Read It, Make It: Dandelion Craft

The classic children's book, Dandeline by Don Freeman reminds readers that it's always best to just be yourself. Read the book then make a fun lion craft. You'll need to…

Read It, Make It: Bugs! Bugs! Bugs!

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Bugs! Bugs! Bugs! I want to see bugs! Bob Barner's Bugs! Bugs! Bugs! is filled with bright and colorful illustrations of bugs that seem to bounce off the page. Check…

A Little Birdie Told Me…

That there is new art work in the ArtWalk! This month the ArtWalk path between Westlake Porter Public Library and Westlake Elementary School features spring birds created by Kindergarten Westlake…

Read It, Make It: Hyacinth Craft

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Cover of Planting a Rainbow by Lois Ehlert Lois Ehlert's, "Planting a Rainbow" tells the story of a mother and child planting a rainbow of flowers in their garden. Check…

Read It, Make It: Butterfly Craft
Example of finished butterfly craft

Read It, Make It: Butterfly Craft

Check out the classic story The Very Hungry Caterpillar by Eric Carle, the story of a little caterpillar with a very big appetite, then make a fun butterfly craft to…

Read It, Make It : Snowman Craft

Find out what real animals think of the mysterious stranger that shows up one day unexpectedly in the story, Stranger in the Woods: A Photographic Fantasy by Carl Sams II…

Read It, Make It: Red Paper Snowflakes

Moving away from friends is difficult, especially when everything and everyone is so different from what you know.  Friends are Friends, Forever by Dane Liu and illustrated by Lynn Scurfield…

Read It, Make it: Paper Lanterns

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Read It, Make It: Playing With Lanterns by Wang Yage, Illustrated by Zhu Chengliang Lunar New Year falls on February 1 this year. One of the many traditions associated with…

Read It, Make It: Snowflakes

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Read It, Make It: No Two Alike by Keith Baker "No two snowflakes are alike. Almost, almost but not quite," are the opening lines of the picture book No Two…

Read It, Make It: Pinwheels

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Read It, Make It: Windy Days by Deborah Kerbel and Miki Sato We often think of pinwheels and windy days when it comes to Spring, but there is another windy…

Read It, Make It: Hanging Bat Craft

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Read It, Make It: Little Bat in Night School by Brian Lies Little Bat was so excited to start school that he couldn't sleep. He had all of his supplies…

Read It, Make It – Unicorn Horn

Have you ever wanted to know the secrets of shining like a unicorn?  Well, Shine Like a Unicorn by Shelli R. Johannes, with its step-by-step instructions for discovering your inner…

Read It, Make It: The Peace Symbol

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Read It Make It: Three Lines in a Circle: The Exciting Life of the Peace Symbol It is hard to believe that the Peace Symbol that we know and love…

Storytime Round-Up: June 22

Thank you to everyone who attended storytime this week! Here’s a recap of the stories and songs shared in storytime. Books If you enjoyed these stories, you might also like…