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New Books in the Children's Room

April 2014

*Picture Books & Juvenile Fiction*






New Movies



April 2014 Story Time Themes

  Description: http://www.puppetree.co.uk/Images/logohomepage.gif  April 21st & April 24th

School vacation week means there is no story time.  We’ll have take home crafts available, and you can join us at The Durham Public Library on 4/24 for a performance by Vermont’s PuppeTree!

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Buzz, buzz!  Spring is the perfect time for buzzy bees.  Stop in for a bumble bee themed story hour.  Possible Stories Include:  The Bee Tree and Bee & Me.


May 2014 Story Time Themes

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How many monkeys are jumping on the bed?  Find out at our monkey themed Story Time. 

Possible Stories Include: Caps for Sale and Maggie’s Monkeys

 Description: http://www.lmnop.com.au/wp-content/uploads/2011/04/Pigeon.jpg  May 12th & May 15th

Everyone’s favorite pigeon is the theme of Story Time this week!  Stop in and join us for two Mo Willems favorites.  Possible Stories Include: Don’t Let the Pigeon Drive the Bus and The Pigeon Needs a Bath

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It’s time to shake our sillies out!  We celebrate all things silly this week. 

Possible Stories Include: The Silly Book and What is a Wise Bird Like You Doing in a Place Like This?


Description: http://myorcasislandwedding.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/02/flowers-flowers-31723005-fanclubs.jpg  May 26th *CLOSED for Memorial Day* & May 29th

We’ll be closed to honor Memorial Day; but on Thursday we’ll enjoy reading about flowers, plants, and gardens.  We may even do some planting of our own!

Possible Stories Include: Planting a Rainbow and Our Silly Garden


Older or younger siblings are welcome at either of our 10:30 A.M. story times. We plan the length of the story-time and the activities for preschoolers. 

All story times are held weekly in our under-the-sea themed Children's Room. This informal program offers the opportunity for parents to introduce their children to reading and the library in an enjoyable setting. It is also a great time for parents to meet other parents!  Please join us for stories, crafts, and fun!


Thanks to Girl Scouts Emily and Mackenzie for donating

a hand painted picnic table to the library!




Parenting Corner

We've moved the parenting section in the Children's Room.  All Parenting books are now located above Juvenile Fiction.  Additionally, we are adding new and updated items; including Homeschooling books.  Let us know if you have requests!

Updated Edition


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