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Powell Branch Gets Down To Earth With Terrariums April 14, 2015 by Miss. Jenny This past Friday the Powell Branch Library hosted a special terrarium building workshop for kids. They created some really unique terrariums using a variety of supplies. At the end of the program, kids...
COSI Visits Powell Branch Library April 14, 2015 by Miss. Jenny Monday night at the Powell Branch, we hosted a Beginner Robotics program with COSI where kids ages 6-10 were able to build and program a functional robot using LEGOs. Before they began building, the COSI...
Katey Mermaid Visits Ostrander Branch Library April 8, 2015 by Miss. Laurie Have you ever wondered what it would be like to meet a mermaid?  Here at the Ostrander Branch Library we wonder no more.  Last night during our April Family night, Katey Mermaid came by for a visit. ...
Introducing ABCmouse.com April 3, 2015 by Mary Jane Santos The Delaware Main Library recently launched a trial of a new computer product in the children's section. Designed by experts in early childhood education, ABCmouse.com curriculum encompasses reading, math...
Early Learning with Plastic Eggs April 3, 2015 by Miss Kelly Don’t put the eggs away as soon as Easter is over! Plastic eggs provide all kinds of opportunities for early learning activities for your toddlers and preschoolers.   Fine Motor Skills Taking apart and...
Epic Stop Motion Animation April 3, 2015 by Miss Jenny This past month at the Powell Branch Library we made some more awesome, epic stop motion videos! Kids ages 6-8 came up with stories for their videos and worked together using the techniques of stop motion...
Creation Station At Powell Branch Library March 31, 2015 by Miss. Jenny This past Monday at the Powell Branch Library, we pulled out all of our craft supplies and let kids dig in and create whatever they want. The creative juices were definitely flowing! Kids created crazy...
Book Bunch Learns About Dog Care And Safety March 26, 2015 by Miss. Laurie Ostrander Branch Library’s Book Bunch had a doggone great time.  Powell Animal Welfare Society (PAWS) came and taught about dog care and safety.  They brought three adorable dogs that the kids were able...
Book Bunch Celebrates St. Patrick's In A Celtic Way. March 12, 2015 by Miss. Laurie How far can you toss a caber? Have you ever tasted a lavender scone or listened to Scottish or Irish music?  Ostrander’s After School Book Bunch experienced these things and more on Tuesday March 10th...
Happy Chinese New Year February 27, 2015 by Happy Chinese New Year or “Xin Nian Kuaile”.   Ostrander Branch Library's Book Bunch celebrated 2015 The Year of the Goat (or sheep).  We played games using chopsticks instead of our hands, listened to...