Library Holiday party

Library Holiday party

Santa visits to read and the kids make fun craft items to take home.....Lisa Crafts projects Trees from magazines : This folded with alternate pages to make double tier tree. Here's some basic directions https://www.instructables.com/id/Great-Looking-Christmas-Tree-from-a-Magazine/ Salt Dough : 4 cups all-purpose flour1 cup table salt1 1/2 cups warm waterGlitter, paint, and ribbon, for decoration In [...]

National Young Read Day

National Young Read Day

This Tuesday\s blog post is something dear to my heart! Young Read Day ! I am honored to be the part time volunteer librarian for my town so I can bring the joy of reading to everyone. Lisa Young Readers Day is a annual event held on the second Tuesday of November and recognizes the [...]

Hounds of the Basket Stitch

Hounds of the Basket Stitch

My today's Book Review : The Black Sheep Knitters come to the aid of two sisters—one a victim and one a suspect . . . Maggie Messina knows that knitting is not only enjoyable, it also calms both the mind and soul. She’s happy to visit two sisters, Holly and Rose Piper, and teach them [...]

Ancient Egypt * King Tut

Ancient Egypt * King Tut

Tuesday's Lesson : Ancient Egypt & opening of King Tuts tomb....Lisa When King Tutankhamun’s tomb was opened in November 1922, the world fell under his spell. For today’s archaeologists, the explanation for the cult of King Tut lies in the exceptional richness of the discovery, especially as many of the tombs were robbed of their [...]

At the Library

At the Library

Hello -Tuesday fans ! Today is my afternoon at the Library. And we have some special fun planned....Lisa Today's Book: https://www.amazon.com/James-Dean/e/B00AFD8XCO/ref=dp_byline_cont_book_1 Join Pete the Cat from New York Times bestselling artist James Dean as he goes trick-or-treating in this lift-the-flaps book! Pete loves Halloween and candy but not so much scary surprises. Follow Pete as he goes trick-or-treating [...]

Why We Quilt

Why We Quilt

In this tribute to today’s vibrant quilting community, prize-winning quilter and teacher Thomas Knauer showcases a stunning collection of quilts from a wide range of contemporary makers, accompanied by their testimonials about what inspires and imbues their craft with meaning. From temperance quilts to the AIDS quilt, there’s a rich history of individuals and communities [...]

National Dyslexia Awareness Month

National Dyslexia Awareness Month

October is National Dyslexia Awareness Month. All across the country, communities will be making efforts to spotlight a range of dyslexic needs, struggles, and signs. Dyslexia is one of the most common language-based learning disabilities. What can we do to help ? Talk about it -get diagnosed and find answers, . Some facts : It is estimated that 1 in [...]