Entries by Julia

Craft Round-up!

Arts and craft projects are one of the most popular activities available for you and your family to do while visiting the library. The Youth Services staff is always looking for inspiration for new projects from our collection, trustworthy online resources and, of course, from one another. Here’s a round-up of projects from some of […]

New Storytime Videos

We had a great time singing, dancing, and reading with you this summer at storytime, and are looking forward to seeing you at storytime in our newly renovated library this fall. In the meantime, we hope that you will enjoy some of our favorite storytime activities from the comfort of your home on our Storytime […]

Can You Survive…Book Scouts?

Traversing a raging river on a slippery log. Foraging for wild berries. Setting a broken bone. Yup…just an ordinary night at book club. Book Scout book club members put their wilderness survival skills to the test this September (albeit from the comfort of home) by voting their way through a series of challenges from Can […]

Read Me a Book Club Returns!

What do you call a tree with lots of friends? Poplar! What does the ocean do when it sees its friends? It waves! What do loggers eat in the forest? Mac and trees! Make new friends and kick off the fall session of Read Me A Book Club with goofy, laugh-out loud read-alouds and silly […]

Storytime OnDemand with Miss Kelly

It is fun to tell a story, but did you know that you can tell a picture, too? Join Ms. Kelly for Monkey’s Picture, a silly story about a monkey who makes a gift for his mama. The Animal Antics full storytime line-up includes: Monkey’s Picture Roly Poly Put Your Hands Up High Tiny Tim […]

Read So Much More with Hoopla!

This past year has greatly changed my reading habits. Before we found ourselves safer at home last spring, I was a reluctant e-reader. I sought the weight of a real, paper book in my hands, and relished the time away from a screen.  Since then I’ve discovered, at times out of necessity, a whole new […]

Frank Einstein and Scribble Bots Go to Book Club

Our Tween Book Club, the Book Scouts, has selected Frank Einstein and the Antimatter Motor by Jon Sciescka for the upcoming March virtual meeting. Frank, a kid genius and inventor, is trying to win the Midville Science hundred-thousand cash prize, when, one night, a robot brings itself to life in his workshop. With Klink, the […]

Spring Break Stock-up!

Feeling cooped up? Staying home for spring break? We’ve got the cure for cabin fever! Youth Services has a great collection of take and make/do activities available to keep kids busy. We have everything from an Owl Pellet Dissection to a Mini Zen Garden kit, and more. Stock up now so you are all set […]

Read Me A Book Club

What do goo monsters, ocean creatures with tusks, and a wolf in granny PJs have in common?! They’re all coming to you this winter at Read Me a Book Club! Read Me a Book Club is geared toward emerging readers in grades K-2 and their grown-ups. Each month will include a featured read-aloud, as well […]