SATURDAY STORIES: FALL FLING
Saturday, October 23, 2010, 10:30-11:15 AM
What’s the best thing about fall? Whether you think it’s the pumpkin patch trip, the leaves crunching underfoot, or the chance to wear your favorite sweater again, cozying up indoors on a rainy day (or maybe all four), let’s celebrate autumn.
THE LITTLE YELLOW LEAF by Carin Berger
WHY DO LEAVES CHANGE COLOR? by Betty Maestro LEAF MAN by Lois Ehlert RAINY MORNING by Daniel Pinkwater PUMPKINS by Ken Robbins
After the stories, look closer at leaves and make your own leaf puzzle.
LIBRARY ANNIVERSARY SPECIAL STORY PROGRAM:
CELEBRATE THE HARVEST
Saturday, November 6, 2010 10:30-11:15 AM
For many of us, the best part of the harvest is fruit! We’ll explore oranges, apples, and pears in today’s books. In addition to the stories, we’ll make and taste apple sauce.
APPLE BATTER by Deborah Turney Zagwÿn
MR. PUTTER AND TABBY PICK THE PEARS by Cynthia Rylant AN ORANGE IN JANUARY by Dianna Hutts Aston
Display: GROW IT, COOK IT WITH KIDS
SATURDAY STORIES: INCREDIBLE INSECTS
Saturday, November 20, 2010, 10:30-11:15 AM
Insects are fascinating and also essential to life on earth. Enjoy learning about honeybees, ladybugs, and one ravenous caterpillar at today’s story program.
FROM FLOWER TO HONEY by Robin Nelson
THE LADYBUG by Pascale de Bourgoing
THE VERY HUNGRY CATERPILLAR by Eric Carle After the stories, make a bee or butterfly craft.
SATURDAY STORIES: WINTER WALK
Saturday, December 11, 2010 10:30-11:15 AM
Sometimes we forget kids benefit from time outside, even in winter. These stories remind us to get out there.
OWL MOON by Jane Yolen
THE MITTEN by Jan Brett
HELLO CROW by Daniel Marion
After the stories, join us in the program room for an art activity and then take your own winter walk in the Union Bay Natural Area.
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