Newtown holds a wonderful Arbor Day celebration every year at Brain S. Gregg Memorial Park at 130 N. Chancellor St.. Arbor Day is today – April 25th. The fun begins at 10 a.m. and all are welcome! Please come join us, munch on an apple, sing some recycling songs and HUG A TREE, and come visit me over in the Chalk Drawing RAIN FOREST!
In honor of Arbor Day we had Story Time all about TREES this week. In our Opening Song, we said hi to the librarian, the books, our library friends and the TREES!
BOOK: A Tree is Nice
by Janice May Udry
illustrated by Marc Simont
I remember this book from my own childhood. The 1957 Caldecott winner, this gentle narrative with gorgeous pictures gives a very nice overview of trees, their usefulness and beauty. Continue reading →
Today the Wiggleworms started with our Opening Song, where we said hi to the librarian, the books, Mr. Barnsley, the statue of kids reading and our Story Time friends!
WAIT! Who is Mr. Barnsley?!?
A large portrait of Mr. Joseph Barnsley hangs in the room where we hold Wiggleworms Story Time. In 1911 Mr. Barnsley donated the land the current library building was built on. For more information please see: http://newtownlibrarycompany.org/membership/
BOOK: Duck! Rabbit!
by Amy Kraus Rosenthan
illustrated by Erin F. Stead
Funny book that takes two perspectives of this optical illusion. Are we reading a book about a duck or a rabbit?!? Continue reading →