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Knock-Out Non-Fiction: Dinosaurs

In this new series for elementary-age kids, Knock-Out Non-Fiction, we pair non-fiction books with an art/science component. Our first subject is dinosaurs! In the first video, Miss Megan reads How the Dinosaur Got to the Museum by Jessie Hartland. In the second video, Miss Sarah shows you how to make fossils and dinosaur illustrations using household ingredients. Share your comments, including what you'd like to see, on our Children's Department Facebook page. Support our library by sharing our posts and websites, borrowing digital items, or donating online ...
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QuaranTEEN Challenge

Just because we're isolated, doesn't mean we have to be in this alone. In an effort to support to our local restaurants, we're going to be posting weekly sets of challenges that you can complete to earn the chance to win gift cards. Complete the following tasks in the first QuaranTEEN Challenge: Submit your videos or pictures by April 10 at 12 PM to Miss Heather via email or to the Teen Department Facebook or Instagram. Winners will be notified by 6:00 PM that day. Please remember to include your name, contact info, and permission for us to feature your ...
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Awesome Art with Miss Nicole: Salty Watercolor Art

In this Awesome Art with Miss Nicole video, she shows you how to make a painting with glue, salt, and watercolors. Share your comments, including what you'd like to see, on our Children's Department Facebook page. Support our library by sharing our posts and websites, borrowing digital items, or donating online ...
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First Virtual Art Show

Thank you to the nearly one hundred kids who submitted their creations to our first Virtual Art Show! We appreciate every one of your contributions to our digital gallery. Share your comments, including what you'd like to see, on our Children's Department Facebook page. Support our library by sharing our posts and websites, borrowing digital items, or donating online ...
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Miss Megan Presents: Storytime Live! – Music

On our latest Storytime Live, Miss Megan read stories about music with her talented sons Robbie & Josh. She share the books Rock'n'roll Mole by Carolyn Crimi & Lynn Munsinger, Zin! Zin! Zin! A Violin by Lloyd Moss & Marjorie Priceman, and Drum City by Thea Guidone & Vanessa Newton. Share your comments, including what you'd like to see, on our Children's Department Facebook page. Support our library by sharing our posts and websites, borrowing digital items, or donating online ...
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Online Storytime Guest Reader: When I’m Sleepy

In our newest Online Storytime, our guest reader Luna reads When I'm Sleepy by Jane R. Howard & Lynne Cherry. Want to be a guest reader? Email Miss Megan or contact the Children’s Department Facebook page. Support our library by sharing our posts and websites, borrowing digital items, or donating online ...
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Awesome Art with Miss Nicole: TP Tube Twisters

In this Awesome Art with Miss Nicole video, she shows you how to make wind spinners out of toilet paper tubes. Share your comments, including what you'd like to see, on our Children's Department Facebook page. Support our library by sharing our posts and websites, borrowing digital items, or donating online ...
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Miss Megan Presents: Storytime Live! – Dinosaurs

On today's Storytime Live, Miss Megan read stories about dinosaurs: T-Rex Would Not Make a Good Knight by Thomas Kingsley Troupe & Steph Calvert, Dinosaurs Don't Have Bedtimes by Timothy Knapman & Nikki Dyson, and Stegosaurus and Other Plains Dinosaurs by Dixon Dougal. There are also appearances by Miss Megan's son Josh and a very special surprise guest. Share your comments, including what you'd like to see, on our Children's Department Facebook page. Support our library by sharing our posts and websites, borrowing digital items, or donating online ...
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Self Care in Separation

This is your wellness tune-up! It’s easy to feel stuck inside right now, and not just indoors. In a time of social distancing and self-quarantine, you might feel disconnected and imbalanced within yourself. If this time can teach you anything though, it’s how to appreciate what we have and who we are. Even the little, tiniest things we may have taken for granted…even just two weeks ago. With a little focused self-care, structure and TLC things can feel a bit brighter! Here is a list of simple things you can do to care for yourself amidst this turbulent time.
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