Insanely beautiful and very trendy, these fun little note cards at the great little website called Caravan are FREE! All you need to do is download and print them onto your own cardstock. While you’re there, you can also read their creative blog and maybe be inspired to do something special this weekend! Have fun!
It seems like forever, but we’re finally ready to announce the winners of last summer’s “DESIGN A BOOKMARK” contest at the library! We collected entries all summer, and then had a local artist go through them to choose winners in each category. We’ve got the bookmarks printed (thank you, Ferguson Graphics!) and now we’re ready to show you the winning bookmarks.
In the 8 – 10 year old category:
In the 14 – adult category:
And in the 11- 13 year old category:
Congratulations to all our winners! Their bookmarks will be given out to new members of the library for the next few years. Stop by to see the display!
For fans of Star Wars, Jeffrey Brown‘s latest graphic novel VADER’S LITTLE PRINCESS has arrived at the library! And I must say, all of us had a good chuckle over quite a few of the pages inside. This isn’t really a children’s book, not because of any unsuitable content, but because the humour is something young fans of Star Wars might not get just yet. (Probably because many of the younger readers are smack-dab in the middle of their own “whatever” phases. Seeing Princess Leia say it to Darth Vader is something that shouldn’t be missed, however.)
If you’re looking for a few laughs and you’re a fan of Star Wars, this little book is one you need to pick up and read! Brown takes all the seriousness out of Star Wars, but leaves the ideas intact so that you’ll smile and identify with poor Vader’s problems.
While it may not feel like spring out there, we’re trying very hard to make it visit the library. To celebrate, we’re having a Spring Craft Night tonight for 7 – 12 year olds. Registration is now full, but we’re expecting a whole host of crafters to join us for a night of creating, laughing and maybe even a little learning!
Pretty soon, we’ll be able to lie in the grass and look up at the stars, but until then, we’re making our own special stars out of paper! A little folding, a little cutting and a little tape is all we’ll need to make these pretty items. If you’d like to make your own, you can follow the instructions here.
After that, we’re going to make these simple little birds. Wouldn’t you like to find these in your front yard tomorrow?