Sometimes the library isn't the quiet place it used to be. It's taken over by programs, decorations, and a general sense of fun. Occasionally, though, the staff needs a break from all the hectic activity. Where does a page go to escape from it all? Somewhere safe and calm, that's where. Especially if he fits in the book drop.
Sure, you’re doing homework and writing resumes, updating documents and keeping in touch (and maybe using Facebook… we won’t hold it against you) on the library’s or your home computer. But just in case productivity is starting to lag, here are a few free games you can look into when writer’s block kicks in.
There have been reports of missing cheese at the Buckner Branch. From cheddar to swiss, cheese has been disappearing from the break room refrigerator.
Report: Today at 2:30pm, Squeaker the Mouse was caught red handed filching the happy cow cheese in the break room of the Buckner Library. What did he squeak in his defense? “A mouse has got to eat!” Stay tuned to hear more reports on the antics of Squeaker, the storytime mouse.
Just about any day is a good day for a storytime at Red Bridge!
On Mondays and Saturdays at 10, there's Laptime, desgined for children three and under. In addition to reading a few books, this fun and engaging story hour includes finger plays, sing-a-longs and number, letter and color work. It's always a fun time with Ms. Carrie at Laptime!
Deep in the night, Squeaker, the story time mouse, is searching for the very best books for storytimes. Most of the time, the main character is a mouse. I wonder why? One of his favorite books is called Mouse Paint by Ellen Walsh.
There are some things that you learn and they just stick with you. You might never need to know them, but they remain unforgettable. When you want to find answers to questions, a library is usually a good place to start looking. Here are a few I went looking for, and some things that I already knew.
Have you read Dewey: the Small-town Library Cat Who Touched the World by Vicki Myron? It's about the beloved tabby that roamed the library in Spencer, Iowa. Well, Colbern Road Branch has its own version of Dewey in the form of a canine. This dog doesn’t need to be fed, groomed, or taken out to use the facilities, but as the resident "guard dog," he does have a job to do. He usually sits b