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HTFLKids Fun - Spring 2016

Elementary schoolers are in for lots of fun this spring with HTFLKids. Don't miss a thing!

SOME PROGRAMS REQUIRE REGISTRATION - All registration is through EventKeeper (follow the links below).


LEGO Club 
Grades K-5
Each week we’ll have a new building challenge and then showcase our creations.

Session II: Thursdays @ 4pm, Apr 28, May 5 and 12
 


Reading Olympics Club
Grades 2-5

You're already reading the books; now come have some fun with them at HTFL!  Each month, we'll highlight a different book from the Elementary Reading Olympics list and participate in a variety of related activities and crafts.

          ->REGISTER FOR Reading Olympics Club, May 4<-


PAWS for Reading
Grades K and up

Come to HTFL and practice reading to the best listener—A dog! Therapy dogs Rutland, Ziggy and Piper come to the Library to meet with young readers and listen to children read a book of their choice.

Within a week from the program date, you will be assigned a 10-minute time slot for your child to read with one of the therapy dogs. Please plan to arrive a few minutes before your time begins.  

2nd Wednesdays @ 7pm, May 11

->REGISTER FOR PAWS for Reading, May 11<-


Book Bingo
Grades K-5

Come for bingo, leave with great books to add to your personal library.

3rd Thursdays @ 4pm, May 19

No registration required.


Around the World in 3 Weeks
Grades 2-5

Explore the world without ever leaving HTFL!  Using the laptop lab, help Ms. Roxane plan a trip around the world and also enjoy related crafts and snacks each week.  

    Mondays @ 4pm, May 2-16
 


Paper Magic
Grades 2-5

Join us as we use paper and scissors to learn tricks and amaze your family and friends!  

  Wednesdays @ 4pm, May 11 and 18
->REGISTER FOR Paper Magic<-


 

Raise a Reader - Spring 2016

Remember: storytime programs are free and open to the public. No registration is required. Please help us provide the best experience for all by selecting an age-appropriate storytime for your child.


Books & Babies with Ms. Yolaine

Birth-23 months and a caregiver
Wednesdays at 10:15am
April 13 - May 18

Movers & Shakers with Ms. Shannon

2 and 3 year olds and a caregiver
Mondays at 10:15am
April 11 - May 16

On My Own with Ms. Marilyn

4 and 5 year olds on their own
Fridays at 10:15am
April 15 - May 20

Creative Corner

4 and 5 year olds and a caregiver
Thursdays at 1:30pm
April 14 - May 19

Circle Time

All ages and a caregiver
Tuesdays and Thursdays at 10:15am​
Mondays at 1:30 pm NEW TIME!
April 11 - May 19

Pajama Storytime 

All ages and a caregiver
3rd Tuesday of the month at 7pm
April 19 and May 17

 

Today is National Rubber Ducky Day!

National Rubber Ducky Day is observed annually on January 13th!

ALA Announces 2016 Youth Media Award Winners

The American Library Association (ALA) today announced the top books, video and audio books for children and young adults – including the Caldecott, Coretta Scott King, Newbery and Printz awards – at its Midwinter Meeting & Exhibits in Boston.

A list of all the 2016 award winners follows:

http://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/american-library-association-announces-2016-youth-media-award-winners-300202055.html

 

 

 

HTFLKids Fun - Winter 2016

Elementary schoolers are in for lots of fun this winter with HTFL kids. Don't miss a thing!

SOME PROGRAMS REQUIRE REGISTRATION - All registration is through EventKeeper (follow the links below).


LEGO Club 
Grades K-5
Each week we’ll have a new building challenge and then showcase our creations.

Session II: Thursdays @ 4pm, Feb 25, March 3 and 10
->REGISTER FOR Lego Club, Session II<-


Reading Olympics Club
Grades 2-5

You're already reading the books; now come have some fun with them at HTFL!  Each month, we'll highlight a different book from the Elementary Reading Olympics list and participate in a variety of related activities and crafts.

->REGISTER FOR Reading Olympics Club, March 2<-


PAWS for Reading
Grades K and up

Come to HTFL and practice reading to the best listener—A dog! Therapy dogs Rutland and Ziggy come to the Library to meet with young readers and listen to children read a book of their choice.

Within a week from the program date, you will be assigned a 10-minute time slot for your child to read with one of the therapy dogs. Please plan to arrive a few minutes before your time begins.  

2nd Wednesdays @ 7pm, January 13, February 10, March 9, and April 13

->REGISTER FOR PAWS for Reading, March 9<-

->REGISTER FOR PAWS for Reading, April 13<-


Book Bingo
Grades K-5

Come for bingo, leave with great books to add to your personal library.

3rd Thursdays @ 4pm, January 21, February 18, March 17

No registration required.


Blog Buddies 
Grades 3-5

Using the Mobile Learning Lab, join Ms. Roxane as you learn about blogging and work on the HTFL Kids Blog!

Mondays @ 4pm, February 22, 29 and March 7 and 14
->REGISTER FOR Blog Buddies<-


Afternoon Snackin’ 
Grades K-5

Join Ms. Courtney​, our local Giant’s nutritionist,  to learn about the rainbow of food complete with snacks and activities.

Wednesdays @ 4pm, March 9 and 16
->REGISTER FOR Afternoon Snackin'<-