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Chilly Story Time

Chilly Story Time

It has been a cold and snowy start to January. That is normal, even if we don’t like it! We are using Story Time this week to celebrate the weather. Check out our stories and then the fun craft below. We have foam craft kits that make cute mitten ornaments. They could be for your Christmas tree next year or a little gift for a grandparent. Come to the library and get one!

Another Snowy Story Time

Another Snowy Story Time

This week we are celebrating the big snow we had. We have three stories for you because Theresa couldn’t pick a favorite! 🙂 Our craft for this week is one that we have done before and loved! It is a simple snowman made from a kind of snow you can find in your house… cotton balls! Here are the instructions.

Celestial Story Time

Celestial Story Time

This week we are celebrating both Christmas and a couple other neat things! Today is the winter solstice, which is the first day of winter. Ancient people like the Vikings celebrated this as the beginning of Yule, and its traditions are still followed in countries like Sweden, Norway, Finland, and Iceland. Tonight is also the great conjunction of the planets Saturn and Jupiter. This phenomenon is also called “The Christmas Star.” Saturn and Jupiter will move close together and appear…

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Christmas Critters Virtual Story Time

Christmas Critters Virtual Story Time

Miss Megan and Miss Theresa are back with more Christmas stories! This week, we are reading about “Christmas Critters.” Animals can celebrate Christmas too! Check out the stories below and then see what our fun craft is this week. This week, we are offering an assortment of foam craft kits for the kids to take home. These are always a huge hit at the library and we are happy to offer a wide variety to choose from! Some are picture…

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Snowy Virtual Story Time

Snowy Virtual Story Time

With a chance of snow in the forecast for today, we thought it would be a perfect time to do a snow-themed story time! Did you know Miss Megan loves snow? She is delighted to share two snow stories, along with instructions on how to make paper snowflakes. We are decorating our bulletin board with paper snowflakes through the end of January, so please stop in and make one (or more) for us to display. To make paper snowflakes at…

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Reindeer Games Virtual Story Time

Reindeer Games Virtual Story Time

It’s the most wonderful time of the year, and we are celebrating with a month of Christmas books! This week our theme is Santa’s reindeer. Can you name them all? Check out our stories below and then see what our craft is for this week. It is a tasty treat we have made at the library before! Reindeer Graham Cracker Snacks Use the above picture as a guide to make your cute, tasty little reindeer. You will need graham crackers,…

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Thanksgiving Virtual Story Time

Thanksgiving Virtual Story Time

Tomorrow is a special day! This week, we are again celebrating Thanksgiving with some themed stories for Virtual Story Time. Check out Miss Theresa’s two stories and then the craft below. Miss Theresa liked both stories so much that she couldn’t decide which one to read, so she recorded both! We are pretty sure everyone has made a hand turkey before. This week, we are bringing back this classic Thanksgiving craft for our story time. It’s so easy that even…

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Veterans Day Virtual Story Time

Veterans Day Virtual Story Time

The library was closed for Veterans Day on Wednesday. This week, we are celebrating the holiday with three stories! These patriotic picture books can be used as a tool to introduce the holiday to your children. Pull out the photo album and have fun telling them about their relatives who served in the military. Then, check out the fun craft below! A big part of Veterans Day is thanking vets for their service. Kids are invited to color the picture…

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Election Day Virtual Story Time

Election Day Virtual Story Time

Every four years, we have a historic night in the beginning of November. We are celebrating the presidential election with our virtual story time this week. You can use these stories to encourage your child’s curiosity about voting and the president. Check out our stories and then the craft below! Next, you can use this cute craft to get in the spirit of Election Day. Campaign buttons used to be really popular, but you don’t see them much anymore. Election…

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Halloween Virtual Story Time

Halloween Virtual Story Time

Today is our final Halloween-themed Virtual Story Time. We had so much fun celebrating spooks and spectres for the month of October. Tomorrow, we will also post Megan’s daily reads from this past week. Check out our two stories and accompanying craft below. For our craft this week, we want to tell you about Junk Pumpkins! Simply find some junk around the house and use it to give your pumpkin a cute face. They are safe for kids, as they…

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