Category Archives: What’s Going On

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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Pumpkin Carving Contest 2013

It’s time again for our annual Pumpkin Carving Contest! Children in pre-kindergarten through fifth grade have submitted their awesome carved and decorated pumpkins to Miss Sheri at Crestview and Plymouth Branches, and we want you to vote for the best! … Continue reading

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It’s Talk Like a Pirate Day!

Ahoy, buckos! This day be Talk Like a Pirate Day! Started by two men, John Baur and Mark Summers, the first official International Talk Like A Pirate Day was September 19, 2002. Even so, Mr. Baur and Mr. Summers have been … Continue reading

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National Safe At Home Week

This week is National Safe At Home Week! August 26 – 30 has be set aside to promote safety in and around the home. Did you know that the National Safety Council estimates that 245 people die of unintentional injuries … 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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Summer Library Program Progress

Wow!  We’ve been so busy this last month, so after having a chance to catch our breath and take a look at some numbers, we’re pleased to say that our Summer Library Program (SLP) is, once again, a smashing success! … Continue reading

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Crafting with Kids — Fairy Houses

This month’s craft comes to us, once again, from Miss Melanie. Our Summer Library Program (SLP) theme is Dig Into Reading, and to go along with that, we’ve got some nifty Fairies, Gnomes and Fairy Houses to show you. While you … Continue reading

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Story Time Starter — Dinosaurs

The theme for our 2013 Summer Library Program is “Dig Into Reading” with all sorts of fun and interesting topics like worms and dirt, excavators and diggers, archaeology, rocks and minerals, and, of course, DINOSAURS!  We’ve got so many dinosaur … Continue reading

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Dig Into Reading at the Library!

June is here, which means we have begun our annual Summer Library Program! This year’s theme is Dig Into Reading, and we want everyone to dig into a good book all summer long! It is very important for children to … Continue reading

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Illustrator Spotlight — Scott Nash

Summer is almost here and we are really excited about our annual Summer Library Program! This month’s spotlight features Collaborative Summer Library Program illustrator Scott Nash. Mr. Nash has illustrated many books for kids, including Beach Day, The Cat in … Continue reading

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