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READING ABOUT RBG’S LIFE AND LEGACY WITH KIDS

Learn about Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s life and legacy along with your children. These books for younger readers are perfect for sharing and starting discussions about current events.

For older children who want to learn more about this iconic American figure, the RBG documentary is streaming now on Kanopy.

LOOK UP! STARGAZING WITH KIDS

While a lot of activities look different this summer, you can still count on star gazing to be as fun as ever. Wait for a clear night, grab a blanket (and maybe the bug spray), then head outside and look up!

KIDS CRAFTS WITH KAREN - 3D FLOWERS

Hello Crafters! Today we are going to make flowers in a fun new way. All you need are scissors, color papers, glue stick, tape, and a printout of the template.

First, print your template out. There are 4 leaves and lines for you to use to cut out your colored paper or you can color them in yourselves.

Place two strips as shown in the video. Glue them together at the joining. Fold one over the other until they are one springy column. Cut off any excess.

SUMMER READING BLACKOUT BINGO EXTENDED TILL AUGUST 21!

You now have more time to play, we have extended Summer Reading Blackout Bingo until August 21!

To participate, first print out the bingo card. When you complete an activity place an X on the square or color it in. Cross off all of the squares to complete blackout bingo! Then take a picture of your completed bingo card and send it to us at

scakids@wlsmail.org.

Please include your name and library card number.

RIDDLE ME THIS WEEK17

Greetings and Salutations,

 “From there to here, and here to there, funny things are everywhere.”

Dr.Seuss One Fish, Two Fish, Red Fish, Blue Fish

Here are this week’s riddles!

 

Not too difficult

What has to be broken before you use it?

 

Moderately difficult

Why did the boy bury his flashlight?

RIDDLE ME THIS WEEK 18

Greetings and Salutations,

 “From there to here, and here to there, funny things are everywhere.”

Dr.Seuss One Fish, Two Fish, Red Fish, Blue Fish

Here are this week’s riddles!

 

Not too difficult

Bobby throws a ball as hard as he can. It comes back to him, even though nothing and nobody touches it. How?

 

Moderately difficult

Where does Friday come before Thursday?

KIDS CRAFTS WITH KAREN-SHARK WEEK

Happy Shark Week!

This week is dedicated to celebrating and learning all about sharks. So I thought a party hat was in order.

Supplies: paper plate. ruler, pencil, template, markers or colored pencils, scissors and glue.

SHARK WEEK: JAWSOME BOOKS FOR KIDS

It’s Shark Week, which means it’s time to nerd out and learn about these incredible ocean dwellers! 

Use your library card to help your budding marine biologist access shark information with:

MAKE IT WITH ME… SALT DOUGH DINO FOSSILS

Since we can’t visit some of our favorite museums right now, Miss Sarah is teaching you how to make your own artifacts to display at home! Follow along with the video to Make It With Me… Salt Dough Dinosaur Fossils!


Salt Dough Recipe: 

  • Combine 1 cup of salt, 2 cups of flour & 3/4 cup of water
  • Shape & mold your dough, pressing in toys or objects to make fossil prints
  • Bake at 200°F for at least 40 minutes

Get creative, and be sure to show us what you make with #ScarsdaleLibrary and #SPLkids

RIDDLE ME THIS WEEK 19

Greetings and Salutations,

 “From there to here, and here to there, funny things are everywhere.”

Dr.Seuss One Fish, Two Fish, Red Fish, Blue Fish

Here are this week’s riddles!

 

Not too difficult

What starts with a “P, ” ends with an “E” and has thousands of letters?

 

Moderately difficult

What kind of tree can you carry in one hand?

KIDS CRAFTS WITH KAREN- LION PUPPET

This lion puppet is ready to roar!!! He’s the king of the jungle after all.

What you need: Orange paper 8 1/2-11, google eyes, markers, scissors and a glue stick

Print out the template on orange paper unless you would like to color the mane, paws and ears, then use white paper. Cut them out and color.

RIDDLE ME THIS WEEK 21

Greetings and Salutations,

 “From there to here, and here to there, funny things are everywhere.”

Dr.Seuss One Fish, Two Fish, Red Fish, Blue Fish

Here are this week’s riddles!

 

Not too difficult

What kind of cup can’t hold water?

 

Moderately difficult

A man leaves home and turns left three times, only to return home facing two men wearing masks. Who are those two men?

STORYTIME IN YOUR TIME – EPISODE 1

All of the Children’s Librarians miss our storytime kids and families! Miss Karen, Miss Aisha, Miss Eileen, and Miss Sarah put together this virtual storytime for you to do whenever you want – in your own time!

Sing & read along with us while we’re busy preparing for your new library to open! A new episode of Storytime in Your Time will be released every other Friday.