Kids

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Summer Storyteller Series

Come in for our summer storytellers on Tuesday nights at 7:00 p.m. or our Pajama Storytimes for pre-schoolers on Wednesdays at 6:30 p.m.

Summer Storytellers - Tuesdays
7/16 - Rona Leventhal
7/23 - Diane Edgecomb
7/30 - Debbie O'Carroll

I Dig Vehicles Day

I Dig Vehicles Day at Adams Shore will go on as scheduled today from 2:00-4:00 pm.

Due to rainy forecasts for both today and tomorrow we have redesigned this program.  Join us inside at Adams Shore any time between 2:00 and 4:00 pm this afternoon for a variety of indoor construction activities--make a construction hat and dump truck, build with blocks, try your skill at the dump truck bean bag toss and get your picture taken as a construction worker.

A to Z Summer Reading Challenge

Are you ready for a challenge? Have fun this summer and explore the whole library as you read (or listen) your way through the alphabet.  Pick up your Challenge record booklet at any library location and begin your summer of fun.

It's simple, for each letter of he alphabet read (or listen) to a book by an author whose last name begins with that letter.  You may read any kind of books you like: fiction, nonfiction, graphic novels, picture books, etc.

Phoenix Book Club - May 2013

Bottom Shelf Books

Manga Drawing Workshop

Our fourth Saturday program in April was a Manga drawing workshop for children aged 8 and up. Massachusetts-based artist Shauna Leva led the workshop, which focused on teaching the kids how to use manga and anime art styles to make their own cartoons. The kids had a great time learning to draw faces and characters and came into the Children's Room after to show off their work.

Phoenix Book Club - April 2013

Sports Books

Mad Science - Bugs

In April our Mad Science Workshop for ages 4-8 investigated creepy crawly (and useful and interesting!) bugs. Sure, no one likes a mosquito bite, but bugs can be fascinating and also helpful! Take a look for bugs outside then see what you can learn about them in a book or online.

For some great bug stories and bug information, try looking in our catalog.

For more bugs online, try these sites:

Egg Decorating Eggstravaganza

Our fourth Saturday program for 8 and up this month was an Egg Decorating Eggstravaganza.  Eggs are a classic symbol of spring, but if you eat them regularly, you can have free crafting all year long.

Mad Science - Slippery Science

In March our Mad Science Workshop for ages 4-8 investigated polymers, better known to our young scientists as "ooze, goop and slime."  This workshop always makes me think of Dr. Seuss's Bartholomew and the Oobleck a terrific oozy story to read before you begin your experiments.

Phoenix Book Club - March 2013

Ocean Books
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