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ONLINE STORY TIME: SHORT AND SWEET

BOOK RAINBOW: A COLORFUL STORY TIME

 

BOOK RAINBOW: A Colorful Story Time
Features books highlighting the different colors of the rainbow!

Tuesday, April 20th from 6:45 p.m. to 7:15 p.m.

Join Mrs. Reasoner (and her Producers Amanda Fields, George Reasoner and Gina Walmsley)
for TDL's eighth Virtual Story Time on FACEBOOK LIVE on the Library's Facebook page!

Wear your favorite colors of the rainbow!

Designed for 3-year-olds through 2nd graders, but everyone is welcome!

Registration is preferred for first timers so that reminders and info about future programs can be sent!

Click HERE to register and join the mailing list!

 


Music Moves Me

A Virtual Concert

 

A Virtual Free 30-minute program featuring short solo selections
by musicians from the 
Adrian Symphony Orchestra.

Caryn Sieler, a music and movement specialist 
and owner of Lenawee’s Heart & Soul,
will be leading the program with interactive themes
which include rhymes, songs and a picture book

that encourage children to sing, clap, move and listen carefully.


A family program designed especially for children
ages 2-years-old to 6-years-old and their caregivers,
but everyone is welcome to view this virtual format!


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Music Moves Me Presents Stories from the Symphony

Fe
atured Musician:

Christopher Hall will be playing his tuba.


Featured Book told by
Anthony Isom
from Adrian District Library:


MUSIC IS . . .
by Brandon Stosuy

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Through opposites, readers are introduced to the many different styles, sounds, and moods of music. 

 

This online program is hosted by three area libraries
Stair District Library in Morenci  with Director Colleen Leddy
Adrian District Library with Children's Librarian Cathy Chesher

Tecumseh District Library with Children's Librarian Mary Beth Reasoner

Registration is not required to watch the performance.

 

Stay tuned for link information in early May


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"Music Moves Me" is made possible through a grant from the Michigan Council for Arts & Cultural Affairs
as well as the Arts Alliance.

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The Story of "Ready to Read Michigan"

The Library of Michigan’s Ready to Read Michigan program encourages reading aloud regularly to children during the early stages of life (birth up to age 5), as it ensures the development of early literacy skills and instills a love of reading.  The program is designed for public librarians to model early literacy skill development directly to families and engage in outreach to early childhood centers, classrooms and daycares throughout their community.

Support

 This program is made possible by grant funds
from the U.S. Institute of Museum and Library Services (
IMLS) administered by the State of Michigan through the Library of Michigan.
Additional support provided by Bloomsbury Publishing, Consumers Energy
and the Library of Michigan Foundation.

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More information about "Ready to Read Michigan!" including materials for parents, teachers and caregivers is available at this link:
2020 Ready to Read Michigan Programming and Resource Guide.

 


Ready to Read Michigan

T
The Library of Michigan is pleased to announce the 2020
"Ready to Read Michigan" book selection A Parade of Elephants
written and illustrated by Kevin Henkes


 

SUMMARY

Follow five joyful elephants as they march about their day,
counting and exploring opposites from dawn to dusk.
Kevin Henkes’ simple, repetitive text and
carefully constructed illustrations using beautifully muted colors
encourage young children to develop a sense of spatial awareness.

 

MEET THE AUTHOR & ILLUSTRATOR: Kevin Henkes

Biography

“I’ve been writing and illustrating children’s books for thirty years.
It’s the only real job I’ve ever had.

When my work is going well, it’s transformative.
I feel as if I’ve been removed from ordinary time
and am living in some parallel universe, a world of grace and wonder.

Books are often the first exposure to art that children have.
Keeping that in mind urges me to make the very best books possible.
I know how important the books from my childhood were (and are)
to me. Without them, I might not be a writer and artist today.

Sometimes I’ll hear from a parent about how a book of mine has insinuated itself
into the heart of his or her child, or how a phrase from one of my books has
become part of the family’s daily jargon.
I love that.
But most of all, I love sitting alone in a quiet room drawing
and painting and writing. I love my job.”

– Kevin Henkes
www.kevinhenkes.com


Overnight at the Library - 2018

On the evening of July 17, 2018, following Pajamboree Story Time, there was an "Overnight at the Library" with special guests of the Story Timers! Click on the link below to see pictures of their adventures!

Pajamboree 2018 Photographs


Overnight at the Library - 2017

On the evening of July 18, 2017, following Pajamboree Story Time, there was an "Overnight at the Library" with special guests of the Story Timers! Click on the link below to see pictures of their adventures!

Pajamboree 2017 Photographs


Overnight at the Library - 2016

On the evening of July 12, 2016, following Pajamboree Story Time, there was an "Overnight at the Library" with special  guests of the Story Timers! Click on the link below to see a slideshow of their escapades!

https://drive.google.com/open?id=0B_N4EIDAU7ocemZoV2ZEclNqd0U