Created by Mary Pope Osborne and Random House Children’s, Reading Buddies Week encourages young readers to team up with an experienced reader.
Picture books are generally for children in preschool through 3rd grade, but they are entertaining for all ages. The pictures in these books help tell the story, unlike illustrated books where pictures are just decoration for the text.
The Youth Services department at Headquarters has created their own version of Mr. Potato Head! With a variety of features, hairstyles and accessories, children will have fun decorating the iconic figure. Stop in and look for the large cut out located next to the staff offices under the window display.
September 15th marked the beginning of National Hispanic Heritage Month.
On Thursday, August 8th, Headquarters hosted a Summer Storytime for children ages 3 to 5. The topic of the day was dinosaurs! During the program participants read dinosaur stories, sang songs, and created a movable dinosaur craft.
On Monday July 22nd Headquarters hosted a Summer Night Storytime for children ages 4 to 7. During the program we read stories with a nighttime theme.
Does your child like creepy, crawly creatures? Then they are sure to love books about insects! Scholastic has provided a list of popular bug books favored by young children.
Headquarters recently hosted the event Library Hounds! During the program children ages 5 to 10 met therapy dogs and read them stories. The handlers and dogs were affiliated with the organization Therapy Dogs International.
Have you read any good books lately? Or a not so good book? Can’t wait to tell someone about it? Then stop by the Youth Services department at Headquarters and tell us what you think! Patrons are invited to fill out a review form and submit it for our Kid’s Pick display!
On Thursday June 27th the Youth Services department at Headquarters hosted a Summer Storytime for children ages 3 to 5. During the program children were read construction themed books that focused on digging.