December 27, 2017 | davisr
Do you enjoy reading books about adventures? Want to learn more about Americans who settled out west and on the prairie during the 1800's? Take a look at these books to see what life was like during this time!
In this original tall tale, Delicious describes her family's journey from Iowa to Oregon in the 1800s. Daddy loves the idea of going west but he can't bear to leave his apple trees behind. He constructs two special wagons, fills them with "good, wormy dirt," and packs in hundreds of plants and trees
In her journal, Rachel chronicles her family's adventures traveling by covered wagon on the Oregon Trail in 1850.
December 15, 2017 | Michelle
Winter is officially here. What better way to enjoy it than to bundle up in some nice warm mittens or a scarf. Thursday's Knitting Themed Storytime celebrated hats, scarves, mittens and more. Enjoy these fun knitting reads while you bundle up with a lovely knitted blanket in your living room.
December 13, 2017 | jonesw
Did you miss our snow themed Storytime this week? Don't worry, here's what you missed, plus a few more suggestions to inspire a chilly storytime you can do at home.
As snow approaches and begins to fall, Moose, Bear, Fox, and other forest creatures prepare for winter.
December 8, 2017 | Michelle
Down in the ocean live all sorts of creatures. If you missed our Ocean themed storytime, have no fear! Swimmy fins and goggles are on their way--along with a peek at the stories we read and the fun flannel activity we did. Have fun having your own ocean party at home!
December 6, 2017 | jonesw
Did you miss our Houses and Homes Storytime this week? Don't worry, here's what you missed, plus a few more suggestions to inspire a storytime you can do at home.
A whimsical tribute to the myriad possibilities of home depicts homes in different real-world environments as well as fantastical settings.
November 4, 2017 | jonesw
Over 500 tribes of Native Americans are recognized in the United States. Learn more about Native American tribes, their cultures, and famous figures using one of the books below.
Introduces the Apache people, discussing their history, traditions, and daily life.
October 17, 2017 | davisr
It's still warm outside but fall is here! Pick up a book (or two) about some fun things to experience during this season!
In preparation for Halloween night, a family visits Mr. Comstock's farm to pick apples and pumpkins.
Describes how apples are grown, harvested, and used, and details facts about apples in history, literature, and our daily lives.