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Celebrate The Very Hungry Caterpillar’s 50th birthday with storytimes and art programs

Posted on October 22, 2019 at 6:00 am

Storytime Celebration: Eric Carle’s The Very Hungry Caterpillar

Celebrate with us! For the 50th anniversary of The Very Hungry Caterpillar by Eric Carle, we’re sharing his stories and getting creative with fun activities that explore the world of the hungry caterpillar.

Ages vary*: These special storytimes are during our regular weekly Play & Learn Storytimes.

* Baby Play & Learn Storytime: ages 0–18 months
  Toddler Play & Learn Storytime: ages 1.5–3 years
  Preschool Play & Learn Storytime: ages 3–5 years
  Family Play & Learn Storytime: all ages

NORTH SPOKANE
Baby: Monday, Nov 4, 10:30–11:30am
Toddler: Tuesday, Nov 5, & Friday, Nov 8, 10:30–11:30am
Preschool: Wednesday, Nov 6 & Thursday, Nov 7, 10:30–11:30am
Family: Saturday, Nov 9, 10:30–11:30am

SPOKANE VALLEY
Toddler: Monday, Nov 4, & Thursday, Nov 7, 10:30–11:30am
Preschool: Tuesday, Nov 5, & Wednesday, Nov 6, 10:30–11:30am
Baby: Friday, Nov 8, 10:30–11:30am
Family: Saturday, Nov 9, 10:30–11:30am

ARGONNE
Toddler: Tuesday, Nov 5, 10:30–11:30am
Preschool: Wednesday, Nov 6, 10:30–11:30am

CHENEY
Preschool: Tuesday, Nov 5, 10:30–11:30am
Toddler: Wednesday, Nov 6, 10:30–11:30am
Baby: Friday, Nov 8, 10:30–11:30am

DEER PARK
Toddler: Tuesday, Nov 5, 10:30–11:30am
Preschool: Wednesday, Nov 6, 10:30–11:30am

MORAN PRAIRIE
Toddler: Tuesday, Nov 5, 10:30–11:30am
Preschool: Wednesday, Nov 6, 10:30–11:30am
Baby: Thursday, Nov 7, 10:30–11:30am

MEDICAL LAKE
Family: Wednesday, Nov 6, 10:30–11:30am

OTIS ORCHARDS
Toddler: Tuesday, Nov 5, 10:30–11:30am
Preschool: Wednesday, Nov 6, 10:30–11:30am

AIRWAY HEIGHTS
Family: Thursday, Nov 7, 10:30–11:30am

Create Art Inspired by Eric Carle

Create a collage inspired by Eric Carle’s The Very Hungry Caterpillar, and engage in other playful activities to celebrate the 50th anniversary of this endearing book and other stories by the author.

For kids in grades K–3: Kids 8 and under must bring an adult.

OTIS ORCHARDS
Wednesday, Nov 6, 3:30–5pm

FAIRFIELD
Thursday, Nov 7, 4:30–5:30pm

SPOKANE VALLEY
Tuesday, Nov 12, 4–5pm

DEER PARK
Wednesday, Nov 13, 3:30–4:30pm

MEDICAL LAKE
Wednesday, Nov 13, 4–5pm

CHENEY
Friday, Nov 15, 3:30–4:30pm

NORTH SPOKANE
Monday, Nov 18, 4–5pm

MORAN PRAIRIE
Tuesday, Nov 19, 3:30–4:30pm

ARGONNE
Wednesday, Nov 20, 4–5pm

AIRWAY HEIGHTS
Saturday, Nov 23, 10:30–11:30am

OTHER SPECIAL STORYTIMES

Winter Storytime

Enjoy winter stories for the whole family to celebrate the Winter Festival. After storytime, you can create a Frosted Holiday Tree from an ice cream cone.

For all ages: Kids 8 and under must bring an adult.

AIRWAY HEIGHTS
During Airway Heights Winter Festival
Saturday, Dec 7, 10:30–11am

Storytime at The BookEnd

Imaginations soar and literacy skills grow stronger when we share stories! Families are invited to come listen to entertaining stories from some of our favorite books.

For all ages: Kids 8 and under must bring an adult.

THE BOOKEND
Saturday, Dec 14, 10:30–11am

BOOKLIST & DIGITAL RESOURCE
Staff Pick Book List

Booklist: Favorites by Eric Carle

Read all of your favorite stories (and ours) by children’s book author Eric Carle from this booklist created by our librarians.

Tumblebook Library

Foster a love of reading and learning in your child and get them ready for school with this online collection of animated picture books with sound and narration from Tumblebook Library.

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