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   Monday, May 1, 2017
1:00 PM
May Story Time
Event Location: Pintlala Branch Library
Intended Audience: Kindergarten
Description:  BOOK: Chuckie’s New Mommy by Kim Ostrow
Synopsis - Chuckie is having a hard time adjusting to the changes in his life—especially to his new mommy! Once Chuckie learns Kira is trying her best and that she truly loves him, he discovers that even grown-ups aren't perfect.
ACTIVITY:  The students are making Mother’s day crafts
 



   Tuesday, May 2, 2017
11:30 AM
May Story Time
Event Location: Pintlala Branch Library
Intended Audience: Pre-K
Description:  BOOK:  Pete the Cat: Go, Pete, Go by James Dean
Synopsis - “The Tortoise and the Hare” as a race between Pete and Turtle, in Pete the Cat: Go, Pete, Go! Ding, Ding. There’s nothing Pete the Cat loves to do more on a sunny day than ring his little bell and pedal fast on his bicycle. But on this sunny day, Turtle wants to race someone in his new car. Vroom, vroom! Pete and his bicycle are up for the challenge! And when Pete crosses the finish line, he proves it’s not where you’re going that matters, it’s how groovy of a time you have getting there!
ACTIVITY: The students will decorate sunglasses to take with them
 
 



1:30 PM
May Story Time
Event Location: Pintlala Branch Library
Intended Audience: 1st Grade
Description:  BOOK: The Little Red Hen: Makes a Pizza by Philemon Sturges
Synopsis - The story of the industrious Little Red Hen is not a new one, but when this particular hen spies a can of tomato sauce in her cupboard and decides to make a pizza, the familiar tale takes on a fresh new twist. Kids will love following along as the hen, with no help from her friends the duck, the dog, and the cat, goes through the steps of making a pizza-shopping for supplies, making the dough, and adding the toppings. But despite their initial resistance, the hen's friends come through in the end and help out in a refreshing and surprising way.     
ACTIVITY: Students will make a Little Red Hen out of construction paper
 



   Wednesday, May 3, 2017
9:30 AM
May Story Time
Event Location: Pintlala Branch Library
Intended Audience: 3rd Grade
Description:  BOOK:  My Mother’s House, My Father’s House by C. B. Christiansen
Synopsis - A child describes having two different houses in which to live, my mother's house and my father's house, and what it is like to travel back and forth between them.
ACTIVITY: The students are making Mother’s day crafts
 



11:15 AM
May Story Time
Event Location: Pintlala Branch Library
Intended Audience: Kindergarten
Description:  BOOK: Chuckie’s New Mommy by Kim Ostrow
Synopsis - Chuckie is having a hard time adjusting to the changes in his life—especially to his new mommy! Once Chuckie learns Kira is trying her best and that she truly loves him, he discovers that even grown-ups aren't perfect.
ACTIVITY:  The students are making Mother’s day crafts
 



   Thursday, May 4, 2017
9:30 AM
May Story Time
Event Location: Pintlala Branch Library
Intended Audience: 6th Grade
Description:  BOOK: Abuela by Arthur Dorros
Synopsis - Come join Rosalba and her grandmother, her abuela, on a magical journey as they fly over the streets, sights, and people of New York City which sparkles below. The story is narrated in English, and sprinkled with Spanish phrases as Abuela points out places that they explore together. The exhilaration in Rosalba’s and Abuela's story is magnified by the loving bond that only a grandmother and granddaughter can share.    
ACTIVITY: The students are making Mother’s day crafts
 



1:30 PM
May Story Time
Event Location: Pintlala Branch Library
Intended Audience: 2nd Grade
Description:  BOOK: Grandmother’s Alphabet by Eve Shaw
Synopsis - Grandma finally gets a little respect in Grandmother's Alphabet. Eve Shaw's beautiful colored pencil drawings feature grandmothers of all ages and races in both traditional and nontraditional occupations related to each letter of the alphabet. It encourages discussion of "What do you want to be when you grow up?" and stimulates the answer, "Anything I want to be."        
ACTIVITY: The students are making Mother’s day crafts
 
 



   Monday, May 8, 2017
9:30 AM
May Story Time
Event Location: Pintlala Branch Library
Intended Audience: 3rd Grade
Description:  BOOK: My Mother’s House, My Father’s House by C. B. Christiansen
Synopsis - A child describes having two different houses in which to live, my mother's house and my father's house, and what it is like to travel back and forth between them.
ACTIVITY: The students are making Mother’s day crafts
 
 



1:00 PM
May Story Time
Event Location: Pintlala Branch Library
Intended Audience: Kindergarten
Description:  BOOK: The Fish that Talked by Rosie Dickins
Synopsis - This is a new title in the fantastic "First Reading" series, aimed at children who are beginning to read. Based on a traditional Indian tale, the story follows Manu, who one day rescues a tiny talking fish from a stream and gets far more than he bargained for.     
ACTIVITY:  Making fish out of construction paper
 
 



1:45 PM
May Story Time
Event Location: Pintlala Branch Library
Intended Audience: 4th Grade
Description:  BOOK: My Mommy Is A Delta by Audra P. Jackson
Synopsis - Ashley's first grade class assignment is to do a report on an organization that does positive things for the community. Ashley learns about the history of Delta Sigma Theta, an African American sorority, to which her mother belongs.
ACTIVITY: The students are making Mother’s day crafts
 



   Tuesday, May 9, 2017
11:30 AM
May Story Time
Event Location: Pintlala Branch Library
Intended Audience: Pre-K
Description:  BOOK: My Mommy Hung the Moon by Jamie Lee Curtis
Synopsis - Mommy is the best at everything: Not only does she carpool, untangle kites, steal bases, and bake cookies, she also seems to light up the sun with her love.      
ACTIVITY: The students are making Mother’s day crafts
 



   Thursday, May 11, 2017
10:30 AM
May Story Time
Event Location: Pintlala Branch Library
Intended Audience: 5th Grade
Description:  BOOK: Grandmother and I by Helen E. Buckley
Synopsis - Grandmother and I are sitting on the big chair, rocking. We rock back and forth, and back and forth. Other people have laps for sitting on and backs for riding on. But when you have a cold or lighting is coming, nothing feels quite as right as rocking on Grandmother's lap, listening to the little tunes that she hums.
ACTIVITY: The students are making Mother’s day crafts
 



   Monday, May 15, 2017
1:00 PM
May Story Time
Event Location: Pintlala Branch Library
Intended Audience: Kindergarten
Description:  BOOK: Once there was a Bull…. frog by Rick Walton
Synopsis - Once there was a Bull...(Frog) is an endearing story of a frog who lost   his hop. He looks for it everywhere: under a toad...(stool), behind a dog... (house), and under a hedge...(hog), but it's nowhere to be found. He has   cow...(boy) throw him high in the sky, but he lands in a field of straw... (berries). Thanks to a diamond...(back rattlesnake), he regains his hop. 
ACTIVITY:  We will make frogs out of construction paper and paper plates
 



   Tuesday, May 16, 2017
11:30 AM
May Story Time
Event Location: Pintlala Branch Library
Intended Audience: Pre-K
Description:  DVD: Five Little Monkeys Jumping in the Bed by Derek Anderson
Synopsis - As soon as they say goodnight to Mama, five little monkeys start to on the bd. But trouble lies ahead, as one by one, they fall off and bump their heads.
ACTIVITY: We will make a bed of monkeys to jump in the bed
 
 



   Wednesday, May 17, 2017
11:15 AM
May Story Time
Event Location: Pintlala Branch Library
Intended Audience: Kindergarten
Description:  BOOK: Once there was a Bull…. frog by Rick Walton
Synopsis - Once there was a Bull...(Frog) is an endearing story of a frog who lost his hop. He looks for it everywhere: under a toad...(stool), behind a dog... (house), and under a hedge...(hog), but it's nowhere to be found. He has   cow...(boy) throw him high in the sky, but he lands in a field of straw... (berries). Thanks to a diamond... (back rattlesnake), he regains his hop. 
ACTIVITY:  We will make frogs out of construction paper and paper plates
 



   Thursday, May 18, 2017
1:30 PM
May Story Time
Event Location: Pintlala Branch Library
Intended Audience: 2nd Grade
Description:  BOOK: Light is all Around Us by Wendy Pfeffer
Synopsis - Light is all around you! It comes in many forms: Light from the sun brightens our day, firelight flickers in the night, electric lights fill our homes—and some animals even make the sea glow! With lively illustrations and diagrams and clear, engaging text, this Level 2 Let's-Read-and-Find-Out picture book is a fascinating look into the many ways that light brightens our world.    
ACTIVITY: Questions and Answers
 



   Tuesday, May 23, 2017
11:30 AM
May Story Time
Event Location: Pintlala Branch Library
Intended Audience: Pre-K
Description:  BOOK: The Napping House
MOVIE: “The Napping House” by Audrey Wood and Scholastic Storybook Treasures
Synopsis - A cozy bed, a snoring granny, a dreaming child, a dozing dog, a snoozing--WAIT! There's a surprise in store.
ACTIVITY: There is a napping house activity that goes along with the story