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Author: Caroline (Childrens)

Kids

Story Time Starter: Families

Families Story Time Starter This month’s theme is all about families! This is a great topic for the upcoming school year, for both children who are going to school for the first time or children who are going back to school. All families are different, but every family is special and unique. The following books

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Kids

Homeschool STEAM

Homeschool STEAM Homeschool families are welcome to come to the library any time, but especially on Mondays at the Main Library (September 20, October 18, and November 15) from 1-3 PM for a drop-in STEAM program. STEAM Education, or science, technology, engineering, art, and mathematics, helps children in many ways: Exposes students to the creative

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Educators

Teacher Packs

Teacher Packs at the Library Did you know that if you are a teacher and you need books on a particular topic, the library can help? If you call the library you can request a selection of books (teacher pack) by phone. We will pick the books out and have them waiting for you. All

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Kids

Children’s Book Review: Bats After Dark

Bats After Dark by Ruth O’Shaughnessy From Miss Rachel at Butler and Lucas Branches Do you like bats? Many people are scared of them; incorrect information makes people scared, but these little flying mammals are actually harmless. Flying outside around dusk, bats search for insects to fill their bellies up. They want nothing to do

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Educators

Social and Emotional Learning

Social and Emotional Learning Summer is a great time to help children develop their social and emotional learning skills. This includes simple things such as learning to share, being kind, taking turns, and practicing self control in the classroom. What are social and emotional learning skills? Falling under categories like relationship building, self-management, self-awareness, social

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Kids

Children’s Book Review: Teeny Tiny Farmer

Teeny Tiny Farmer by Rachel Matson From Miss Rachel at Butler and Lucas Branches The Teeny Tiny Farmer board book is about a young girl that is trying to get her fruits and veggies to the market. Colorful with fun illustrations, the book rhymes and carries the story to the end. I like that the

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Kids

Story Time Starter: Frogs

This month’s story time starter is all about frogs! We’ll give you book and rhyme suggestions and include links to activities and crafts. Suggested Books Five Green and Speckled Frogs by Pricilla Burris The Wide-Mouthed Frog by Keith Faulkner Jump, Frog, Jump! by Robert Kalan One Frog Sang by Shirley Parenteau   Songs & Rhymes

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