Wednesday, March 8, 2017

2016 YALSA Teens' Top Ten

  1. Alive by Chandler Baker.
  2. All the Bright Places by Jennifer Niven.
  3. The Game of Love and Death by Martha Brockenbrough.
  4. Six of Crows by Leigh Bardugo.
  5. Everything, Everything by Nicola Yoon.
  6. Every Last Word by Tamara Ireland Stone.
  7. The Novice: Summoner: Book One by Taran Matharu.
  8. Illuminae by Amie Kaufman and Jay Kristoff. 
  9. When by Victoria Laurie.
  10. Suicide Notes from Beautiful Girls. By Lynn Weingarten.

    Saturday, March 4, 2017

    Books at the Park Bookstore

    Visit the Books at the Park Bookstore and browse through their gently used book collection, videos, CD's and audio books.  Book Store Hours are:
    Tuesday            1:00 PM to 4:00 PM
    Wednesday      1:00 PM to 4:00 PM
    Thursday          1:00 PM to 4:00 PM
    Friday                Closed
    Saturday           1:00 PM to 4:00 PM
    Sunday              Closed

    For more information please call 564-9045

    Recommended E-books

                                          Checkout these E-books from the El Paso Public Library.

    Learning with LEGOS

    LEGO Connect is an interactive learning program focusing on creativity and design.  This program is available here at the Memorial Park Library branch every second and third Friday of each month from 4:00 PM to 5:30 PM.  Age appropriate LEGOS will be provided.  Please do not bring your own.


    LEGOS Connect Rules
    1.      Have fun.
    2.   Parents and caregivers are welcome to build with their children.
    3.   Please do not bring your own LEGOs to the program. 
    4.   LEGOS must be shared  Respect each other’s work.
    5.   Everyone helps with clean up at the end of the program.

    For more information please call (915) 566-1030

    New Graphic Novels and Anime

    1. "Dragonball" by Akira Toriyama
    2. "Skip Beat" by Yoshiki Nakamura
    3. "The Astounding Wolf-man" by Robert Kirkman
    4. "Attack on Titan" by Hajime Isayama
    5. "Showcase Presents: Supergirl"
    6. "Attack on Titan Before the Fall" by Ryo Suzukaze
    7. "Fantastic Four Epic Collection" by Stan Lee

    El Paso Ready to Read / Cada Nino Listo a Leer

    Stories and Activities for Children

    Toddlers Story Time

    Ages 3 to 5 years / Edad 3 a 5 anos
    Tuesdays/Martes - 11AM

    Preschool Story Time

    Ages 3 to 5 years / Edad 3 a 5 anos
    Wednesdays/Miercoles 11AM

    Family Story Time

    All ages / Todas Las edades
    Saturdays/Sabados 11AM

    Recommended Young Adult books at MP

    1. "The Fault in our Stars" by John Green
    2. "Complete Book of Chess" by Elizabeth Dalby.
    3. "How they Croaked" by Georgia Brag
    4. "Teens Cook" by Megan & Jill Carle
    5. "Computer Science Experiments" by Pamela Walker and Elaine Wood

    New Young Adult Books

    Young Adult Non-Fiction
    1. "Charles and Emma: the Darwins' leap of Faith"  By Deborah Heiligman.
    2. "Steve Jobs: The man who thought different" By Karen Blumenthal.
    3. "How they Croaked: The awful ends of the awfully famous" By Georgia Bragg.
    4. "Surviving the Angel of Death" by Eva Mozes Kor and Lisa Rojany Buccieri.
    Young Adult Fiction
    1. "Blood Red Snow White" By Marcus Sedgwick.
    2. "Into the Abyss" By Stefanie Gaither.
    3. "And the Trees Crept In" By Dawn Kurtagich.
    4. "8 Rivers of Shadow" by Leo Hunt
    5. "Crooked Kingdom" by Leigh Bardugo
    Spanish Young Adult Non-Fiction
         1. "Nutricion Energetica" por Dr. Jorge Perez-Calvo.
         2. "Como mantenernos informados" por Leslie Harper.
         3. "Padre Rico Padre Pobre Para Jovenes" por Robert T. Kiyosaki.
         4. "Como escribir un articulo de opinion" por Leslie Harper.

    Spanish Young Adult Fiction

         1.  "La Ultima Lagrima" por Lauren Kate.
         2.  "El hijo El Dador libro IV" por Lois Lowry.
         3.  "La Grieta Blanca" por Jaclyn Moriarty.

    Internet Access and Computer Classes

    Need to use the Internet?

    The Memorial Park Branch Library offers free Internet access. We provide access to 18 public internet computers and access to free WiFi.  So come on in and sign-up today or bring in your laptop, tablet or other WiFi enabled device and enjoy free internet access.  Please note that our computers automatically shut down 15 minutes prior to closing every day.

    Basic Computer Classes

    Don't know how to use a computer and are interested in learning. Then stop by the Reference desk and sign up now for our next Basic Computer class.  Classes are held Wednesdays from 5:30 PM to 6:45 PM and Thursdays from 10:00 AM. to 11:00 AM.  Classes are free.  For more information please call 566-1034.