Monthly Archives: June 2016

What’s a Turnip?

At Whiz Kid Wednesday, we tasted 6 different root vegetables and rated them on how crunchy, moist and tasty they were. Have you eaten a raw parsnip?  Thanks to Rachel from the County Extension Office for presenting again today!

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Come to Board Game Night!

Bring your own games this Tuesday night at 6:30, and we’ll have some here for you also. 

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Tongue Mapping

Whiz Kid Wednesday was all about taste. Where do you taste sour on your tongue? Where do you taste sweet?

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Karate Night was Fun!

Thank you Lynn Lofshult for teaching us self-defense moves! She even taught some of us to break boards with our feet!

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Get Ready for Karate Night!

Wear some comfortable clothes and come to the library Tuesday night at 6:30 to learn some self-defense and karate moves.  Lynn Lofshult from the American School of Karate and Judo in Elkhorn will lead our class.

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Author Visit on July 9

What happens to the socks that go missing in the laundry?  Two ladies from Omaha have found out and together wrote and illustrated The Sneaky Sock Gremlin.  Join us on Saturday July 9 at 10:30 when they read the story, … Continue reading

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Thank you Knights of Columbus!

The Library would like to thank the Valley council of the Knights of Columbus for their donation to the Summer Reading Program.  These funds will be used to bring a karate instructor and a Zumba instructor to two of our … Continue reading

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Events from Summer 2016

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Library Partners with DC West Family Facilitator and Preschool

On Monday, June 6, Valley toddlers and preschoolers gathered for the first “Read With Me: Stories and Activities” event with staff from DC West.  Sue Guerrero, Family Facilitator, and Barbara Young, Early Childhood Specialist, led a program using the book … Continue reading

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Cinderella and a Princess Party

Eleven princesses from Valley met with Cinderella at the library on June 14.  Cinderella read them a story, played “Princess, Princess, Frog,” and taught them tea party manners.  Thank you Cinderella for taking a break from your royal duties to … Continue reading

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