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Children Program
January has arrived and school will be back in session soon. Take time to listen to Dial-A-Story while you are getting back into your 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.

Dec 30-Jan 5 "The Elves & the Shoemaker"
Jan 6-12 "Thumbelina"
Jan 13-20 "George Washington & the Colt"
Jan 21-26 "George Washington & the Cherry Tree"
Jan 27-Feb 2 "The Buckwheat"
Toddler Time is geared toward 2-3 year olds. Come snuggle with your children and enjoy songs, stories and crafts in the Childrens Department on Thursday mornings from 9:30-10:00 AM.

Jan 9 - Sharks!
Jan 16 - Winter Clothes
Jan 23 - Boats Float
Jan 30 - Socks

Children under the age of 5 must be accompanied by an adult caregiver.
January 21- February 18
Preschool - 12th grade

Travel the world with Reidwell Bookworm by reading books and turning in reading logs.

Figure out where Reidwell has traveled to by solving a weekly clue and earn an extra ticket for the prize drawing.

One GRAND PRIZE for each age level will be drawn for on February 19, 2020.
Childrens Book Club
Childrens Book Club is for Kindergarten through 3rd graders. Join us in the Childrens Department at 5:15 PM on Mondays for a story, craft or activity. Program last approximately 45 minutes.

Jan 6 - Future Presidents
Jan 13 - Science Night: Gears

Program does not meet on the last Monday of each month.
Last Monday - STEAM
4-6th graders are invited to join Mrs. Amy in the Queen City room on the last Monday of each month from September through April for hands-on science based programs. Program starts at 5:15 PM and last approximately 45 minutes.

January 27, 2020 = MYSTERY BAG CHALLENGE (Bags will be filled with mystery supplies that you must use to build the machine listed on the card inside your bag)
PRESCHOOL STORY TIME for 3-5 year olds meets at 9:30 AM in the Childrens department. Enjoy story times with your child/children and learn some new songs, listen to stories, and either make a craft or do an activity together. Program lasts approximately 45-60 minutes. No preregistration or library card is required to participate in the programs.

Jan 10 - P is for Pizza
Jan 17 - Winter Stories
Jan 24 - C is for Cat
Jan 31 - My ABCs

Children under 5 must be accompanied by an adult caregiver.
Whats New
Bo s Magical New Friend - Rebecca Elliott
From the author of "Owl Diaries" comes a new series "Unicorn Diaries"

Bo Tinseltail loves going to Sparklegrove School for Unicorns. But one thing Bo wants more than anything is a best friend. (E F Ell)
Cloud Kingdom - Katrina Charman
"Last Firehawk" book 7 (J F Cha)
Fetch 22 - Dav Pilkey
"Dog Man" book 8 (J F Pil)
I, Cosmo - Carlie Sorosiak
What is an arthritic thirteen-year-old golden retriever to do when the human he loves most asks him to compete in a dance contest? Say yes, of course. Cosmo has been a devoted older brother to his human, Max for a lifetime of trick-or-treating, movie watching, and family dance nights. And now Max is convinced that dance is the key to keeping his arguing parents, and his whole family, together.

Full of humor and heart, and told entirely from Cosmos point of view, this is a rewarding exploration of human...and not-so-human...ideas of family, loyalty, and the most dogged kind of love (J F Sor)
Just Because - Mac Barnett
Curious minds are rewarded with curious answers in this fantastical bedtime book for dreams who are always looking for more than the answer "just because". (E F Bar)
Karens Witch - Ann M. Martin
Graphic novel of "The Baby-Sitters Club Little Sisters" (J F Mar)
Mac Cracks the Code - Mac Barnett
"Mac B., Kid Spy" book 4 (J F Bar)
Save Your Friends! - Hyewon Kyung
Shark is big. Shark is hungry. Shark is a bully. Shark eats everyone and everything in the sea.

Dear reader, it is up to you to save them! (E F Kyu)
Swan Lake - New York City Ballet Corp
A beautifully illustrated retelling of the classic ballet, "Swan Lake" as presented by the New York City Ballet. (E F Doc)
Truman - Jean Reidy
Truman the tortoise lives with his Sarah high above the taxis and trash trucks. He never worries about the world below...until one day when Sarah straps on a big backpack and boards the bus!

Truman waits for her to return, but, when he can wait no longer, he knows what he must do...even if it seems impossible! (E F Rei)
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