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Kids’ Corner Blog

Releasing the Butterflies

Thursday, July 3, 2014

On Tuesday, July 1st, we got to release the beautiful butterflies that we watched grow and hatch from their chrysalis. Youth Services Assistant Jenny got the honor as quite a few kids looked on. The butterflies flew away and landed on some nearby flowers, and we couldn’t help but think they looked happy in their […]

Butterfly Cam!

Wednesday, June 25, 2014

Alright, kids! Our Butterfly Cam is officially up and running and you can see it here: Butterfly Cam! The caterpillars have already formed a chrysalis, and sometime soon (between now and ten days from now), they will emerge, transformed into beautiful butterflies. Remember, although it might seem like nothing is happening while they’re in their […]

Fizz! Boom! READ!

Wednesday, June 18, 2014

On June 2nd, we kicked off our annual summer reading program, Bookworm! This year’s theme is Fizz Boom Read! and it’s all about science, so it was only fitting that we started off with a visit to elementary schools with a Mad Happy Scientist to spread the word. During our skit, the kids got to […]

Spring Has Sprung at the Library!

Tuesday, April 22, 2014

Spring has sprung, and at the library that means lots of fun programs for kids! On April 17th, we hosted a reception and poetry slam for the winners of our annual poetry contest. It was so neat to hear the pride in the kids’ voices as they read their poems aloud to the audience. We […]

Farm Animals at the Library

Friday, April 11, 2014

On Wednesday we had some exciting visitors at the Northside library when the folks from “Bring the Farm to You” showed up with sheep, goats, rabbits, ducks, hens, turkeys and more! Kids got to wander the yard meeting, petting and learning about all the different animals you can find on the farm. This was the […]