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Here is the August Calendar!

Tue, 07/22/2014 - 9:24am

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It's Xibaba at Way Park for this week's Books & Stars!

Mon, 07/21/2014 - 7:08pm
Cool Jazz for a HOT night!!
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Be part of the first-ever Northfield Safety Camp!

Mon, 07/21/2014 - 3:45pm
For kids going into grades 3 to 8th!  Click HERE for the online registration!  Booker will be there!!
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Meet Maggie the Reader of the Week!

Thu, 07/17/2014 - 3:44pm

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Fun with bugs at story times and playing with the power of the sun at the Exploratorium!

Wed, 07/16/2014 - 4:05pm
Creating beautiful butterflies
at preschool stories and craft time
Thursday.
Making cool sun prints!
Just one of the cool sun prints!
"Printing" on the sun print paper.Making UV  Bead braceletsCan we start a fire with the magnifying class?
We popped many balloons this way!

Pages helping the FIZZ BOOM READ KINDERGARTNERS make bugs
out of yarn, pipe cleaners and googly eyes.

Ben and his bug!The FIZZ BOOM READ KINDERGARTNERS playing a giant game of memory!
Chole made an interesting yarn doll.
Library Page Caroline, Book Bot and shortly after Maggie was
 drawn as Reader of the Week!
Lego challenge was to build a letter or a word.


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Only three BOOKS & STARS left this summer!

Tue, 07/15/2014 - 3:47pm
Please note! Booker will not be at the outdoor pool for this Books & Stars.  Books & water don't mix well and it's difficult to park the big vehicle!  Booker will be at Way Park, July 23 and Central Park, July 30th!

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The Minnesota State Fair Library Day show your library card and get a discount!

Thu, 07/10/2014 - 9:17am
Read and Ride Day is the Minnesota State Fair discount day for library users. On Wednesday, Aug. 27, 2014, public library cardholders receive discounted admission ticket prices when they purchase a ticket at the gate and present a valid public library card. (One discount per card.) Show your library card at the ticket booth will receive a discount! As part of the celebration there will be a Read and Ride library event in Carousel Park (in front of the Grand Stand) from 9:00 am – 5:00 pm with free family activities.

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Books & Stars, July 9th

Wed, 07/09/2014 - 4:20pm
The show begins at 7 pm.  Booker opens at 6:30!
It's going to be a PERFECT evening!!
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Another fun week has begun and now concluded! The 5th week- so many READERS in Northfield!

Tue, 07/08/2014 - 4:11pm
Playing with Alex and Edison at Infant Lapsit.
5 Little Speckled Frogs takes on a whole new look!
Who has Froggy's Fly?!
Page Caroline reading to the Fizz Book Read Kindergarteners.
They sang 5 Speckled Frogs then the kids did it!
Some of the kids they turned into frogs.Preschoolers decorating banks to take home.
Library Page Rikka and her special buddy Book Bot!
The Lego challenge this week was to build a BUG!
As luck would have it, this week's READER OF THE WEEK was right there eating PIZZA!  Congrats Jack!
Page Caroline reading "Caps for Sale"
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Meet Sarah! The 4th Reader of the Week!

Mon, 07/07/2014 - 1:40pm

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Another busy week of reading and fun!

Thu, 07/03/2014 - 10:00pm
Lego time with Alex!


Cool airship and landing pad!
Hanging up book slips.
Chaining up book slips.
Funny pizza eaters and book readers!
Drawing out the "Reader of the Week!"
Thanks to DOMINOS for donating the reading reward pizzas every week during
the Summer Reading Program!

Coloring tops.
Caroline reading to the preschoolers and parents.

The performers from Ft. Snelling.

Trying the Exploratorium outside- much easier to clean up!
Playing "Will it Float?"


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It's going to be a COOL Books & Stars tonight!

Wed, 07/02/2014 - 9:26am

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Meet Melody! The 3rd reader of the week!

Tue, 07/01/2014 - 4:29pm

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July Calendar

Fri, 06/27/2014 - 11:55am




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Just in---- the 1,000 Books before Kindergarten Shirts!

Fri, 06/27/2014 - 10:05am
We're growing Kindergarteners here!This is the SUPER CUTE t-shirt the kids get when they read (have been read to)
1000 Books before K!
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Congrats Ella!

Fri, 06/27/2014 - 9:58am
Congrats Ella!  She is the first Independent Reader to finish all 25 challenges!

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Thursdays are really busy!

Thu, 06/26/2014 - 4:19pm
Emily reading to the Pre-school story time group.Fun with chalk and tracing kids.Lot's of readers received their DOMINO PIZZA reward! Chaining up book slips- the chain was even longer than last week!
Saija, Caroline and Maxwell ready to hang up the reader of the week book chain.Sideways LEGO search.He made a DINO phone with a stylus and antenna!
Sorry it's sideways.
A cute BABY DINO!
Dinos come in many forms! Dino!

Dino Monkey Car

A large complex carefully made it to the display area.


Today's LEGO CHALLENGE was to build a DINO- she made a whole habitat!
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