Monday, September 30, 2013

Evan's Picks #4

And now for the latest installment of Evan's Picks. Here are his current favorites:

Knock, Knock!, by Saxton Freymann and 13 other children's authors
5-Minute Marvel Stories
Some Smug Slug, by Pamela Duncan Edwards
Ghost in the House, by Ammi-Joan Paquette
Magic Tree House series, by Mary Pope Osborne
Magic Tree House non-fiction companions, by Mary Pope Osborne
Andrew Lost series, by J. C. Greenburg

Sunday, September 29, 2013

SUPER TUESDAY: Cirque Du Libre

Come one, come all to a literary circus of a lifetime! 
Motion Magic will be presenting their acrobatic show filled with traditional and original stories told through circus theater. Embark on an adventure with acrobatic clowns, wild animals, juggling, hat tricks, a belly cancer, AND tons of audience participation.  You do not want to miss this show!  So....join us in the Community room on Tuesday October 1st at 6:30 p.m.  The show is open to all ages too!

Friday, September 27, 2013

Design your Own City!

Are you looking for something fun to do this weekend? Perhaps you'd like to try your hand at urban planning! Join us at the library tomorrow: use mixed media to create your own set of cardboard buildings, plan a city map, and design a wooden car you can drive through your freshly constructed town. See you there! Construct A Town Saturday September 28 1:30-2:30 in the Puett Room

Sunday, September 22, 2013

Coby's Picks #4

After a long break, I will try to be more consistent about posting Coby's latest picks. So here is what he is reading now:

Can You Say Peace?, by Karen Katz
I Love You Nose, I Love You Toes, by Linda Davick
A Kitten Tale, by Eric Rohmann
Soy Bajito = I'm Short, by Ana Galan
Maisy Goes to Preschool, by Lucy Cousins
Nighty Night, Little Green Monster, by Ed Emberley

Friday, September 20, 2013

LEGO Construction Zone for September

Hey there LEGO funs! Join us for the September LEGO Construction Zone at the library. We'll have lots of fun playing with LEGO's. You bring the creativity, we'll supply the LEGO's! Join us in the Puett Room on Sunday September 22nd, from 1:30 to 3:00 p.m. Kids ages 5 & up are welcome to attend!

Wednesday, September 18, 2013

Re-Boot Camp is back!

Attention 4th and 5th graders! Re-Boot Camp was on extended leave, but after 3 years, it is back! Want to learn research skills, prepare for school reports and have fun, all at the same time? I can't hear you! Did you say YES?! Call the Children's Desk at 503-718-2656 to register. It will be upstairs in the Technology Room on Wednesday, October 30 and November 6 from 4 to 5:30. Please plan to attend both sessions.

Friday, September 13, 2013

International Dot Day

Sunday, September 15 is International Dot Day! "What is International Dot Day?" you may ask. Why, it is a day devoted to celebrating Peter Reynolds' charming picture book, The Dot. Join us in the Puett Room from 1:30 to 2:30 this Sunday as we do all sorts of dot activities.


Saturday, September 7, 2013

Back to School With Seuss!

What time is it?  It's Seuss Time! (And back to school time too!) Join in the back to school fun by inspiring your child’s curiosity. Help your kids continue to be enthusiastic about learning with some Seuss-inspired activities from Seussville.  How about making some pinwheel sandwiches for your child's school lunch?  Or some Big Chrunch-err-oo's for an after school snack?  Check out the Seussville Back to School with Dr. Seuss! page for some more school related activities.  It will be Seuss-tastic!

Sunday, September 1, 2013

SUPER TUESDAY: Legends of Mexico

Join us for our first SUPER TUESDAY for the new school year!  On Tuesday September 3rd at 6:30 p.m. we will have local Latin American folk musicians, Grupo Condor come and perform.  They will present a bilingual performance called Legends of Mexico, which consists of ancient Mexican legends from the Aztecs, Mayans, Toltecs, and Huncholes through masks, movement, dance, and ancestral songs and music.  The performance will be held in the Burgess Community Room and is suitable for ages 5 and up.