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   Tuesday, April 23, 2019
12:15 PM
Story Time
Event Location: Pintlala Branch Library
Intended Audience: 4th Grade
Description:  BOOK: “The Snail and the Whale” by Julia Donaldson
Synopsis --- When a tiny snail meets a humpback whale, the two travel together to far-off lands. It's a dream come true for the snail, who has never left home before. But when the whale swims too close to shore, will the snail be able to save her new friend?

ACTIVITY: Students will make a craft
 



   Wednesday, April 24, 2019
10:30 AM
Story Time
Event Location: Pintlala Branch Library
Intended Audience: 5th Grade
Description:  BOOK: “Here We Are: Notes for Living on Planet Earth”  by Oliver Jeffers
Synopsis: --- Well, hello. And welcome to this Planet. We call it Earth. Our world can be a bewildering place, especially if you’ve only just got here. Your head will be filled with questions, so let’s explore what makes our planet and how we live on it. From land and sky, to people and time, these notes can be your guide and start you on your journey.  And you’ll figure lots of things out for yourself. Just remember to leave notes for everyone else… Some things about our planet are pretty complicated, but things can be simple, too: you’ve just got to be kind.

ACTIVITY: Students will make a craft



1:30 PM
Story Time
Event Location: Pintlala Branch Library
Intended Audience: 1st Grade
Description:  BOOK: “Our Library” by Eve Bunting
Synopsis --- When Miss Goose announces that the library is going to close forever, Raccoon and his friends spring into action. Where will they get the help they need to save their beloved library? In books, of course! This cheery tale from ever-popular author Eve Bunting shows how important libraries are to every community. Bright, playful illustrations enhance the light treatment of this serious subject, in a story that celebrates the value of books in everyone’s lives.

ACTIVITY: Students will make a craft



   Thursday, April 25, 2019
9:30 AM
Story Time
Event Location: Pintlala Branch Library
Intended Audience: 3rd Grade
Description:  BOOK: “Light and Color: Discover Science Through Facts and Fun” by Gerry Bailey
Synopsis --- Presents an introduction to light and color, discussing how different kinds of light work and how color affects everything.

ACTIVITY: Students will experiment with Milk making Rainbows



1:30 PM
Story Time
Event Location: Pintlala Branch Library
Intended Audience: 2nd Grade
Description:  BOOK: “If You Give a Mouse a Cookie” by Laura Numeroff
Synopsis --- If a hungry little mouse shows up on your doorstep, you might want to give him a cookie. And if you give him a cookie, he'll ask for a glass of milk. He'll want to look in a mirror to  make sure he doesn't have a milk mustache, and then he'll ask for a pair of scissors to give himself a trim....

ACTIVITY: Students will make a mouse out of construction paper and a brown lunch bag



   Tuesday, April 30, 2019
11:00 AM
Story Time
Event Location: Pintlala Branch Library
Intended Audience: Pre-K
Description:  BOOK: “Mr. Wiggle Loves to Read” by Carol Thompson
Synopsis: --- Mr. Wiggle is a sweet inchworm who loves books! In this story, Mr. Wiggle explores the distinction between fiction and nonfiction books.  Young readers can follow along with Mr. Wiggle as he teaches about the different genres that fall into these two categories of books. Readers will also learn where they can be found in the library.

ACTIVITY: Students will make a craft