Category Archives: Book Lists

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 — 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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Ready for Children’s Book Week?

We don’t really need an official day or week or month to celebrate books, because around here, we LOVE books!  This week is Children’s Book Week, so we’ve come up with some great ideas for you and your family to … Continue reading

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Story Time Starter — Five Senses

When it comes to early literacy and learning, we think of colors, shapes, letters, numbers, and… our five senses!  Seeing, hearing, smelling, tasting, and feeling all help young ones learn about the world around them.  And it makes a great … Continue reading

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Story Time Starter — Moose

Spring is finally on its way, so what better topic for story time than . . . moose?  OK, well, maybe there are things better suited to spring (like cute baby animals, gardens, rain, or mud), but we’ve got some … Continue reading

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Celebrate National Craft Month

March is National Craft Month.  How will you celebrate?  Will you bust out the salt dough and cookie cutters?  Maybe you’ll finish one of those many unfinished projects languishing in a box.  Or will you assemble all your assorted craft … Continue reading

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Story Time Starter — Trucks & Tractors

Get ready, get set … GO!  This month’s story time is all about trucks and tractors.  Miss Mary from the Main Library is sharing this month’s awesome ready-to-go story time. What child does not enjoy rollicking stories about trucks and … Continue reading

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Story Time Starter — Black & White

The story time starter for this month is Black & White.  From zebras and skunks to penguins and pandas, this story time theme is great fun for children of all ages!  You can focus on animals that are both black … Continue reading

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Story Time Starter — Pajama Party

Today’s Story Time Starter is all about pajamas.  There’s something about cold winter weather that makes us all want to hop into our pajamas and have a pajama day.  Along with making us warm and cozy, pajamas also help us … Continue reading

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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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