When people who love crafts become parents, their priorities and time for hobbies may shift, but crafting with kids is a way to continue to creating together. Find and share ideas of how to continue crafting by including your whole family in the experience.
(For ages 2-4 with an adult)
Saturday, August 20
10:00–11:00 am – Marvin Auditorium
Join “Miss Carole”,Dubbed “the Pied Piper of children’s music”, as she shows how songs, stories, fingerplays, rhythmic movement and instrument play will expand a child’s musical experience in a fun way.
Wichita author Clare Vanderpool won the 2011 John Newbery Medal for children’s literature for her first book, Moon Over Manifest. The Newbery is awarded annually by the American Library Association to the author who has made the most distinguished contribution to American literature for children. Vanderpool will share stories about the joy of writing and […]
If only making “good choices” for your child’s nutrition was as easy as ordering the selections off the kids menu in a restaurant.
From the New York Times recent article “Too Young for Finance? Think Again” comes practical advice on teaching children the basics of saving and spending. While other groups have offered free financial advice for children in the past, a very influential spokesperson has now added his voice to the refrain. Elmo, the preschool darling of […]
Life has not gone smoothly for Otto, Lucia, and Max Hardscrabble. Their mother mysteriously disappeared five years ago and the gossipy people in their small town viciously blame the kids and their father.
The Topeka and Shawnee County Public Library will host two learning programs for kids and their families: Under the Sea, April 12 and 13, and BLOCKfest™, April 15. Reservations are required for both classes. Children ages 8 months to 8 years will enjoy BLOCKfest™, at 9am, 10:30am and 1pm, April 15, in Marvin Auditorium. During […]
From the forest to the beach, the walls in the Youth Services area take kids on a journey and engage them with the library, making memories to last a lifetime. From birth to middle school, the library encourages learning to read to reading to learn. A new mural has added vibrancy to the area stretching […]
At El día de los niños/El día de los libros 2009, we celebrate children and books with a fiesta, including book displays, storytimes with musical games, poetry, and puppet shows; a carnival, animals , art activities, and games with prizes; poetry and art displays from area school children; a concession stand with free food; a raffle; […]
The 4th annual El Día de los Niños/El Día de los Libros at the Topeka and Shawnee County Public Library was celebrated on April 30, 2009, from 5-7:30 PM in Marvin Auditorium. Read a brochure in English and Spanishwhich includes tips on reading to and with children, a list of recommended books, and a list of […]
Check out one of these great books from the El día de los niños/El día de los libros Children’s Day/Book Day Book List Ages 0-4 Ada, Alma Flor, and F. Isabel Campoy ¡Pío Peep! Rimas Tradicionales en Español/Traditional Spanish Nursery Rhymes Illustrated by/Ilustrado por Viví Escrivá HarperCollins /Rayo, 2003 Davis, Katie Who Hops?/¿Quién salta? Harcourt, […]