How’d He DO That? The Magic of Andrew Pinard! Our Summer Reading Program kicked off tonight with an amazing performance by award-winning performer Andrew Pinard. The downstairs room was packed and full of wonder and laughter as Andrew Pinard wowed children and adults alike with his magic and entertaining stories. What a fabulous night! When theContinue reading “Great Magic!”
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Summer Reading Program!
Superheroes! Community heroes! Animal heroes! All kinds of heroes! Tuesday nights 6:30-7:30, June 23rd – August 11th Stop in to sign up !!
It’s Summer! Beach Days are finally here! To celebrate, at Storytime we read books about the ocean and the beach. Miranda’s Beach Day by Holly Keller told about a child and her mom spending time at the beach and showed a beautiful sand castle. Surfer Chick by Kristy Dempsey was about the daughter of aContinue reading “Summer!”
Gordon-Nash Library Presents Our SUMMER READING PROGRAM!
Science, Technology, Engineering, Math May 30th. 10:30-11:30 Marble Runs! Please bring masking or painter’s tape!
How Does Your Garden Grow?
How Does Your Garden Grow? Now is the time that many people think about gardens, so we read a few books about them this week in Storytime.Flower Garden by Eve Bunting told about a little girl making a surprise garden for her mother. The real surprise for us was seeing where she planted it!Grandpa’s GardenContinue reading “How Does Your Garden Grow?”
Two Bad Ants
Two Bad Ants When the New Hampton Community School “Primary Patrons” came to the library today, we read one of Mr. McCann’s favorite Chris Van Allsberg’s books, Two Bad Ants. In it, two ants depart from their colony and decide to live where the food source is – in someone’s kitchen! They end up havingContinue reading “Two Bad Ants”
Spring – time for kites! At Storytime, we read several books with kites in them. In The Wind Blew by Pat Hutchins the wind blew so hard, it took many different items away from the unsuspecting townspeople. When the Wind Blows by Linda Booth Sweeney told a funny story about a boy and his grandmother and their funContinue reading “Spring!”
Crazy 8’s Club
At our second Crazy 8’s Club session, we investigated a bit with pitch and volume. First, we blew across the tops of fat straws and noted the sound it made. Then we covered the bottom of the straw and noticed how the sound changed. Then we moved our straws up and down in a glassContinue reading “Crazy 8’s Club”
Until school ends, young students from The New Hampton Community School will be visiting the library weekly as part of the Project Promise After School Program. Miss Markey and Mr. McCann from NHCS will accompany the children. For our first visit, I read Library Mouse by Daniel Kirk, about a mouse who lived in theContinue reading “Outreach”