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Movie Time @ the Library

Thursday, December 8, 2016 - 3:15pm - 5:00pm

Join us for our next "Movie Time @ the Library" on Thursday December 8 @ 3:15 pm. We will be showing a popular recent movie and serving snacks. Read more »

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Lego Lab

Tuesday, December 20, 2016 - 3:15pm - 4:15pm

Join us for Creativity and imagination in action! Work individually or in teams to create this month's challenge. We will have a new theme every month that will be revealed at the program. Please do not bring your own legos. This program is for ages 7-12. Call the library for details at (920)596-2252.

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A Fishy Story

Thursday, December 15, 2016 - 3:30pm - 4:30pm

Listen to a very “fishy” story read by our special guest, Conservation Warden Kaitlin Kernosky.

Stick around after the story for a free, fun, and educational activity! Read more »

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On the Waterfront

November is Picture Book Month!

November is Picture Book month and around here we love celebrating any kind of book but picture books hold a special place in our hearts. For most children, picture books are an introduction to the world of reading and the love of books. The tradition of parents reading to their children each day is one that has endured for a long time. There is no reason to believe that this tradition won’t continue to be a big part of the day for families all around the world. Picture books not only provide an introduction to the sounds of letters and words but they also provide great visual experiences for young children and develops their sense of wonder for the world. Picture books aren’t just for very young children either. Today there are picture books written for audiences all the way up to high school. And for parents who are reading to their children every day, (let’s face it, it is sometimes a tedious task) there are plenty of picture books that provide a twist or a turn to keep the adult readers entertained.

One thing we like to point out here is that reading picture books to your children doesn’t have to end when your child learns to read on their own. As a matter of fact, continuing to read picture books to your independently reading child reinforces engagement with story, continues to introduce new words and concepts to your child and keeps boredom from reading the very simple “I can read” books over and over from setting in. Plus, reading with your children is a fine way to spend time together. Read more »