Monday, March 30, 2015

Barnyard Bash! Week #4 - Horses

Week four was all about horses -- our books were Are You A Horse?, Away Went The Farmer's Hat, and Book! Book! Book! We played a wild game of Clean Sweep and made horses with different colored manes.

Sunday, March 29, 2015

No Story Time March 30-April 3

There will be no Story Time March 30 through April 3. We will start again April 6 with our Barnyard Bash! theme and the animal of the week will be Pigs!!

Monday, March 23, 2015

Barnyard Bash! Week #3 - Mice

This week was all about mice! We read The Mouse Who Braved Bedtime and Friends. We played Mouse Shadow Bowling and made little pink and grey mice!
Our Story Time Selection

Activity Table Games

One little guy helped me set up the pins!

Craft Time

Almost done with the alphabet.

A little team work in bowling.

Someone else took a turn reading Friends today.

Say Cheese!!!

It's gonna be a Strike!

Monday, March 16, 2015

Barnyard Bash! Week #2 - Dogs

This week our theme was all about dogs! We read McDuff Comes Home and Move Over, Rover! Our game was "Feed the Dogs" and then we made dog puppets.

Feeding bones to the dogs!

Adding a little - or a lot - of color to their puppet!

Which dog will get a treat?
Cutting out their dog puppet.

Lots of kids! Lots of fun!

Hmm..what color dog do I want to feed?

Almost done with their puppets.

Puppies need one more treat...

Friday, March 6, 2015

New books at Ozark Regional Library

Pictured are some new titles we just received. If they are not at your local library, you may request them on the online catalog.
A new graphic novel titled  Mr. Ball An Egg-cellent Adventure and a non-fiction book about the invention of ear muffs.

Three more of The Sisters Grimm series.

An Easy Reader about Thomas Goes Fishing and a graphic novel called Sisters. Sisters is  about "three weeks, two sisters, one car and a true story".

A couple new sports books.

Story Time for Annapolis is cancelled for today

Story time for Annapolis library has been cancelled for today due to weather and school closings. See you next week! 

Thursday, March 5, 2015

Barnyard Bash! Week #1 - Cats

Our first week of  Barnyard Bash was all about Cats!! We celebrated the birthday of  Dr. Seuss (his birthday was March 2) and we read a few pages of The Cat In the Hat. We also read I Need My Own Country and Why Not? Our game was "Pin the Hat on the Cat" and the craft was a cat door hanger.

Creating a Cat door hanger

Story time cancelled for Thursday

Story time has been cancelled for Ste. Genevieve and Fredericktown for this week due to weather conditions.

Wednesday, March 4, 2015

River Blount wins regional spelling bee!!

Congratulations to River Blount on WINNING the Sixth Annual Southeast Missouri Regional Spelling Bee and securing a place in the 2015 Scripps National Spelling Bee in Washington D.C.!
River Blount

Story Time for Cuba and Viburnum cancelled for today.

Sorry kids -- the weather is just not cooperating this week. Story time for Cuba and Viburnum has been cancelled for today. Stay warm, have a cup of hot chocolate and curl up with a Dr. Seuss book today! Hope to see you all next week!

Monday, March 2, 2015

Story Time for Ironton cancelled for today.

Story time has been cancelled today for Ironton due to weather conditions and school being closed. Hopefully next week the weather will be much better!! Stay warm and stay safe!