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Story Time

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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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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Story Time Starter: Zoo Animals

Zoo Story Time Starter Enjoy these books and songs about some of our favorite zoo animals! Books Dear Zoo: A Pop-up Book by Rod Campbell 1,2,3 to the Zoo: A Counting Book by Eric Carle Animal Strike at the Zoo, It’s True! by Karma Wilson Fiona the Hippo by Richard Cowdrey Old MacDonald had a

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Sep 17
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Finish it Friday-Butler Branch Fri. Sep. 3 and Sep. 17, 1 PM Need some motivation to finish that project you've been working on? Bring it to the Library! Space is limited, register NOW!

Sep 18
10:00 am - 1:00 pm

Pirate Party-Lexington Branch Sat. Sep. 18, 10-1 PM Children of all ages Ahoy matey! Ye landlubbers are in for a rip-roaring time! Join us at the library for stories, games, and a craft to take home. Costumes are encouraged. Snacks may be provided.

Sep 20
9:00 am - 8:00 pm

Art Skillz-Madison Branch Mon. Sep. 13, 20, & 27, all day Grades K-5 Show off your art skills with 3 weeks of different craft mediums at the Madison branch. Come in anytime during the week for the passive program or pick up a kit to go.

Sep 20
9:00 am - 8:00 pm

Library of Things Scavenger Hunt Weeks of Sep. 20 - Oct. 2 All locations/Children of all ages Discover all the unusual items the Library offers!


New Children's Picture Books

New Children's Fiction

New Children's Readers

New Children's Non Fiction

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