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Here is something to be thankful for - we've put together a selection of resources to help you plan your Thanksgiving meal. Now you'll have time to get into the holiday mood with Thanksgiving crafts, books, movies, and more!
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Children's Fiction - Audio Books on CD

Click on a book for more information. The link will bring you to the library catalog and you can request the book with your library card.          

No library card?  Stop in at any public library - it's free!   

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Junie B., First Grader - Barbara Park; Lana Quintal (Read by)
ISBN: 9780449014585
Publication Date: 2012-08-07

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Magic Tree House Collection - Mary Pope Osborne (Read by)
ISBN: 9780739338766
Publication Date: 2007-03-13
"Thanksgiving on Thursday" and three other popular titles are included.


Fiction for Children and Young Adults


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Sharing the Bread - Pat Zietlow Miller; Jill McElmurry (Illustrator)
ISBN: 9780307981820
Publication Date: 2015-09-22

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Martha Speaks: Thanksgiving Reunion (Chapter Book) - Susan Meddaugh
ISBN: 9780547865805
Publication Date: 2013-09-24

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The Loner's Thanksgiving Wish - Roxanne Rustand
ISBN: 9780373877041
Publication Date: 2011-10-18

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Infamous - Cecily von Ziegesar (Created by)
ISBN: 9780316025072
Publication Date: 2008-11-03

Movies available at the Library

             You can request these videos with your library card!

     Just click on a video and it will bring you to the library catalog.

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    Thanksgiving Activities

    "Join the movement to pause, listen, and honor the voices of a generation by interviewing a loved one this week. Sit down with a grandparent or other elder, a friend, neighbor, or anyone else who means something to you, and ask them questions about their life. Who are you? How do you want to be remembered? What stories and wisdom will you share with me? And then listen.

    It’s simple. Download the free StoryCorps app (available at, choose your questions, follow the built-in prompts, and with one tap, upload and preserve your interview for future generations at the Library of Congress." -- StoryCorps



    How about some Thanksgiving Mad Libs fun? 

    (Activity courtesy of


    Crafts and Projects

    These adorable turkey place card holders are edible!

    Check out these books about Thanksgiving crafts from the library:



    This video provides a great stuffing recipe and

    shows you how to stuff the turkey for best results:


    • Do you have vegetarian or vegan guests joining you for Thanksgiving? 

    Don't stress, just click here to plan a menu that they will love!  

    • Are you looking for delicious meal ideas with less guilt? 

    Check out these Healthy Thanksgiving Recipes!

    Books about Thanksgiving meals available at the library:




    Adult Fiction - ebook

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    Turkey Day Murder - Leslie Meier
    ISBN: 9780758287083
    Publication Date: 2012-10-02


    Adult Fiction - Audio Books


    Adult Fiction

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    The Giving Quilt - Jennifer Chiaverini
    ISBN: 9780142180242
    Publication Date: 2013-04-02

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    Skating under the Wire - Joelle Charbonneau
    ISBN: 9781250019592
    Publication Date: 2013-10-01

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    Thankless in Death - J. D. Robb
    ISBN: 9781594137167
    Publication Date: 2014-03-25

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    The Triplets' First Thanksgiving - Cathy Gillen Thacker
    ISBN: 9780373753291
    Publication Date: 2010-10-12

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    Want Not - Jonathan Miles
    ISBN: 9780547352206
    Publication Date: 2013-11-05


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