Snow Branch will be closed on Saturday, August 1, for parking lot paving, weather permitting.

If you like long chapter books

If you like longish books, here are some suggestions.

All-of-a-Kind Family by Sydney Taylor. Five sisters living on New York's Lower East Side in 1912 get a big surprise when their mother has a new baby.

Cougar by Helen V. Griffith. Is that really the ghost of a horse that Nickel sees?

Dog Friday by Hilary McKay. Who would have thought that a boy who's been attacked by a dog would actually hope that he could adopt the stray dog he found on the beach?

Half Magic by Edward Eager. A magical coin grants the children half of whatever they wish for, with unexpected consequences.