SUMMER READING CLUB
Early Literacy Programs

ASTROBABIES (1-2 years)
Mondays @ 10:00 am
June 3rd – July 1st
Led by Mary Ann Bonacum. Signup not required.

COSMIC KIDS (3 years)
Mondays @ 11:30 am
June 24th – August 8th
Each child sits with their grownup to enjoy songs and stories. Signup not required.

SPACED OUT (4-6 years) Thursdays @ 10:30 am
July 11th – August 8th
Stories and crafts with Mary Ann Bonacum. Sign up is required and begins the week before each class.

Kids’ Site of the Month
April 2019

Baby Radio Spanish online radio station for babies and toddlers, that includes a diverse programming, music, stories, activities, and podcasts

…and here are a few other terrific sites for and about kids:

ABC MOUSE

ABCmouse.comAward-winning ABCmouse.com helps young children (ages 2-6+) build a strong foundation for future academic success. ABC Mouse is 100% educational, with 3,500+ learning activities across all major subject areas—reading, math, science, social studies, art, and music. Best of all, kids love it. And it’s free to use in this library!

SPRING BREAK
@ the LIBRARY

DARCY RECOMMENDS for 4th-6th graders
Monday, April 15th  @ 11:00 am
7th Grader, Darcy, shares some of her favorite fiction titles with you. Share your own favorites with each other. Titles will be available to check out; parents welcome.

COLOR to the MUSIC, all ages
Tuesday, April 16th  @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
We’ll provide the materials and the tunes.

GET READY for EARTH DAY, all ages
Tuesday, April 16th  @ 1:00 pm
Plant a seed and when it sprouts transplant it to your garden, or give it to a friend.

HOW DOES YOUR GARDEN GROW, ages 4-8
Tuesday, April 16th  @ 2:00 pm
Stories to celebrate Earth Day.

BOOK BINGO, all ages
Wednesday, April 17th  @ 10:30 am
Must be willing to read or share with someone who can. Everyone wins at Book Bingo.

IMAGINATION PLAYGROUND, all ages
Wednesday, April 17th  @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Build & play with our Big Blue Blocks.

LEGO PLAY, all ages
Thursday, April 18th  @ 11:00 am – 2:00 pm
Use our huge brick and accessory collection to make your own creation.

CHILDREN’S BOOK WEEK
an annual celebration of reading
Read Now, Read Forever

CREATIVE WRITING with ANDREA FELCONE
May 2nd @ 4:30 pm – 6:00 pm, ages 8-13
A Fearless Dragon Writers Session. Listen to a story for inspiration, then write your own story based on the featured theme and writing style. This playful writing session welcomes writers of all ability and interest levels.

A Visit with Children’s Author & Illustrator
LEEZA HERNANDEZ
May 4th @ 1:30 pm – 2:30 pm, all ages
Leeza Hernandez is the artist selected to illustrate A Universe of Stories: Summer Reading Club 2019, which will take place at libraries across the country. Leeza will  talk with children and demonstrate her art.

STORYTIME with Author & Singer MICHELLE ORAM
May 5th @ 3:00 pm, ages 3-8
Listen to Michelle Oram share her book Songs of the Woods, which is about a little sparrow who finds her voice.  Michelle has taught theater and voice for over 35 years. Her story is guaranteed to have everyone starting and ending each day with a song.