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Ever wanted to have a pen pal?

The Children’s Room is participating in a Pen Pal Exchange with other libraries this summer! Each week, we will send your letters or pictures to other participating libraries. This week, our letters will go to the Mount Pleasant Public Library, … Continue reading

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Happy National Scavenger Hunt Day!

In our Every Day’s a Holiday Program, we celebrated National Scavenger Hunt Day (May 24th) with a book scavenger hunt in the library. Participants found 20 different types of books and had lots of fun along the way.

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We had a great Skype visit with Claire Legrand!

On Friday afternoon, May 19th, the OPLbery Club members spoke with author Claire Legrand via Skype. Claire’s book, Some Kind of Happiness won the 2017 OPLbery Medal. We showed Claire the OPLbery Medal on our copy of the book and she was … Continue reading

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We Can’t Wait to Talk to Claire Legrand!

Tomorrow afternoon marks the return of the OPLbery Club. This will be our 8th year! And we are so excited to be hosting a Skype visit with author Claire Legrand, who wrote last year’s OPLbery Medal-winning book, Some Kind of … Continue reading

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We’re All Sharks!

Today in Family Storytime we read some fun books about sharks, we heard the story of the three little fish and the big, bad shark, and we made our own shark fins.   To see all the photos, click here.

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Can you see me?

This week in Full STEAM Ahead we learned about animal camouflage. And then everyone tried to make art that would be camouflaged in one of three habitats: coral reef, forest, or desert. We used washable markers to make our designs … Continue reading

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DIY Poetry

Our DIY Poetry Station has been out all during April to celebrate National Poetry Month. Some kids took their poems home, and others were happy to share with us. Here’s what our bulletin board looks like now that April is … Continue reading

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