April 5th: April is National Library Month. We will read “Olivia Goes to the Library” and “Tiny Goes to the Library”. We will make foam hand-print flower bookmarks.
April 12: April is also National Poetry Month. We will read various poetry books and then make our own hand-print poems.
April 13th: Amy will be at Moms Connect to talk about our upcoming summer reading program.
April 19th: To celebrate Earth Day, we will read “Fancy Nancy: Every Day is Earth Day!”. We will go on a nature scavenger hunt in the parking lot.
April 26th: We will celebrate Arbor Day by reading “The Night Gardener” and “Shake the Tree”. We will do leaf rubbings.
In honor of National Library Month, all overdue books returned (in good condition) will have their fines waived! If you have overdue books or fines, April is the perfect time to get your library account back in good standing. We hope to see you soon.
March Story Times!
March 1st: Let’s celebrate Dr. Seuss’s birthday! We’ll read “Green Eggs and Ham” and “Mr. Brown Can Moo, Can You?” and we’ll make green eggs with our green dot dot markers.
March 8th: We’re going to focus on Australian author, Mem Fox. Her birthday is March 5. This week we will read two books by her; “Ducks Away” and “Hello Baby!” Our craft will be paper plate ducks.
March 15th: We’ll celebrate St. Patrick’s Day by reading “It’s St. Patrick’s Day!” and “How to Catch a Leprechaun”. We will make dot dot shamrocks and beaded shamrocks.
March 22nd: Spring is Here! Let’s read “Finding Spring” and “And Then It’s Spring”. Our craft paper daffodils and we will plant seeds.
March 29th: Easter is coming! We will read “There Was An Old Lady Who Swallowed a Chick” and “Pete the Cat’s Big Easter Adventure”. We will paint eggs with pom poms so please wear old play clothes.
Maxine White/Sutherland Public Library
Calendar of Events:
Storytime Program for toddlers and preschoolers:
Every Thursday from 11:30 to 12:00
February 1st: Will the Groundhog See His Shadow?!
Theme: Groundhog Day
Books: “Mr. Groundhog Wants the Day Off” and “Groundhog’s Runaway Shadow”
Craft: Groundhog Face
Pokemon After School Club restarts today at 4! 🙂
February 8th: Valentines Day!
Books: “The Best Thing About Valentines” and “Sweet Hearts”
Craft: Heart Stamps (please wear painting clothes!)
February 15th: Celebrating Presidents Day!
Theme: Abraham Lincoln
Book: “This Little President”
Craft: Abe Lincoln “Mask”
February 22nd: Roar!
Books: “How Do Dinosaurs…Play With Their Friends & Choose Their Pets?”
Craft: Paper plate dinosaurs
The library will be having Story Time for toddlers and preschoolers every Thursday at 10:30 a.m. at Maxine White/Sutherland Public Library!
Schedule of events:
October 5th – Leaves
October 12th – Autumn
October 19th – Monsters
October 26th – Haunting Bats
Specials Hours this month:
October 11th we will be open 1:15 to 5
October 31st we will close at 4:30.
Maxine White/Sutherland Public Library has a new librarian! Come down to the library and meet Amy!