School will be starting in a little over a month, and there are always some children who don't have all the supplies that they need for the year. The KDM Businessmen's Group used to collect school supplies every year to help that cause, but this past March that group dissolved. So we have decided to keep the ball rolling. We will be collecting school supplies starting this week and going thru the
The summer reading program theme this year is Libraries Rock, and this past week the library rocking! Tom Winkers, band director at Markesan School, read the story "Violets Music" by Angela Johnson. There's nothing Violet loves more than music, and she plays or sings every chance she gets. But where are the other kids like her-kids who think and dream music all day long? As a baby, in kindergarten, at the beach and the zoo, she never gives up looking for companions. "Violet's Music" sings to us that the right friend is always out there-as long as we keep looking and hoping, and abo
The story for the day was Rhoda's Rock Hunt by Molly Beth Griffin. Rhoda is on a long, long hike with her aunt and uncle, each of them carrying backpacks of gear as they walk through the north woods. While Auntie June and Uncle Jonah watch for wildlife and set up their campsites, Rhoda is on the hunt for one thing: ROCKS. She finds them in all shapes and patterns, from hearts and hats to stripes and sparkles. And every last treasure goes into her pack, making it heavier and heavier as they hike through forests and along streams.
Looking for a fun and easy way to teach your kids about kindness? Consider coming to the library this Thursday at 2pm for our Summer Reading Program. We'll be making painted rocks as our project and then distribute them around town, joining the Kindness Rocks Project . The latest (and maybe the sweetest) craze to sweep the country has artists of all ages spreading happy thoughts by way of painted rocks.
SPRING FLING…..THIS SATURDAY…..APRIL 21ST…….9AM TO 1PM
Our next event at the library will be the Spring Fling taking place on Saturday, April 21st, from 9am until 1pm. We have 10 vendors signed up so far, selling a variety of items, and the library will be selling food that day as well. If you've been thinking of getting a table, don't delay, call the library today at 920-394-3281 to reserve your spot. Vendors will be able to come that Friday evening before, April 20th, from 5 to 7pm to set up their areas if they would like.
On March 7th the library finished their "Blind Date with a Book" event by picking a name out of the readers who had turned in a "rate your date" slip. Abigail Marcov of Dalton was that lucky winner. She got to take home a lovely basket filled with different kinds of chocolates. Abigail was tickled pink as she is new to the library and thought the contest was great fun. She "loved" the book that she read and would "date" another book by that author.
If you stopped by the library this week the first thing you smelled when you came in the door was fresh paint. We moved to the new building in January of 2003 and it is time to freshen up some of the painted wall areas.