Tag Archives: 2013

Discovering Ancient Egypt

November 4th marks the date in November of 1922 that King Tut’s tomb was first discovered.  According to Discovery Channel, “King Tutankhamen, a boy king who reigned from around 1361 B.C. until his death at the age of 18, was … 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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Happy Birthday, Steven Kellogg!

Today is author and illustrator Steven Kellogg’s birthday! The author and illustrator of more than 90 books for children, Mr. Kellogg is best known for his beloved characters Pinkerton, Clorinda, and Jimmy and his boa. The joy Mr. Kellogg felt … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Day the Crayons Quit

The Day the Crayons Quit by Drew Daywalt From Miss Jacqui at Lexington Have you ever wondered what your tired, old box of crayons thinks of how you color? Well Duncan is about to find out! In The Day the … Continue reading

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Children’s Magazine Month

October brings us lots of things to celebrate (pumpkins, anyone?), but something we’re kind of excited about is that it’s Children’s Magazine Month!  Of course we have all the magazines you could ever want in the adult and teen areas, … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Wishing Spell

The Land of Stories: The Wishing Spell by Chris Colfer From Miss Jacqui at Lexington What would happen if you could enter the world of the beloved stories you listened to or read as a child? In this story, Alex … Continue reading

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Story Time Starter — Fire Trucks & Firefighters

This week is National Fire Safety Week (October 6-12), so we’ve got the perfect story time for you to use.  Children of all ages love big trucks, and especially fire trucks with the flashing lights and firefighters dressed in their … Continue reading

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Celebrate Computer Learning Month

The month of October is set aside by the Computer Learning Foundation as Computer Learning Month! The Foundation uses this month to promote the importance of technology knowledge among children and to help educate teachers, parents, and community members on … Continue reading

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Book Review: The One and Only Ivan

The One and Only Ivan by Katherine Applegate From Miss Mary at Main Library “People call me the Freeway Gorilla.  The Ape at Exit 8, The One and Only Ivan, Mighty Silverback.  The names are mine, but they’re not me.  … Continue reading

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Crafting with Kids: Happy Birthday, Johnny Appleseed!

Today is the anniversary of the birth of a great American — John Chapman (more commonly known as Johnny Appleseed!).  In order to celebrate, we’re going to dedicate our craft post to this humble man born on September 26, 1774.  … Continue reading

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