In May and June, the Children's Librarians will be visiting Darien elementary schools and the middle school to share exciting new books for you to read through the spring and summer. We'll also tell you about this year's Summer Reading program, and the fantastic guest author who will be coming to visit in August (it's pretty amazing).
Here's when we'll be booktalking at your school.
Hindley May 8 & 9
Holmes May 23
Ox Ridge June 6
Pear Tree Point May 7
Royle May 29 & 30
Tokeneke June 3 & 4
Middlesex Middle School May 30
Booktalking session for homeschool students May 1
This May, the Children's Library will be offering cultural programs for many ages. Take a trip around the world and be sure to help us celebrate the many traditions that make us unique!
Tuesday, May 21 at 4:15 pm
Learn about the Native American's historical reliance on and respect of natural resources. Hands on activities allow students to practice daily life skills such as food preparation, wigwam building, and making wampum bracelets. Ages 7 to 11.
Tuesday, May 28 at 4:15 pm
Around the world children of all ages jump rope. Join the children's librarians for some jumping fun including classic hand rhymes and string games. Ages 9 to 12.
Foreign Films for Kids
View a selection of films from other countries including France, India, and China. The films will be subtitled in English.
Ages 9 to 12.
May 25 - Trail of the Panda, Rated G, 89 minutes
Check out the fantastic titles on this year's booktalking lists! We shared them with you when we visited your school. Come in to the Library to pick up a copy or request a copy online.