We’re hosting another planning party this Wednesday, July 30th! Stop by to make your voice heard at the library and (best of all!) eat pizza. Bring your friends to the Downtown Library any time from 3:30-5 PM on Wednesday to join us.

We’re hosting another planning party this Wednesday, July 30th! Stop by to make your voice heard at the library and (best of all!) eat pizza. Bring your friends to the Downtown Library any time from 3:30-5 PM on Wednesday to join us.


Downloadable of the Week: A Long Walk to Water by Linda Sue Park

Alternating between the true story of Salva Dut, one of the Lost Boys of Sudan, and Nya, a fictional Sudanese girl, A Long Walk to Water looks at two the lives of the two and how their stories overlap. 

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If you need help downloading this or other ebooks, visit our ebook guide. If you don’t already have a library card, you can even sign up online!


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cheshirelibrary:

"Game Of Thrones" House Sigil Picture Book

[via Buzzfeed]

(The easiest way for the children of Westeros to learn their House Sigils.)

Eric Carle meets George R.R. Martin…

AWESOME.

(via pickeringtonlibrary)


cheshirelibrary:

Writes of Passage - 50 Books That Will Change Your Life

[via worldbookday.com]

Young people and adults nominated the books that have rocked their worlds, to help us create the ultimate list of 50 BOOKS that will change YOUR life and keep you reading…

(via yahighway)


Laurie Halse Anderson’s The Impossible Knife of Memory is this week’s Book Trailer Monday video. Struggling with PTSD and substance abuse after returning from Iraq, Hayley’s father has moved them across the country for five years. Now the pair is trying to settle down in their hometown.

Check it out today!



Here is the book trailer for one of our most popular middle grade books, Wonder by R. J. Palacio. Homeschooled through fourth grade due to a facial deformity, Auggie Pullman is enrolled at Beecher Prep at the start of fifth grade. He must adjust to the private school and his sometimes cruel classmates. It’s both funny and heartbreaking, but ultimately an uplifting story.


authorsarahdessen:

Remembering this today.

authorsarahdessen:

Remembering this today.


Use our whiteboard to share a book that sparked a reaction in you! #summerreading #library (at Rapid City Public Libraries)


Downloadable of the Week

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Dorothy Must Die and the prequel novella, No Place Like Ozby Danielle Paige are this week’s featured downloadable ebooks. In Dorothy Must Die, teen Amy Gunn is transported to Oz by a tornado and must overthrow Dorothy, who has become a tyrannical leader. In No Place Like Oz, Dorothy decides to return to the excitement of Oz after “no place like home”-ing her way back to Kansas.

Check out the Book Trailer Monday video this week for more on the book. If you need help downloading this or other ebooks, visit our ebook guide. If you don’t already have a library card, you can even sign up online!