Monthly Archives: August 2012

Book Review: Stay–The True Story of Ten Dogs

Stay: The True Story of Ten Dogs by Michaela Muntean From Miss Caroline at Main Ok, so who is not a sucker for a feel-good story featuring adorable pound puppies?  In Stay: The True Story of Ten Dogs, circus performer … Continue reading

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It’s Back To School Time!

The end of August is always a great time of the year. It’s not quite as hot outside as July, local fresh fruits and veggies are starting to ripen, and kids are going back to school! Here at the library, … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday, Arthur Yorinks!

Today is Arthur Yorinks’s birthday! Mr. Yorinks was born on August 21, 1953, and has many talents. He became interested in art at a young age, and went on to pursue this interest by entering the world of performing arts. … Continue reading

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Crafting with Kids — Lift-the-Flap Mouse

We love having crafts available for kids to make after story time.  We especially love it when we can find something that ties in directly with a book we just read!  Many authors and illustrators have websites that are full … Continue reading

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Story Time Starter — Big & Little

One of the best early concept subjects to read about with a child is opposites. Loud or quiet, hard or soft, black or white, opposites present comparisons that can be pointed out and used every day. When considering size, Big … Continue reading

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Book Review: Pete’s A Pizza

Pete’s A Pizza by William Steig From Miss Caroline at Main If you have cross, moody, or downright irritable kids, you know how hard it can be to get them out of their funk.  A surprisingly fun (and interactive) story … Continue reading

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Dream Big–READ!

Well, we’ve wrapped up another successful Summer Library Program (SLP)!  We had a blast with the “Dream Big–READ!” theme, which was all about the night: nocturnal animals, the night sky, dreams & wishes, bedtime, etc. We stayed busy offering programs, … Continue reading

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