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Exploring Colors with Picture Books

Teaching colors to children isn’t limited to crayons, markers, and paints.  Reading books with your child is an excellent way to teach color recognition and explore the changes of color through blending.  Need a couple book suggestions? Take a peek at the titles that made our favorites list.  These books are sure to open your little one’s…

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Family Movie Night

On February 19, the library will be hosting an interactive movie night.  We can’t wait to introduce your family to the most adorable purple alien named Oh.  Your child is sure to crack a smile watching Oh and his alien friends try to colonize and humorously navigate life on Earth in…

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Snow Paint Recipe

If you are stuck inside on a cold day, we have a simple winter craft that your little artist will love!  Ms. Dana introduced us to this fun activity during a program last week, and it was quite a hit.  The children had a fabulous time creating glittery snowmen using a simple, 3 ingredient snow…

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Pediatric Therapeutic Playgroup

Starting Monday, February 8 and running weekly until March 7 from 10:30 – 11:15 am will be the Library’s first drop-in Pediatric Therapeutic Playgroup. This group will be led by Joan Beltran, Licensed Speech and Language Pathologist, an occupational therapist, and librarian Mrs. Power. Each week will feature a thematic storytime…

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2016 Newbery and Caldecott Winners Announced

Each January, the American Library Association announces the winners of prestigious awards for children’s books. We are thrilled to announce the 2016 Newbery and Caldecott Medal Award winners! 2016 Newbery Medal Award Winner Last Stop on Market Street, written by Matthew de la Peña and illustrated by Christian Robinson Summary: A young boy rides…

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Clowning Around with Mary Macaroni

IMG_0999 (2)A special visitor stopped by to entertain and dazzle during the library’s Preschool Information Night.  The one and only, Mary Macaroni, had us dancing, laughing, and singing the evening away.  While the children were entertained, caregivers had the opportunity to peruse local preschools’ information booths.  A fun night was had by all!

If you didn’t have a chance to make it, feel free to stop by the Youth Services Desk for a packet loaded with information on a number of local preschools and what they have to offer.  You may also visit our preschool page for a more extensive compilation of area preschools and their websites.