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   Thursday, December 13, 2018
9:30 AM
December Storytime
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
December Storytime
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 14, 2018
9:00 AM- 1:00 PM
December Special Event
Event Location: Pintlala Branch Library
Intended Audience: Open to the Public
Description:  
READ-A-Book-Day
OPEN HOUSE
 



   Tuesday, December 18, 2018
11:15 AM
December Storytime
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



   Wednesday, December 19, 2018
1:30 PM
December Storytime
Event Location: Pintlala Branch Library
Intended Audience: 1st Grade
Description:  BOOK: “The Smallest Gift of Christmas”  By: Peter H. Reynolds

Synopsis: ----Roland can’t wait for Christmas Day, and when the morning finally arrives he races downstairs to see what is waiting for him. What he sees stops him in his tracks. Could that tiny present really be what he had waited all year for? It has to be the smallest gift he has ever seen! So Roland wishes for something bigger . . . and bigger . . . and bigger. But he’s still convinced there must be a bigger gift somewhere in the universe. Will he know it when he sees it?

ACTIVITY: Students will make a Christmas craft