Children's Services Blog

Of Numbers & Moments

child reading in playhouse From May through August, we celebrate summer reading all throughout the Library.  This summer the theme was Reading by Design – emphasizing the “doing” of reading – imagining, making, exploring.  We had a great summer!  In September, after a Read more about Of Numbers & Moments

Monster Trucks!

cover of Monster Trucks by Joy Keller You might think the title of this blog would take you to the big machinery section of books.  And you would be partly right.  What makes this title stand out is that the drivers and operators of the trucks are monsters themselves!  Read more about Monster Trucks!

Creating the Illusion of Movement

image from Stop Motion - Rocket Takeoff!All summer we've been celebrating reading, making, and creating with the "Reading by Design" summer reading program theme.  We've made turtles and stuffed felties, frogs and pin-hole cameras.  Even stop-motion films!  Early in June, a group of eighteen kids came t Read more about Creating the Illusion of Movement