Nov 27, 2009
"Reading to Aspen" is now "Paws 4 Reading"--Aspen has a partner in crime now and her name is Misty! She's a long-haired German Shepherd, owned by Pat O'Hearn. Aspen and Ursula will be here every other Monday, Misty and Pat will be here every other Friday. Come meet Misty this coming Friday, Dec. 4th, at 4:00!
The Children's Room has a Facebook page! Check it out--watch for events and pictures and random notes. If you become a fan, you'll see all the news as soon as it hits the page!
Ok, for this coming week:
Monday at 3:30--Paws 4 Reading (Aspen). This week is completely full, so call or email for a slot next week.
Tuesday at 3:00--Christmas Story Time. This is an all ages drop in story time centering around seasonal books. We will also make a craft at the end.
Wednesday at 6:00--Family Christmas Movie Night. The first feature will be "Santa Claus Is Coming To Town". Starbucks is again providing us with hot chocolate! Wear your favorite jammies, bring a stuffed animal and relax!
Thursday at 3:30--The Great Stone Face Debates. Great books to discuss over hot chocolate and Christmas cookies! This is for 4th-8th graders only.
Friday at 3:30--Paws 4 Reading (Misty). This is her debut appearance! Call or email for a slot or just come in to meet her--she's lovely :)
Nov 25, 2009
The Ladybug Party and Skype Author Visit was great fun! Kristyn Crow, author of "Bedtime at the Swamp" was friendly and enthusiastic; she got all the kids chanting, thumping and shaking along. Then she answered questions they asked about her, about her books, about writing... There's actually nearly 15 minutes of video that I've cut down to almost 5. This was my first attempt at video editing; please be kind!
The Party and Visit were marvelous and we will be inviting other authors to join us via Skype at other times--be there with us next time!
P.S. The audio is simply not that good--turn up your speakers all the way.
Nov 24, 2009
Second: The Children's Room now has a Facebook page! Check it out, become a fan, watch for events, send pictures, talk to other parents...
Third: There are regular story times tomorrow (Wednesday, Nov. 25th) and Friday (Nov. 27th). Then we're done until January.
Fourth: Christmas story times are starting on Tuesday, Dec. 1st! We'll have cheery stories and a small craft. This is an all ages story time.
Fifth: Family Christmas movie nights are starting Wednesday, Dec. 2nd. Starbucks is again providing our hot chocolate (three cheers!). Join us in your jammies with a favorite stuffed animal or pillow :)
Nov 17, 2009
Nov 10, 2009
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Nov 6, 2009
Monday: Reading to Aspen has been shifted this week--she will be here from 3:00-4:15. The 3:15 and 3:30 slots are still available; if you want one, call or email me!
Tuesday: Lego Builders Association will be meeting again! Come in at 3:30 to build your own castle, show everyone how cool it is and get your picture with it for the website.
Wednesday: WE ARE CLOSED!
Thursday: There will be a Thanksgiving Drop In Craft between 1 and 5pm. We are making Indian Corn table/wall decorations. Join us when you can!
Storytimes are ongoing--if you'd like to sign up, let me know.
A request as we approach the holidays: I need empty gift-wrap tubes! If you would save them for me and bring them to the library, I would really appreciate it. There's a great craft I'd like to do next summer that will use them.