Thursday, December 20, 2012

Football Frenzy for boys, boys boys!

Football Frenzy for Boys only! Call to register after January 7th - 362-2242 ext 115

The Winter Reading Program starts soon!

The Crawfordsville District Public Library Winter Reading Program begins January 2nd! Drop in at the Youth Services desk to sign up and start reading!

Block Party

Block Party

January 5

Come and join the fun!


Paint-In with Mike Bowman

January and February times!

6:00 pm

January Beginner Art Class

Art for the Beginning Artist
Saturday, January 26,2013
10:00 a.m.
Registration Begins January 2nd for ages 6-16

Tuesday, December 18, 2012

More Books!!

Over the River: A Turkey's Tale- Presents the words to the popular Thanksgiving song, with illustrations of a turkey family going to Grandma and Grandpa Turkey's house, pursued by a boy and a dog who are hunting for Thanksgiving dinner.

The Grand Canyon Burros That Broke- Edward "Egg" Garrison and his friends in the Art Club are on a trip to the Grand Canyon when three riding burros mysteriously disappear.

The Ghost Who Haunted the Capitol- In Washington, D.C., on a field trip, "Egg" Garrison and his friends solve a haunting mystery.

The Mount Rushmore Face That Couldn't See- When Catalina "Cat" Duran and her friends in the History Club arrive at Mount Rushmore on a school trip they find that someone is playing dangerous tricks and trying to drive people away from the park.

 Picture Books
Zoo Ah-Choooo- On a sleepy Sunday at the zoo, all the animals suddenly begin to sneeze.

Happy Birthday, Mrs. Millie!- Students surprise their beloved but silly teacher with a birthday party, giving her ample opportunity to make them laugh by mixing up her words.

Elmer and Super El- Elmer the patchwork elephant distracts his animal friends from noticing Super El's torn costume until he can escort him to Aunt Zelda who mends Super El's clothes.

Don't Be Silly, Mrs. Millie!- A teacher makes her students laugh when she mixes up words, saying "goats" instead of "coats" and "poodles" when she means "puddles."

Alphabet Mystery- Little x is missing from Charley's Alphabet, and the other lowercase letters go off to solve the mystery of his disappearance, learning in the end how valuable a little x can be.

Monday, December 17, 2012

New Picture Books For the Young Minds!!

The Birthday Pet- Danny can have a pet for his birthday and he knows exactly what he wants, but the other members of his family think differently.

ABC Animal Jamboree- Short, silly poems celebrates the animal alphabet from Angelfish to Zebra.

Bear Takes A Trip- Encourages the reader to practice telling time as Bear packs a suitcase, meets a friend, and travels to the mountain lake where they both have cabins.

Henry's Amazing Imagination!- When Henry's imagination gets mixed up with the truth during show and tell, his teacher suggests that he write and illustrate his own stories.

Millicent and Meer- While playing on the beach, Millicent finds a new friend named Meer, but once she takes him home, he doesn't act like the cat she thought him to be.

Mouse Was Mad- Mouse struggles to find the right way to express his anger, modeling the behavior of Hare, Bear, Hedgehog, and Bobcat, only to discover that his own way may be the best way of all.

No!- This is the story of a likeable, well-meaning and irrepressible dog and the mystery surrounding his name.

On The Farm- Gives a view of the world of the family farm. Simple verse and woodcut with watercolor illustrations evoke a world at once timeless and disappearing from view-- the world of the family farm. 

Rabbit Ears- Hopscotch the rabbit refuses to wash his ears until his older cousin comes to visit, and he learns something about being grown up.

Silly Tilly- Tilly drives the other barnyard animals crazy with her silliness, but after gruffly telling her to stop, they discover that they miss her old ways.

Tacky Goes to Camp- Tacky the penguin and his friends go to Camp Whoopihaha where they scare each other by telling ghost stories around the campfire, never expecting that one of the stories will come true.

Tyrannosaurus Rex: The King of the Dinosaurs- The little boy in this story has a very vivid imagination and a lot of interest in dinosaurs. In this whimsical tale, he makes friends with a Tyrannosaurus Rex. As the story progresses, he discovers facts about his dinosaur friend and learns how the Tyrannosaurus Rex differs from all other dinosaurs. At the story's end, he wakes up in his bed, discovers that he'd been dreaming, and finds himself cuddling a stuffed toy dinosaur.

Ugh! Eggs!- Pip hates eggs, but that is what his dad makes for breakfast, so Pip tries to find something to eat that doesn't have eggs in it.

More Exciting Non-Fiction!!!

Fantastic Fish- Readers learn about strange and unique fish.

Marvelous Mammals- Readers learn about strange and unusual mammals.

Remarkable Reptiles- Readers learn about strange and unique reptiles.

Pets All Around: A Spot-It Challenge- Simple text invites the reader to find items hidden in pet-themed photographs.

Sports Zone: A Spot-It Challenge- Simple text invites the reader to find items hidden in sports-themed photographs.

Memorial Day- Full-color photographs and simple text provide a brief introduction to Memorial Day.

Presidents' Day- Full-color photographs and simple text provide a brief introduction to Presidents' Day.

Bottlenose Dolphins- Simple text and full-color photographs provide a brief introduction to bottlenose dolphins.

Orcas- Simple text and full-color photographs provide a brief introduction to orcas.

Learning About Rocks- Simple text and full-color photographs provides a brief introduction to rocks and how they form.

Grizzly Bears- Simple text and full-color photographs provide a brief introduction to grizzly bears.

Horses- Simple text and full-color photographs provide a brief introduction to horses.

Tuesday, December 11, 2012

Even More New Books!!

Caught- When Jonah and Katherine travel to early 1900s Switzerland and Serbia to return Albert Einstein's daughter, Lieserl, to history, her mother Mileva grasps entirely too much about time travel and has no intention of letting her daughter go. Also a sound recording.

 Books with a CD
Mr. Putter and Tabby Dance the Dance- Reluctantly, Mr. Putter and his cat, Tabby, agree to go ballroom dancing with Mrs. Teaberry and her dog, Zeke.

Ms. Lagrange Is Strange!- The new lunch lady at Ella Mentry School, Ms. LaGrange, writes secret messages in the mashed potatoes and tries her best to get A.J. and the other students to eat healthy foods.

Anna Hibiscus- Anna Hibiscus, who lives in Africa with her whole family, loves to splash in the sea and have parties for her aunties, but Anna would love to see snow.

The Forgiveness Garden- Inspired by the Garden of Forgiveness in Beirut, Lebanon, this moving tale examines two villages, long divided by a mutual grudge, and the act that finally makes them come together to reflect on their past, present, and future.

Wet and Wild!- Fourth-grader George gets help from his friend Alex in trying to control the magic burps that take control and cause him to misbehave in funny ways, but when the class bully celebrates his birthday at a water park, anything can happen. 

Little Blue Truck- A small blue truck finds his way out of a jam, with a little help from his friends.

It's A Tiger!- A child imagines that he is in a story where he encounters a tiger at every turn.

Bear Says Thanks- Bear thanks his friends for bringing food dishes to his dinner party and finds a way of sharing something of his own.

Ivy & Bean Make the Rules- Seven-year-old Bean is too young to go to the camp her sister Nancy is attending, so she and her best friend Ivy decide to create their own camp.

Balloons Over Broadway- Tells the story of the puppeteer Tony Sarg, capturing his genius, his dedication, his zest for play, and his long-lasting gift to America--the inspired helium balloons that would become the trademark of Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade.