Christine Turner's blog

Mammals

With a few exceptions, mammals are animals that have fur/hair on their bodies, regulate their body temperature, nourish their young with milk and  they give birth to live young.

Halloween Programs for Children and Their Families

We would love to see all our friends in their fabulous (kid friendly) Halloween costumes.  Don't forget to bring your cameras!

Halloween Craft Program

Children are invited to attend a special craft program on Tuesday, October 30th at 4:30 pm.  We will be get ready for tick-or-treating by decorating Halloween tote bags. Best of all, this is a free program and tickets are not required. Please be aware that we will be using fabric markers.  Therefore, it is recommended that you bring an old shirt, an apron or an artist smock to protect clothing.

Halloween Storytimes

 

Dig into a Good Book!

 Children are memorized by the machinery which helps us move mountains and build skyscrapers. The items below are the perfect choice for those who desire a good book to "dig" into.

Where Do Diggers Sleep at Night? Brianna Caplan Sayres

Yo-ho-ho!

Have you ever wondered what the Children's Librarians like to read?  Recently, they were asked  what their favorite pirate books are. I have listed their responses below. 

The Pirate Cruncher by Jonny Duddle

Create, Explore and Learn with LEGO® Books

Children and tweens alike, have been playing with LEGO® bricks for 80 years and their popularity continues to grow.

Luckily, LEGO bricks are not only fun but also educational as well. Many studies recognize that children gain valuable skills when they play with LEGOs, such as; creativity, problem solving, decision making and math. If you have ever wondered what to do with all of those LEGO bricks after you completed the planned project checkout a few of the suggested titles below. 

150 Years Ago, President Abraham Lincoln, Issued The Emancipation Proclamation

On September 22, 1862, President Abraham Lincoln issued the Emancipation Proclamation, making all slaves in seceding states free as of January 1, 1863. If you are interested in learning more about this topic checkout some of the books that I have listed below.

The Emancipation Proclamation  Stephen Krensky.

Free Mariachi Concert on Monday, October 8th

Experience Mariachi @ Your Library

Children and adults are invited to attend a free concert presented by The High School for Performing and Visual Arts Mariachi Band, Directed by William Hoffman. This event is free and open to the public. No reservations required. 

When: Monday, October 8th @ 4:30 pm

IT'S A VERY BIG YEAR FOR CLIFFORD

Classrooms Nationwide have been invited to take part in a live webcast event, on Monday, September 24th, 2012, for the kick off  of the 50th anniversary celebration for Clifford. The celebration will continue throughout the 2012-2013 school year and will include a birthday card campaign leading up to Clifford's official birthday on February 14, 2013. 

Clifford’s BIG Ideas

Come Meet Mr. Bear @ Family Storytime

Family Storytime is held on Monday Nights at 7pm.

You are invited to join Mr. Bear and friends as we enjoy books, songs and much more. This is a free program and you do not need to register to attend.

Rin Tin Tin

There are many wonderful stories and some are actually true.

Syndicate content