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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.

Peppermint Play Dough Recipe

Ms. Dana had several requests for her festive peppermint play dough recipe from her program “Sweet Scent of the Holidays” back in December.  Try whipping up a batch for a fun afternoon with your little one sometime soon. Here is the simple recipe she used: To make candy cane play dough you will first…

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Spheros Are Here

Sphero is the ball revolutionized. It is an app-enabled robotic ball that we can drive, race, code, change the LED colors for amazing light shows, and more. The Library just purchased a classroom set of these robots. We will get started playing with them on  February 27 from 1:30 -2:30 pm…

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