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Grand Opening - October 10 at 10:00 am!

10.6.14  Our new-and-improved Play and Learn area, made possible through a generous grant from Fowler and Hammer, is officially open! Come celebrate with us Friday October 10 at 10:00am at Main Library- right after our preschool Footloose Friday dance party! It will give everyone a chance to thank our donors for their generous gift!  And what can you do after the grand opening? Why, dress up and write letters to your favorite book characters...who just might write back! Parents can learn new games to play at home that build strong hand muscles for writing. Join us for this fun and brain-boosting morning!


Play and Learn!

9. 18.14 Have you visited our newly renovated Play & Learn area? We received a generous community foundation grant from Fowler & Hammer and were able to purchase some amazing things. We now have all new furniture and activities for you and your little one to explore!

In the Play & Learn area this month you’ll find a mailbox and dress-up stand. You can become a firefighter, deliver mail to your favorite book characters, or even write your own letters. Best of all, your favorite characters will write a letter back to you! Just ask at the Children’s desk for writing supplies.

We’ll see you soon in the Children’s Room!


Amazing Audio Books

9.15.14   Warning: listening to audio books can be addictive so continue reading at your own risk! Audio books are a wonderful way to keep up with some of your favorite authors and if you like to multi-task, these are the perfect format for you! Here are some of our favorite teen audio books for your listening pleasure…

13 Reasons Why by Jay Asher When high school student Clay Jenkins receives a box in the mail containing thirteen cassette tapes recorded by his classmate Hannah, who committed suicide, he spends a bewildering and heartbreaking night crisscrossing their town, listening to Hannah's voice recounting the events leading up to her death.


Storytimes are Coming!

9.2.14  We're excited to announce our storyimes beginning the week of Sept 15. Find the one that works best for you and your little one.

Storytimes at Main - Registration starts on September 8th at 9am - simply call 608-789-7128 - for the following storytimes

Bouncing Babies (ages 0-9 months old) Wednesdays- Noon

Little Movers (ages 10-23 months) Tuesday- 9:30 or 10:30 am or Wednesday- 9:30am 

Toddler Storytime (ages 24-36 months) Thursday- 9:30 or 10:15 am

Branch Storytimes (all preschoolers welcome and no registration needed!)



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