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Children Program
Dial-A-Story
October has arrived with a cold snap and the arrival of beautiful fall leaves. Dial-A-Story is available any time of day, so enjoy it while you are running errands or make it part of your bedtime/nap time routine.

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 28-Oct 4 "Why the Sea is Salt"
Oct 5-11 "Wylie"
Oct 12-18 "The Little Hero"
Oct 19-25 "Sleeping Beauty"
Oct 26-Nov 1 "The Fox & the Rooster"
ONCE UPON A STORYTIME
9:30 AM FRIDAYS ON FACEBOOK

Toddlers & Preschoolers are invited to snuggle with their adults to sing songs, listen to stories and see a craft idea you might like to do at home!

10/9/2020 - N is for Noisy
You will need 1 sheet of white paper, a 1/2 sheet of construction paper, a ruler, safety scissors, glue and old magazines or advertisements.

10/16/2020 - Clever Fox
You will need 1 sheet of orange construction paper, less than 1/2 a sheet of white and black construction paper, a ruler, pencil, glue, and safety scissors.

10/23 - Dont Go to Sleep!
For the craft you will need a paper plate, cardboard, scissors, a box cutter(for adult use only!), glue stick/dots, paint/crayons/markers, tape, scissors, and grey/white/orange construction paper.

10/30 - Halloween


Friday morning does not work for you? No problem, each story time will be available to view for 3 days.
CHILDRENS VIRTUAL BOOK CLUB
5:00 PM - MONDAYS ON FACEBOOK
Kindergarten - 3rd graders

Listen to a story and then learn more about the theme for the day.

9/19/2020 "Ozma of Oz" by L. Frank Baum, chapter 5-6. For the craft you will need a plastic bottle, yellow or brown yarn, tacky glue or a hot glue gun, scissors, scraps of orange paper, feathers or tissue paper, and something to use for eyes (buttons, bottle caps, googly eyes).

10/26/2020 - HALLOWEEN
For the craft you will need a pumpkin, masking tape, scissors, old crayons, cardboard, a blow dryer, and a glue gun.

11/2/2020 - "Ozma of Oz" by L. Frank Baum, chapters 7-8

11/9/2020 - "Ozma of Oz" by L. Frank Baum, chapters 9-10

Programs will be available for 3 days.
Whats New
Acoustic Roosters Barnyard Boogie starring Indigo Blume - Kwame Alexander
As Indigo Blume drifts off to sleep on the night before she is scheduled to sing at the Garden City Community Festival, she is not sure she is brave enough to take the stage. But once she falls asleep, Indigo finds herself in a dream world with the characters form her favorite book, "Acoustic Rooster and His Barnyard Band". The bands members invite her to join the group. But when a storm destroys their barn, the animals are left with almost nothing. Can Indigo rally the band to work together and save their home? And can they help Indigo find her voice in time for the festival? (E F Ale)
Before the Ever After - Jacqueline Woodson
For as long as ZJ can remember, his dad has been everyones hero. A popular pro football star, he is as beloved to the neighborhood kids as he is to millions of sports fans. But lately his dad is forgetting stuff and has turned moody. The doctors think it might be because he has had so many concussions, but they are not sure how to help. That stings...and so does the day his dad embarrasses him in front of his friends. (J F Woo)
Bunheads - Misty Copeland
Misty is captivated by the tale of "Coppella" and it heroine, Swanilda, she decides to audition for the role. But she has never danced ballet before, in fact, this is her very first day of her very first dance class! (E F Cop)
Dog Man: Grime & Punishment - Dav Pilkey
Book 9 in the "Dog Man" graphic novel series (J F Pil)
For Which We Stand - Jeff Foster
This book is a comprehensive and accessible guide that answers questions like:
What is the Constitution?
What are the branches of the government?
What is the Electoral College?
How do you vote?
Why do we have political parties?
Plus, discover the backstory on some of our governments most important moments. (J 320.473 Fos)
How to Grow an Apple Pie - Beth Charles
It is easy to make an apple pie, but what does it take to make the apples? Sophie is about to find out!

In the back of the book is a recipe for "Sophies Apple Pie" (E F Cha)
Last Kids on Earth & the Skeleton Road - Max Brallier
Book 6 in "The Last Kids on Earth" series. (J F Bra)
Spy School: Rebolution - Stuart Gibbs
Book 8 in the "Spy School" series (J F Gib)
Super Good Baking for Kids - Duff Goldman
Celebrity pastry chef and host of "Kids Baking Championship", Duff Goldman believes baking should be three things:
Super Fun
Super Delicious
Super Creative! (J 641.71 Gol)
The Tower of Nero - Rick Riordan
Book 5 in "The Trials of Apollo" series (J F Rio)
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