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Library Corner

October 11, 2012

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Football fans will want to read “The Pro Football Hall of Fame 50th Anniversary Book.” This book contains the history of the game decade by decade. There are hundreds of photos, artifacts and quotes from players. Many have never been seen in print. You can lose yourself in this book for hours.

Children’s Books

Children love the Spot books and the latest one is for the very young. “What Do You See, Spot?” by Eric Hill is filled with all the different things that Spot sees when he goes out. Children can help identify these items, too. There is a surprise at the end of the book that will delight everyone.

There was a lonely dragon who wished he had a friend. There was a little girl who wished she had a friend. When they meet, what fun they have in “Lovabye Dragon” by Barbara Joose. The rhyming text is fun to read, especially with the made up words.

Do your children ever ask you what’s in the ground when they are outside? You’ll find out in “Underground” by Denise Fleming. There are all manner of creatures and things that you can see in this book, and children may even be inspired to go out and dig around to see what they can find in their yard.

Library Hours: 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Monday through Thursday; 9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Friday; 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday; closed Sunday.

Marie Bruni is director of Huntington Memorial Library in Oneonta. Her column appears in the community section of The Daily Star every Thursday. Her columns can be found online at

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