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5 Early Literacy Practices

Every month our children's staff plans to share a tip to help develop early literacy skills in children. For our first post, we will talk about the 5 early literacy practices identified by researchers with the American Library Association* for the Every Child Ready to Read initiative. We will s...

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Your Brain on Audiobooks

Audiobooks aren’t cheating! A recent study at UC Berkeley scanned the brains of participants as they both read and listened to stories. The surprise result was that the brain reacted almost identically when listening to audio as when it read the actual text. But audiobook listeners have had that ...

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Digital Early Literacy

Back to school is in the air! With all the excitement older children have about returning to learning, it’s a great time to introduce early literacy and math concepts. The number of options can be overwhelming! Luckily, the library has quite a few resources made exactly for young children learning t...

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Upcoming Events

This event is in the "Children" group.

Autumn Windchimes Craft

September 17, 2019
4:00pm - 4:45pm
Alice & Jack Wirt Public Library
Registration
Library Branch: Alice & Jack Wirt Public Library
Room: Children's Program Room
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 3
Event Details:
Grades 2-6.  Make beautiful music in the autumn breeze with these windchimes. ...

Disclaimer(s)

Registration is required.  Please register in person, by phone, or online.

This event is in the "Teens" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Beaded Fall Bracelets

September 17, 2019
6:00pm - 7:00pm
Pinconning Branch Library
Registration
Library Branch: Pinconning Branch Library
Room: Pinconning Branch Community Room
Age Group: Teens, Adults
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 1
Event Details:
Adults and teens grades 6 and up are invited to attend. Registration is required online, in person at the Public Service Desk, or by calling 989-879-3283 ext 202. ...
This event is in the "Children" group.

DIY: Crayons

September 17, 2019
6:00pm - 7:00pm
Auburn Area Branch Library
Registration
Library Branch: Auburn Area Branch Library
Room: Auburn Branch Community Room
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 12
Event Details:
Ages 6-12 are invited to attend.   Make your own crayons and crayon box to store them in!   Registration is required. Register in person, online or by phone at 662-2381 x206. ...

Disclaimer(s)

Registration is required.  Please register in person, by phone, or online.

This could get messy! Please wear old clothes.

This event is in the "Adults" group.

Bookend Painting

September 18, 2019
6:00pm - 7:30pm
Sage Branch Library
Registration
Library Branch: Sage Branch Library
Room: Sage Branch Community Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 18
Event Details:
Highlight your book collection with painted bookends.  All supplies provided.  ...

Disclaimer(s)

Registration is required.  Please register in person, by phone, or online.

This event is in the "Adults" group.

Needle Crafter's Club

September 18, 2019
6:00pm - 7:30pm
Auburn Area Branch Library
Library Branch: Auburn Area Branch Library
Room: Auburn Branch Community Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Event Details:
All hand-sewing crafters welcome. ...
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Mason Jar Craft

September 19, 2019
4:00pm - 5:00pm
Alice & Jack Wirt Public Library
Registration
Library Branch: Alice & Jack Wirt Public Library
Room: Kantzler Community Room
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 13
Event Details:
Grades 6-12 are welcome to attend.  All supplies provided.   ...

Disclaimer(s)

Participant must be in grades sixth through twelfth (6-12) to register for this program

Registration is required.  Please register in person, by phone, or online.

This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Pour Paint Coasters

September 19, 2019
4:30pm - 5:30pm
Auburn Area Branch Library
Registration
Library Branch: Auburn Area Branch Library
Room: Auburn Branch Community Room
Age Group: Children, Teens
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 8
Event Details:
Ages 10-14 are invited to attend. Registration is required.Make two beautifully decorated coasters for home or for gifts using pour painting. Registration is required. Register in person, online or by phone at 662-2381 x205. ...

Disclaimer(s)

Registration is required.  Please register in person, by phone, or online.

This could get messy! Please wear old clothes.

This event is in the "Children" group.

Sandpaper Art T-Shirts

September 19, 2019
4:30pm - 5:30pm
Sage Branch Library
Registration
Library Branch: Sage Branch Library
Room: Sage Branch Community Room
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 24
Event Details:
We provide the T-shirts. You create a cool design. Ages 5-12. ...

Disclaimer(s)

Registration is required.  Please register in person, by phone, or online.

This event is in the "Children" group.

Lego Club

September 19, 2019
6:00pm - 7:00pm
Alice & Jack Wirt Public Library
Registration
Library Branch: Alice & Jack Wirt Public Library
Room: Children's Program Room
Age Group: Children
Program Type: STEAM
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 21
Event Details:

Make your own unique Lego creations—builder’s choice!  We supply the bricks and you supply the imagination. We may feature your creations on our Facebook page. Grades K-6.

Registration is required.  Please register in person, by phone, or online. ...
This event is in the "Children" group.

Sandpaper Art T-Shirts

September 19, 2019
6:00pm - 7:00pm
Sage Branch Library
Registration
Library Branch: Sage Branch Library
Room: Sage Branch Community Room
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 25
Event Details:
We provide the T-shirts. You create a cool design. Ages 5-12. ...

Disclaimer(s)

Registration is required.  Please register in person, by phone, or online.

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