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DIY Storytime – Frogs

Enjoy this DIY Storytime on the theme of Frogs whenever is convenient for your family. Do-It-Yourself Storytime FROGS BOOKS: I Don’t Want to Be a Frog • Written by Dev Petty • Illustrated by Mike Boldt • Published by Doubleday Books for Young Readers • Presented by Grandma’s House A young frog wants to be […]

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What’s Going on this May

May is here, the pollen is here, and the Library is excited for you to visit! On Monday, May 17, Draw with Josie will be on Zoom to draw characters from Raya and the Last Dragon. 4 pm. Ages 6-12. Sign up. On Wednesday, May 19, Astronomy Club will end the year with Astronomy games. […]

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DIY Storytime – Gulp!

Enjoy this Do-It-Yourself Storytime on the theme of Gulp! Whenever is convenient for your family. BOOKS: This Book Just Ate My Dog • Written and illustrated by Richard Byrne • Published by Henry Holt & Company • Presented by simicrane After her dog disappears into the gutter of the book, Bella calls for help. But […]

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DIY Storytime – Mother’s Day

Enjoy this very special Do-It-Yourself Storytime on Mother’s Day whenever is convenient for your family. BOOKS: My Mother Is So Smart • Written and illustrated by Tomie dePaola • Published by G.P. Putnam’s Sons • Presented by Kellie Wilson A little boy tells everyone about his smart mother. https://video.link/w/ZJCcc How to draw a heart with […]

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Science Sunday – Rainforests

Science Sunday: Rainforests Read About It Rainforest Animals: Rainforest Alliance: National Geographic: Cal Tech: San Diego Zoo:   Rainforest Biome: Layers of the rainforest: Location of the world’s rainforests: Habitat Facts from National Geographic: University of California Santa Barbara: DK: National Zoo:  BBC: Fun Rainforest Facts for Kids: Preserving Rainforests: http://www.srl.caltech.edu/personnel/krubal/rainforest/Edit560s6/www/preserve.html Watch, Listen & Learn […]

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DIY Storytime – Trees

Enjoy this Do-It-Yourself Storytime on Trees whenever is convenient for your family. BOOKS: A Grand Old Tree • Written and illustrated by Mary Newell • Published by Arthur A. Levine Books • Presented by Kara Harlan This book describes the life cycle of a tree https://video.link/w/TLHhc Fun-a-Day has links to several great spring tree craft […]

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Kids Books You May Have Missed – Science Fiction or Time Travel

NEW BOOKS ABOUT SCIENCE FICTION OR TIME TRAVEL Kids trying to fix the universe! Aliens and evil scientists… Travel back and forth through time… Technology gone haywire! All these far-out adventures and more are waiting for you on our shelves. Come to the Stratford Library Children’s Department and check out a new book about SCIENCE […]

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