Category Archives: Seasonal Books

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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Give the Gift of Reading!

It’s December! Time for family get-togethers, good food, cookies, decorations, and everything else that makes the holiday season special–including shopping! Before you head out to scout the malls and department stores for gift ideas, check out our Give the Gift … Continue reading

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Book Review: Thank You, Sarah! The Woman Who Saved Thanksgiving

Thank You, Sarah: The Woman Who Saved Thanksgiving by Laurie Halse Anderson From Miss Heather at Butler and Lucas I love when I read a children’s book and think “wow, I just learned something!”  That’s exactly what happened when I … 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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Summer Fun Around Town

Even though the weather has been very rainy, summer is in full swing! Here at the library, we are over halfway through our Summer Library Program. Kids are finishing their reading and earning free books! We are so excited that … Continue reading

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It’s Father’s Day!

Today is Father’s Day:  a day to celebrate those dads who play with us, read to us, help us learn to play baseball and ride bikes, and make us want to be just like them!  We have some great ideas … Continue reading

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Story Time Starter — Green

March is all about the arrival of spring and celebrating all things green!  This month’s story time starter brings all the best books, music, and crafts that the color green has to offer.  From frogs and turtles to grass and … Continue reading

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Book Review: A Bad Kitty Christmas

A Bad Kitty Christmas by Nick Bruel From Miss Abby at Madison Bad Kitty is at it again, only now it is Christmas time. In alphabetical order, you learn all the naughty things that Bad Kitty did to the Christmas … Continue reading

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Book Review: Balloons Over Broadway

Balloons Over Broadway: The True Story of the Puppeteer of Macy’s Parade by Melissa Sweet From Miss Heather at Butler and Lucas Melissa Sweet treats readers to an inventive biographical tale of a creative young boy who grows up to … Continue reading

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Election Day is (Finally) Here!

Tuesday, November 6th is Election Day.  (As if you haven’t already received dozens of advertisements in the mail and countless phone calls!)  One good thing about a Presidential Election year is that there are many opportunities to talk to your … Continue reading

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