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   Wednesday, December 11, 2019
12:30 PM
Story Time
Event Location: Pintlala Branch Library
Intended Audience: 4th Grade
Description:  BOOK: “The Oldest Elf” by James Stevenson
Synopsis: ---- There is so little interest in the old-fashioned toys made by Elywn, the oldest elf in Santa's workshop, that Santa's sleigh leaves without them. Blitzen, who tells Elywn what happened, is too old to go dashing through the snow, and been replaced by a doe named Josephine. With wit and ingenuity, the author/ artist solves the problem and adds a fresh touch to this original Christmas story.
ACTIVITY: Students will make a Christmas craft



   Thursday, December 12, 2019
9:30 AM
Story Time
Event Location: Pintlala Branch Library
Intended Audience: 3rd Grade
Description:  BOOK: “Mrs. Claus Takes A Vacation” by: Linas Alsenas
Synopsis: ---- Mrs. Claus needs to get out of the house. The endless snow at the North Pole is getting her down. And she doesn't see why her husband should get all the travel time in the family. So she hitches up the reindeer and takes a world tour--leaving Santa to take care of himself (and the remaining reindeer) for the first time in a long time. Mrs. Claus loves traveling the globe . . . but she also misses Santa as much as Santa misses her. Will she be home in time for Christmas?
ACTIVITY: Students will make a Christmas craft



1:30 PM
Story Time
Event Location: Pintlala Branch Library
Intended Audience: 2nd Grade
Description:  BOOK: “Mother Hubbard’s Christmas” by: John O’Brien
Synopsis: ---- Poor Mother Hubbard. Her cupboard is bare. She can't give her dog anything to eat. But while Mother Hubbard tries to get ready for Christmas, her silly dog does all sorts of strange and funny things. Will Mother Hubbard have a merry Christmas? Only her dog knows for sure.
ACTIVITY: Students will make a Christmas craft



   Friday, December 13, 2019
9:00 AM- 2:00 PM
PINTLALA'S ANNUAL OPEN HOUSE/READ-A-BOOK-DAY
Event Location: Pintlala Branch Library
Intended Audience: Open to the Public
Description:  PINTLALA’S ANNUAL OPEN HOUSE/READ-A-BOOK-DAY


   Tuesday, December 17, 2019
11:15 AM
Story Time
Event Location: Pintlala Branch Library
Intended Audience: Pre-K
Description:  BOOK: “Llama Llama Holiday Drama” by Anna Dewdney
Synopsis: ---- Llama Llama holidays. Jingle music. Lights ablaze. How long till that special date? Llama Llama has to wait. If there's one thing Llama Llama doesn't like, it's waiting. He and Mama Llama rush around, shopping for presents, baking cookies, decorating the tree . . . but how long is it until Christmas? Will it ever come? Finally, Llama Llama just can't wait anymore! It takes a cuddle from Mama Llama to remind him that "Gifts are nice, but there's another: The true gift is, we have each other."
ACTIVITY: Students will make a Christmas craft