Did you know that the Westbury Children's library has a facebook fan page? Make sure you have the permission of an adult to go online and check it out! It is just like our kids blog with photos, book reviews and up to date information on all of our upcoming programs! Click the link below to check us out!
WESTBURY CHILDREN'S FAN PAGE
Ivan the silverback gorilla has been living in the Exit 8 Big Top Mall and Video Arcade for 27 years. He has everything he needs, his cage, a T.V, a tire swing, and his friends, Stella the elephant and Bob the stray dog. One day when Ruby, a baby elephant, arrives to live at the mall , Ivan realizes that this is no place for a baby animal or any animal. Let Ivan tell the story of how a caged gorilla saved a baby elephant from a life at the Big Top Mall. Grades 5 and up
Good afternoon fans! Next week is a fun filled week at the library! Wednesday, October 24th is Tween Twist Halloween at 3:30 for those in 4th-6th grade only. Thursday, October 25th at 7pm is our Not-so-scary Ghoulish Story Time for pre-K to 2nd grade and families! Friday,October 26th is our Halloween Craft and Parade at 3:30 and 4:00. Keep in mind the Halloween craft is now closed, but the parade at 4:00pm is open to all - come in your costumes! Please sign up for all programs in advance. Thank you!
Imagine living in a time where your closest neighbor lived miles away from you. Imagine living in a time where there were no telephones, t.v's, radios or any other way of knowing what is happening in the world. This is the kind of world May B. lives in when her father decides to send her away for a few months to help out at a neighbors homestead. Although May B.
LETS MOVE WITH PLAY HOORAY! SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 3RD @ 11AM
IN SUPPORT OF THE HEALTHY CHILD INITIATIVE AND THE LET'S MOVE CAMPAIGN, PLAY HOORAY WILL BE VISITING THE LIBRARY! COME SIGN UP FOR THIS FUN AND ENERGETIC PROGRAM MEANT TO INSPIRE AND ENCOURAGE CHILDREN AND FAMILES TO BUILD AND MAINTAIN A HEALTHY LIFESTYLE! FOR CHILDREN WHO ARE 4,5, AND 6 YEARS OLD AND THEIR GROWN-UPS. PLEASE REGISTER IN ADVANCE.
MUEVANSE CON PLAY HOORAY! SABADO, NOVIEMBRE 3 A LAS 11AM
Clara Wintermute, a rich heiress, lives in a house full of sadness, but for her 12th birthday her parents allow her to see a puppet show performed by the Great Grisini. Grisinin is not only a great magician and puppeteer, he is also a liar, a thief and evil. Lizzie Rose and Parsefall are poor orphaned apprentices for Grisini. When they are hired to perform for Clara's birthday party, Lizzie and Parsefall get to see how the rich live.
Saturday, October 13, 10:30 – 12:00
WE ARE NOW TAKING GENTLY USED COSTUMES!
Celebrate a green Halloween and save some money too! Parents can donate their child’s gently used Halloween costumes to the children’s library beginning September 4. Those who make donations will get “first choice” of donated costumes with early bird admission on Saturday, October 13 from 10:00-10:30.
GREETINGS LIBRARY FANS!
DID YOU KNOW THERE IS A SEPARATE AFTER SCHOOL GROUP CALLED TWEEN TWISTS? THIS GROUP IS designed 4TH - 6TH GRADERS ONLY!
since they are at the "in between age" of being kids or teens, we wanted to make this cool group just for tweens.
TWEEN TWISTS MEETS ONCE A MONTH TO CREATE THEIR OWN CRAFTS, take part in THEIR OWN ACTIVtIES, AND EVEN SOME DISCUSSION TIME ABOUT TRENDING TWEEN TOPICS and other cool activities that we can do during the school year.
sometimes we even have snack time!
Recent blog posts
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- Teen Volunteers Needed!
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- PRACTICE SAT
- Hey Library Fans! We are back in action with some photos from recent programs - check them out!
- The One and Only Ivan by Katherine Applegate
- Programs coming up next week!
- May B. by Caroline Starr Rose
- Let’s Move with Play Hooray! Muevanse con Play Hooray!
- Splendors and Glooms by Laura Amy Schlitz