The 2015 conference of the Association of Jewish Libraries was number 50 for the organization, and I was happy to be a part of it! Our sessions included lectures by unique authors and children’s illustrators, subject experts from research institutions, and workshops on unique topics. Dr. Monika Schreiber from the Judaica Library at the University ofContinue reading “Saranit Goes to Washington”
Tag Archives: literature
July Doorpost Column
Hello library lovers! We have had an incredible month at the library, with the addition of a special collection, a successful Deli Man event, and wrapping up the school year smoothly. Please stop in to check out our grand new display, showing off some precious rare items as well as books that are special toContinue reading “July Doorpost Column”
Jewish Deli Night… So Yummy
The library’s movie night was a resounding success thanks to the team who helped me put it together. The movie Deli Man provided the perfect backdrop for our deli night– it told a great story of the Jewish deli’s evolution throughout the 20th century in America, with star interviews and amazing real-life characters. This filmContinue reading “Jewish Deli Night… So Yummy”
Deli Man Reservations are Closed
The good news? We at the Shaines Library have had an overwhelming response to the upcoming Deli Man event, with 70 people planning to attend! The bad news is that we now must close reservations. You may, however, join us for the movie at 7 even without a reservation! We also have more exciting programs inContinue reading “Deli Man Reservations are Closed”
Author Michelle Albion at Paul Memorial Library
Paul Memorial Library in Newfields, NH will be hosting Temple Israel’s own Michelle Albion as their next speaker in their Library Lecture series. She will discuss and present elements of her book The Quotable Eleanor Roosevelt
Carrots, Parrots, and the Merits of Garden Reading
What happens when you mix reading, plants and animals? Magic. Really. These three ingredients, when stirred in a cauldron with care, prove to be the key to a fun and intriguing learning environment. Acting as children’s activity librarian at Churchill’s Garden Center has let me play with this idea, integrating the beautiful grounds into toddler storyContinue reading “Carrots, Parrots, and the Merits of Garden Reading”
Best state in America: New Hampshire, for loving its libraries
We do love our libraries in New Hampshire, it’s true! Read more in this Washington Post article.
Happy Earth Week!
I had a wonderful time kicking off Earth Week at Churchill’s Garden Center on Saturday. We read some of my favorite stories and sang some of my favorite Earth Day songs! Wait, Earth Day songs? That’s right… it’s a good thing. Check out Joanie Leeds and the Nightlights for some pretty awesome children’s songs that IContinue reading “Happy Earth Week!”
Toddler story time in the Garden!
Garden story time is coming and we’re starting off the series by reading alongside Oliver the parrot in the beautiful tropical greenhouse! Join us April 9th and every other Thursday by registering here – free event! I am very excited to be starting this new adventure with the kids of Exeter! Can’t wait to see you allContinue reading “Toddler story time in the Garden!”
Come by the Nancy Mae Shaines Library to check out our display of various haggadot available to all members! From livelier seders to rabbinic commentary, there’s something for everyone!