Story Friends Special Feature

Kristin Gilmore Kids & Tweens

On February 8th at 10:30 a.m., join storytellers Ms. Lisa and Ms. Kelly for a Story Friends Special Feature with Daniel Tiger. There will be fun songs and activities that explore the different feelings and emotions we all have. Snacks will also be served. This program is fun for first grade and under.  

Winnie and the New Year

Kristin Gilmore Kids & Tweens

I celebrated New Year’s Eve with a countdown and fireworks. 10-9-8-7-6-5-4-3-2-1… Whiz and Bang! Fireworks are kind of scary at first, but after you get used to the noise, they are really pretty. As I watched the fireworks light up the sky, I thought about the year ahead and all of the possibilities. Many people make a plan at the beginning …

Winnie and Santa Claus

Kristin Gilmore Kids & Tweens

Yesterday I saw Santa at the Vestavia Hills Library in the Forest Family Night! There were a lot of people there. I had so much fun seeing everyone! I had a yummy grilled cheese sandwich for dinner, and I got to listen to Santa Claus answer a lot of questions. I see Santa at so many places around town; It …

January Family Night – Disney Karaoke

Kristin Gilmore Kids & Tweens

Do you dream of being in front of the bright lights and singing your heart out? This is your chance! Join us for Disney Karaoke night! Bring your own CD or use ours. Fun for the whole family! One Disney Princess will host our Disney Family Night Karaoke party. Who will it be? Everyone who gets up and sings will …

Story Friends Special Feature

Kristin Gilmore Featured Col 2, Kids & Tweens

On January 11th, join us for a Story Friends Special Feature with Blue’s Clues! Blue is celebrating the new year in a special way! She has brought new year celebrations and traditions from around the world, and we will use handy dandy notebooks to learn all about them. This special Story Friends event will feature snacks, activities, games, and songs! …

Together With Twos – New Time!

Kristin Gilmore Featured Col 3, Kids & Tweens

Together With Twos is adding another time slot! Starting in January, Ms. Kelly will now be telling stories at 9:30 and 10:30 a.m. every Tuesday morning. This program is for toddlers ages 18-36 months. Come join us for some awesome storytelling, sing-along songs, and fun activities!

Winnie and Kakamora Bowling

Kristin Gilmore Kids & Tweens

Today I was surprised by a bunch of crazy looking coconuts! They are pirates called kakamora. These scary looking things are from the movie Moana. They challenged me to a game of bowling. Little did they know, hedgehogs are excellent at bowling. I made a perfect score! I’m so excited that next week’s Story Friends will feature Moana. I can’t wait …

Winnie’s Blog – Winnie Returns

Kristin Gilmore Kids & Tweens

After I got back from visiting my family for Thanksgiving, I noticed a lot of changes around the library. First of all, there is a really cool display with a lot of different winter holidays represented. I think it is so interesting how many different types of celebrations happen around this time of year. I love all of the lights …

December Family Night at Santa Land

Kristin Gilmore Kids & Tweens

Come have a bite to eat and see the Santa Show. Bring your camera for pictures with your favorite guy in red! Are you wondering about Santa’s favorite cookie or how the reindeer got their names? Santa will share these secrets and more! Meal 6 p.m. Show 6:30 p.m.