Christine Turner's blog

Happy Kwanzaa

Kwanzaa is a is a weeklong celebration that begins on December 26th, which honors the importance of family, community and heritage to African-Americans. 

Seven Spools of Thead: A Kwanzaa Story, by Angela Shelf Medearis  

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Christmas is Almost Here

Christmas is a special time of year for many. It is a time to honor family traditions and also create new ones.  My booklist is reflective of this; for I have included several books that I read every year, and also some new additions that are sure to become favorites among my nieces and nephews.

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Fun with Snowflakes

This year, as part of our winter wonderland theme, we decorated the library with snowflakes.  The teen volunteers helped me create many of the decorations using recycled white copy paper.  

We have received so many positive comments that I thought you might enjoy see the websites/blogs that inspired our decorations. 

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Pokemon Club, Thursday, December 30th

So you like Pokemon.  Do you know that the Atascocita Branch has a special club for children ages 7 to 10 years old? The next meeting is Thursday, December 30th at 4:00 pm.  Make sure to bring you DS and anything else that you would like to share. 

 

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What to Do with the kids After The Holidays are over?

Do you have children home on holiday vacation looking for something to do?  Come to family game night, play a few board games and meet new friends. 

When: Monday, December 27th @ 7:00 pm

If you can't make it to the library for game night, you might want to try a family game night at home.  Checkout the books below for new and fun games that children can create and play.

 

 

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