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Library Love

Posted by Pam Jenkins on February 13th, 2018

It’s Love Your Library month, and young Curtis patrons and their caregivers  respond to the question, “What do you love about your library?”

“the great selection of books and the very nice librarians” – Sophie

“There is lots of room for playing to run around and do neat activities” – ALC

“the amazing selection and beautiful spaces to read, work and play” – Renee

“blocks, books, sing-along” – Lucy

“how the staff is always willing to help in every way! Thanks.” – Ellison

“how clean and neat our library is” – Kathleen

“all the books” – McKayla

“that the staff is so nice and the books” – Oliver

“The staff is very patient with our kids! My daughter loves the paper mache animals and the book selection. Great job!” – Patrick

“the grocery shop, because I can play with the food while my brothers read” – Aoife

“the wonderful women at the circulation desk!” – Jennifer

“I like blocks and the Collaboratory.” – Thomas

“that it has a lot of books” – Macie

“getting Owl Diaries! – Noa

“everything but mostly the librarians” – Max

“that there is a lot of good books” – Amelia

“books!” – Rox

“how inviting all the staff is! They know my kids by name and they are so helpful!” – Cinta


Games and Puzzles for Checkout

Posted by Pam Jenkins on December 26th, 2017

Kids’ games and puzzles are now available for checkout.

From games that reinforce basic concepts such as counting and colors to matching games, strategy games, and classic board games, we’ve got ’em. Some of the fun educational toys you may have seen in the children’s area are also available, including magnets, gears, and a working cash register.

The games and puzzles are located along the side wall near the Explorer Kits and have a lending period of 3 weeks, same as books. More are on the way so check the shelves often.

Play together. Learn. Have fun!


In the Collaboratory …

Posted by Pam Jenkins on November 3rd, 2017

Don’t miss our newest science exhibition!

The Explore Tech: Engineers Make a World of Difference exhibit is open during regular library hours throughout November and December.

The interactive exhibit features displays, activities, and play for all ages, and is the inspiration for several upcoming tech programs this season.

The exhibition is part of the STAR Library Education Network led by the National Center for Interactive Learning at the Space Science Institute.






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