Book Discussion on Wednesday, October 17

Logo for Gulf Coast Reads from is a reminder that we will have our book discussion for Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close by Jonathan Safran Foer on Wednesday, October 17, 10:30 – 11:30 a.m., as a part of the Gulf Coast Reads initiative. The discussion is free and open to everyone. Light refreshments will be served. Registration is not required.

Craft for Teen Read Week

Clipart of teen reading: Copyright © 2012 Jupiterimages Corporation. Are you a young person who loves to read? Come celebrate your love of reading by coming to the Teen Read Week Craft on Wednesday, October 17, from 4 – 5 pm. Make a bookmark for your reading pleasure. All materials provided. Ages 10-17.

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Another Quote From EL & IC

As noted in previous blogs, Extremely Loud & Incredibly Close by Jonathan Safran Foer has some great quotes in it.  Here is one in which Oskar talks about his mother and their shared loss of his father/her husband on 9/11: “I couldn’t explain to her that I missed him more, more than she or anyone else missed him, because I couldn’t tell her about what happened with the phone. That secret was a hole in the middle of me that every happy thing fell into.”

The secret Oskar refers to is a mystery throughout most of the book. It is only near the end that we find out what happened with his father and the phone on 9/11.

Halloween Preschool Craft

Join Mr. D and Ms. Mandy for an early Halloween preschool craft time. The fun begins Wednesday, October 3 at 11 am. The craft will be a cute, simple little spooky spider for your Halloween decor. All materials are provided.




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Afterschool Science Time

Join Mr. D on Wednesday, September 26 and find out about super-absorbent polymers. These are the materials which make your little brother's diaper pretty leak-proof, Come and see how much liquid the polymers can hold. The fun begins at 3:15 pm.



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