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   Monday, October 3, 2016
9:30 AM
October 2016 Story Time
Event Location: Pintlala Branch Library
Intended Audience: 3rd Grade
Description:   ACTIVITY:  Library Bingo and decorate Football Helmets for Football season.


1:00 PM
October 2016 Story Time
Event Location: Pintlala Branch Library
Intended Audience: Kindergarten
Description:  BOOK: “Scaredy-Cat, Splat!”
             Synopsis ----It's Halloween, and Splat is determined to be the scariest cat in the class. Unfortunately, he's just too much of a scaredy-cat. He's afraid of a little spider, and everyone says his costume looks more silly than scary. And when Mrs. Wimpydimple tells a ghost story in the dark, Splat gets so frightened that              he tips over his jack-o'-lantern. But when the lights go back on, the entire class is scared silly by a small, black, furry creature with a big pumpkin head. Whooooo can it be?   
    
ACTIVITY: Decorate the letter H for Halloween
 



   Tuesday, October 4, 2016
11:30 AM
October 2016 Story Time
Event Location: Pintlala Branch Library
Intended Audience: Pre-K
Description:  BOOK: “It’s My School”  by: Sally Grindley
Synopsis ---- His sister's first day of school is Tom's last day of true independence. On her first day of kindergarten, Alice isn't really that nervous at all. It’s her brother, Tom, who is upset -- in fact, he's downright mad! It's his school, and why should he have to share it with his annoying little sister?      
                              
ACTIVITY: Work on their memory books and do a dance.
 



1:30 PM
October 2016 Story Time
Event Location: Pintlala Branch Library
Intended Audience: 1st Grade
Description:  BOOK: “Where Do Balloons Go?”   by: Jamie Lee Curtis
Synopsis ---- Haven't you ever wondered ...                          Where do balloons go when you let them go free?
 It can happen by accident.
 It happened to me.
 Do they tango with airplanes?
 Or cha-cha with birds?
 Can plain balloons read balloons printed with words?
 When one little boy accidentally lets go of his balloon, his imagination takes him on its journey.

 ACTIVITY: Explore with balloons
 



   Wednesday, October 5, 2016
11:30 AM
October 2016 Story Time
Event Location: Pintlala Branch Library
Intended Audience: Kindergarten
Description:  BOOK: “One Witch”  by: Laura Leuck
Synopsis ----One witch, on a hill, had an empty pot to fill. So what does that one witch do? She goes around to visit all her fiendish friends, naturally; two cats, three scarecrows, four goblins, five vampires, six mummies, seven owls, eight ghosts, nine skeletons,
 and ten werewolves. At every stop they contribute ghoulishly tasty ingredients until the witch has enough to make a properly gruesome stew for her party. Then, of course, she must send out her invitations; to the ten werewolves, nine skeletons, eight ghosts, seven owls, six mummies…Count up and count down again as one witch gets ready for a fun-filled monster bash. Come along, they've got a special surprise waiting just…FOR…YOU! 
     
 ACTIVITY: Make Pumpkins out of paper plates
 
 



   Tuesday, October 11, 2016
11:30 AM
October 2016 Story Time
Event Location: Pintlala Branch Library
Intended Audience: Pre-K
Description:   BOOK: “If You Give A Cat A Cupcake”  by: Laura Numeroff
 Synopsis ----If you give a cat a cupcake, he'll ask for some sprinkles to go with it. When you give him the sprinkles, he might spill some on the floor. Cleaning up will make him hot, so you'll give him a bathing suit . . . and that's just the beginning!                    

ACTIVITY: Flannel board finger play “Five Yummy Cupcakes”
 



   Wednesday, October 12, 2016
9:30 AM
October 2016 Story Time
Event Location: Pintlala Branch Library
Intended Audience: 3rd Grade
Description:  BOOK: “The Horrible Spookhouse”
Synopsis ---- A little girl lost in the woods wanders into a haunted house, where she disappoints the witches, monsters, and other inhabitants because she refuses to be frightened of them.   

ACTIVITY: Halloween word search
 



   Thursday, October 13, 2016
1:30 PM
October 2016 Story Time
Event Location: Pintlala Branch Library
Intended Audience: 2nd Grade
Description:  BOOK: “The Little Old Lady Who was Not Afraid of Anything” by: Linda Williams
Synopsis ---- Once upon a time, there was a little old lady who was not afraid of anything! But one autumn night, while walking in the woods, the little old lady heard . . . clomp, clomp, shake, shake, clap, clap. And the little old lady who was not afraid of anything had the scare of her life!   

ACTIVITY: Decorate clown fish
 



   Tuesday, October 18, 2016
11:30 AM
October 2016 Story Time
Event Location: Pintlala Branch Library
Intended Audience: Pre-K
Description:  BOOK: “Bats at the Ballgame”  by: Brian Lies
Synopsis ---- Hurry up! Come one' come all! We're off to watch the bats play ball! You'll never forget your first game: the green so green, the presence of heroes past, and togetherness with family and friends, rooting for the home team. But you think humans are the only ones who enjoy America's national pastime? Grab       your bat' the other kind' and your mitt, and join these captivating bats as they flutter off to watch their all-stars compete.   

ACTIVITY: Make Halloween candy necklaces
 



1:30 PM
October 2016 Story Time
Event Location: Pintlala Branch Library
Intended Audience: 1st Grade
Description:  BOOK: “On Halloween Night”  by: Ferida Wolff
Synopsis ----In this spellbinding counting rhyme, one witch, two cats, three owls, and other assorted creatures of the night add up to one mysterious Halloween. It's just enough to give gentle jitters to young readers counting their way from one to thirteen on their way through the haunted woods.
     
ACTIVITY: Play a Halloween game
 



   Monday, October 24, 2016
1:00 PM
October 2016 Story Time
Event Location: Pintlala Branch Library
Intended Audience: Kindergarten
Description:  BOOK: “One Witch”  by: Laura Leuck
Synopsis ----One witch, on a hill, had an empty pot to fill. So what does that one witch do? She goes around to visit all her fiendish friends, naturally; two cats, three scarecrows, four goblins, five vampires, six mummies, seven owls, eight ghosts, nine skeletons,
 and ten werewolves. At every stop they contribute ghoulishly tasty ingredients until the witch has enough to make a properly gruesome stew for her party. Then, of course, she must send out her invitations; to the ten werewolves, nine skeletons, eight ghosts, seven owls, six mummies…Count up and count down again as one witch gets ready for a fun-filled monster bash. Come along, they've got a special surprise waiting just…FOR…YOU! 
     
 ACTIVITY: Make Pumpkins out of paper plates
 
 



   Tuesday, October 25, 2016
11:30 AM
October 2016 Story Time
Event Location: Pintlala Branch Library
Intended Audience: Pre-K
Description:  BOOK: “The Big White Ghost”  by: Gail Herman
Synopsis ---- It's Halloween, and the whole town dresses up in funny or spooky costumes and gathers at the beach to watch a scary ghost movie together. When Clifford investigates the big white movie screen afterwards, it falls on him, covering him         like a ghost! He runs through town, unintentionally scaring everybody. Emily Elizabeth's friend Jetta learns that it's okay to admit to being afraid.   
    
ACTIVITY: Play a Halloween game
 



   Thursday, October 27, 2016
9:30 AM
October 2016 Story Time
Event Location: Pintlala Branch Library
Intended Audience: 6th Grade
Description:  ACTIVITY: Halloween activity sheet

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