Grand opening of the new STORYLAND interactive exhibit at the Northfield Public Library Saturday, Oct. 4th at 11.

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You are invited to celebrate this new early literacy opportunity at the library!

A statewide, interactive traveling exhibit built by Minnesota Children’s Museum and hosted by the Northfield Public Library and the Northfield Public School Early Childhood Family Education. Join Minnesota Children's Museum and community members for a short ceremony and story time for children led by a Minnesota State Senator Kevin Dahle.

Ribbon Cutting and Remarks - 11 a.m
Story Time with Senator Kevin Dahle - 11:30 a.m.

In Storyland: A Trip Through Childhood Favorites, children explore literacy skills and concepts through imaginative, interactive experiences and dramatic play.

Families immerse themselves in the world of The Tale of Peter Rabbit, one of the best-selling children's books of all time. Children explore Peter Rabbit's world as they build vocabulary and narrative skills while having fun with patterns, words and dramatic play. (Northfield Public Library location)

The Snowy Daywelcomes visitors to Peter's wintry world, where a young boy explores his neighborhood after a fresh snowfall. In addition to dramatic play activities, children have opportunities to build print and sound awareness. (Northfield ECFE location will be open soon)

The exhibit features an area based on Where's Spot?, a well-known board book about the search for Spot the dog. Babies and young toddlers will explore sounds and images through busy wall interactives, highlighting how literacy development begins at birth. (Northfield ECFE location will be open soon)

Saturday, October 4, 2014, 11 a.m.

Northfield Public Library

210 Washington StreetNorthfield, MN 55057