Category Archives: Books

Library Trick or Treat

Happy Halloween from the Learning Curve! Thanks to all the little trick or treaters who joined in for our story time and library Trick or Treat parade! Check out the slideshow below:

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Library Trick or Treat!

Join us on Halloween morning for a themed story time and a trick or treat parade through the library to show off costumes and collect some goodies!

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Read for the Record: Bunny Cakes

Today is Jump Start’s Read for the Record: a day to celebrate reading! All over the country, the book Bunny Cakes by Rosemary Wells is being read on this day as a part of the largest shared reading experience! This … Continue reading

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Read for the Record!

Help us break a record–with story time! Join us on Tuesday, Oct. 21st at 10am for our Read for the Record interactive story time featuring Bunny Cakes by Rosemary Wells. Across the country, others will be reading the same book–all for a great cause! … Continue reading

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Story Time: Bat Buddies!

Today’s story time was all about bats! We read stories about nocturnal animals, interesting sounds animals make, and bats in the library! For our craft, we made bat buddies with toilet paper rolls, printable bat wings, plus crayons and markers. … Continue reading

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Little Architects!

Kindergartners and first graders from IPS/Butler University Laboratory School read a story about architecture, and then created this stop motion animation of a group build using blocks, Frames software, and a webcam. Check out their building designs below!

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Last Stop for Summer!

The summer reading program has come to a close as we get ready for a new school year. Thanks to all who participated in a summer of reading and discovery! We hope you enjoyed reading books, earning prizes, and trying … Continue reading

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Story Time: Let’s Go Exploring!

This morning’s story time was quite an adventure as we pretended to go exploring. We even went on a bear hunt (the bear invited us to stay in his cave for tea). We talked about how maps help us find … Continue reading

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Story Time: Let’s Make Music!

This morning’s musical story time included sing-along songs with Mr. Landon and his guitar, music-making with various instruments, stories about music, and listening to classical music mentioned in one of the books we read. We also colored pictures of different … Continue reading

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Story Time: How Does Your Garden Grow?

From seed to plant, today’s story time took a closer look at how things grow in gardens! We pretended to be seeds sprouting up from the ground, sang some songs and did some garden-growing fingerplay rhymes, plus read stories all … Continue reading

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