Winnie Stays Up Late

April Moon Kids & Tweens

September 14, 2016 This Wednesday I decided to stay up late and hang out with Herman during the day. First, We added some of our favorite books to our special section at the library. Next, Herman showed me some math tricks. He had to find me a calculator because I can’t do math in my head like he can. We …

Winnie’s Blog – The Late Night Book Club

April Moon Kids & Tweens

7 September 2016 Last night I did something really special. I visited my friend Herman the bearded dragon and we talked about our favorite books. Herman is from the desert in Australia, so he likes books about rocky and dusty places. I am from the savanna in Africa,  so I like books about rolling grasslands. We spent the majority of …

Winnie’s Blog – What I Do at Night

April Moon Kids & Tweens

August 31, 2016 On Monday, I was put on a diet by my nutritionist. Everything was going fine until I was disturbed in the middle of my sleep schedule by the smell of library snacks! Popcorn! Lemonade! I couldn’t stand it. I had to have some for myself! I decided that I would sneak out of my cage and find …

Children’s Programs Return in September!

April Moon Kids & Tweens

  Hello Everyone! The Children’s Department has a lot of fun events starting in September! Each event is designed to have kids interact with the library in various ways. Some events have them develop a love for reading, while others have them come to understand the library as a place for interacting with the community they live in. Here is …

Winnie’s Blog – What I Do at Night

April Moon Kids & Tweens

Tonight I woke up at about 8:15pm when the lights were all turned off in the library. The first thing I like to do when I wake up is to brush my teeth and my quills. Then I have a little breakfast and get some exercise on my wheel. Tonight I decided to give my neighbor, Herman, a visit. He’s …

Roald Dahl Day

April Moon Featured Col 2, Kids & Tweens

Celebrate the 100th birthday of Roald Dahl with a visit by the BFG, crawl time in the giant peach, delicious Frobscottle, a pheasant hunt and many more activities based on some of his best books. Come see if your favorite book is represented! Everyone who loves Roald Dahl and his children’s books is invited to attend! Activities start at 1 …

Family Night – Intro to the Symphony

April Moon Kids & Tweens

Join Deanna Sirkot and members of the Alabama Symphony on September 20th as they teach you about the symphony and give you many reasons to want to attend one of their family concerts. The meal will be served at 6:00 p.m. and the program will begin at 6:30 p.m.  

New Parking Lot Opens

Terri Leslie Kids & Tweens

VESTAVIA HILLS LIBRARY IN THE FOREST IS RACING TO THE FUTURE The Vestavia Hills Library in the Forest is thrilled to announce 46 new parking spaces are now available for patrons. The Children’s Department will feature the space at the Mother/Son Hero Games on July 18. In addition to expanded parking, the library is making plans to add creativity-based, cutting-edge …

Who loves ya, Herman! Meet our bearded dragon!

April Moon Kids & Tweens

Here is your chance to tell us why you love Herman, our bearded dragon! Here are a few things about Herman you might not know: 1) Herman was given to the library by a family that lives in the area. He has been with us for about three years. 2) Herman was named after the author of Moby Dick, Herman …