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Child/Parent Book Discussion: The Penderwicks May 21, 2015 by Miss. Brenda Which of the Penderwicks is the most like you?  Are you more similar to responsible Rosalind, brash Skye, dreamy Jane or animal lover Batty? The Ostrander Child/Parent Book Discussion group met for a...
Explore the Outdoors May 19, 2015 by Miss. Julie The Kids’ Outdoor Adventure Book is a fun, practical guide, bursting with ideas and inspiration for everyday adventures. Outdoor experiences can help to make kids smarter, healthier and happier.  But what...
Cinco de Mayo at the Ostrander Branch May 14, 2015 by Miss. Laurie Cinco de Mayo was celebrated at the Ostrander Branch Library last week. Our Family Night consisted of stories, a short lesson about the origins of Cinco de Mayo, making flowers and corn tortillas, and...
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...