Tuesday, August 3, 2021

Page Turner Adventures, Safari Stories, Day 2

WEEK 5

SAFARI STORIES

A zip lock bag, black and white construction paper, and permanent markers are all that's needed to make this project that's part craft and part optical illusion.


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Monday, August 2, 2021

Page Turner Adventures, Safari Stories, Day 1

 

WEEK 5

SAFARI STORIES

What animal eats upside down? Can you pronk like a springbok? What animals never fart? These questions and more will be answered during Sofa Safari, the interactive game show that takes you on a safari without leaving your sofa!


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More to come this week! Tune in each day this week for more animal fun!


TUESDAY: Flashlight Safari
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WEDNESDAY: Illustrator Visit: David DePasquale

THURSDAY: Puppeteer, Jim Hammond and Puppet Craft
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FRIDAY: Teachers of Nature, Superhero Animals


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Friday, July 30, 2021

Page Turner Adventures, Celebrity Critters, Day 5

 

WEEK 4

CELEBRITY CRITTERS

Wesley has been on America's Got Talent and Britain's Got Talent, now he joins our Animal Adventures with an excerpt from his hilarious Puppy Pals show, featuring cute canines creating controlled chaos!


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Thursday, July 29, 2021

Page Turner Adventures, Celebrity Critters, Day 4

 

WEEK 4

CELEBRITY CRITTERS

Pat Cummings is back! She'll read aloud from her book, HARVEY MOON, MUSEUM BOY. This fun story features a boy and his pet lizard who go on a museum adventure and wind up in their very own movie.


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Wednesday, July 28, 2021

Page Turner Adventures, Celebrity Critters, Day 3

 

WEEK 4

CELEBRITY CRITTERS

Super-Star author and illustrator, Pat Cummings, is the recipient of the Coretta Scott King and teh Boston Globe-Horn Book awards. She'll share her latest book WHERE IS MOMMY as well as ANANSE AND THE LIZARD.


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Tuesday, July 27, 2021

Page Turner Adventures, Celebrity Critters, Day 2

 

WEEK 4

CELEBRITY CRITTERS

Using construction paper, paint and craft foam, we'll create celebrity paw prints worthy of the Hollywood Walk of Fame.


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Monday, July 26, 2021

 

Congratulations to our 
Shark Week Raffle Prize Winner,
Emilia! 




Goldfish guessing jar had 436 pieces.
Emilia's guess was 483 pieces!




 


Story & Craft Bundles!

The Children's Department has paired picture books with simple crafts for you to enjoy!

Come see our display and what we have available for check out today!




Page Turner Adventures, Celebrity Critters, Day 1

 

WEEK 4

CELEBRITY CRITTERS

Get ready to roll out the red carpet when a cast of special guests join Kenny and Page Turner during this classic awards-style show honoring furry friends of the silver screen, hero animals, and presidential pets.


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More to come this week! Tune in each day this week for more animal fun!


TUESDAY: Celebrity Paw Prints
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WEDNESDAY: Author/Illustrator Visit: Pat Cummings

THURSDAY: Read Aloud and Draw Along

FRIDAY: Guest Day: Puppy Pals Show


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Friday, July 23, 2021

 

Congratulations to Justin M. for completing 1,000 Books Before Kindergarten!



Twenty-Five children have completed the program since its launch in October 2014!

 See how everyone stacks up so far:

9 children have reached
50 Books

8 children have reached
100 Books

4 children have reached 

150 Books
4 children have reached 
200 Books

1 child has reached 

250 Books

1 child has reached 

300 Books

3 children have reached 

350 Books

3 children have reached

400 Books

2 children have reached

450 Books

1 child has reached

500 Books

2 children have reached 

600 Books

2 children have reached

750 Books

1 child has reached

800 Books

 1 child has reached 

850 Books

2 children have reached 

900 Books

 and 25 children have completed 1,000 Books!


Keep up the good work!

 

Check out our 1KB4K Wall of Achievement to see pictures of all children who complete the program.