Cookie Break

There was a full house on Saturday, January 26, at the cookie decorating class sponsored by the Elgin Public Library. The class was taught by Raelynn Bygland and Twila Crosby of Albion. Sixteen eager cookie decorators attended the class and went home with their masterpieces. In the words of one excited participant, “It was so much fun.”

Penguins to the Rescue

January story time took us to the first grade classrooms at Elgin Public and St. Boniface. We read the story Penguins to the Rescue by Tony Mitton. This book opens with the day starting out, and all the little penguins coming out to play. With each page, they find another creative and fun way to play together outside. They do this until they get on an ice floe and find a sobbing ball of fur. The penguins refuse to leave the crying pup and then decide to cheer him up. Following the story the children made penguins which are pictured below.

Cookie Decorating

There are a few more openings for the cookie decorating on Saturday, January 26. It will be held at the Elgin Community Center from 1:00 to 3:00. The cost is $25 per person. Call the library to register if you are interested.

Cookie Decorating

So have any of you ever wanted to learn how to decorate cookies like a pro? Well you are in luck. On January 26th from 1:00 – 3:00 Raelynn Bygland from Albion is going to come and teach a cookie decorating class. Cost is $25.00 per person and Raelynn will provide all supplies and goodies needed! You will go home with six beautifully decorated cookies in their own special box. Registration and payment are required by January 23, 2019. Space is limited to 15 people.

The Christmas Selfie Contest

On Thursday, December 20, we visited the Kindergarten room at Elgin Public School. The story, The Christmas Selfie Contest by Rosie Greening was read to the class. Then they got to make Alfie the elf from the story. It was fun spending time with the Kindergarten class.