children's

Jenkins Elementary School wins once again!

Once again, Jenkins Elementary School has won the drawing on December 16th for our educational box tops.  Two brothers, Elijah (3rd grade) and Judah (1st grade) shared the 583 box tops that were collected during this time period.  The Friends of the Baldwin Boettcher Library also donated juice boxes and popcorn so the classes could have a popcorn party to celebrate their success.

If you want to help your community, this is an easy way to do it.  Just cut out the box tops you see on various products and bring them into the Baldwin Boettcher Library.  We are now taking nominations of schools to be entered in our next drawing on March 16, 2014.  The lucky school will receive all the box tops brought into the library from now until March 16th.

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Turtle Transition

Aquatic TurtleOur Turtles are transitioning to a new home the Friday, May 10th. We love Big Mike and Raphael but they have grown too much to keep in the small tank we have here at Northwest.  Our space for tanks is limited at the library so they will be going home with me at the end of this week.

Big Mike is already in his new home and Raphael will be joining him on Friday. I know we'll all miss them at the library but they are more comfortable in a larger environment with more space to swim and move freely. 

Be sure to stop in and say goodbye to Raphael before he joins Big Mike in their new home! 

 

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Diary of a Wimpy Kid Party

Do you love the Diary of a Wimpy Kid series? Come to the Diary of a Wimpy Kid party at the Baldwin Boettcher Branch Library. Play a Wimpy Kid game, and take a cool picture with cut-outs of Greg and Rawley! Meet other fans. Learn to draw Greg and Rawley, and start your own Wimpy journal! The party is from 2 to 3:30 PM on Saturday, May 18th. It is for everyone who loves the series.

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Fancy Nancy Photos

Did you attend the Fancy Nancy Party?  Want to see pictures of the event?  Click here.

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Let's Get Ready to Yoga!

Are you one of the many parents who have children that watch hours of t.v., play non stop on their video games, or zone out like zombies in front of the computer? Well Northwest library is here to help. Starting Saturday January 5, 2013 we will be hosting the iPad Kid's Yoga Journey. Get in shape with your child in mind and body. The session will be from 2:00 p.m - 2:40 p.m. Make sure to wear comfortable clothes and get here 30 minutes early to get a free ticket. Space is limited to 24 children ages 4 years old and up. If you can't make it to this session, we will be having another one on Saturday January 19th also from 2:00 p.m. - 2:40 p.m. Save the date! We'll see you here!

Sessions:

Saturday January 5, 2013
2:00 p.m. - 2:40 p.m.

Saturday January 19, 2013
2:00 p.m. - 2...

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