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At the libraries: Happy birthday, Dr. King

9:14 PM, Mar. 12, 2013  |  Comments
The winners of the poster/essay/poetry contest held as part of the 18th annual Community Celebration of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s Birthday are displayed at the Brown County Central Library. The contest was open to Brown County and Oneida Nation students (K-12). This year's theme was, 'Advancing the Dream Together: What is My Role?'
The winners of the poster/essay/poetry contest held as part of the 18th annual Community Celebration of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s Birthday are displayed at the Brown County Central Library. The contest was open to Brown County and Oneida Nation students (K-12). This year's theme was, 'Advancing the Dream Together: What is My Role?'
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Mondays through May 20

Paws for Tales: Read to a Dog: 3:30-4:30 p.m. Drop in and spend a few minutes meeting and reading to one of our four-legged friends. Reading is fun and stress free when you read to a dog.

Tuesdays through May 21

Crafty Kids: Drop in between 5:30 and 7:30 p.m. for a self-guided craft project. Adult supervision needed for young children.

March 14

"Spring Things" Storytimes with Max the Bunny: Ages 2-3 9:30 a.m. Ages 3-5 10:30 a.m. Enjoy stories and songs about baby animals and all things Spring. Meet Max, the famous picture book rabbit.

March 26

Peeps-tacular: Grades 4-8 2-3 p.m. Get Creative with Marshmallow Peeps Bring a friend and have fun making masterpeepses such as Peeps shoebox dioramas, FrankenPeeps and Peeps sushi. Call ahead so we can make sure we have enough supplies: (920) 448-5846.

March 27

Angry Birds Invade: (Grades 2-8) 2-4 p.m. Can't get enough of the game "Angry Birds"? Drop in to play online and watch your character projected on the giant screen! Try a wacky "live" game version, as well. Create an Angry Bird of your own with its own super-skills.

March 28

Silly Sound Effects Storytimes: Ages 2-3 9:30 a.m. Ages 4-7 10:30 a.m. Enjoy a story on the big screen with sound effects, play a "guess the sound" game and try out noise-makers yourself.

April 2

Crafty Kids Special - Create a Picture for Culver's Annual Drawing Contest: Ages 10 & younger 5:30-7:30 p.m. Fabric, feathers, glitter and more will be provided for you to create a unique entry for the contest sponsored by Culver's restaurants. Ask for details.

April 6

Visit the Bookmobile at the Big Event for Little Kids at Shopko Hall: 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Climb aboard the Bookmobile to visit, borrow books and shake a paw with Rover Reader.

April 11

Storytime with The Dads: 10:30 a.m. Preschool storytimes, open to all, led by Northeast Wisconsin At-Home Dads.

April 12

Step-It-Up Storytime: 10 a.m. Young children and their adults can jump right into movement activities, action songs and participation stories perfect for short attention spans. Come get some exercise.

April 17

"Beautiful Oops!" Storytime at the ARTgarage: 10:30 a.m. Meet our children's librarians and library mascot Rover Reader at 1400 Cedar St. in Green Bay to enjoy stories and songs with an art and creativity theme and a tour of this unique art gallery/studio at the Three Corners (Main, Baird and Cedar Streets).

April 18

Pirate Party Storytime with Beeper the Parrot: Ages 2-3 9:30 a.m. Ages 4-5 10:30 a.m. Ahoy, maties! Sail to the library for storybook pirate fun. Meet (non-pirate) Kathy Zeitler and her parrot Beeper who might have something to say.

April 20

"Money Smart Week" Big Read for Kids: (Ages 4-8) 1-1:30 p.m. Stories, songs and activities to help create "money smart kids." Call 448-5846 to sign up and receive a free copy of the book A Dollar for Penny. Presented by Harbor Credit Union. Stay for the awards ceremony announcing winners of the Money Smart Kids Dollar Design Contest.

April 22

Recycled Mystery Craft: (Ages 3 & up) Pick up a small bag of odds and ends to reuse, along with your imagination, to create a one-of-a-kind work of art - in the library or at home. All day while supplies last.

April 25

Surprise Party Storytime: Ages 2-3 9:30 a.m. Ages 3-5 10:30 a.m. No, we aren't telling you what's going to happen - it's a surprise. Join Miss Molly and Miss Jessica for stories, songs and party activities.

April 30

Día de los Niños/Día de los Libros (Children's Day/Book Day) Fiesta: 6-7 p.m. Featuring both Spanish and English languages, this family celebration starts with stories and songs, followed by Loteria (picture bingo), other games, crafts and treats.

May 2

Rhyme Time Puppet Show with Mother Goose: Ages 2-3 9:30 a.m. Ages 3-5 10:30 a.m. Rhythm and rhyme build a foundation of language and learning for your child. Join Ma Goose herself for this annual event with songs, stories and puppet shows based on nursery rhymes.

May 4

YMCA Healthy Kids Day at Shopko Hall: This huge free event features a wide range of activities. The Bookmobile will be there.

May 9

Storytime with The Dads: 10:30 a.m. Preschool storytimes, open to all, led by Northeast Wisconsin At-Home Dads.

May 10

Step-It-Up Storytime: 10 a.m. Young children and their adults can jump right into movement activities, action songs and participation stories perfect for short attention spans. Come get some exercise.

March 13

Corduroy ? Where Are You?: 10:30 a.m. Join the bear hunt, follow the trail ? (a button? a pocket? a big box?) ? to the cuddly bear. Bring your camera.

March 20

I'm Gonna Catch You: 10:30 a.m. A tiny green man? A big one? A gingerbread man? A dinosaur? A pickle? They are all running away. Find out why.

March 27

It Isn't Easy Being a Bunny: 10:30 a.m. A little silly? A little mean? Sometimes grumpy? What does it all mean?

April 17

Grand-friends Day: 10 a.m. Grand-Friends/parents and grandkids come join Miss Kathy at the Pulaski Senior Center, 430 S. St. Augustine Street, for hand-in-hand projects and activities to celebrate National Library Week. Program starts at 10 a.m. and replaces regular 10:30 a.m. storytime.

May 8

Mommy and Me Day: 10:30 a.m. Moms and children work together to create several projects to celebrate Mother's Day. Replaces regular storytime.

March 14

Corduroy: 9:30 & 10:30 a.m. Meet Corduroy, the lovable bear from Don Freeman's books and help him find his lost button. Cameras welcome.

March 27

Easter Eggstravaganza: 9:30 & 10:30 a.m. Stories about bunnies, baskets and bonnets and our traditional egg hunt. The egg hunt will be held outside, weather permitting.

March 28

Easter Eggstravaganza: 9:30 & 10:30 a.m. Stories about bunnies, baskets and bonnets and our traditional egg hunt. The egg hunt will be held outside, weather permitting.

April 10

Welcome Spring: 9:30 & 10:30 a.m. Ms. Amy from Making Music will be here for lots of singing and fun stories.

April 15

Stuffed Animals Night at the Library: 6:30 p.m. Bring your favorite stuffed animal for stories and let them stay the night. You can pick them up anytime after 10 a.m. Tuesday.

April 16

It's Rhyme Time: 10:30 a.m. What happened when Humpty Dumpty fell? What happened to the bones in Mother Hubbard's cupboard and where are the kittens' mittens? The world of nursery rhymes brought to you through games, songs and crafts.

Family Bingo: 6:30 p.m. Join us for family fun picture bingo.

May 8

Spring has Sprung Puppet Show: 9:30 & 10:30 a.m. Watch the wacky animals as they celebrate the (hopefully) warm weather.

May 9

Spring has Sprung Puppet Show: 9:30 & 10:30 a.m. Watch the wacky animals as they celebrate the (hopefully) warm weather.

May 14

Family Bingo: 6:30 p.m. Join us for family fun picture bingo.

May 15

Grow Your Name: 9:30 & 10:30 a.m. Garden stories and planting fun.

May 16

Grow Your Name: 9:30 & 10:30 a.m. Garden stories and planting fun.

May 20

Summer Sneak Peek: 6:30 p.m. Join us for a sneak peek of summer happenings at the library.

May 29

Bubble Mania: 9:30 & 10:30 a.m. Stories about bubbles and outdoor bubble fun. Rain date: May 30.

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