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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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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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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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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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Crafting with Kids — Bottle Cap Creations

Saving colorful bottle caps and plastic lids is fun; creating art projects from them is even more fun!  From mosaics to hanging curtains, you can let your imagination run wild as you create new things with found and recycled objects … Continue reading

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Story Time Starter — Scarecrows & Pumpkins

What is big, round, and orange, and a definite sign of fall? A pumpkin, of course! Pumpkins make a great story time topic for fall. From harvesting them from the field to creating jack-o-lanterns, pumpkins are perfect fall book material–and … Continue reading

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Crafting With Kids — Fall Paper Bag Tree

This month’s craft comes to us from Miss Terry here at the Main Library.  Miss Terry made a fabulous fall tree out of a paper bag with colorful bits of torn up paper for the leaves.  There are infinite ways … Continue reading

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Story Time Starter — Apples

Fall is here!  Although the official first day is still over a week away, you can get a jump start on your celebration by reading stories with your kids about everyone’s favorite fruit–apples. And while you can make some awesome … 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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