Tag Archives: Holidays

Crafting With Kids:

Christmas is just a week away! Are you looking for some handmade gifts or holiday projects for the kids? Well, look no further! Last year, we featured four different Christmas crafts to try at home. Here are some more to … Continue reading

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Give the Gift of Reading!

It’s December! Time for family get-togethers, good food, cookies, decorations, and everything else that makes the holiday season special–including shopping! Before you head out to scout the malls and department stores for gift ideas, check out our Give the Gift … Continue reading

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Book Review: Thank You, Sarah! The Woman Who Saved Thanksgiving

Thank You, Sarah: The Woman Who Saved Thanksgiving by Laurie Halse Anderson From Miss Heather at Butler and Lucas I love when I read a children’s book and think “wow, I just learned something!”  That’s exactly what happened when I … 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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It’s Father’s Day!

Today is Father’s Day:  a day to celebrate those dads who play with us, read to us, help us learn to play baseball and ride bikes, and make us want to be just like them!  We have some great ideas … Continue reading

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Crafting with Kids — Mother’s Day Crafts

The month of May gives us many things to be thankful for, especially mothers and beautiful spring flowers.  Here at the library, we’ve combined the two and have created a Mother’s Day flower magnet that any mother will love! Miss … Continue reading

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Celebrate Presidents’ Day!

Today, we celebrate Presidents’ Day! Established in 1885, Presidents’ Day originally honored our first President of the United States of America, Mr. George Washington. Today, we set aside the third Monday of every February to recognize and celebrate all of … 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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Pumpkin Carving Contest 2012

Our Pumpkin Carving Contest is back this year! We have received pumpkin entries at Crestview, Lexington, and Plymouth Branches from grades Pre-K through 5th. Now it’s up to you to choose the winners! Just follow the link for the survey … Continue reading

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Celebrate Arbor Day All Month Long!

  Arbor Day – what do you picture when you read or hear those words?  For many people, the thought of trees would probably be first and foremost.  Celebrated on the last Friday of April, Arbor Day is a special … Continue reading

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