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January 20th, 2011
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Poetry is a pleasure to read!

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January 20th, 2011
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Last weeks excellent blog tour Share a Story - Shape a Future ended the week with Technology and Reading. The Children's room has great technology resources including playaways, books on CD, packets with a book and CD, books on cassette, packets with a book and cassette and downloadable audiobooks available on the online catalogue. These audio items are great for relaxing around the house, listening to on a car ride or enjoying while taking a walk.

A playaway is...

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Miss Pippi
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January 20th, 2011
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Today is the perfect day to find some rhythms and rhymes in your favorite poetry book. The month of April is a celebration of poetry. With so much varity, it is difficult to choose a favorite style. Haiku, sonnet, epic and limerick are only a few types of poems. The website Poem of Quotes defines...

51 different poetry forms.

Can you spot the difference between a Tanka and Haiku? Poetry can be so much fun for me and you!

Who knew I could rhyme? I just never took the time!

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January 20th, 2011
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We talked about sheep in our final storytime today. Classic rhymes about sheep include Mary had a Little Lamb, Little Bo Peep and Baa, Baa Black Sheep. We rocked out to Mary Had a Little Lamb by Highly Highly Lost Tones from the CD Mother Goose Rocks. More sheep songs can be found at the library by hunting our catalogue.

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January 20th, 2011
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On a wet, rainy morning a visit to the library is a great way to enjoy the day! Today in storytime we had fun talking about piggies and read a book about rain. Since it's Spring, we have an excellent reason to bring out our raincoats and rainboots. Now that the rain gear is out, dive into ...

some great piggie books!

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