There's something magical about a big snowfall; even though we know it also bears its inconveniences and dangers. The trees and bushes seem to have a white frosting, and the morning sun sparkles off the ice crystals. KCI airport had about six inches of snow by Monday night, and with cold temperatures, it will still be here tomorrow.
Does the cold winter wind make you feel like hibernating? When the temperature drops, I like to curl up in an armchair and solve a crime with Miss Jane Marple. Grab your favorite afghan, and piece together a mystery with one of these entertaining female sleuths:
Are you trying to find good, entertaining reading for your child, but your child just wants to play games on the computer? Mid-Continent Public Library has resources that will keep them entertained, and also help them learn. Interactive books—where they can read along with the narrator—may be just what you are looking for.
What to do on a snow day? It’s a question many Kansas City residents are asking themselves this week with the hours and hours of snowfall we got Monday. When schools are closed, it can be tough to keep kids busy at home. Still, with the roads this slippery, it’s best to play it safe. That’s why the Parkville Branch’s policy on storytimes has changed. Starting January 15th, if the Park Hill Schools are canceled for bad weather, the Parkville storytimes will also be canceled.