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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...
Powell Branch Library Dances It Out To Koo Koo Kanga Roo. February 24, 2015 by Miss. Jenny Monday night at the Powell Branch Library kids joined Mr. George and Miss Jenny in a super silly dance party featuring the music of Koo Koo Kanga Roo! We warmed up and wiggled it out, danced to Koo Koo...
Presidential Performances at Ostrander Branch Library February 20, 2015 by Miss. Kay In honor of President’s Day, homeschool students at the Homeschool Book Club shared some great information about Ronald Reagan, George Washington, Teddy Roosevelt, Andrew Johnson, and Warren Harding.  We...
Library Sleuths Learn Databases February 20, 2015 by Miss. Kay Homeschool students were on the case at February’s Library Sleuth program.  Thanks to our training computers, students explored a variety of databases featured on the library website. Library Sleuth is a...
Powell Branch Library Conducts Candy Experiments February 17, 2015 by Miss. Jenny Last week at the Powell Branch Library, we combined our loves of candy and science to try out some simple experiments. We tested for acidity in sour candy, we discovered why pop rocks pop, mixed colors...
Introducing the DCDL Circulating Board Game Collection. February 10, 2015 by Kellen Freeman Board gaming, also called tabletop gaming, is on the rise across the country and the library is sitting down at the table. We have chosen 22 modern board games that inspire creativity, creative thinking,...
Powell's Frozen Trivia and Storytime February 6, 2015 by Miss. Jenny Frozen Trivia Night At the Powell Branch Library on Monday, January 12, families teamed up to test their knowledge of the modern classic Frozen. We had lots of fun learning new facts about the movie and...
Window Cling Fun January 29, 2015 by Miss Laurie Window clings are fun to stick on, peel off, create and decorate.  Ostrander’s Book Bunch kids made their own window clings out of white glue and food coloring.  They also sang songs, listened to stories...
Child/Parent Book Discussion: The Jungle Book January 26, 2015 by Brenda We had a swinging good time at the most recent Child/Parent Book Discussion of The Jungle Book by Rudyard Kipling.  This book was a discussion member request.  The family had seen the movie and wanted to...
Mock Caldecott Awards January 26, 2015 by Mandy - Teen Librarian The Caldecott is awarded annually to the artist of the most distinguished American picture book for children.  Since 1938, the Caldecott award has recognized the best illustrations in children's...