Tuesday, December 11, 2007

December 2007 Wrap-Up

The end of 2007 is almost here, but we still have some programs for adults, teens & children.

There is an informal Games Survey for adults who are interested in playing board games like Scrabble, Chess, Backgammon, etc. at the library. Please pick up the survey at the checkout desk.

December 13, Thurs., 5:00-5:45 p.m.
Teen Reading Group
Get a chance to discuss the exciting Merchant of Death by D.J. MacHale. Light refreshments served.

December 17, Mon., 7 p.m.
Game Night - Scrabble & Sudoku (Adult)
Neighbors and friends are invited to have a grand time playing these games and pit your wits against other players. Bring an extra (Scrabble) game to play.
Sign-up with Pat, 914-232-3508

December 21, Friday, 3 & 4 p.m.
Grades 5, 6, 7 & 8
Games Galore
Bring your favorite game or learn a new game for a fun afternoon. Light refreshments served. Sign-up with Pat, 914-232-3508

December 27, Thursday, 11 a.m.
Ages 4-7
Children's Storytime and Crafts with Kim Kovach
Kim will read some wonderful stories and the children can have fun with doing crafts. Sign-up in the Children's Room, 914-232-1233.

December 27, Thursday, 3:30 p.m.
Movie: The Last Mimzy (PG, 1 hour 35 min.)
A brother & sister find themselves in a fantastical adventure when they acquire a new toy.

The trustees and staff at the Katonah Village Library wish you a very Happy New Year!

Best Books of 2007

The New York Times, Washington Post, Los Angeles Times and so many other publications have selected the best books for 2007. Listed below are the internet links for these lists for adult and children's books.


New York Times
Notable Books
Best 10 Books

Best Books of 2007 (so far)

Boston Globe
Best Books of the Year

Los Angeles Times
Favorite Books - ficton and poetry
Favorite Books - nonfiction

National Books Awards

New York Magazine
Best Novels You've Ever Read - last 10 years
Best Comics of the Year

Publisher's Weekly
Best Books of the Year

Washington Post
Best Books
Top Ten Books

USA Book News
Best Book Awards


New York Times
Notable Books

Los Angeles Times
Favorite Childrens Books

School Library Journal
SLJ's Best Books
Best Adult Books for High School Students

American Library Assocation
Notable Children's Books

Young Adult Library Services Assocation
Best Books for Young Adults