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Mon, 08/31/2009 - 2:54pm

Shel Silverstein was a unique writer with many artistic talents. While generally best known for his poetry and literature for children, he was also a cartoonist, composer, lyricist, and folksinger. He was born Sheldon Allan Silverstein on September 25, 1930, in Chicago, Illinois. Read more about his life in this month's author profile here.

Mon, 08/31/2009 - 2:49pm

Get started learning magic tricks today, and by autumn's end you will be ready to put on a truly impressive magic show. You can amaze everyone by pulling coins out of thin air or making a friend vanish. The Internet has a few sites that can show you tricks for free, but the library has lots of magic books and videos to help you put on a spectacular performance. Read this month's All Fun article for more.

Thu, 09/08/2016 - 9:12am

Shel Silverstein was a unique writer with many artistic talents. While generally best known for his poetry and literature for children, he was also a cartoonist, composer, lyricist, and folksinger.

Wed, 08/19/2009 - 11:48am


    A week spent in Oxford recently was reason enough to reread one of the best-known children’s books associated with the city, Lewis Carroll’s “Alice in Wonderland.”

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