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Story Time Starter: Feelings and Emotions

September 18, 2017

Sometimes feeling are hard to explain, but books and stories can help; use this story time starter with your kids today!

Crafting with Kids: Birds in a Nest

September 14, 2017

Happy Thursday! Today's craft is a paper plate nest with two birds peeking out.

Book Review: Hocus Pocus, It's Fall!

September 10, 2017

Hocus Pocus, It's Fall! by Anne Sibley O'Brien and illustrated by Susan Gal From Miss Mary at Main Library

Featured Article: Read a Book Day

September 6, 2017

What's so special about today? Well, it's National Read a Book Day today!

Featured Article: Family Fun Month

August 28, 2017

There is still time to celebrate Family Fun Month before August comes to a close!

Book Review: Touch the Earth

August 24, 2017

Touch the Earth by Julian Lennon and Bart Davis From Miss Susie at Lexington Branch

Crafting with Kids: Solar Eclipse

August 20, 2017

We have some great crafts for you to try out in celebration of the Great American Solar Eclipse, which just so happens to be coming through our country on Monday, August 21st.

Happy Birthday Eric Litwin!

August 16, 2017

Help us wish one of the creators of Pete the Cat a very Groovy and Happy Birthday!!!

Story Time Starter: Dirt, Sand, and Mud

August 12, 2017

Enjoy some messy ideas for a great story time at home!

Featured Article: National Friendship Day

August 6, 2017

It's National Friendship Day today!

Book Review: We Are Growing!

August 2, 2017

We Are Growing! by Laurie Keller From Miss Susie at Lexington Branch

Happy Birthday, Jon J. Muth!

July 28, 2017

Today we celebrate author and illustrator Jon J. Muth's birthday!

Book Review: Issac the Alchemist: Secrets of Issac Newton Revealed

July 25, 2017

Read a book review about the fascinating life of Isaac Newton

Crafting with Kids: Penguin Crafts

July 22, 2017

Here are some penguin crafts to make at home!

World Emoji Day

July 17, 2017

Celebrate emojis with us!

Book Review: Deep in the Woods

July 11, 2017

Miss Melanie reviews a great retelling of a Russian folk tale

Story Time Starter: Going on a Picnic

July 9, 2017

This month's story time starter is all about picnics! We've got some great books, activities, songs, and crafts to share, so read on!

Featured Article: National Blueberry Month

July 5, 2017

It's National Blueberry Month!

Story Time Starter: Jungle

June 29, 2017

This month's story time starter is all about the jungle!

Book Review: Brave Girl

June 25, 2017

Brave Girl: Clara and the Shirtwaist Makers' Strike of 1909 by Michelle Markel From Miss Sarah at Bellville Branch

Children's Festival and Jim Gill

June 21, 2017

Stop down at the Mansfield Children's Festival this Saturday!

Crafting with Kids: Garden Masks

June 17, 2017

Garden Masks are cute and simple to make!

Happy Birthday David Macaulay!

June 13, 2017

Happy Birthday to our SLP illustrator and all around interesting guy, David Macaulay!

Book Review: Book of the Dead

June 9, 2017

TombQuest Book One: Book of the Dead by Michael Northrop From Miss Sarah at Bellville Branch

Featured Article: Build A Better World

June 5, 2017

Summer is here! The theme for this year's Summer Library Program (SLP) is "Build a Better World."

Crafting with Kids: Butterfly Craft

May 28, 2017

Make a simple but beautiful butterfly!

It's Scavenger Hunt Day!

May 24, 2017

Here at the library, we love scavenger hunts!

Happy Birthday Mary Pope Osborne

May 20, 2017

Help us wish a very Happy Birthday to the creator of the Magic Treehouse book series!

Book Review: Frog on a Log?

May 16, 2017

Frog on a Log? by Kes Gray from Miss Caroline at Main Library

Story Time Starter: Black and White

May 12, 2017

Help us celebrate black and white!

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