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Kid Friendly Halloween Songs and Fingerplays

 Reading books and singing songs is a great way to expand your child's storytime experience.  Below are a few Halloween songs and fingerplays that I thought you might like trying at home.  Enjoy!

 

Book Hunters in Brief #44: Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day

We've all had bad days, and we all can probably agree that it is far better to read about one than to actually have one. This week Book Hunters offers some recommendations for those I-got-up-on-the-wrong-side-of-the-bed days.

Trick or Treat Craft

Trick or Treat craft on Wednesday October 15, at 3:15 pm in the children's area.

Decorate trick or treat bags with markers, stickers and cut-outs. Blank bags and all supplies will be provided.

Book Hunters Gear Up for TEEN READ WEEK 2014, Oct 12 - 18

BHiB 43 Teen Read WeekNext week, October 12 - 18, is Teen Read Week 2014 and HCPL's Book Hunters are on board. TRW is a national initiative created by the Young Adult Library Services Association (YALSA) to encourage teens to be regular readers and library users. By "regular readers," YALSA means people who read for pleasure and not only because they "have to." You see, eventually the homework assignments are going to stop coming, but the benefits of reading will keep growing over a lifetime.

Book Hunters' sole purpose is to match readers of any age with books that reflect their interests, their passions, and their tastes. It's fast, it's easy, it's online, and it's free to get a reading list all your own.

Teen Book Club

Do you love to read?  Have you ever wished that you could meet up with fellow enthusiasts and discuss your favorite books, characters, and authors?  Join us at the Fairbanks Library on Saturday, October 25, at 1:00 p.m., when we’ll kickoff our new teen book club.  Enjoy pizza, reminisce about great reads, and help plan next month’s meeting.  Sign up online, by phone, or in person.  See our