Wednesday, May 20, 2015

Science is Everywhere: Ranger Rick

Science is everywhere! Each month we are highlighting a STEAM-centric magazine available in the Children's Room. STEAM stands for Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Mathematics. 

This month, we'll be looking at Ranger Rick. All children's magazines can be checked out for one week, with one renewal. For a full list of our children's magazines subscriptions, click
 here.



Ranger Rick: Suggested for ages 9 - 12
This advertisement-free magazine is full of stunning photography, exciting animal adventures and articles as well as fun activities.

May 2015 Highlights:  
  • Discover why hippos rule!
  • Cockroaches: Creepy or Cool?
  • Read Ranger Rick's Special Report: "7 Wins for Wildlife".
  • Laugh out loud at some a-moo-sing cow riddles.
Riddle: Why did the cow jump over the moon? 



Answer: It was following the Milk-y Way!

Friday, May 8, 2015

Paws to Read!

Come Read to Tessie!

Friday, May 22

Reading time slots begin at 3:30 p.m., and are 10 minutes in length

Children who are in Kindergarten through 3rd grade
 are invited to meet with Tessie and read together. 

Pre-registration in the Children's Room is required

Monday, May 4, 2015

Raindrops Winners!

Congratulations to

Hannah, Noah, Isabella, and Chloe

Winners of our Raindrops Guessing Contest!

There were

263

“Raindrops” in the jar.


Tuesday, April 28, 2015

Science is Everywhere: CLICK!

Science is everywhere! Each month we are highlighting a STEAM-centric magazine available in the Children's Room. STEAM stands for Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Mathematics.

This month, we'll be looking at Click. All children's magazines can be checked out for one week, with one renewal. For a full list of our children's magazines subscriptions, click
 here.

Click: Suggested for ages 3 - 6
Answer all those why's and what's your children are asking with this magazine. Each issue explores a different topic in nature, science or the arts.

April 2015 Highlights:  The April edition is all about trash—what it is and where it goes.
  • Learn how to make cool crafts from recycled materials.
  • Meet the River Rats - a team of kids who want to keep their favorite stream clean.
  • Take a look at different kinds of garbage trucks, and more!



Saturday, April 25, 2015

Spring Celebration

The Owl and the Pussycat Circle-Time



Tuesday, April 28 at 11:00 a.m. 


Join Kim Claire, our Young Adult Librarian, and former Waldorf Kindergarten teacher, for a spring celebration featuring, the Owl and the Pussycat, a nonsense poem by Edward Lear. 
A gifted storyteller, Kim will lead us through this fun poem and help us create a craft which will be used in a movement circle. 
Ideal for ages 3 and up. 
This event is offered free of charge, no registration is necessary, and is open to the public.

Wednesday, April 15, 2015

Upcoming Events!

Spring Break is Coming!


*Saturday, April 18 at 11:00 a.m. Katie will lead
Seasonal Stories & Craft in celebration of Earth Day

*Tuesday, April 21 at 10:00 a.m. registration 
for Spring Programming in the Children's Room begins! 

*Tuesday, April 21 at 3:30 p.m. the 

Museum of Science Traveling Programs presents
"Super-Cold Science"
This event is designed for students K-12 
and their families and no pre-registration is needed.

*Thursday, April 23 at 1:00 p.m. we are having 
a party for Tessie, our Paws to Read certified therapy dog!
Join us for treats, crafts and games.
 Great for all ages. No registration necessary.

*Saturday, April 25 at 11:00 a.m. is Farm Day!
Christine Green of Green Meadows Farm 
will brings chickens here to explain the important role 
that they play on the farm with stories, songs and a craft.


Tuesday, April 14, 2015

'Drop-In' Music & Movement

Wednesday, April 15 at 10:30 a.m. 


Join us tomorrow only for a special 'drop-in' 

Music & Movement!  

No need to register ahead for this one hour story-time for little ones ages 18-30 months.