PotterFest 2017!

It's that time of year again - Harry Potter's Birthday is, today, July 31st! And we celebrate every year at our library with a themed party. In the past, I've called this program "Harry Potter's Birthday Party" but I changed it up this year and renamed it "PotterFest." The new name seems more appealing to [...]

Lego Club – Food Challenge!

This is from a few months ago. I was so impressed with what some of these kids came up with! Whenever we have Lego Club, I put a LEGO CHALLENGE on the dry-erase board. Some kids choose to try the challenge, but most kids just make whatever they want. It's totally up to them. Usually [...]

LEGO Club!

HOW IT STARTED There are many libraries that now host a Lego Club for kids and I wanted to jump on the bandwagon! I had a conversation with a patron who was talking about her son and how he wasn't really into sports and was very quiet. I told her I was thinking about starting [...]

Dr. Seuss Birthday Party!

Last Saturday we held a birthday party for Dr. Seuss, who would have been 108 this year. When I went shopping the Friday before, there were about 20 people signed up for the party. Luckily I always get more than I think I'll need, because Saturday morning a TON more people signed up! In fact, [...]

Rory Raven: Mentalist and Mindbender!

We had an AMAZING program at the library a couple of weeks ago:Rory Raven, from Providence, RI, puts on an incredible performance!I received a flyer of his in the mail and sent him an email. He was great to work with (especially since I had to reschedule since only 4 people signed up the first [...]