Summer is almost here and with warmer and warmer nights it’s the perfect time to go stargazing! Come into the Children’s room to check out our display of stargazing books including field guides and more:
Glow-in-the-dark constellations: a field guide for young stargazers by C.E. Thompson; illustrated by Randy Chewning
All the stars in the sky: Native stories from the heavens by C.J. Taylor
Create some fun cards to share with your family and friends. Register online today!
Ages: Tweens (5th and 6th graders)
Program Date: Thursday, June 4 at 7pm.
The Walt Disney Studios has recently begun releasing a new line of DVDs called the Walt Disney Animation Collection Classic Short Films. Included in this series is the Three Little Pigs, Mickey and the Beanstalk, The Reluctant Dragon and the Tortoise and the Hare.
Looking for something fun and educational to do during the summer break? Check out Summer-Daycamps.com, a website where you can search for summer day camps by area code. On Kidscamps.com you can search for day camps and away camps. Just imagine, you could spend the summer designing a video game, composing a song, caring for farm animals, painting, collecting worms or becoming a dramatic actress in a theater camp. Summer is bound to be fun with these possibilities!
Memorial Day is this weekend! If your plans lean more towards grilling at home than campfire hotdogs and smores, don't forget to stop at CPL for a movie! It's perfect for a family movie night at home. It's also great for that long car ride to the cabin up north. Here are some vacation themed films to get you started.
Friday, May 15th and Saturday May 16th, 2009 from 10am - 6 pm
You can be a writer and compose amazing stories, too. Check out Gail Carson Levine's helpful book, Writing Magic: Creating Stories That Fly and Stories by Celia Warren to find help with grammar, developing a plot, character development and much more. Happy writing!