Early Literacy TipExplain to your child the things you are doing as you are doing them (for example, Look! I am answering the phone lets see who it is!' The more you talk with your child, the richer your child's vocabulary will be.
Books We Read
Tomorrow February 8 starting at 3:30pm and ending at 5pm, all tween/teen Zombies are welcomed to the Palisades crypt. Moan, shiver, and shake singing zombie lyrics to hit tunes karaoke style. Come elegantly attired and make zombie accessories for your outfit. Move your severed body parts to Motown music while enjoying brain dead punch and fortifying pizza. Check out zombie literature and how to works. Leave with prizes and some parts of yourself.
The sounds of love are in the air. Take this quiz to find which epic work of fiction you should be reading this February. InstructionsChoose an answer for each question, and then find the letter that you choose the most. Your results will tell you which romantic love story you would most enjoy.
1. Your idea of a good date is:
Got the winter blahs? Palisades Library is showing the following romantic movies:Thursday, February 10, Room With a View; RThursday, February 17, Roman Holiday; not ratedThursday, February 24, An Affair to Remember; not ratedThursday, March 3, To Catch a Thief; not ratedThursday, March 10, To Have and Have Not; not ratedThursday, March 17, Pillow Talk; not ratedAll movies are free and begin at 4 pm. Light refreshments will be served.
Have you missed a good book? Need some suggestions for what to read? Lost the list of books you want to read? Can't remember the title your friend suggested? Palisade Library has a display of the "Washington Post" Best Books of 2010.
Tween Tuesdays starting at 3:30pm is a just for the tween time. Join your peers in a variety of activities such as bookshares, video gaming, and crafts. Have you been to a Zombie Valentine's Ball? Get ready to attend on February 1 by creating your elegant zombie accessaries. Raise your voice and make your smooth moves on February 8 for the Zombie Sing-A-Long and Dance Party. A special pizza for Zombies will be served.
Life is a bowl of Maraschino Cheeries for the 'red bees' of Brooklyn. This month's Speak Easy Salon conversation focuses on Honeybees and also considers colony collapse disorder in relation to bumblebees. As for the red bees of Brooklyn, they like many humans prefer high glycemic sweets rather than the good for you nutrients. Please contact the library at 202-282-3139 to request that the articles be e-mailed to you. The meeting is on Wednesday, January 19 at 3:30pm. Refreshments will be served.