Infant and Toddler Time - Pumpkins

This Tuesday we explored books about pumpkins and all things Halloween!  We started by following Batty (our library bat) into the storyhour room!  At the conclusion of storytime, each of the children picked […]

Infant and Toddler Time - Play and Pretend

Last Tuesday we read books about playing and pretending for our Infant and Toddler Storytimes.  Here are some of the stories and activities we shared about our theme! Stories   During our […]

Infant & Toddler Time - Apples

The first meeting of our fall session of Infant and Toddler Storytime was ALL about APPLES – the juicy kind!  Here are some of the stories and activities we shared about our […]

Family Storytime - Animals???

What happens when you find a giraffe in your soup?  When your dog sleepwalks?  When you find an elephant and make him your pet?  Some very funny shenanigans!!! We read […]

I started out storytime with a puppet show using a bunch of our Folkmanis puppets of all kinds of birds. I used them to tell the story of Hello, My […]

Lucha Libros: Junie B Jones and a Little Monkey Business

Last night there was a long line here in the Central Library great hall–around 120 people came to support their 2nd and 3rd grade students in answering questions about the […]

Kids' Writing Workshop: The Erasmus Game

On Friday, Sept. 23 in our Kids’ Writing Workshop for children ages 8-12, we played something called “The Erasmus Game,” which I got to learn from PCC professor and YA […]

Family Storytime - Spiders, Flies & Other Creepy Crawlies...

We had fun during our family storytime today!  We explored stories about spiders, flies & other creepy crawly creatures.  There was even a little bug eating going on…(well we didn’t really […]

A Pig Parade is a Terrible Idea: Creative Writing for Beginning Readers

This month’s Creative Writing for Beginning Reader’s workshop (for ages 5-8) was inspired by the book A Pig Parade is a Terrible Idea by Michael Ian Black and illustrated by […]

Roald Dahl 100

We had 45 people come to our Roald Dahl 100 Celebration on Tuesday, September 13th, the centennial of Roald Dahl’s birth! Mr. Nick told us all about Dahl’s life and […]