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Family Fun @ the Library

The connection between early literacy and brain development has long been established.   According to the American Academy of Pediatrics, ... early brain and child development has revealed that modifiable factors in a child's early experience can greatly affect that child's learning trajectory.


Our weekly family time program has been developed to foster early learning and a love for reading. Each week, I share some of my favorite picture books, and have several family activities which will help support  school readiness.

Spooktacular Crafts

Checkout the spooktacular witches broom that the children made yesterday. Many of the families who attended the Halloween party had requested the directions for the craft.  I have attached a pdf file of the instructions that  Ms. Dawn created; this project was adapted from a blog written by

Next Monday night, children and their families are welcome to join Twilight Tales at 7 pm. We will be creating another fun project, and this program does not require registration.

Fun and Games @ the Library

Children and their families are invited to come play I Spy @ the library. This fun and educational game that is available during business hours. 

Mon 11-8
Tue 1-9
Wed 10-6
Thu 10-8
Fri 1-6
Sat 10-5

Thank You Folkmanis!

Thank you Folkmanis®  for taking the time to hunt down and donate one of our favorite puppets! We are beyond excited to have the great white shark as part of our puppet collection, and look forward to using him in both story times, and puppet shows. 



Do You Know that we have a LEGO Robotics Program?

We currently have a few spots available for the LEGO  WeDo Robotics program. Children must be 7 - 12 years old, with an ability to read and write. 

Date: Tuesday, Sept. 8

Time: 4:00 - 5:30 pm

Registration is Required - Please click here to register

Additional Information for Parents

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Free Family Fun @ the Library

Twilight Tales is our weekly storytime program that offers unique learning opportunities for children. Twilight Tales is held every Monday evening at 7:00 pm. Children of all ages are welcome to attend with a supervising adult.

I have two special activities planned for our next storytime on Monday, Sept.14th. As part of the program  we will be presenting a shadow puppet show.  Come join the fun!

The library will be closed on  Monday, September 7 in observance of Labor Day; we will resume our regular schedule on Monday, September 14th..


It's Back!

Stop by the front desk to let us know that you would like to take part in this fun, and educational game.Upon completion, each child will earn a school house die-cut, which will be placed on our I Spy bulletin board.Children will also get to choose a prize from our treasure chest.  You may play as often as you would like, but please be aware that prizes are limited to one treasure box prize, per child, each month. 

I Spy is available to play anytime during business hours. 

Free Family Fun!

 I would like to invite children, and their families, to join my weekly program on Monday evenings at 7pm.  

This program is open to children or all ages, and is a  great opportunity for families to spend quality time together in a positive learning environment. I hope to see you soon!




Calling All Time Travelers!

Want to spend some quality time with your child, and introduce them to some classic literature? Join the Time Machine Book Club!  Registration is limited to 10 participants, and their favorite adult. This fun filled program, will include book discussions, crafts. and a special gift to each child who participates!

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