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…

Read It Make It: Bear Craft

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A Story for Small Bear written by Alice B. McGinty and illustrated by Richard Jones is the perfect fall picture book. Small Bear is preparing for winter and Mama Bear…

Teen Craft: DIY Lantern

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Welcome to our Teen Craft. Below you will find instructions on how to make a DIY Lantern. DIY Lantern kits will be available for pick up at the Youth Services…

Read It Make It: Cake Craft

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It all started with a cake, then a cookie and finally a pie. Sweet Street erupted in chaos and the Sweet Street inhabitants had to find a way to get…

Read It Make It: Troll

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There's A Troll On My Toilet written by Catherine Jacob and illustrated by Mike Byrne is a perfectly, silly rhyming story great to read around Halloween. Your child will be…

Teen Craft: Halloween Edition #2

Ghost Garland Supplies: Yarn, Googly eyes, glue, twine, scissors and cardboard rectangle (5" x 3").  Wrap the yarn around the empty cardboard rectangle, lengthwise, about 35 times.  Pinch the together to avoid being spaced out…

Teen Craft: Halloween Edition #1

Mason Jar Pumpkins Supplies: Mason Jar, Tissue Paper (orange & black), Paint Brush, Black Tulle, Glue (not included) and Scissors. Make sure your Mason Jar is clean and dry.  Tear…

Read It Make It: School Bus

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School Bus, written and illustrated by Donald Crews, is just one of the many popular children's books written by Crews. Crews presents the simple story of the day in the…

Read It Make It: Snail Craft

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It seems we are all on computers, all the time. Our children are going to school online, playing video games or watching social media. Snail Mail written by Samantha Berger…

Read It Make It: Inspirational Cloud

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I Promise written by LeBron James and illustrated by Nina Mata is an inspirational picture book for all ages. The book is based on the I Promise school created and…

Read It Make It: Beautiful Bird

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Birds written and illustrated by Carme Lemniscates will keep your child entertained with colorful illustrations and an easy to understand story. Lemniscates uses simple words to convey the importance of…

Read It Make It: Breathing Wand

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I Am Yoga written by Susan Verde and illustrated by Peter H. Reynolds is the perfect way to introduce mindfulness and yoga to a young child. It is never to…

Shark Week 2020 at WPPL

Shark Week 2020 runs from August 9th - August 16th. Shark Week is an annual week-long TV programming block on the Discovery Channel in it's 32nd year! This year boasts…

Read It Make It: Blow Painting

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Maybe Something Beautiful: How Art Transformed a Neighborhood written by F. Isabel Campoy and Theresa Howell and illustrated by Rafael López is a delightful story of a young girl bringing…

Read It Make It: Octopus

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Thank you, Octopus written and illustrated by Darren Farrell describes a playful relationship between a young boy and an octopus. Your child will love the funny antics and colorful illustrations.…

Read It Make It: Worry Doll

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Violet Shrink written by Christine Baldacchino and illustrated by Carmen Mok tells the story of a young girl, Violet, with anxiety when attending large gatherings. Violet experiences sweaty palms and…

Read It Make It: Paperbag Firefly

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Fly, Firefly written by Shana Keller and illustrated by Ramona Kaulitzki is cleverly written and will help your child connect to the natural world. Keller was inspired by a letter…

Read It Make It: Friendship Bracelet

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Last Stop on Market Street written by Matt De La Pena and illustrated by Christian Robinson is such an important story to share with your child. This picture book is…