Friday, August 12, 2022
Waste, junk, trash! Join Naomi Shihab Nye as she reads from her book Cast Away: Poems for Our Time and prompts us to think about what we consider to be trash, what happens to trash, and what our trash says about us!
This collection of poems is a reminder that we can have more control and intention over what we use and what we cast away, and that these actions have an effect on our planet.
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Wednesday, December 9, 2020
Girls cannot be drummers. Long ago on an island filled with music, no one questioned that rule―until the drum dream girl. Join us for Storytime as we explore Drum Dream Girl, the inspiring true story of Millo Castro Zaldarriaga, a Chinese-African-Cuban girl who broke Cuba's traditional taboo against female drummers.
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Tuesday, November 10, 2020
Baby Bear has so much to learn about the world! Join us for our latest Storytime featuring Baby Bear Sees Blue, as we follow Baby Bear from the moment he wakes until it’s time to curl up and go to sleep, he explores outside with his mama. They see green leaves, blue jays, brown trout, and—best of all—a patch of yummy red strawberries.
at Tuesday, November 10, 2020
Thursday, October 8, 2020
Where could Little Night be? Hiding in a Barn? Playing in the hills? Jump into the dreamy bilingual pages of Little Night/Nochecita with us for Storytime to find out! Little Night/Nochecita is a sweet story that every child will enjoy.
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Friday, September 25, 2020
Join us for this special Storytime of The Alphabet War, narrated by LeDerick Horne--a performance poet, an advocate for people with disabilities, and our Outside The Lunchbox Luncheon keynote speaker. As we jump into the pages of The Alphabet War we’ll follow Adam from his first days in Kindergarten, where the teacher wanted him to learn about letters. But “p” looked like “q,” and “b” looked like “d.” We'll follow Adam's ...
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Tuesday, August 11, 2020
Red is bright and strong but isn’t red at all, in fact, he is blue! Join us for a Digital Storytime of Red: A Crayon’s Story, a heartwarming story about being true to your inner self and following your own path despite obstacles that may come your way.
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Wednesday, August 5, 2020
Shoo Wee! Do you smell that? What is that smell...I think it's that Okapi! What is an Okapi, anyway? Okapis are nearly impossible to observe in the wild and, once discovered, obtained a mythical reputation and gained the name "African unicorn." This book is the first in a series of "ficinformational" books about lesser known animals with weird traits like the okapi. The illustrations are engaging, and the story is just plain fun to read and filled with real facts.
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Thursday, July 16, 2020
Hair can kink, coil, and curl in every way! Zuri knows her hair is beautiful, even though some days it has a mind of its own. Join us as we explore the pages of Hair Love, a tender and empowering story where Zuri and her Daddy work together to style her hair for a very special occasion.
After listening to Hair Love you can watch an extended animated short of the book too!
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Wednesday, June 24, 2020
Join us for this bilingual storytime as The Coyote family shares how they have worked as a team to stay happy and healthy during their time at home.
Spurs Give announced the release of a free new digital children book, titled “The Coyote Family Stays Home!”. The book, created to help children understand and come to terms with changes resulting from COVID-19, is available for free online in both English and Spanish. The book serves as an additional resource for all family ...
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Tuesday, May 26, 2020
Join us as we follow Little Miss's adventure when she planted a kiss! This storytime featuring Plant A Kiss, will show kids how one small act of love blooms into something bigger and more dazzling than you could ever imagine.
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Friday, May 22, 2020
James has so many balloons! Each of them carries a special memory. Grandpa has a million balloons because he’s lived so long. James loves to hear about the stories in Grandpa’s balloons. But Grandpa has been having trouble holding onto his balloons lately. They start to float away, and James can’t catch them even though he tries. James discovers that he is now the one to share Grandpa’s stories.
After listening to The Remember Balloons read by author Jessie Oli...
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Tuesday, May 19, 2020
Jump into the bilingual pages of El Perro Con Sombrero with us during this week’s Storytime! Explore with us how Pepe’s sombrero took him from lonely dog to movie star!
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Tuesday, May 12, 2020
Cultural traditions can be joyful, delicious, and colorful! Join us as we jump into the lively pages of Green Is a Chile Pepper and explore a world of colors for this week’s Storytime!
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Tuesday, May 5, 2020
In this week’s Storytime, Dr. Dryer will teach children how to hold onto no-limit thinking and become unstoppable as they strive to attain their dreams! Join us as we jump into the pages of Unstoppable Me!: 10 Ways to Soar Through Life and explore 10 important lessons of life that include taking risk, dealing with stress and anxiety, and learning how to enjoy each moment! I
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Tuesday, April 28, 2020
Los tacos y las fiestas son dos de las cosas favoritas de los dragones, pero si decides organizar una fiesta de tacos, no debes servir salsa picante, ¡al menos que quieras que tu fiesta se caliente realmente! Esta semana saltamos a las páginas de Dragones Y Tacos y exploramos por qué los dragones no usan salsa picante en sus tacos y cuántos tacos necesitas para una fiesta de tacos con dragones.
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Tuesday, April 21, 2020
Everyone carries an imaginary bucket but how you fill yours and the people around you is up to you! Join us as we jump into the pages of Have You Filled a Bucket Today?: A Guide to Daily Happiness for Kids — a vivid book that illustrates how easy and rewarding it is to express kindness, appreciation, and love every day!
After finishing reading the book, find additional bucket filling recourses to continue practicing positive actions at www.bucketfillers10...
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Thursday, April 16, 2020
Audible, an Amazon company, is helping to support kids find the joys in literature and reading while at home! The audiobook company launched Audible Stories, a free online streaming service where kids and teens can enjoy audiobooks for the duration this unique time at home.
"For as long as schools are closed, we're open." Audible said.
Audible Stories features a wide variety of audiobooks for you and your family to enjoy from audiobooks for the L...
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Tuesday, April 14, 2020
Have you wished for something extraordinary? Like the ability to fly? Or to have 100 dinosaur friends? Journey with us into the pages of Something Extraordinary for this week's storytime! Something Extraordinary explores how the ordinary can be extraordinary!
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Tuesday, April 7, 2020
For this week's storytime, we are jumping into the children's book Where Is Baby's Belly Button. Explore these vibrant pages with your kids and learn about body parts and their locations.
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Tuesday, March 31, 2020
We're diving into the pages of Little Roja Riding Hood for this week's Storytime! The bilingual retelling of Little Red Riding Hood follows a familiar tale with new twists and turns while infusing accessible Spanish you can use every day!
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