Green Thumbs DIY Online: Terrarium

Happy Belated Earth Day! In this video, Ms. Roxanne shows you how to make a terrarium with found and easily obtained items. The succulents I planted are echeveria elegans (common names: Mexican Snowball, Hens & Chickens) and kalanchoe tomantosa (common name: Panda Plant). The music was provided by Paul McGranite. Read More

DIY at Home: Silhouette Candy Jar

Hi everyone! It’s Miss Kaylea. Here’s a super simple tutorial on how to make an adorable rabbit silhouette candy jar. I used a glass coffee bottle, but this would work just as well with any other glass jar. Here’s what you need: Glass bottle Acrylic paint (or chalk paint) Gray Read More

Science Experiments with Miss Sarah: Eggscellent Science

With Easter on the way, Miss Sarah shows you the effect vinegar has on calcium in these eggs-periments. 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.

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 Read More

Science Experiments with Miss Sarah: Daffodil Dissection

Miss Sarah is back with a scientific demonstration about plant anatomy. 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.

Make it! with Stuff at Home: Thirsty Flowers

Miss Sarah is sharing her family friendly DIY tips. In this video, she shows how to dye flowers you can find around your neighborhood. 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 Read More

Make it! with Stuff at Home: Paint from markers

Miss Sarah is sharing her family friendly DIY tips. In this video, she shows how to reuse markers to make paint. 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 Read More

Paint Tutorials with Miss Kaylea: Pastel Sky

Have you seen those TikToks of people painting those cute, cloudy skies? Have you thought to yourself “wow, wish I could do that…”? Well, it’s super easy to do if you follow this step-by-step tutorial. What you need to paint this pastel rainbow cloudy sky: Acrylic paint (White, pink, orange, Read More

Make it! with Stuff at Home: Paper towel flowers

Miss Sarah is sharing her family friendly DIY tips. In this video, she shows how to use markers to dye paper towels and turn them into flowers. 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 Read More

Make it! with stuff at home: musical instruments

Miss Sarah is sharing her family friendly DIY tips. Creatively repurpose your cans, buttons, and more into musical instruments. 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.