Wednesday, November 27, 2013

MAKE @ the Library

Drop in and check out our new collection of Maker Books! Learn about the history of all things Make and get inspired to work on your own personal creations. Also, look for a new and exciting program- Makerdays- in the Library this Spring!

 Game Design by Greg Austic

 Maker Faire by Samantha Roslund

 3D Printing by Terence O'Neill

 LEGO Toys by Kris Hirschmann

 The Epic Evolution of Video Games by Arie Kaplan

Saturday, September 21, 2013

Fall Programs in the Children's Room!

Fall program schedules are now available in the Children's Room!
Or check our website in the coming weeks for more information...
*from Fall Ball by Peter McCarty

New Book: A Single Pearl by Donna Jo Napoli

In a vast ocean, a single grain of sand seems hopelessly small and unimportant.
But over time, the sand begins to change. Layer by layer, it grows and transforms. Its beauty starts to shine.  

Tuesday, September 10, 2013

Dig Into Gardening

Members of the Dig Into Gardening Class created an awesome root viewing box this summer. Check out the progress!

Monday, September 9, 2013

Fort Lee Kids Really Dug Into Reading!

Congratulations Summer Reading Club members- You read over 13,000 books this summer! We will see you next year for another summer full of reading and fun!

Saturday, August 10, 2013

Domo Digs Into Reading!

Domo checked out some new chapter books @ the Library- have you?


Monday, August 5, 2013

There's Still Time for Summer Reading!

The summer Reading Club runs until August 23rd, so there is still time to read some great books and earn some awesome prizes! If you haven't joined the club yet, no problem! Just visit the Children's Room to sign up and get your reading journal. 

Need a few suggestions? NPR put together a great list with some of our favorite titles including Holes, The Watsons Go to Birmingham and The Little Prince.

Friday, August 2, 2013

Dig Into Reading Magic Show with Steve Woyce!

Magician Steve Woyce visited the library on Wednesday, July 31st to present his Dig Into Reading with Magic show. A great group of children and parents enjoyed Steve's magic, comedy and special guests, including Henry the Rabbit!

Wednesday, July 17, 2013

What's Happening in the Children's Room?

Check out a few photos from recent programs including Creative Kids, Dig Into Gardening and LEGO club!

Creating art using stippling or pointillism

Making a root viewing box (come check it out in the Children's Room!)

Building LEGO food! (apple, cherries, egg, chicken drumstick and peach)

Friday, July 5, 2013

Summer Reading Opening Day!

Fort Lee digs reading! The Summer Reading Club is off to a great start this summer! Children of all ages came into the library on Monday, July 1st to sign up for the Reading Club, add their names to the reading wall and participate in a few awesome games and contests. 

Fort Lee Public Library Children's Room