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Wednesday, March 1 – Friday, March 31

Stop by the Help Desk during the month of March to pick up your Seuss-tastic Reading Challenge sheet.  Complete five activities in a row to earn a free book.  Complete ALL of the activities to earn two free books!  Open to readers birth to age 10!

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Saturday, March 25 11:00 AM

Celebrating 50 years of storytelling magic! Special guests, the Hatrack Storytellers, will share stories through Reader’s Theater. Storytelling at its finest; you won’t want to miss it! For children of all ages and their families. No registration required.

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Wednesday, March 29 6:30PM

Enjoy an evening of laughter and inspiration as we celebrate world storytelling day and the art of oral storytelling. If you’d like, share a personal or favorite story, read from books that will be available, or challenge yourself by creating an impromptu story based on words or props given to you. Stories should last no longer than 4 minutes please! For all ages, no registration required. Prepare to laugh, be moved and feel inspired.

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Saturday, April 8 2:30 PM

Hour of Code is a one-hour introduction to computer science, designed to demystify “code,” to show that anybody can learn the basics of computer programming, and to broaden participation in the field of computer science. Everybody should have the opportunity to learn computer science. It helps nurture problem-solving skills, logic and creativity. No need to have attended previous sessions to join in. No registration required.

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Babies Bloom at the Lester Public Library

Plant the seed to your baby’s success! Believe it or not, learning to read begins at birth. Sharing books together strengthens your baby’s foundation for learning and creates a long-lasting relationship with their favorite teacher – you! Babies Bloom at the Lester Public Library encourages parents and caregivers to read 100 books to their child before the age of 1. Babies who participate in the program will receive a special bib and a record sheet to keep track of the books they read. After each milestone of 25 books, participants will receive a free book to add to their home library. Stop by the library’s Help Desk to register for the program.

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Plant the seed to your child’s success!  Believe it or not, learning to read begins before kindergarten.  Sharing books together strengthens your child’s foundation for learning and creates a long lasting relationship with their favorite teacher-YOU! Register for the program at the Help Desk any time before your child enters 5-year-old kindergarten and receive a record sheet to keep track of the books you read. For every 100 books read you will receive a free book for your home library.

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