Midnight Lady by Jenny Oldfield

Midnight Lady by Jenny Oldfield This review was submitted by Claire Clark, Summer Reading Participant Find this book: JF Oldfield Tell us about the book: [This book is] About a girl that loves horses. New neighbors move in and she is shocked to discover that they abuse their horses. She feels the need to rescue them and disaster comes. What is your favorite part? [My favorite is] The part where she finds Midnight Lady and saddles her and rides her. Give a recommendation: If you love horses you will love this book. I recommend it to all horse lovers. Rate

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Camp Confidential: Grace’s Twist by Melissa J. Morgan

Camp Confidential: Grace’s Twist by Melissa J. Morgan This review was submitted by Abby Heger, Summer Reading Participant Find this book: JF Morgan Tell us about the book Grace goes to camp for the summer. She wants to have a camp best friend because her best friend Emily couldn’t come. So she meets Gaby from bunk 3A, but Grace’s bunk never does anything with bunk 3A. What is your favorite part of the book? My favorite part is when Grace stands up for herself when Gaby repeats her meanness. Give a recommendation: I recommend this book to anyone who likes

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How to Rock Braces and Glasses by Meg Haston

How to Rock Braces and Glasses by Meg Haston This review was written by Hallie Wettstein, Summer Reading Participant Find this book: JF Haston Tell us about the book: The book is about Kasey Simon, a girl who has the perfect life, best friend, and her own TV show on their Middle School Channel. But within 3 days her life changes dramatically; braces and glasses. She finds out her “friends” aren’t her true friends. Make a connection: This book would be great for any girl who has braces and has-or had!- a lisp. It is also good for girls who

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Signed Book Display Featuring Little House on the Prairie

Kim Heger loaned us her copy of “Little House on the Prairie” by Laura Ingalls Wilder…signed by cast members of the television series! Thanks, Kim! We added a few other books and posters we own that are signed by the author or illustrator. We have many more books, but they are all checked out!! If you would like to display an item (or items!) please contact Stacey at (620)544-2301.  

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Giant Kangaroo by Carol K. Lindeen

Giant Kangaroo by Carol K. Lindeen This review was written by Edwin Rojo, Summer Reading Participant Find this book: JNF 599.2 Lindeen Tell us about the book: A million years ago Australia was a wild land. Enormous animals roamed the forests and plains. What is your favorite part of the book? Humans came to Australia about 45,000 years ago. People hunted the animals, including giant kangaroos. Give a recommendation I like this book and I wish people would read this book about giant kangaroos. Rate this book:

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Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Cabin Fever by Jeff Kinney

Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Cabin Fever by Jeff Kinney This review was submitted by Bryan G., Summer Reading Participant Find this book: JF Kinney Tell us about the book: A blizzard hit and they are stuck indoors for the holidays. Greg finds his missing doll from over a long time. What is your favorite part? When the snow melts in the basement and [they had] to clear all the water. The water was getting higher and higher. Rodrick didn’t know he was sleeping. Give a recommendation: If anybody likes books that are funny or likes the author Jeff Kinney’s

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Accidentally Fabulous by Lisa Papademetriou

Accidentally Fabulous by Lisa Papademetriou Review written by an anonymous Summer Reading Participant Find this book: JF Papademetriou Tell us about the book: There is a girl her name is Amy Flower. She likes to make her own clothes or accessories. Amy is going to a new school in Houston and it’s a private school. Amy hangs out with the League. What is your favorite part of the book? At the end where Amy pulls a trick on a really mean girl. Because it is the mean girl party and for a magic trick she is going to disappear. So

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Moon Over Stevens County

Moon Over Stevens County You are invited to contribute photographs of the Moon over Stevens County, KS. The images will be collected during the Summer Reading Program (June 6 * July 18) and posted in chronological order. The collection will form a library display featuring the Moon’s changing appearance in our local sky over the course of six weeks. Email your moon photos to youthservices@stevenscountylibrary.com, post them to our Facebook page, or print them and submit them at the front desk. Please include your name and the date and approximate time the moon photo was taken.

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Summer Reading Begins June 1!

Our Summer Reading Programs begin this Friday, June 1! Tally sheets for Dream Big, Missions for Own the Night (4-th-8th grade), and BINGO cards for Between the Covers will all be available at 8:00am in the library.  Online page entry for Dream Big will also begin at 8:00am on Friday. Your child’s username is his/her first and last name “squished” together (firstlast – no space!) and the password is their last name. If you have any issues logging in, please call Stacey at (620) 544-2301. Check out our online calendar for a schedule of youth events!

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