Winter Break 2013-14

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Story Time: Wishes & Sharing

For last week’s story time, we read Christmas stories and sang come carols as Miss Shellie played her ukulele! For our take-home craft we made some bird feeders from pine cones and peanut butter, sprinkled with bird seed. Happy holidays everyone!

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Fox Hill Reports!

3rd graders from Fox Hill visited the Learning Curve to research historic Hoosiers. Click the play button below to hear their discoveries!

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Story Time: Let’s Bake

Last week’s story time featured some mouth-watering stories, pretend baking, and paper-cupcake making! Check out the photos below:

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Learning Curve Productions: Fox & Porcupine

Join us on Saturday mornings at 11am in the Curve for Open Play, and you could star in a creative production or mini-movie like Elton and Faith’s puppet show, “Fox & Porcupine.” Check it out!

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Story Time: Seasons!

Fall, Winter, Spring, and Summer: which season is your favorite? In today’s story time, we read stories that capture all four, and then we decorated trees with tissue paper and cotton balls to represent all of the seasons displayed on one tree!

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First Lego League Tournament

Saturday, Nov. 23rd, 9AM – 5PM at Central Library. 18 teams compete in a First Lego League Tournament. This is going be good,drop-in and see!
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St. Richard’s Episcopal School

3rd graders from St. Richard’s Episcopal School visited the LC to paint their self portraits with ImageBlender.

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Boy Scouts’ Heritage Badge

Last weekend, a group of Boy Scouts visited the Curve and had fun building and programming with Lego WeDo kits. They also toured the library, compared the past to the present, and found history books for a project towards earning their Heritage badge. If your scout group is interested in visiting the Curve for activities or badge-related projects, you can reach our group coordinator at 275-4222.

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Story Time: El Dia de los Muertos & Halloween

Today at story time, we celebrated El Dia de los Muertos (Day of the Dead) and Halloween! We sang songs and rhymes about pumpkins and bats, and read stories about sugar skulls and cats! We had fun talking about trick-or-treating and dressing up for Halloween. In the story Monster Needs a Costume, Monster can’t make up his mind what to be for Halloween, and comes up with a clever and creative solution. We also read the book The Day of the Dead / El Dia de los Muertos to learn more about the holiday, (which originated in Mexico), where we take time to remember and honor relatives who have gone before us. For our craft, we decorated skulls in a variety of bright colors and designs, just like the decorative El Dia de los Muertos sugar skulls. Check out the photos below!

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