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Children Program
Dial-A-Story
September has arrived and school is back in session. While you enjoy your after school snack, or when it is time to lay down for a nap, do not forget to take time to listen to Dial-A-Story.

Dial-A-Story is a short folk story that your child can listen to on your phone. Just dial 660-827-7838, put the phone on speaker and enjoy the story. Story changes each Monday unless the library is closed for a holiday.


Sept 5 - 10, "The Old Woman and Her Pig"
Sept 11 - 17, "The Coyote and the Woodpecker"
Sept 18 - 24, "The Pied Piper"
Sept 25 - Oct 1, "The Hole in the Closet"
CHILDRENS BOOK CLUB
Kindergarten - 3rd graders are invited to join Mrs. Amy in the Childrens Department from 5:15-6:00 PM on Tuesdays to enjoy listening to stories and doing a craft/activity.

Sept 5 - Fairy Tale Fun: Jack
Sept 12 - Science Night: Thinking
Sept 19 - Time Warp:1800s
Sept 26 - Jr. Maker Night: Food
LAST MONDAYS - STEM
4th - 6th graders are invited to join Mrs. Amy in the Queen City Room on the second floor of the Library on the last Monday of each month (except December) for hand-on science based program.

This month we will be meeting on September 25, 2017 from 5:15-6:00 PM. Our program will be about CATAPULTS. No preregistration is needed and a library card is not required.

TODDLER TIME
TODDLER TIME for 2-3 year olds meets at 9:30 AM on Thursdays. You and your child/children are invited to join Mrs. Amy in the Childrens Department as we learn songs, read a couple of books & do a simple craft together.

Program runs approximately 30-45 minutes. Please check the calendar for our winter/spring schedule. No preregistration or library card is required for this program.

Sept 7 - Growing
Sept 14 - I Spy
Sept 21 - Little Piggies
Sept 28 - Pancakes

All children 5 and under must be accompanied by an adult caregiver.
PRESCHOOL STORY TIME
PRESCHOOL STORY TIME for 3-5 year olds meets at 9:30 AM on Fridays in the Childrens Department. Enjoy relaxing with your child/children and learning some new songs, listening to stories, and either making a craft or doing an activity together. Program lasts approximately 45-60 minutes. No preregistration or library card is required to participate in the programs.

Children under 5 must be accompanied by an adult caregiver.

Sept 8 - Friends
Sept 15 - Little Ducks
Sept 22 - On the Farm
Sept 29 - Peanut Butter, Jelly & Pancakes

Whats New
Earn It! A Moneybunny Book - Cinders McLeod
Bun loves to sing, and knows she is going to be a star.

When her mom reminds her that most good things, like the garden they are growing, take time and work. Bun is at first disappointed. But as she does the math and daydreams about her future singing career, Bun starts to like the idea of earning her way to stardom. (E F McL)
Horizon - Scott Westerfeld
The crash is just the beginning...

When a plane goes down in the arctic, eight young survivors step from the wreckage expecting to see nothing but ice and snow. Instead, they find themselves lost in a strange jungle with no way to get home and little hope of rescue. (J F Wes)
Refugee - Alen Gratz
Three different kids. One mission in common: ESCAPE.

Josef is a Jewish boy living in 1930s Nazi Germany. With the threat of concentration camps looming, he and his family board a ship bound for the other side of the world.

Isabel is a Cuban girl in 1994. With riots and unrest plaguing her country, she and her family set out on a raft, hoping to find safety in America...

Mahmoud is a Syrian boy in 2015. His homeland torn apart by violence and destruction, he and his family begin a long trek toward Europe...

All three kids go on harrowing journeys in search of refuge. All will face unimaginable dangers, from drownings to bombings, to betrayals. But there is always the hope of tomorrow. (J F Gra)
The Countdown Conspiracy - Katie Slivensky
Six kids from around the world have been chosen for the first-ever mission to mars...and Miranda Regent is one of them. But as soon as the announcement is made, protesters worldwide claim the selection process was rigged, and that Miranda was only chosen because she is American. Soon she is getting threatening messages and then the training camp is attacked.

Now the entire mission and everyones lives are at risk. And while it seems Miranda may be the one who put them all in danger...she may be the only one who can save them. (J F Sli)
The Enchantress Returns - Chris Colfer
"The Land of Stories" book 2. The evil Enchantress, who cursed Sleeping Beauty, is back with a vengeance, and the fairy-tale world lives in fear. When Alex and Conners mother is kidnapped, they defy their grandmothers orders and find their own way into the Land of Stories to rescue her. (J F Col)
Tinyville Town: Time for School! - Brian Biggs
It is the first day of school in Tinyville Town, and there is so much to do! There are shoes to be tied and new backpacks to be packed. It is Ellie Emberleys first day of school, too. She is new to town and could use a good friend or two. (E F Big)
Vanished! A Framed! Novel - James Ponti
Middle school is hard. Solving cases for the FBI is even harder. Doing both at the same time...well, that is just crazy.

After helping the FBI solve an art the National Gallery and uncovering a D.C. spy ring, Florian Bates is finding normal life a little boring. But that is about to change! His FBI handler, Marcus, has a job for him! Is it a bank robbery? Counterfeit ring? International espionage? Actually, it is middle school pranks...

Sounds pretty ordinary, except that the presidents daughter may or may not be involved. So Florian and his best friend, Margaret, are going undercover to see if they can use their TOAST skills to catch the culprit before the media gets ahold of the story.

Then a student vanishes in he middle of a concert at the Kennedy Center, and things take a real turn! Can Florian and Margaret save the day? (J F Pon)
We Belong Together - Todd Parr
There are lots of different ways to make a family. It just takes love. Share your home, and share your heart. (E F Par)
Whats A Little Noogie Between Friends? - Lincoln Peirce
Graphic Novel. Nate Wrights a winner...in his own mind, anyway. So when things go wrong he is at a loss to explain why. How does his soccer team manage to lose to a school with a sixty-game winless streak? What is he doing at the movies on a Friday night...with GINA? And why, oh why is one of his classmates (hint: she is Nates dream girl) suddenly moving three thousand miles away? It is all enough to make a sixth-grade superstar feel...well, not so super. (J F Pei)
Whats Your Favorite Favorite? - Bob Shea
Ballet Cat and her cousin Goat want to know which is Grandmas favorite, ballet or magic. (E F She)
Whole Sky - Heather Henson
Sky Doran is a horse whisperer. She keeps that secret mostly between herself and the horses on the million-dollar farms where she and her dad work during the foaling season. Horses tend to have a lot to say, and Sky has always known exactly how to help. But this year, the horses are asking unexpected questions: What is wrong? Why is my mouth so scratchy? What is happening with my foal? These are questions Sky can not, or will not answer. Answering these questions my be the only way to stop the tragedy of the foals dying from repeating itself. (J F Hen)
Wonderful You: An Adoption Story - Lauren McLaughlin
"I will sale by the moon and the stars till I find a home for my girl that is loving and kind..." (E F McL)
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