Tag Archives: picture books

Illustrator Spotlight — Scott Nash

Summer is almost here and we are really excited about our annual Summer Library Program! This month’s spotlight features Collaborative Summer Library Program illustrator Scott Nash. Mr. Nash has illustrated many books for kids, including Beach Day, The Cat in … Continue reading

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Ready for Children’s Book Week?

We don’t really need an official day or week or month to celebrate books, because around here, we LOVE books!  This week is Children’s Book Week, so we’ve come up with some great ideas for you and your family to … Continue reading

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Story Time Starter — Five Senses

When it comes to early literacy and learning, we think of colors, shapes, letters, numbers, and… our five senses!  Seeing, hearing, smelling, tasting, and feeling all help young ones learn about the world around them.  And it makes a great … Continue reading

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Get Caught Reading in May

With the school year winding down and the weather warming up, we’ve got lots of reasons to love the month of May.  A great reason, though, to celebrate this month is that it’s Get Caught Reading Month!  This could be … Continue reading

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Book Review: Lulu and the Brontosaurus

Lulu and the Brontosaurus by Judith Viorst, illustrated by Lane Smith From Miss Terry at Main Lulu, a small girl who is a giant pain, is used to getting whatever she wants and lots of it. When her parents tell … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Black Rabbit

The Black Rabbit by Philippa Leathers From Miss Terry at Main Library Rabbit steps out of his home into a beautiful sunny morning only to find a big black rabbit that follows him everywhere he goes. No matter what Rabbit … Continue reading

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Story Time Starter — Moose

Spring is finally on its way, so what better topic for story time than . . . moose?  OK, well, maybe there are things better suited to spring (like cute baby animals, gardens, rain, or mud), but we’ve got some … Continue reading

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Story Time Starter — Green

March is all about the arrival of spring and celebrating all things green!  This month’s story time starter brings all the best books, music, and crafts that the color green has to offer.  From frogs and turtles to grass and … Continue reading

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Story Time Starter — Trucks & Tractors

Get ready, get set … GO!  This month’s story time is all about trucks and tractors.  Miss Mary from the Main Library is sharing this month’s awesome ready-to-go story time. What child does not enjoy rollicking stories about trucks and … Continue reading

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Story Time Starter — Black & White

The story time starter for this month is Black & White.  From zebras and skunks to penguins and pandas, this story time theme is great fun for children of all ages!  You can focus on animals that are both black … Continue reading

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