Storytimes and other programs.
Join us for stories, songs, crafts and more on Mondays & Tuesdays at 10:30 am. Sign up to be on the mailing list, drop-ins welcome.
All ages are welcome at storytime! There will be songs, stories and activities on the felt board, two or more books read out loud, and a craft at the end. All children should be supervised and accompanied by parents at all times. If you have any requests, questions, suggestions, or anything you’re “working on”, please let Ms. Boo know!
Sept 10 and 11 – Five Senses In Fall
(Please let me know about any allergies, since I plan to have children taste apple slices while exploring our 5 senses)
Topics- Basic body parts, the senses, washing hands.
Craft- Build a scarecrow face with a variety of materials. Take home a coloring craft with a hand washing “germ” reminder. No paint- may have markers.
Sept 17 and 18 Colors in the Fall
Topics- recognizing colors, focus on the traditional colors of fall.
Craft- mixing colors to make new colors, guided painting with tempra paint.
Sept 24 and 25 Apples Every Day!
Topics- apples, going apple picking, making apple cider.
Craft- apple stamps using paint, painting apple trees.
Oct 1 and 2 Our Hometown Heroes
Topics- safety, firemen, police, ambulance drivers, and other people that help us in our neighborhood.
Craft- hand print (with paint) thank-you notes to our local safety helpers ( fire, police, ambulance, CERT).
Oct 9 Animals in Fall
Topics- animals that we associate with night and autumn
Craft – Paper bag owls (could have paint- or markers ).
Oct 15 and 16 Leaves
Topics- leaves in the fall, what’s happening with the trees
Craft- leaf rubbing with crayons, gluing colored paper onto a leaf pattern, making a leaf wreath for your door (no paint).
Oct 22 and 23 Fall Harvest
Topics- Farms in the fall, pumpkins, fall festivals.
Craft- “Bean Art” corn decoration (no paint).
Oct 29 and 30 Happy Halloween!
Topics- Trick or treating, costumes, safety- come in costume if you’d like!
Craft- bracelets and necklaces with “glow beads” and pipe cleaners (no paint).
Note: On paint days, some smocks will be available, but supply is limited. Please have your child wear clothes you don’t mind getting stained!
Reading Dogs –
Come read to a furry, loving, listener who loves kids and stories! Hercules and friends visit on the first Thursday of every month from 4:00- 5:00 pm. To guarantee a spot, please sign up in the children’s room. Drop-ins are welcome if time allows.
From 6:00-7:00 pm, we will be wearing jammies, serving milk and cookies, and reading stories. Wear your pajamas and see if they are crazier than Ms. Boo’s! No registration required.
Note- no Pajama Storytime on October 4th
due to a special event.
October 25th – I Scream Social
5:00- 6:00 pm , sign-up in the Children’s Room
We’re honoring the families and friends of our “1,000 Books Before Kindergarten” program with a not-so-scary costume and ice-cream party! Everyone is invited, there will be special guests, and we will have all sorts of treats (no tricks) for our youngest readers!