Stuffed Animal Sleepover
Upcoming Events for Kids

Caldecott Creativity Project: Watercolor Class

September 20, 2014

Caldecott Creativity Project:  Watercolor Class
Watercolor class for children ages 8-13

Crazy 8s Math Club

September 16, 2014, 3 p.m.

Crazy 8s Math Club
A FREE and fun interactive Math Club for children in Kindergarten - 2nd grades!

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Read a Good Book Online
Animated fiction and non-fiction picture books online


Art Supplies by Chris Tougas

Purple, Green and Yellow by Robert Munsch

Ish by Peter H. Reynolds

The Dot by Peter H. Reynolds

When Pigasso Met Mootise by Nina Laden

Creativity (Playlist featuring Monet Paints a Day) by Julie Danneberg

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BookFLIX (use this link when at the Library)BookFLIX (use this link when not at the Library)

Watch the story then read the non-fiction book:


Harold and the Purple Crayon by Crockett Johnson

(Non-Fiction) Where Can Art Take You? by Elaine Pascoe 

The Dot by Peter H. Reynolds

(Non-Fiction) All the Colors of the Rainbow by Allan Fowler


Owl Moon by Jane Yolen

(Non-Fiction)  Owls and Other Animals with Amazing Eyes by Susan Labella

A Sick Day for Amos McGee Written by Phillip C. Stead and Illustrated by Erin C. Stead

(Non-Fiction)  Animals in the Zoo By Allan Fowler

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Read children's books in many languages from around the world. Try Going Downtownor La alforja del Jocobado