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FAMILY PROGRAMS

Storybook Discovery Days

*On the second Saturday of each month*
11:00am-12:00pm

In our cozy parlor setting, the joys of reading and the wonders of discovery are shared with young children, even before they can read on their own. Each month, join storyteller Karyn Mooney Balan for a fun-filled morning of reading and sharing, plus a hands-on nature or art making activity.

Recommended for children under 6 and their families.Suggested Donation: $5 per family.

Spring 2015 Storybook Schedule:

May 9: Vroom Vroom, Beep Beep!

We'll be sharing stories all about your favorite trains, planes, and automobiles! After sharing stories, participants will build their own cardboard machines and vehicles to take home.

June 13: Go Fly a Kite!

In honor of Fly a Kite Day (6/15), we will be reading stories all about high-flying adventures! Kids and parents will work together to make their own paper kites. Then, we will test them out in our beautiful garden to see how they fly!


Marna ChesterDrawing with Scissors

Sunday, June 7th, 1:00 – 2:00pm

Guest artist, Marna Chester will offer a hands-on workshop, Drawing with Scissors to introduce her working methods, utilizing a variety of cutting techniques.

This is a participatory workshop suitable for adult, teen, and family audiences. There will be a hands-on activity adapted for young children available. Suggested donation $5.

This series is made possible with support from Dr. Marge Hendler, specialist in children's literature and early childhood education.

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