Happy 4th of July!

All SLPL locations will be closed tomorrow in observance of Independence Day.

If you’re hunting for some fun, Americana-themed reads, check out these books today, or drop in to check them out when we reopen on the 5th!


Crankee Doodle, by Tom Angleberger
A pony tries to convince his cranky owner to take a ride into town. Includes notes about the song, “Yankee Doodle.”

John, Paul, George & Ben, by Lane Smith
A humorous look at five of our country’s founding fathers.

The Notorious Benedict Arnold: a true story of adventure, heroism, & treachery, by Steve Sheinkin
Provides a biography of America’s first traitor–Benedict Arnold–that reads like an adventure tale, full of heroism, treachery, battle scenes, and surprising twists.

Worst of Friends: Thomas Jefferson, John Adams, and the true story of an American feud, by Suzanne Jurmain
John Adams and Thomas Jefferson have differences, but put them aside in the name of friendship.

How to Make a Cherry Pie and See the U.S.A, by Margorie Priceman
Since the Cook Shop is closed, the reader is led around the United States to gather coal, cotton, granite, and other natural resources needed to make the utensils for preparing a cherry pie.

Buder’s Lego club celebrated July 4th by creating Lego flags and fireworks!  Take a look at their creations below:




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