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Library Corner

August 22, 2013

Fall programs planned for children

Fall is quickly approaching. We’re all wondering, where did the summer go? 

Children’s Coordinator Debra Hansen will be offering many programs for children for the Fall/Winter series and details follow below. Registration is required for all programs and may be done in person or calling the library at 432-1980. Programs are from September 4 to December 20, 2013.

Library Lap Sit : Lap Sit is a reading program for infants from birth to 13 months accompanied by a parent or care giver. Activities include stories, songs, action rhymes and more. The program is scheduled for 9:30 to 9:30 a.m. Wednesdays.

Tiny Tots: This is a program for children ages 14 to 24 months accompanied by a parent or care giver scheduled for 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. Tuesday. There will be stories, songs and other activities each week.

Toddler Time: This program is for 2- and 3-year-olds accompanied by an adult. It includes stories, songs, crafts, and other fun activities. Choose one program from this schedule: 9:30 to 10 a.m. Tuesdays, 10:30 to 11 a.m. Wednesdays or 9:30 to 10 a.m. Thursdays.

After School 4 - 7 Years: Each week children will read stories, playing games, singing songs and making crafts. Children who are 4 to 7 years old can register for the program that will run 3:45 to 4:20 p.m. Tuesdays. Parents may attend.

Afternoon Adventures 8 - 12 Years: Children will meet from 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. Wednesdays for this afterschool program. During September, the group will read “My Side of the Mountain” by Jean Craighead George. Miss Debra and the children will read a few chapters every week and then follow with a fun craft.


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