ONLINE VIEW & DO STORY TIME

New Online View & Do Story Times premiering Tuesdays at 10:30 AM!
Join Ms. Lisa & Ms. Allison for stories, songs, & a fun activity. 


Some story times will involve a crafting kit (we will post this info in the story time description), which you can pick up at all branches starting the Monday of that week's story time, while supplies last.  After you get your kit, tune into story time to create your masterpiece!
 

ONLINE VIEW & DO STORY TIME:  09/22/20 
Hello, Fall!
Deborah Diesen
(This story time does not include a crafting kit)

A grandparent and child recall the beautiful and wonderful sights and sounds of a Fall day spent together.
(Story read with permission by Farrar, Straus and Giroux)

ONLINE VIEW & DO STORY TIME:  09/15/20 
The Book with No Pictures
B.J. Novak
Paper Bag Book Craft

In this book with no pictures, the reader has to say every silly word, no matter what!

(Story read with permission by Dial Books)

ONLINE VIEW & DO STORY TIME:  09/08/20 
The World Needs More Purple People
Kristen Bell
(This story time does not include a crafting kit)

What is a purple person? Great question. I mean, really great! Because purple people always ask really great questions. They bring their family, friends, and communities together, and they speak up for what's right. They are kind and hardworking, and they love to laugh (especially at Grandpa's funny noises)! A purple person is an everyday superhero! How do you become one? That's the fun part! Penny Purple will lead you through the steps. Get ready to be silly, exercise your curiosity, use your voice, and be inspired.
(Story read with permission by Random House Books for Young Readers)

ONLINE VIEW & DO STORY TIME:  09/01/20 
El Arbol Generoso (The Giving Tree)
Shel Silverstein
(This story time does not include a crafting kit)

A young boy grows to manhood and old age experiencing the love and generosity of a tree which gives to him without thought of return.
(Story read with permission by HarperCollins)

ONLINE VIEW & DO STORY TIME:  08/25/20 
Don't Throw It to Mo!
David A. Adler
Football Fan Craft

Mo is the youngest kid on the Robins football team. The kids on the rival team tease him for being a 'butterfingers' who's too tiny to catch the ball. But Mo's coach has a plan up his sleeve to turn Mo's little size into a big win for the Robins.
(Story read with permission by Penguin Young Readers)

ONLINE VIEW & DO STORY TIME:  08/18/20 
Fun in the Sun
Janine Scott
Paper Umbrella Craft

Tired from too much bad weather, Farmer Claude, Farmer Maude, and their farm animals go to the beach, where they have time for a bit of fun before the rain catches up with them.
(Story read with permission by Picture Window Books)

ONLINE VIEW & DO STORY TIME:  08/11/20 
Seven Rules You Absolutely Must Not Break If You Want to Survive the Cafeteria
John Grandits
School Bag Desk Organizer Craft

Warnings about the pitfalls lurking in the lunchroom have Kyle imagining & fearing the worst, as the server, the lunch ladies, the cashier, & the menacing big kids become terrifying giant insects in his eyes. Kyle inadvertently breaks every rule but winds up enjoying his lunch - & overcoming his fears.
(Story read with permission by Clarion Books)

ONLINE VIEW & DO STORY TIME:  08/04/20 
The Three Little Fish & the Big Bad Shark
Will Grace & Ken Geist
Paper Tube Fish Craft

In a spoof of "The Three Little Pigs," Jim Fish builds his house of seaweed and Tim Fish builds his house of sand, but Kim Fish smartly sets up house in an old sunken ship to keep the big bad shark from destroying it.
(Story read with permission by Cartwheel Books)

ONLINE VIEW & DO STORY TIME:  09/29/20 
Duck! Rabbit!
Amy Krouse Rosenthal
(This story time does not include a crafting kit)

Two unseen characters argue about whether the creature they are looking at is a rabbit or a duck.
(Story read with permission by Chronicle Books)