Archive for December, 2013

You know it’s going to be a spectacular day when new books arrive in the Library! Just in time for all the reading you are going to do over VACATION!!!

Here are just a few of the new titles we’ve received…

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My armor is like tenfold shields, my teeth are swords, my claws spears, the shock of my tail a thunderbolt, my wings a hurricane, and my breath death!

FINALLY, The Hobbit- The Desolation of Smaug is in theaters! SO EXCITING!

Written for J.R.R. Tolkien’s own children, The Hobbit met with instant critical acclaim when it was first published in 1937.  It is truly an unforgettable, classic tale and the second installment of the movie, of course, is going to be EPIC!!!

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(One of the most beautiful book covers of all time, just sayin’)

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Can you guess the answers to Gollum’s riddles?

Riddle 1:
What has roots as nobody sees,
Is taller than trees,
Up, up it goes,
And yet never grows?

Riddle 2:
Voiceless it cries,
Wingless flutters,
Toothless bites,
Mouthless mutters.

Riddle 3:
It cannot be seen, cannot be felt,
Cannot be heard, cannot be smelt.
It lies behind stars and under hills,
And empty holes it fills.
It comes out first and follows after,
Ends life, kills laughter.

Riddle 4:
Alive without breath,
As cold as death;
Never thirsty, ever drinking,
All in mail never clinking.

Riddle 5:
This thing all things devours;
Birds, beasts, trees, flowers;
Gnaws iron, bites steel;
Grinds hard stones to meal;
Slays king, ruins town,
And beats mountain down.

Riddle 6:

What do I have in my Pocket?

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