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Enjoy Quality Time with Your Family & Friends with Cold Weather Activities

Posted in Explore and Discover on November 29, 2023 at 6:00 am

By Alison Johnson Winter is a great time to curl up under a blanket with a hot cup of tea and a great book—especially if my dog is curled up too and warming my feet. But if you have an active family with young people like mine, then you might need to have some activities […]

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50 Summer Activities to Explore in Your Backyard, Around Town & the PNW

Posted in Explore and Discover on July 5, 2023 at 6:00 am

By Abra Cole We are in the full swing of summer. And before you know it, we will be swinging back toward fall, crisp leaves, hot cocoa, and (dare I say it) snowy weather. But before that happens, we have summer fun awaiting us. I’ve compiled a list of 50 summertime ideas for things to […]

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Kindly Ever After Adventures for Kids Focus on Cooperation, Kindness, Empathy & Friendship

Posted in News on June 28, 2023 at 6:00 am

Kindly Ever After Adventures with Page Turner JULY 2–AUGUST 31 For ages 4–9 Let your imagination run wild this summer with Page Turner Adventures! Meet Storyologist Page Turner—a cross between Mary Poppins and Indiana Jones! Page loves transforming kids into Junior Storyologists and sending them on adventures to collect, tell, and write stori […]

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Inspire Creativity with Engaging Activities, STEM & Art Programs for Kids, Tweens & Teens

Posted in News on April 20, 2023 at 4:00 am

Our May programs for all ages, early learners, kids, tweens, and teens include engaging activities and storytelling, STEM fun, and creative ways to explore art and other activities! Activities for all ages include LEGO Free Play, Rock Garden Painting, a Pollinators Activity, and the celebration of Marshall Islands Constitution (Jemenei) Day. Early […]

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July Programs Bring You Great Outdoor Activities, Reading Camp Fun & Best-selling Authors

Posted in News on June 23, 2022 at 4:30 am

Adults can get active at walking program for seniors and at our Tai Chi program. Meet two best-selling authors in July when we kick off our SCLD Online Authors Series. Plus, you can get help and great information during the plant clinic, Medicare workshop, and Picture Book Chat. Starting a business? Sign up for this month’s business workshop pres […]

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Time for STEAM: Exploring the Great Outdoors & Trying New Activities for All Ages

Posted in Explore and Discover on March 9, 2022 at 6:00 am

By Alison Johnson Spring is just a few weeks away! I am looking forward to getting outside and enjoying some sunshine. If, for you, spring is all about sunshine and projects, the library has some great STEAM (science, technology, engineering, art, and math) resources and programs to get the whole family learning and creating both […]

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New STEM Explorer Kits offer hands-on activities for students in grades K–5

Posted in News on February 22, 2021 at 6:00 am

Stem Explorer Kits Now Available BY GWENDOLYN HALEY You may have already checked out the Ready for School with STEM kits for younger children (ages 3–5) from the library. Or perhaps you’ve borrowed our Snap Circuits set for elementary school students. We have heard positive reviews from library customers for both of these kits. In response, we are pleased to […]

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Seriously fun things to do on cold, snowy days

Posted in Explore and Discover on December 30, 2020 at 6:00 am

By Alison Johnson I know it may be hard to believe, but there are times when a marathon of Disney movies or Doctor Who is just not appealing. Sometimes I am so tired of being inside, that even if it is cold and snowy, I just have to get outside and do something. I think […]

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Let’s go outside! Wintertime play & activities for everyone

Posted in Explore and Discover on December 17, 2020 at 6:00 am

By Abra Cole Winter officially starts next week on December 21. This fall, we’ve already had below freezing temperatures and snow. And in the months ahead, we can expect even more snowy days and below freezing cold. I propose the following idea: there is no reason to shelter inside until spring! As the Norwegians say: […]

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Storytime Shorts videos: Let’s read stories, sing songs, play & learn

Posted in News on October 28, 2020 at 6:00 am

Storytime Shorts Our librarians miss having storytime with our youngest library customers and their families. And we’ve heard from some of you that you’ve missed storytime too! So our librarians have recorded some wonderful picture book stories, songs, fingerplays, activities, and flannel stories using the felt board for our new video series St […]

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