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…

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…

Happy National Library Week

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Let's talk about Peeps! Peeps were first introduced in 1953 and have become a widely popular candy throughout the United States. According to the Food Network, Just Born Candy Company…

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: 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 – Leaf Collage

Take a journey through Lois Ehlert's colorful landscape where all the characters are pieced together out of vibrant Autumn leaves in the story of Leaf Man, then make your own…

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…

Moonlight Lantern Festival 2021

Welcome to the Moonlight Lantern Festival! You can participate by registering and then picking up a lantern kit in the Youth Services Department starting on October 12th and completing it…

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…

Poem in Your Pocket Day: April 29

Poem in Your Pocket Day takes place every year during  National Poetry Month. Poem in Your Pocket Day 2021 is on on Thursday, April 29th. This is a fun day to share…

Read It Make It : Earth Day Craft

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Earth Day is April 22, but we really celebrate the earth every day. If I Were A Tree written by Andrea Zimmerman and Illustrated by Jing Jing Tsong helps your…

Stay Organized with Bullet Journaling

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I met up with my best friend for the first time in....gosh, months. For those of you who have to go without seeing family and friends, I don't have to…

Read It Make It: St. Patrick’s Day

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Happy St. Patrick's Day! St. Patrick's Day calls for celebration and what better way to celebrate with your child, than to read a book and complete a craft. Jack and…

Read It Make It : Unity Handprint Wreath

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Goin' Someplace Special written by Patricia C. McKissack and illustrated by Jerry Pinkney is the ideal book to read as we celebrate Black History Month. Goin' Someplace Special is a…

Read It Make It: Valentine’s Day Craft

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Valentine's Day is around the corner. It is the time of year to let those closest to you know how much you love them. Porcupine Cupid written by Jason June…