Miles J. Unger, journalist for The Economist magazine and The New York Times, discusses his latest book, Picasso and the Painting That Shocked the World. The book tells the story of an obscure young painter from Barcelona who came to Paris and made himself into one of the most influential artists of the twentieth century. Publisher’s Weekly called the book, “riveting…This engrossing book chronicles with precision and enthusiasm a painting with lasting impact in today’s art world.”
The regular story time schedule will resume Monday, January 29. All story times will be held on the second floor in the Eldredge Room.
Story Time develops important pre-literacy skills including vocabulary, print awareness, narrative skills, print motivation, phonological awareness, and letter knowledge. Our programs combine these tools with the Five Simple Practices: talking, reading, singing, writing, and playing.
Winter Story Time Session runs for 10 weeks from January 8 – March 17
Registration is required unless noted and begins Friday, December 8
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Lapsit (registration required)
Wednesdays at 9:30 a.m.
Birth – 10 months with caregiver.
Enjoy nursery rhymes, songs and a simple story or two.
Limited to 10 babies, meets in the Story Time Room.
Babytime (registration required)
Mon.-Thurs. at 11:00 a.m.
6-24 months with a caregiver.
Enjoy simple stories, rhymes and songs.
Tales for Twos (registration required)
Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays at 10:15 a.m.
Age 2 with a caregiver.
We’ll have stories, songs, rhymes and more!
Totally Threes (registration required)
Mondays and Thursdays at 9:30 a.m.
Stories and fun for threes and their caregivers.
My Time for Fours & Fives (registration required)
Mondays and Thursdays at 1:30 p.m.
Tuesdays at 9:30 a.m.
Stories and more for children ages 4-5 years.
Drop-In Story Time
Recommended for children ages 2-5 with a caregiver.
Mondays 10:15 a.m.
Wednesdays 1:30 p.m.
Saturdays at 10:30 a.m.
All ages – family event
Enjoy stories and songs.
Drop-In Pajama Story Time
First Tuesday of the month at 7:30 p.m.
All ages – family event.
Come in your pajamas & bring a favorite stuffed animal to snuggle with.
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