Monthly Archives: July 2013

Crafting with Kids: Melted Crayon Rocks

Our “Dig Into Reading” theme for the Summer Library Program (SLP) has been lots of fun.  From digging for dinosaur bones to exploring the dirt underneath our feet, there are many ways for children to investigate the natural world around … Continue reading

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Book Review: Oliver

Oliver by Birgitta Sif From Miss Melanie at Main This picture book is a sweet look at a boy who is different and who always plays by himself with his imaginary friends until one day he meets a girl who … Continue reading

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Author Spotlight — Jane Yolen

We’re finishing out the second-to-last week of our Summer Library Program (SLP) for children, teens, and adults.  We’ve loved the “Dig into Reading” theme and have had lots of fun with burrowing animals, rocks, trucks and diggers, archaeology and paleontology, … Continue reading

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Story Time Starter — Picnics

The weather outside is NOT frightful, so we’re going to celebrate by having a picnic-themed story time!  The sunny summer days are ideal for packing up some food and scouting out that perfect picnic spot–whether it is at the beach, … 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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Book Review: We Rode the Orphan Trains

We Rode the Orphan Trains by Andrea Warren From Miss Melanie at Main This book caught my eye and just happened to be a subject about which I knew nothing.  I was fascinated by the stories each orphan train rider … 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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