Ages 2-5.

What a Bunch of Characters!

Trick or Treat Countdown to a splendid Halloween parade for the preschool set! We can't wait to see our costumed little friends at the kick-off at the Downtown Library on Tuesday, October 31 at 10:00 am for fun stories and crafts. Then stroll down to Main Street for trick or treating heaven from 11:00 am to 5:00 pm.

Little Bits - I Can Do It Too!

I Can Do It Too!. Here is WHY Libraries do Programs for Babies and Young Children! Literacy & Development start from birth. The University of Maine, Center For Community Inclusion and Disability Studies, has a website with ideas and resources for adults who are raising young children. The more we know the better we are ...
University of Maine, "Growing Ideas".

We're Back!!! Baby and Preschool Series begin this week!

The Baby PlayGroup Series and the Preschool Storytime Series start this week throughout the Library System and you don't want to miss any. Remind Babies to bring a Big Person to Baby PlayGroups. Remind the Little Kids to bring their Big People to Preschool Storytimes. While you are in the building say "Hello" to the puzzles, pick a few Books, choose some CDs to sing along together, then wave Bye-Bye when you are done. You can come back next time, too!

Kid Bits - Under Construction

If Trucks and Construction are very interesting to you, try the following picture books ... Hart Hat Area by Susan L. Roth; One Hole In The Road by W. Nikola-Lisa; Dig! by Andrea Zimmerman; and The House In The Meadow by Shutta Crum.

Kid Bits - Babies

Is there a new big brother or sister in your home because a new baby arrived? These are stories especially for the bigger sibling. Dear Baby by Sarah Sullivan; Best Kind Of Baby by Kate Laing; Julius, The Baby Of The World by Kevin Henkes; Just Add One Chinese Sister by Patricia McMahon; and Walk On: A Guide For Babies Of All Ages by Marla Frazee.

Baby Bits - Farm Animals and You

If you like the song "Old MacDonald Had a Farm", you will probably enjoy these books too. Look for Can You Moo? by David Wojtowycz; What The Baby Hears by Laura Goodwin; Have You Seen My Duckling by Nancy Tafuri; and the classic Rosie's Walk by Pat Hutchins. You can play "find the animal" and "who makes this sound?"

Bits 4 Parents - Once Upon a Potty

If it is time, there is support. Try the University of Missouri's site for parent http://muextension.missouri.edu/xplor/hesguide/humanrel/gh6128.htm. You can find the following titles at the library also. Once Upon A Potty: Girl or Once Upon A Potty: Boy; [[b:1080672| Everyone Poops]; What To Expect When You Use The Potty; and Pee, Poop and Potty Training.
Good Luck!

Baby Bits - Two Beauties

Two beautiful books for toddlers and adults to enjoy together are Walk On! A Guide For Babies Of All Ages and Mama's Day.

Baby Bits - Board Book News!

Board Books can now be found in the Catalog by title and author. Take a look! Here are some new Board Books to try with your baby. Chimp And Zee's Noisy Book, First Book of Sushi, and What Can You Do In The Sun?.

Baby Bits - Deep Blue Sea

Take a Deep Sea Trip and never leave the tub with with your toddler. For sea adventure try Way Down Deep In The Deep Blue Sea, Ten Little Fish, and Jack's New Boat. Don't forget your water wings.

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