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Tuesday, May 3, 2016

At The Library

Thursday, December 2, 2010

Children's Library Corner

Ready for some holiday fun? Try saying these tongue twisters three times . . . fast.

Twister #1: Bobby brings bright bells. Twister #2: Santa's sleigh slides on slick snow.

How did you do?

Ready for some more? Come upstairs to the youth department at the Cherokee Public Library and discover a list of four more tongue twisters.

While you're at the library pick up our December newsletter, which lists all our regular and special programs for this month. We have several special visitors who will be coming to the library to help spread some holiday cheer.

Shelf Elf will arrive on Tuesday Nov. 30 around 10:30 a.m. Shelf Elf will report back to Santa each week as to whether the boys and girls have been naughty or nice. The first time he comes to the library he will need to be named. So boys and girls I need your help. Think of some names we can give the Shelf Elf so he can begin his mission. There will be strips of paper and a box upstairs in the youth department to submit your ideas for his name. We will draw the name at the After School Bunch program Tuesday, Dec. 7.

The library will have a Christmas tree at the festival of trees at the Sanford Museum. The theme of our tree will be "One World, Many Stories." This is also the theme for our Summer Reading Program.

Thursday, Dec. 9 Santa will be visiting the library from 6:30 -- 7:30 p.m. He will be in the atrium by the Christmas tree. Each child will receive a treat. Parents don't forget your cameras.

Mr. Tap & Go will be tapping into the hearts of many youth as they sing some of his favourite holiday and Christmas songs. He has agreed to come to as many youth programs as he can. He will tap at the After School Bunch program on Tuesday, Dec. 7, which begins at 3:45 p.m. Kindergarten through fourth grade students will need to ride the IC bus to the library. A snack will be provided, Mr. Tap & Go will perform, and you'll play holiday bingo.

Terrific Toddlers will meet Saturday, Dec. 11 from 10:30 -- 11 a.m. Parents and their one to three year olds will learn action rhymes, finger-plays, songs, and look for books to read and check out.

Homeschoolers will meet Thursday, Dec. 16 from 2-3 p.m. Bring a favourite Christmas craft or recipe to share. I would also be glad to you give a tour of our library.

The Youth in Action group will meet Tuesday, Dec. 21 from 3:45 -- 4:45 p.m. There will be snacks, Bunco, Mr. Tap & Go, and a Santa stuffing. This program is for students in the 5th and 6th grades.

A Pre New Year's Eve party will be held at the library on Friday, Dec. 31 from 2 -- 4 p.m. All ages are welcome.

Dec. 27 through December 30th come make a craft from 1:30 -- 3:30 p.m. upstairs in the youth department.

Be sure to mark your calendars and join in the holiday fun at the library. If you have any questions call 225-3498 and ask for Peg.

Peg Wurth
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