednesday, February 16 2011, 10:08am
    The title is misleading. No, this book is not about terrapin, but it is about paradise-the Florida Keys. The main character is a little girl named Turtle. During the Depression jobs are hard to find, but Turtle's mother gets another house cleaning...
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  • Where the Mild Things Are by Maurice Send-up

    by bookchick@evpl on Monday, March 28 2011, 9:55am
    Take the classic book Where the Wild Things Are by Maurice Sendak turn it around; tell from a wild thing named Mog's position and you have the parody Where the Mild Things Are by Maurice Send-up. I don't know how I missed this particular gem when...
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  • The little cloud that could...

    by HipChick@evpl on Monday, August 8 2011, 2:17pm
    Small, little Cloudette just isn't big enough to accomplish something grand...like making a garden grow, a waterfall, or even...snow! "I'll just watch from here," she says. After being blown to a new neighborhood, she meets a frog in...
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  • Stick to the schedule

    by HipChick@evpl on Friday, April 15 2011, 9:12am
    Mister Bud likes things the way they are...his house, his toys, his schedule. But when a new dog comes to live with him, there's trouble. Zorro is bossy, Mister Bud is grumpy, but something surprising happens. Say Hello to Zorro! is about two complete...
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  • Some great new books in the Ed Mat area

    by TeachersPet@evpl on Monday, April 25 2011, 12:27pm
    PRESCHOOL Let's Pretend: 50 start-to-finish preschooler programs by Rebecca Bane. Fifty programs, with a wide vareity of themes such as camping, parades, farm, safari, dogs, and recycling. Each program includes an introduction, materials needed, step...
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  • And still more books in the Educational Materials area

    by TeachersPet@evpl on Friday, May 20 2011, 12:59pm
    Yes, we have new books in the Educational Materials area - but first, I want to invite you to come see our totally renovated Educational Materials area - it will be so much more convenient for you to find books. We withdrew books that have not circulated...
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  • Celebrate National Young Readers Week!

    by Blazer@evpl on Monday, November 7 2011, 10:10am
    Celebrate National Young Readers Week with EVPL! Visit any of our 8 library locations or the book bus this week to vote for your favorite books. Children ages 2 - 8th grade may select their top 3 choices on a picture ballot. Submit that ballot for a chance...
  • River City Community Art Project

    by jennywren@evpl on Tuesday, January 3 2012, 9:51am
    We will begin celebrating the Evansville Bicentennial with River City a Community Art Project here at EVPL. Come and participate in Central's lobby beginning Tuesday, January 17th. Art project participation is open to everyone and it will be fun and...
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  • New Educational Materials Books

    by TeachersPet@evpl on Saturday, March 3 2012, 10:55am
    I hope you will find many of these books useful! -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- EARLY AGES 1001 Fun Ways to Play...
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  • Come visit the Educational Materials Center!

    by TeachersPet@evpl on Friday, March 30 2012, 9:24am
    We are replacing missing copies and completing series as well as adding new books - be sure to check us out! A retired teacher donated several Dover coloring books: Southwest Indians ; Life in Ancient Polynesia ; Children's Folk Costumes ; Story of...
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  • Spring Has Sprung

    by HipChick@evpl on Monday, April 2 2012, 9:49am
    Flowers, bees, and colorful eggs abound when Spring is in the air. Make sure you are ready with some great chiildren's books sure to delight the entire family. Peepsqueak by Leslie Ann Clark is a short funny book about a little chick trying a great...
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  • Looking For a Classic Children's Book?

    by UndergroundLibrarian@evpl on Monday, September 14 2009, 1:52pm
    Sometimes it's good to read a brand new book, and sometimes you're looking for one that you know is tried and true. Every so often, Horn Book publishes a current list of children's classics. Their most recent compilation was published in April...
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  • Lucy Long Ago: Uncovering the Mystery of Where We Came From

    by UndergroundLibrarian@evpl on Monday, September 14 2009, 3:48pm
    When they found he r fossilized bones in 1974, the scientists had a tape recording of the Beatles' Lucy in the Sky with Diamonds . They were so excited at their discovery that they played it over and over. So the hominid uncovered in Hadar, Ethiopia...
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  • Brendan Buckley's Universe - and everything in it

    by kiya@evpl on Monday, September 14 2009, 4:26pm
    Brendan is a ten year old scientist. He likes to understand the world and how it works. He has a whole notebook of the questions he has about the world, and the answers he has discovered. Brendan is ten, and one day at a rock show at the mall, he accidentally...
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