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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:

March 14: Luck of the Irish!

Read stories filled with leprechauns, shamrocks, and magic. After story time, craft your very own pot of gold, complete with its own rainbow!

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April 11: Growing Gardens

In celebration of National Garden Month, we will be sharing children's' stories all about gardens. After story time, participants will explore our backyard garden and learn to plant their very own seedling to take home!

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!

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

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