May 2009 - Kids Blog

  • A Sparkling Story

    by kiya@evpl on Saturday, May 2 2009, 12:50pm
    Sharon Draper writes some of the best books for teens, so I was excited to see her new book for younger kids. Sassy: Little Sister is NOT my Name! is about Sassy Simone Sanford, a fourth grader who loves her name. Unfortunately, no one at home calls her...
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  • Recorder Classes Free to the Public

    by FiddleChick@evpl on Thursday, May 14 2009, 7:18pm
    One of the first questions I am often asked when talking about the recorder classes offered at Central Library is, "How much will it cost?" Well, thanks to generous grants from the Boer-Suhrheinrich Foundation, The George Mesker Music Trust...
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  • Teachers and Parents - new books of interest!

    by TeachersPet@evpl on Wednesday, May 20 2009, 10:31am
    Hi, Folks - Lots of new books in the Educational Materials area in the READ Center at Central Library. THE HIPSTER LIBRARIAN'S GUIDE TO TEEN CRAFT PROJECTS by Jina Coleman. Step-by-step instructions for a dozen unique craft items, reproducibles, photo...
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  • Looking For a Good Book For Boys Age 8 - 12? Or Anyone Else?

    by UndergroundLibrarian@evpl on Friday, May 1 2009, 12:48pm
    Smoke by Mavis Jukes might be just what you need. Colton, age 12, has a huge Maine Coon cat named Smoke. Colton's mother has decided they need to leave Idaho to live on a ranch in California. Colton is not real excited about the move, but he doesn't...
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    by TeachersPet@evpl on Wednesday, May 20 2009, 11:05am
    Hi, Folks! These items are now available in the Special Resources section of the Educational Materials are in the READ Center at Central Library. AUT-EROBICS: autism movement therapy . A 68 minute DVD of a sensory integration program of music and dance...
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  • A Fabulous Folktale!

    by UndergroundLibrarian@evpl on Wednesday, May 20 2009, 6:06pm
    Folktales are a tried and true genre of children's books. They are invariably successful with children. Recently I shared The Enormous Carrot by Vladimor Vagin with several groups of school age children. There are numerous versions of this tale, most...
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  • Kid + Book = ?

    by mrsweasley@evpl on Thursday, May 14 2009, 1:09pm
    It thrills the hearts of librarians and parents when a child falls in love with a book. Some children are just born readers and will read any book they can get their hands on. Others aren't quite so eager, so when the reluctant reader "clicks"...
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