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Library Renovation

Both libraries are operating from the high school library location.

Author Visit

Who: Colleen Coble
When: Tuesday, August 19
Time: 6:30 pm
Where: Library Community Room

Prize-winning Christian author, Colleen Coble, will be on hand to discuss her newest releases and answer questions. Colleen will be signing personal copies &  copies will be available to buy. Register for this outstanding program at 765.628.3534.

Preschool

Robot and Bubbles
What: Babes in Story Land
When: Mondays,
Dates: September
Time: 11—11:30
Age: Birth to 2 years


What: Mother Goose
When: Thursdays,
Dates: September
Time: 11—11:30

 Age: 3 years

 What: Story Hour
 When: Tuesdays,
Dates: September
Time: 10:30—11:30
Age: 4-5 years


 
Toddler Biting Book    Registration is required for preschool programs. Call 628-2882 to register.

Early Literacy

What is Early Literacy?
Early literacy is what children know about reading and writing before they actually learn to read and write. Early Literacy is not the teaching of reading. It’s building a foundation for reading through a set of positive interactions so that when they are taught to read, they’re ready. The interactions that children have with books, paper, crayon, music and the adults in their lives will be their building blocks for language, reading and writing development.
 

  • Begin reading books early, even when your child is a newborn.
  • Make book sharing a special time.
  • Let your baby see you reading.
  • Visit your public library often.
  • Children who enjoy being read to will want to learn how to read.

Literacy Developmental Milestones Chart

One Day Book Fair


What: Welcome Back to School - One Day Book Fair
When: Tuesday, August 12
Time: 8 a.m. to 8 p.m.
Where: Children's Library

Join us for this one day event to celebrate the start of school.






Muffins For Mom




WHERE: GREENTOWN CHILDREN’S LIBRARY

WHEN: TUESDAY, AUGUST 12

TIME: 8:30 am

WHO: MOMS (IF MOM IS NOT AVAILABLE ANOTHER ADULT MAY ATTEND)

We welcome all moms to attend our Muffins for Moms event to celebrate our Welcome Back to School - One Day Book Fair. Enjoy FREE muffins, fresh-brewed coffee, and juice along with lively conversation with other area moms and friends. Complete the form below and return to the library to make sure we order the right amount of muffins. For more information call 628-2882.


Please RSVP by Friday, August 8, 2014




Name ____________________________

Phone # ___________________________





 


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Bookpage
A monthly book review magazine distributed by libraries and bookstores in hard copy. Features reviews of new fiction and non-fiction, author interviews and burning questions about who has written, or is about to write, what.

Bookreporter
Reviews and excerpts of new titles, author chats and more.

Bookwire
Intended for the book trade, this publishers site speculates on whats hot and whats not. Check here to find out which authors are on tour and which books are in print.

Goodreads
This largest of social networks for readers enables book lovers to share information about books, list books that they've read, create book clubs, and more.

LibraryThing
This online cataloging application enables members to catalog their books, compare each other's book collections, share reading suggestions, and communicate with fellow book lovers.

New York Times Book Review
Reviews, best seller lists, first chapters and an on-line book club from the best known review source in the country.


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