Dr. Seuss Birthday Celebration

March 2 is the birthday of popular children's author Theodor Seuss Geisel, who wrote dozens of books as Dr. Seuss. This after-school birthday celebration will feature lots of fun including crafts and a photo opportunity. This year marks the third annual Dr. Seuss Birthday Celebration at the Helen Warner Branch. Stop by for lots of fun to celebrate our love of reading and all things Seuss!

Thursday, March 2,

3-4:30 p.m.,

Helen Warner Branch

Paws to Read to Sasha, the Gentle Black Lab

Stop by to meet Sasha, the Gentle Black Lab, and her owner, Karen Slack. Grab your favorite book or a new one and spend some time reading to Willard's favorite furry friend. Sasha is a certified PAWS assistance dog who enjoys listening to stories. Reading to a dog helps children gain confidence in reading aloud.

Thursdays,

March 9 and 23,

4:30-6 p.m.,

Willard Library Children's Room

 

 

Family Game Day

Stop in the Children's Room and play a game with the family!  Try a new one such as Sleeping Queens, There's a Moose in the House, or Stone Soup. The library also has lots of the classic game favorites! Or try your skill at Giant Jenga and Giant Connect Four.

Saturday, March 18,

10 a.m. to 2 p.m.,

Willard Library Children's Room

Wild Swan Theater Presents "Frog and Toad"

The always popular Wild Swan Theater returns to present two of Arnold Lobel’s most beloved characters, Frog and Toad. They show how good friends help each other through thick and thin, cheering each other through the hard times and celebrating life’s joys. Join Frog and Toad as they greet spring, plant a garden, and share a basket of cookies.

Thursday, March 30,

6:30 p.m.,

Miller Stone Building

Spring Break Week Movie: 'Moana'

Catch Walt Disney Pictures' great movie "Moana." Young navigator Moana, the daughter of a Polynesian tribal chief, is chosen to find a precious artifact that could save her people. She teams with demigod Maui (voiced by Dwayne Johnson) to locate a legendary island, and together they explore fantastical lands and encounter incredible sea creatures in this animated adventure. Rating: PG. Run time is 113 minutes.

Tuesday, April 4,

11 a.m. to 1 p.m.,

Helen Warner Branch

Spring Break Week: Wonders of Weather

Youngsters will learn amazing facts about the wonders of weather with representatives from the Kingman Museum. This drop-in, hands-on-style, family-friendly event allows kids to explore at their own pace and in their own way while enjoying different weather-related centers.

Wednesday, April 5,

Drop in between 11 a.m. and 12:30 p.m.,

Helen Warner Branch