Wednesday, March 31, 2010

Check it Out: the sounds of Elizabeth Mitchell

Come check out our selection of new cd's at the River Forest Public Library children's room, including the newest recording from the wonderful Elizabeth Mitchell!

Enjoy this video for her version of the traditional song, Little Bird. This tune can be found on her cd, You Are My Little Bird, J CD MITCHELL.

Monday, March 15, 2010

Fun in the Sun

Thanks for all who came to our Beach Party this past Sunday. We had a blast hanging out, listening to stories, dancing, singing, limbo-ing and playing games. Oh, and of course...eating popsicles!

Can't wait to visit the beach again next winter!

Wednesday, March 10, 2010

Great Websites for Girls

March is National Women's History Month, and we've got a great selection of books where you can read about the lives of strong women in history and in fiction. Come check them out!

In the meantime, here's a list of websites especially for girls - places for girls to learn, play, connect, and share with other girls.

New Moon Girls : A safe online community and magazine by girls, for girls.
Girls, Inc. : Promotes a girl's right to be herself. Offers articles, club news, games, advice and information.
Braincake : An online community for girls especially interested in math and science.
Readergirlz : An online book community for teen girls.

And for the parents of girls: : From the editors of New Moon Girls magazine. Offers articles and advice from experts on raising girls.
The Amelia Bloomer Project : Recommended feminist literature from birth through age 18.

Monday, March 1, 2010

Beach Party!

Feeling the need to warm up this March? Come to our Beach Party on Sunday, March 14th! Pull out your summer clothes and join us for stories, games, dancing, and a cool treat.

Ages 4 - 8. Registration is required. Sign up at the children's desk or call 708-366-5205.

Enjoying the RFPL beach party, 2009!