Story Friends Special Feature

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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!

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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

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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

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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

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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.

L.I.F.T. (Library in the Forest Time)

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Come and play together every Thursday morning from 9:30-12:30. LIFT is a program just for preschoolers designed to give them the opportunity to develop social skills and to have fun. This is a great program to bring your playgroups to. Let them play and socialize while you get to know other parents in the community. This program features pop-up castles and …

Winnie’s Thanksgiving Vacation

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This week I leave for my Thanksgiving vacation. Every year, I visit my family for Thanksgiving. We eat lots and lots of hedgehog food. My favorite dish to bring is grilled mealworm. We also watch football and roll around in the yard. After that, we all talk about what we are thankful for. I have a lot to be thankful …

Winnie’s Blog – The Dinosaurs are Coming!

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Tonight I found a little dinosaur egg. I was so surprised to find one here at the library. When he hatches, I think I will name him Herman Jr., because Herman reminds me of a spiky dinosaur. I am keeping the egg warm so that maybe it will hatch in time for next week’s story times. It is dinovember after …

Winnie and Pete Rock!

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Tonight I was visited by Pete the Cat. He was in town so he came by to jam with me. I play the harmonica. Pete plays the guitar. When I saw him walk into the library I called out, “Hello Pete the Cat! You’re my favorite cat!” “Yo.” Said Pete. “What are you doing at the Vestavia Hills Library?” I …

Family Night – Bubble Fun!

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Come and join us for Family Night featuring Bubble Fun with Ms. Kit! A meal will be served at 6 p.m. and the show starts at 6:30 p.m. All ages are welcome! Date/Time Date(s) – Tue, 11/15/2016 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm