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Story Time Starter — Christmas

This month has flown by, and Christmas will be here very soon.  This is a GREAT time to have a Christmas-themed story time — but you’d better hurry in and get your books before they’re all gone! We’ve got some … Continue reading

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Book Review: Pete the Cat and His Magic Sunglasses

Pete the Cat and His Magic Sunglasses by Kimberly and James Dean From Miss Heather at Butler and Lucas Do you ever wake up on the wrong side of the bed, so to speak?  Readers of the Pete the Cat … Continue reading

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Bullying Awareness Week

This week (November 17-23) we take the time to celebrate Geography Awareness Week as well as Bullying Awareness Week.  For those of us who need a little refresher course on geography, we have plenty of children’s atlases, books on each … Continue reading

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National Young Readers Week

We’re swimming in new books at the library, and we’re looking forward to National Young Readers Week (it seems like there’s always a reason to celebrate reading!) to share some of them with you! According to Pizza Hut’s popular BOOK … Continue reading

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Discovering Ancient Egypt

November 4th marks the date in November of 1922 that King Tut’s tomb was first discovered.  According to Discovery Channel, “King Tutankhamen, a boy king who reigned from around 1361 B.C. until his death at the age of 18, was … Continue reading

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Children’s Magazine Month

October brings us lots of things to celebrate (pumpkins, anyone?), but something we’re kind of excited about is that it’s Children’s Magazine Month!  Of course we have all the magazines you could ever want in the adult and teen areas, … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Wishing Spell

The Land of Stories: The Wishing Spell by Chris Colfer From Miss Jacqui at Lexington What would happen if you could enter the world of the beloved stories you listened to or read as a child? In this story, Alex … Continue reading

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Story Time Starter — Fire Trucks & Firefighters

This week is National Fire Safety Week (October 6-12), so we’ve got the perfect story time for you to use.  Children of all ages love big trucks, and especially fire trucks with the flashing lights and firefighters dressed in their … Continue reading

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Crafting with Kids: Happy Birthday, Johnny Appleseed!

Today is the anniversary of the birth of a great American — John Chapman (more commonly known as Johnny Appleseed!).  In order to celebrate, we’re going to dedicate our craft post to this humble man born on September 26, 1774.  … Continue reading

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Book Review: Pete the Cat and His Four Groovy Buttons

Pete the Cat and His Four Groovy Buttons by Eric Litwin From Miss Mary at Main Pete the Cat puts on his favorite shirt, the one with the four groovy buttons, and starts his day.  As he sings, his buttons … Continue reading

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