Musical StoryTime

On December 7 the library's weekly StoryTime welcomed special guests from the Michigan State Univeristy College of Music! We read Little Pig Joins the Band, The Orchestra Pit, listened to beautiful music and marched to the beat led by Miss Emily…
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Take a break!

As a child, my mom always let me help her prepare our Christmas cards.  Our family had these very cool cards that had tags with all of our names on them, and every year was a totally new scene.  One year the card was a cookie jar and all of us were different kinds of…
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There’s a waffle in my pocket – parenting with patience and humor. Picture Books are for All Ages.

Sometimes it feels as though we spend a lot of time talking to little kids about feelings. Do we spend time talking to big kids about feelings? I've caught myself squashing the feelings of my 10 and 14 year old girls, thinking that I'll come back to that and we can talk about it at…
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There’s a waffle in my pocket – parenting with patience and humor. Graphic Novels are the bomb.

Does your weird uncle collect comic books? Does your dad still read the funny pages? Comics have grown into an amazing new genre, Graphic Novels. The term is not strictly defined, though Merriam-Webster's full dictionary definition is "a fictional story that is presented in comic-strip format and published as a book". These illustrated novels are engaging and…
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