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Summer Learning Kicks Off June 4th!

The library's 2021 Summer Learning Program will be both in-person and socially distanced.  Registration is going on now!

Plan to attend our Kick-Off on June 4th from 11-1, and enjoy the petting zoo!

The library program will run during the month of June!

drawing of lion, zebra, elephant, toucan, and meerkat with banner reading Tails and Tales

Library Serving Dinners to Kids

Summer Food Program has started with a new location added. Stop by the library or Memorial Park every weekday from 4:00-5:00 PM for a nutritious meal and snack.  Snacks will also be served at the library every day at 11:30 am. Available to all children ages 1-18.

food for thought ok. food, friends & fun. drawing of happy fruits and vegetables

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Storywalk Has a New Book

Stop by the library's Storywalk and read the latest book, We're Going on a Book Hunt by Pat Miller and illustrated by Nadine Bernard Westcott.

The story follows a group of animals searching the library for the perfect book.

“The StoryWalk® Project was created by Anne Ferguson of Montpelier, VT and developed in collaboration with the Kellogg-Hubbard Library.  Storywalk® is a registered service mark owned by Ms. Ferguson.” 

we;re going on a book hung by pat miller. book cover with bears and trees.

Awesome Online Activities

There are some great apps and online activities available for all ages.  Enjoy some of these while you are enjoying your time at home.  We will be adding to this list so check back often!

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eBooks and Audiobooks

Have you checked out our eBooks and Audiobooks collections on Overdrive yet?  Available to all library patrons and no late fees!

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10 to 1

 

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Classes and Events

TEMPORARILY ON HOLD

Book Club, Crafting, STEAM, Coding and More!

Be sure and check out what the library has going on for adults & families.

Children & Teen Classes

We have education & activities for babies to 5th graders and 6th to 12th graders.

 

Little Learners University

Join Ms Jessica on new adventures as she teaches early learning subjects through children's literature and creative expression as well as cognitive, social, and communication skills to children ages 0 to 5 using books, puppets, music, and more!

Little Learners meets every Wednesday at 11 starting October 14th.

The Young and the Restless meets on Fridays starting October 16th.

We'd love to see you!

A Book Signing Event with Dee

Mar 19, 2021
deresa rhea. lessons after death book cover. Dee seated with the grand canyon in the background.

Lessons After Death by Deresa Rhea As we scheduled the book signing for Dee, we asked her for some biographical information; little tidbits we could share with the community that would draw interest to her and her book. What she returned is so heartfelt and touching, we had to share…

BookPage Reviews

Mar 11, 2021

BookPage is available every month at the library. Did you know you can sign up for their newsletters that keep you up to date on your favorite genres? Sign up for recommendations in your favorite genres at bookpage.com/newsletters. If you’re the type of reader who self-soothes by losing yourself in a…

A Taste of Irish Food Festival

Mar 9, 2021
drawing of a four leaf clover

The library will be hosting a fabulous cooking demonstration on Saturday, March 13, at 2:00 PM on Facebook Live. New York Chef Rob Scott will show viewers how to make some great dishes for St. Patrick’s Day! Tune in to the library’s Facebook page where the demonstration will be shared.…

The Read Aloud 21-Day Challenge is Here

Mar 2, 2021
21 day challenge

Did you know that, next to genetics, the most important predictor of school success is reading? Reading aloud to children not only provides a bonding experience with caring adults, but the simple act of reading aloud to a child 15 minutes a day for five years results in 27,375 minutes…

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