What’s Happening This Winter?

Cabin fever is no joke, but we have what you need to blast those winter blues away! January and February Programs Storytimes for all ages Building Blocks for ages 3 to 5 Storytime Plus for ages 2 to 5 Family Place Play and Learn for ages 1 to 3 Stories and More for ages 0 […]

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Snow Volcano

Ryder shows children how to make their own volcanoes using very simple ingredients.   Who's ready for it to snow now?!  

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Dancing with Your Ice Cream

Who knew that ice cream could also get your wiggles out? Busy Toddler has a simple craft to try: Making Ice Cream in a Sandwich Bag. You can even make it with almond milk if your house is dairy free!

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Wowing with Winter Science

Try these simple snowy experiments when the cold weather and snow storms are keeping you cooped up. Snow Science Simple ways to catch snowflakes and study them. Freezing Liquids Experiment from Little Bins for Little Hands Put those freezing temperatures outside to good use. Colored Ice Transfer Activity from Busy Toddler Keep even the littlest […]

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Reinventing yourself…it’s never too late!

Change is never easy. It can be scary, messy and risky. Add being over fifty to the equation and the thought of change can be downright paralyzing. Fear not, change can actually be quite good for a person. Change helps us to challenge our fears, to expand our thinking and to reach out beyond our […]

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2017 50th Anniversary Albums

1967 was an exciting year for music. Bands in the US and Britain were stretching musical boundaries with new technology and combining elements of classical, jazz and folk music into new forms of rock. Fresh singer-songwriters were appearing with unique voices. The "Summer of Love" featured many bands expressing the counterculture of the time. Several albums […]

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Website and Catalog Tip of the Week – Follow Me!

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The catalog has this nifty feature that allows you to follow people. Why would you follow someone? Maybe it's your favorite librarian who creates amazing recommended reading lists. Or it could be your best friend or sister who shares the same taste in books, movies or music as you. If you don't already have someone […]

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Let Your Creative Juices Flow!

January is the month to really encourage creativity among adults, teens and children! Express yourself! Randall Munson is the man behind this incredible, creative month! Munson, a famous motivational speaker wanted to set aside a time of the year to encourage one another to push our boundaries and focus on what we want to create. […]

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Engineering Skills: Your Child Has Them!

Ever watch your child solving a problem? Their minds are hard at work engineering solutions! Helping them brainstorm possible solutions can go a long way towards encouraging their critical and flexible thinking skills, leading to more creative minds. It's also important to let them know that failure is a natural step. Their failure is just […]

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