Category Archives: Music

Story Time Starter — I Love My Family!

Thanksgiving is almost here–that means it’s time to start thinking about all the things we are thankful for, and family usually is pretty high up on the list for most of us.  This year, as you gather together, take a … Continue reading

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Story Time Starter — Scarecrows & Pumpkins

What is big, round, and orange, and a definite sign of fall? A pumpkin, of course! Pumpkins make a great story time topic for fall. From harvesting them from the field to creating jack-o-lanterns, pumpkins are perfect fall book material–and … Continue reading

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Story Time Starter — Apples

Fall is here!  Although the official first day is still over a week away, you can get a jump start on your celebration by reading stories with your kids about everyone’s favorite fruit–apples. And while you can make some awesome … Continue reading

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Story Time Starter — Farm Animals

As far as Story Time topics go, farm animals is a never – fail choice!  Not only does it give you a variety of animals to focus on, but the books are typically funny, full of vibrant colors, and you … Continue reading

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Story Time Starter — Monkeys

One of our favorite themes for story time is … monkeys!  There are so many great books out there that both give information and entertain; and this is a theme that you could either focus solely on the fiction or … Continue reading

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New Music for Fall

Your library has so many things for you to do and see.  Why not stop in and check out the new children’s music that is arriving daily?  From well-known music from your favorite Disney Pixar film to Country star-turned mommy, … Continue reading

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March Parent Zone 2011

Parent Zone March 2011 The Luck o’ the Irish On March 17, everyone likes to feel a little bit Irish.  St. Patrick’s Day is a great holiday for kids and adults alike.  It is fun to learn about the history … Continue reading

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February Parent Zone 2011

Celebrate Chinese New Year New Year’s day as we know it has come and gone, but we’re just getting geared up to celebrate!  The Chinese New Year is arguably the biggest holiday celebrated among people of Chinese heritage.  Although it … Continue reading

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December Parent Zone 2010

Parent Zone December 2010 Music & Classical Composers for Kids Worldwide, music is important to many cultures.  And here in our country, we’ll soon be hearing plenty of Christmas music as we prepare for the upcoming holiday season.  As you … Continue reading

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October Parent Zone 2010

Hobbies for the Fun of It As busy as many families are these days, it may be difficult to encourage productive activities for your children in their down time.  Certainly we want our kids to have fun, but we also … Continue reading

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