Cooke County Library

ABCDEFG….We had an alphabet party at our children’s class today. We sang the ABC’s and made an alphabet tree.

We learned about nutrition at our children’s class today. Jen and Heather from Outreach Health Services read about fruits and vegetables. Then we guessed what fruit was in the mystery boxes

Local children’s author, Jennifer Rodgers shared her book, Super Cooper today. We learned about safety atthe park and the beach. We made dog puppets to take home.

Our children’s class had a special visitor today! Pat Crawford brought her therapy dog, Turbo. Turbo listened to stories with us. We sang to him and colored a picture of our dream dog.

Yesterday, 8/5/14, we had a children’s class on fish and pond life. Ms. Jennifer read about what lives in and around a pond. We went fishing and got to hold real cat-tails. Thank you to Miss Sadhvika for planning our fish craft. It was fun!

Hop, hop, hop! Thank you Miss Sadhvika for joining us today. We loved getting to pet real bunny rabbits. We read and made our own bunny craft to take home.

We celebrated Batman Day today in honor of his 75th anniversary. Ms. Irma and Ms. Kim read Batman books and taught us a few superhero moves. We played a Batman game and colored a picture of him. Thanks to DC Comics for our special event kits which included a poster, mask, bookmark and pins! #batmanday #batman #batman75th #dccomics #dcentertainment #storyhour #superhero

Today the younger kids learned about measurement while talking about animals and how big or small they are. They measured an elephant footprint, measured each other and sang and danced about animals. Then they colored a giraffe and gave it spots. The older kids talked about space with Ms. Jennifer. They talked about planets, constellations, NASA, and they even got to wear a space helmet!

Marshall Mitchell performed Cowboy Music for Kids today at NCTC’s Little Theater. We sang and danced to his guitar. We also learned the meaning of respect, responsibility, honesty, integrity, and courage.

Oh what fun we had today! The younger kids learned their colors with Ms. Jill Linnell. They also sang, danced, and colored. The older kids topic was robots with Ms. Kim. They talked about different types of robots around us. Then they built their own robots.

Oh what fun we had today! The younger kids learned their colors with Ms. Jill Linnell. They also sang, danced, and colored. The older kids topic was robots with Ms. Kim. They talked about different types of robots around us. Then they built their own robots.

We learned about science with Ms. Maria Smith today. The theme was Fizz, Boom, Read. We talked about electricity. We sang songs and helped Ms. Maria with her skits. Thanks for visiting!

We learned about science with Ms. Maria Smith today. The theme was Fizz, Boom, Read. We talked about electricity. We sang songs and helped Ms. Maria with her skits. Thanks for visiting!

What a busy day at storyhour today! Ms. Kim took the little kids outside. They read about all kinds of bubbles! Bubble baths, bubbles, and bubble gum. Then they made their own bubble wands and chased bubbles in the yard. Meanwhile, the older kids learned about science with Ms. Susan from Science Safari. Fizz, Boom, Read was the topic. They learned about acids, alkalines, and indicators. They even made their own homemade root beer! Thank you to the Gainesville Police Department for stopping by and handing out sticker badges!

Slow and steady wins the race! We watched a performance of the Tortoise and the Hare by The Story Time Theater today. Both tortoise and hare had their own way of training for the big race. We learned that hard work and the right attitude pay off in the end. Thank you to North Central Texas College for letting us use The Little Theater!