Tag Archives: 2012

Celebrate National Card Playing Day!

Drop those Christmas presents and grab the card games, because today is National Card Playing Day!  How will you celebrate?  Will you play a classic game of Uno or Go Fish with your kids?  Or will you play a couple … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday, Avi!

Today is Avi’s birthday! Avi, also known by his given name Edward Irving Wortis, was born in New York, New York. Did you know he has a twin sister named Emily? She was the one who gave him his well-known … 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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Crafting with Kids — Christmas Crafts

The holiday season is upon us and Christmas is almost here, so this time we are featuring some crafts you can make with your kids at home.  Some are simple, and some are more difficult, but whatever crafting level you … 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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Book Review: The Borrowers

The Borrowers by Mary Norton From Miss Abby at Madison Have you ever wondered where all those little lost things go to in a house? All the safety pins and needles and string and little boxes and thread and a … Continue reading

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It’s National Cookie Day!

It is National Cookie Day today!  You should celebrate, if for no other reason than the fact that you can eat cookies!  While we don’t offer cookies here at the library, we do have quite a few books about cookies … Continue reading

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Crafting with Kids — Sand Art

Sand is a great medium for crafting with kids.  You can do so many different things with it: dig in it for treasure or uncover rocks and fossils, sprinkle it over glue spread on paper, make patterns with different colors … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday, Marc Brown!

Today is Marc Brown‘s birthday! Best known for his Arthur the Aardvark series, Mr. Brown has made a career out of writing and illustrating children’s books. He grew up in Pennsylvania and graduated from the Cleveland Institute of Art. It … 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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