Wednesday, May 17

2006 Movies Based on Books @ your library

Follow the links to information about the movies and then, to Rosie's Web to request the book!
ALICE - Alice in Wonderland, by Lewis Carroll
ALL THE KING'S MEN - All the King's Men, by Robert Penn Warren
AQUAMARINE - Aquamarine, by Alice Hoffman
THE ASSASSINATION OF JESSE JAMES BY THE COWARD ROBERT FORD - The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford, by Ron Hansen
THE BLACK DAHLIA - The Black Dahlia, by James Ellroy
BRIDESHEAD REVISITED - Brideshead Revisited: The Sacred & Profane Memories of Captain Charles Ryder: A Novel, by Evelyn Waugh
CHARLOTTE'S WEB - Charlotte's Web, by E. B. White
THE CHILDREN OF MEN - The Children of Men, by P. D. James
CURIOUS GEORGE - Curious George, by H. A. Rey
THE DA VINCI CODE - The Da Vinci Code, by Dan Brown
DEATH AND LIFE OF BOBBY Z - Death and Life of Bobby Z, by Don Winslow
DECAMERON: ANGELS & VIRGINS or GUILTY PLEASURES - The Decameron, by Giovanni Boccaccio
THE DEVIL WEARS PRADA - The Devil Wears Prada, by lauren Weisberger
ERAGON - Eragon, by Christopher Paolini
FLAGS OF OUR FATHERS - Flags of our Fathers, by James Bradley
FLICKA - My Friend Flicka, by Mary O'Hara
FREEDOMLAND - Freedomland, by Richard Price
GONE, BABY, GONE - Gone, Baby, Gone: A Novel, by Dennis Lehane
THE GOOD GERMAN - The Good German: A Novel, by Joseph Kanon
A GOOD YEAR - A Good Year, by Peter Mayle
HOOT - Hoot, by Carl Hiaasen
HOW TO EAT FRIED WORMS - How to Eat Fried Worms, by Thomas Rockwell
KILLSHOT - Killshot, by Elmore Leonard
LITTLE CHILDREN - Little Children, by Tom Perrotta
THE NAMESAKE - The Namesake, by Jhumpa Lahiri
THE NIGHT LISTENER - The Night Listener: A Novel, by Armistead Maupin
THE PAINTED VEIL - The Painted Veil, by W. Somerset Maugham
PEACEFUL WARRIOR - Way of the Peaceful Warrior: A Book That Changes Lives, by Dan Millman
POSEIDON - The Poseidon Adventure, by Paul Gallico
RUNNING WITH SCISSORS - Running with Scissors: A Memoir, by Augusten Burroughs
STORMBREAKER - Stormbreaker, by Anthony Horowitz
THIEF LORD - The Thief Lord, by Cornelia Funke
THE VISITATION - The Visitation, by Frank E. Peretti
ZODIAC - Zodiac Unmasked: The Identity of America's Most Elusive Serial Killer Revealed, by Robert Graysmith

Wednesday, May 3

May is...

May 1, 1939 - Batman Debuts, read an NPR interview with Batman creator.
May 1-7 - Eat Desserts First Week! Forget what your mom said. Sponsored by Rowenas in Virginia, this special week of the year gives you permission to eat your dessert before you eat your peas!
May 6 - National Scrapbook Day - Follow this link for books in the library on scrapbooking.
May 12 - Fibromyalgia Awareness Day - Follow this link for books in the library on fibromyalgia.
May 14 - Mother's Day - Follow this link for children's books about Mother's Day.
May 20 - Armed Forces Day
May 22-29 - National Backyard Games Week
May 21-27 - National Etiquette Week
Get Caught Reading Month
National Arthritis Month
National Bike Month
National Egg Month
National Neurofibromatosis Awareness Month
National Older American Month
National Salsa Month
National Stroke Awareness Month

...and don't forget that Summer Library Programs start in June. Visit your library to register for a summer-full of FUN!