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…

Read It Make It: Lion Craft

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Lubaya's Quiet Roar written by Marilyn Nelson and illustrated by Philemona Williamson not only addresses sensitive issues our society is facing today, but is a heartwarming story of a young…

Read It Make It: Snowflakes

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Reading The Snow Dancer written by Addie Boswell and illustrated by Mercè López to your child will have you feeling nostalgic for the snow days you had as a child.…

Read It Make It: Rocket Craft

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Get ready for all things that go. On The Go Awesome written by Lisl H. Detlefsen and illustrated by Robert Neubecker will introduce your child to all vehicles that go.…

Read It Make It: New Year’s Craft

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We will be celebrating New Year's soon and Shanté Keys and the New Year's Peas written by Gail Piernas-Davenport and illustrated by Marion Eldridge is just the book to share…

Read It Make It: Penguin Craft

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I Am Actually a Penguin written by Sean Taylor and illustrated by Kasia Matyjaszek is an sweet story about a little girl who never wants to take off her penguin…

Read It Make It: Snowman Craft

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Winter is here! What a snowstorm! Hopefully everyone was able to get out and enjoy the snowfall or at least enjoy the beautiful scenery outside your window. The best way…

Read It Make It: Rainbow Craft

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Share Your Rainbow is a truly inspirational book. Eighteen well known artists draw their hope for the future. Each page is more joyful than the last. The illustrations are colorful,…

Teen Craft: 3D Snowflakes

Supplies: Square craft paper / scissors / glue stick / pencil Step 1: I used 6"x6" square craft paper. Take one of the six squares. Fold it diagonally in half…

Read It Make It: Apple Pie Craft

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Peyton Picks the Perfect Pie: A Thanksgiving Celebration written by Jack Bishop and illustrated by Michelle Mee Nutter will encourage your picky eater to try new things. Peyton is not…