Kid’s Room

SEPTEMBER

IT’S LIBRARY CARD SIGN-UP MONTH

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Registration for our fall session of our story times has begun.. Exploring Stories with toddlers ages 2 & 3… Join us as we explore stories, fingerplays, songs, activities and playtime.  To register, click here…...
Preschool Story Fun for ages 4 & 5… Join us as we explore stories, fingerplays, songs, activities and playtime. This story time will help foster language and literacy, mathematical and scientific thinking, and social development.  To register, click here
Please note that story times will be held at the First Presbyterian Church located next to the library.
Beginning Friday October 17th, we will be introducing our new 0-24 month old story time, Babes in Bookland.
Babies and books, songs, fingerplays, rhymes, bounces, and more! Please join us as we explore some of the first steps in early literacy awareness, for ages 0-24 months. Will be held at the First Presbyterian Church.  Register on the events calendar.
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BABYSITTING BASIC WORKSHOP ***DATE TO BE DETERMINED *** Please call the library to add name to a waiting list.

AFTERNOON STORIES - Fairy tales, folktales, tall-tales and more.… Come join us as Miss Phyllis reads some favorites to elementary aged kids!  Next session Monday, September, 15th at 4:00 pm  Registration suggested on events calendar but walk-ins are welcome – Ages 5-10!

 LULA’S BOOK CLUB – Our next session will be Thursday, September 18th at 7 pm.…. ..Lula’s book choices are Dog and Bear – two friends, three stories by Laura Vaccaro Seeger & RRRalph by Lois Ehlert…Participants will partake in reading aloud followed by a group discussion. In addition to encouraging children to read more freely and without criticism, we hope to enhance reading comprehension and open dialogue, which can help improve reading fluency and promote a higher self-esteem!  This program is intended for ages 5-11.  Space will be limited. Register here…

DreamTime StoryTime (ages 3-5)- next session Thursday, September 11th at 6:30.. Space is limited.  Register on the Events Calendar.

CELEBRATE  SEPTEMBER- LIBRARY CARD SIGN-UP MONTH; National Hispanic Heritage Month (Sept. 15 – Oct. 15); National Honey Month; National Piano Month.

 SEPTEMBER DAYS OF INTEREST – 9/1 – Labor Day; 9/3 – Birthday for Author Aliki; 9/4 – Anniversary of the first electric lighting (1882); 9/5 Bring your Manners to Work/School Day; 9/7 – National Grandparents Day & Google was founded this day in 1998; 9/8 – Annivsersary of the premiere of the TV show Star Trek (1966); 9/9 – Wonderful Weirdos Day; 9/10 – Swap Ideas Day; 9/11 – Patriot Day; 9/12 – Anniversary of the premiere of the TV show Lassie (1954); 9/13 – Kids Take Over the Kitchen Day; 9/14 – National Hug Your Hound Day; 9/16 – Mayflower Day : Anniversary 1620; 9/17 – Constitution Day/Pledge Across America Day; 9/18 – World Water Monitoring Day; 9/19 – International Talk Like a Pirate Day; 9/21 – Banned Book Week begins (9/21-9/27 – Celebrating the freedom to read) 9/21 – International Day of Peace; 9/22 – Dear Diary Day; 9/23 – Checkers Day : Anniversary 1952; 9/24 – National Punctuation Day & Rosh Hashanah begins at sundown; 9/25 – National One-Hit Wonder Day; 9/26 – Birth Anniversary for Johnny Appleseed (John Chapman-1774); 9/27 – R.E.A.D. In America Day; 9/30 – Anniversary of Little Women Published (1868)… (Information from 2014 – Chase’s Calendar of Events) 

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