Category: spring

Two for Tuesday: Changing directions and colorful emotions

Today we embrace spring in a different way – as the seasons change so does nature, moods and interests. Our two story carpet  picks for today include a little bird and a pair of bears. First up, we have a never-before-published story by Margaret Wise Brown titled North, South, East, West. In this cute little […]

Fresh spring reads are blooming all around

Yes the spring has sprung, Easter is on the way and bright spring picture books are ready to be shared. Author Kevin Henkes, has a big surprise in his new title Egg. This charming little guessing tale will surely bring a bright smile to young faces as they count each egg and wait for each […]

Embracing Spring: Flutter Away with these breezy reads

Depending on where you’ve been the weather has been a little wonky. However, once the warm weather finally arrived it was full swing embracing spring. Getting little youngsters in the mood to enjoy the changes outdoors isn’t hard but sharing some fresh new picture books will inspire and motivate growing minds. First on the list […]

Rain, rain….

Rain Rain Rain, rain go away, there’s a hole in my rain boots anyway. I want to stomp in puddles, not stay in and muddle. We can’t play outside, and have to stay inside. I want to make mud pies and catch the rain from the sky. But now I need new rain boots, and […]

If you’re headed to the ballpark…

Cover of Quacky Baseball by Peter Abrahams Yes, baseball season has begun, here in the Lehigh Valley and in every corner of the U.S. It is a great All-American past time. Children as young as two can recognize “Take Me Out to the Ball Game” as a baseball song. Now since the season has hit […]

May: Love ‘buds’ and blooming books

Spring has sprung and the showers have quenched the thirsty ground. Just in time for a special Mother’s Day weekend, are some blooming books and love buds for Mom’s. The last few weeks in April are great times to teach your little ones about seeds, sprouts and caring for flower gardens. Some preschool themes and […]

A shower of spring books…

Storytime has been showered with a lot of wonderful, colorful spring books. This last few weeks has been very busy and surely your March was a breeze right into April and Easter. So storytime has been very busy. March ended with a featured read that was very colorful. A Promise in Every Color by Julie Sutton […]

February Review and March Preview

Welcome to March – I haven’t disappeared – for a month like February it was jam-packed with events a stories. Here is some of what we did and what to expect in the coming weeks.   February Review – The month of February began with the Awesome OWOH 2010 giveaway! I am so sorry for being late with my […]