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November Grab & Go: DINOvember!

It’s DINOvember! Join in the celebration with one of this month’s Grab & Go kits! Grab one at our outdoor Creation Station or stop by the Youth Department. While supplies last. Youth - Tissue Paper Dino Each Kit includes a dinosaur outline, tissue paper, and sticker eyes.  You’ll need a glue stick from home.  Instructions:… Read More

Native American Heritage Month: Youth and Teen Selections

November is officially recognized as Native American Heritage Month. The aim is to provide a platform for Native people in the United States of America to share their culture, traditions, crafts, and ways and concepts of life. It is not only a month to celebrate these cultures, but also to bring awareness to the concerns… Read More

October Grab & Go: Pumpkin Painting for All Ages!

Calling All Pumpkin Picassos! This month’s Grab & Go kits include a real mini pumpkin, a paintbrush, and paint.  You can use this and any other supplies you have at home to decorate your pumpkin and bring it back to the Library to enter our Mini Pumpkin Decorating Contest which runs through Friday, October 28th!… Read More

Youth Grab & Go: Paper Plate Suncatcher

Create a beautiful suncatcher for your favorite sunny spot in your home! Kits are available while supplies last outside in the green creation station and inside the Library in the Youth Services Department. Instructions: Look at your tissue paper and THINK about a design that you'd like to make. You can make an actual image… Read More

Youth and Tween Grab and Go Kits: Air-Dry Clay Crafts

This month, we are introducing new tween Grab & Go kits in addition to youth and teen ones! You can pick up either kit from the Creation Station outside the library or in the Youth Department, while supplies last. Here are the instructions for both the Tween and Youth crafts. Tween Craft For our tween… Read More

Parent Cafe: Great Books to Give

Books make great holiday gifts! In our latest Parent Café video, you’ll find recommendations of picture books, early readers and early chapter books, fiction, and non-fiction titles that your children...or any special children in your life...will enjoy. All of these titles are available in the Youth Services Department if you’d like to try before you… Read More

Youth Picks: Hispanic Heritage Month

On September 15, Hispanic Heritage Month kicked off and will go until October 15. Are you looking for book suggestions or activities to do with your children? Well, look no further! We also have a display in the Youth Department at the library. Stop by and check it out! Picture Books: ¡Vamos!: Let’s Go Eat … Read More

July Youth Grab & Go Craft: Northern Lights

This year’s summer reading program theme is Reading Colors Your World. So for July, our youth craft is making one of the most iconic view of colors in the sky—your very own northern lights with chalk. Grab & Go kits will be available beginning July 19th while supplies last. You can pick up a kit… Read More

1,000 Books Before Kindergarten at Home

We all know a lot has changed in these last few months. Familiarity with things like e-learning, washing off groceries, and wearing face coverings has increased, while things such as in-person playdates or visits to the Library are off-limits for now. Thankfully, many things haven’t changed, such as the specialness of reading a book out… Read More

Vote in Our 7th Annual Tournament of Books!

It’s time for our 7th annual Tournament of Books! For our lucky 7th year, we decided to add another bracket, bringing the grand total to six! You can now vote for your favorite non-fiction books, as well as picture books, early readers, comic books, chapter books, and teen fiction.  Do you think we can break… Read More

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