Celebrate Children's Book Week This Week (May 13-19)!
Established in 1919, Children's Book Week is the longest-running
national literacy initiative in the country. Pop by the Children's
Department all week and learn how to draw a Chinese Dragon using
Letters! Or visit http://www.bookweekonline.com/bookmark and print one out yourself, along with a beautiful bookmark created by author-illustrator Grace Lin. Don't forget to check out some books!
Monday, May 13, 2013
Wednesday, April 3, 2013
April Vacation is right around the corner, and the library has some great activities planned! Call 742-7606 for more information, or visit our Events page.
Tuesday, April 16 @ 10:15 AM
Babygarten is a fun and informational program for children (ages birth to 35 months) and their caregivers.It runs in multiple 6-week sessions during the year. Babygarten focuses on how nursery rhymes, songs, and books can enrich a child’s life from the very beginning and provide them with a foundation for the future. Registration is not required. Siblings are welcome.
Tuesday, April 16 @ 10:15 AM
Children ages 3-5 are invited to join us for our Tuesday AM story times! No registration is necessary. Siblings are welcome.
DANNY MAGIC: MAGIC FOR EVERYONE!
Tuesday, April 16 @ 2 PM
A comic magic show for kids...and adults who want to be kids! Join Danny for a fast-paced, hilarious encounter with mind-boggling magic. For all ages. Registration is required. Space is limited.
AROMATHERAPY FOR KIDS
Learn about essential oils and the plants they come from. Everyone will create their own special roller-ball fragrance to take home! Space is limited. For ages 8 and up. Registration is required.
Posted by The Daily Dragon at 3:53 PM
Thursday, January 31, 2013
Join us this Saturday, Feb. 2, for Take Your Child to the Library Day! Drop by the Children's Room (we're open from 10 AM to 3 PM) for games, crafts, Legos, a Scavenger Hunt and more. We'll also be raffling off a $10 Amazon.com Gift Card - get a raffle ticket just for visiting the Children's Room!
It's a great day to get your child a library card! Refreshments will be served, as well. We hope you can drop in!
Posted by The Daily Dragon at 2:12 PM
Monday, January 28, 2013
Congratulations to the winners of the 2013 American Library Association Media Awards! View the complete list at the link below and then borrow these awesome titles from the library!
ALA Award Winners
A few of the awards/winners are:
John Newbery Medal for the most outstanding contribution to children's literature:
“The One and Only Ivan,” written by Katherine Applegate, is the 2013 Newbery Medal winner. The book is published by HarperCollins Children’s Books, a division of HarperCollins Publishers.
Randolph Caldecott Medal for the most distinguished American picture book for children:
“This Is Not My Hat,” illustrated and written by Jon Klassen, is the 2013 Caldecott Medal winner. The book is published by Candlewick Press.
Friday, December 21, 2012
Our Holiday Closings are as follows:
Tuesday, Dec. 25 - CLOSED
Tuesday, Jan. 3 - CLOSED
Posted by The Daily Dragon at 1:55 PM
Monday, December 3, 2012
The Booth & Dimock Memorial Library will be closed on Tuesday, December 4th so that repairs can be made to our boiler. We apologize for any inconvenience. Please check back for more information on Wednesday's hours.
Babygarten and Terrific Tuesdays Story Times are canceled for Tuesday, Dec. 4. Babygarten is rescheduled for next Tuesday, Dec. 11 @ 10:15 AM (the last one until Feb. 5) and Terrific Tuesdays will resume next Tuesday at 11:30 AM on Dec. 11.
Posted by The Daily Dragon at 12:28 PM
Monday, November 26, 2012
FOOD FOR FINES! Help support the Coventry Human Services Food Drive.
1 Non-Perishable Food Item = $1 Off in Fines!!!
From now until December 23rd for every non-perishable food item you bring to the Library we will take $1 off of your fines. Items will be donated to Human Services Food Drive.
Money can not be taken off lost items, fines, printing or fax.
Posted by The Daily Dragon at 2:24 PM