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Crafting with Kids: Melted Crayon Rocks

Our “Dig Into Reading” theme for the Summer Library Program (SLP) has been lots of fun.  From digging for dinosaur bones to exploring the dirt underneath our feet, there are many ways for children to investigate the natural world around … Continue reading

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Summer Fun Around Town

Even though the weather has been very rainy, summer is in full swing! Here at the library, we are over halfway through our Summer Library Program. Kids are finishing their reading and earning free books! We are so excited that … Continue reading

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Summer Library Program Progress

Wow!  We’ve been so busy this last month, so after having a chance to catch our breath and take a look at some numbers, we’re pleased to say that our Summer Library Program (SLP) is, once again, a smashing success! … Continue reading

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Author Spotlight — Byron Barton

We’re still going strong with our 2013 Summer Library Program (SLP) as we “Dig Into Reading,” so this month we are going to spotlight an author/illustrator with books that fit perfectly with the theme. There are a great number of … Continue reading

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Story Time Starter — Dinosaurs

The theme for our 2013 Summer Library Program is “Dig Into Reading” with all sorts of fun and interesting topics like worms and dirt, excavators and diggers, archaeology, rocks and minerals, and, of course, DINOSAURS!  We’ve got so many dinosaur … Continue reading

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Dig Into Reading at the Library!

June is here, which means we have begun our annual Summer Library Program! This year’s theme is Dig Into Reading, and we want everyone to dig into a good book all summer long! It is very important for children to … Continue reading

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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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Dream Big–READ!

Well, we’ve wrapped up another successful Summer Library Program (SLP)!  We had a blast with the “Dream Big–READ!” theme, which was all about the night: nocturnal animals, the night sky, dreams & wishes, bedtime, etc. We stayed busy offering programs, … Continue reading

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Summer Library Program Update

We have had a great time so far this summer!  Our Summer Library Program (SLP) has been going well, and we’ve been incredibly busy signing kids up, offering programs, hosting performers, and encouraging kids to read this summer. So far, … Continue reading

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Book Review: Horrible Harry

Horrible Harry series by Suzy Kline From Miss Sarah at Bellville Horrible Harry is a popular series by Suzy Kline about a boy named Harry and all his crazy adventures at school.  All of the books are written from the … Continue reading

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