Friday, April 18, 2014

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

Teen Hangout

The Hunger Games Trilogy

                                Come checkout the Hunger Games Trilogy at 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 Memorial Park Library branch every Friday 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

2013 YALSA Teens' Top Ten

1. "Code Name Verity" by Elizabeth Wein
2. "The False Prince by Jennifer A. Nielsen 
3. "Insurgent" by Veronica Roth
4. "Pushing the Limits" by Katie McGarry 
5. "Poison Princess" by Kresley Cole 
6. "The Raven Boys" by Maggie Stiefvater 
7. "Crewel" by Gennifer Albin 
8. "Every Day" by David Levithan 
9. "Kill Me Softly" by Sarah Cross 
10. "Butter" by Erin Jade Lange

Internet Access and Computer Classes

Need to use the Internet?

The Memorial Park Branch Library offers free Internet access. We provide access to eighteen public internet computers, 10 internet laptops, 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 class.  Classes will begin on Wednesday April 23, 2014 and will last for seven weeks.  Classes will be held on 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.  

Saturday, March 15, 2014

Recommended Young Adult books at this library

"Prom Book the Only Guide You'll Ever Need" by Lauren Metz.
"Dead Strange" by  Matt Lamy.
"Fox Forever" by Mary E. Pearson.
"The Cydonian Pyramid" by Pete Hautman.
"Star Trek Into Darkness" A novelization by Alan Dean Foster.
"Surfacing" by Nora Raleigh Baskin.

New Young Adult Books

Young Adult Non-Fiction
  1. "Why People Get Tattoos" By Jeanne Nagle.
  2. "Dealing with Bullies, Cliques..." By Jennifer Landau.
  3. "Drinking and Driving, Now What?" By Valerie Mendralla.
  4. "Everything I need to know I learned from a  little Golden Book" By Diane Muldrow.
  5. "Genetics the Science of life, Cloning" By Susan Schafer.
Young Adult Fiction
  1. "The Hunger Games Mockingjay" By Suzanne Collins.
  2. "Flicker & Burn" By T.M. Goeglein.
  3. "Raven Flight" By Juliet Marillier.
  4. "Confessions of the Private School Murders" By James Patterson.
  5. "The Waking Dark" By Robin Wasserman.
Graphic Novels and Anime
     1. "March Book 1." By John Lewis, Andrew Aydin, and Nate Powell
     2. "The Great American Dust Bowl." By Don Brown

Spanish Youn Adult Fiction

     1.  "Las Poseidas." por Betina Gonzalez
     2.  "El Hijo de Neptuno." por Rick Riodan 


Memorial Park Library needs your help in putting together our first Teen Advisory Group.  We are looking for teen's and tween's who are willing to recommend books, CD's, DVDs, and other materials that we should adding to the library’s Young Adult collection.  Those teen's and tween's would also advise us on the type of programming they would like to see presented at the library.  So fill out an application, become part of M.P.T.A.G. and let your voices be heard and your opinions count.  Meetings will be held once a month on the last Saturday of each month from 4 PM to 5 PM in the library meeting room.  M.P.T.A.G. is open to Teen's, ages 13 to 19 and Tween's, ages 11 and 12.   

New Graphic Novels and Anime

  1. "March" by John Lewis, Andrew Aydin and Nate Powell
  2. "The Great American Dust Bowl" by Don Brown
  3. "The Best American Comics" 
  4. "Vinland Saga" by Makoto Yukimura