Wednesday, December 11, 2013

Holiday Story Times and Toddler Time

Story Times and Toddler Times will conclude for 2013 the week of December 16. We will celebrate with Christmas parties at each program. Families are welcome to bring a treat to share. Story Time will resume January 6 and Toddler Time on January 10. Don't forget our December Step into Stories program on Saturday December 21. Our theme will be Christmas around the World and will feature displays of Christmas traditions from different locations. These displays will be open from 10-3 pm and will include take home activities, crafts, and snacks. At 11 am and 2 pm WV Humanities Artist Patty Cooper will share "An Irish Country Christmas". There will also be a visit from Santa at 1 pm.

Wednesday, November 13, 2013

Step into Stories

Please join us this Saturday November 16 at 11 am or 2 pm for a fantastic program by local children's author and WV Poet Laureate Marc Harshman. Mr. Harshman will share stories old and new, as well as several of his books. Mr. Harshman puts on a great show for kids of all ages. For more details, please call (304)232-0244.

Friday, October 18, 2013

Kid's Book Club Mtg. CANCELED

The Kid's Book Club Meeting scheduled for today at 4 pm has been CANCELED. Our patches for October are not here yet. I will let everyone know when we reschedule.

Wednesday, October 16, 2013

October Step into Stories

Step into Stories this Saturday October 19 at 11 am and 2 pm with "Not-So-Scary Ghost Stories" by storyteller Joanna Demarest. Program is geared for families with kids in pre-school through fifth grade, but as usual all are welcome. Call (304)232-0244 for more details.

Wednesday, October 9, 2013

Parenting Corner

There is a new feature in the Children's Department! We now have a "Parenting Corner" that will feature books and flyers with information on parenting. The book topics will rotate monthly. This month we have a display of various topics to kick off the new area. For November, we will feature books on food allergies. Stop in and check it out!

Wednesday, September 25, 2013

Kid's Book Club-September Meeting

The Kid's Book Club will meet this Friday (September 27) at 4:00 pm. This month's patches are for animal/and or sports books. Hope to see you then. Call or message me if you need details. Looking ahead to October, kids are challenged to read a Horror and/or a Science Fiction book. The date for the October meeting has not been set. I will post meeting details as soon as they become available.

Thursday, September 19, 2013

Step into Stories with Stevens Puppets

Stevens Puppets will be here Saturday September 21 at 11 am performing "Beauty and the Beast" and 2 pm performing "Sleeping Beauty". Stevens Puppets has been doing puppet shows using handcrafted marionettes for over 80 years. This will be the kick-off for our Step into Stories series of monthly programs designed to Bring Literature to Life. Programs will be held the third Saturday of the month from September through May at 11 am and 2 pm. Programs are free and are open to the public.