Wednesday, August 18, 2010

Bye Ms. Parry

Ms. Parry, a valued member of our Children's staff, had her last storytime at this past Monday's Pajama storytime. She has decided to move on to a better opportunity working at the Bellwood Public Library. We thank Ms. Parry for her time spent at RFPL, and wish her the best at her new job!

Ms. Parry having cookies and juice during Monday's Pajama storytime.

Wednesday, August 11, 2010

Crazy Costume Caper Pictures Are Up!

Thank you for joining us for our very first Crazy Costume Caper. Miss Ellen and the kids donned crazy costumes and made connections to some fantastic books! Check out the pictures here, and for more pictures please click here to visit our full Kodak Gallery. If you have any trouble viewing, please comment here or contact us at 708-366-5205.

A pioneer girl with On the Banks of Plum Creek by Laura Ingalls Wilder.

A sweet green dragon with Puff the Magic Dragon by Peter Yarrow.

A lovely princess with The Persian Cinderella by by Shirley Climo.

An awesome ninja with Wink: the ninja who wanted to be noticed by J.C. Phillips.

A stylin'witch with The Flying Witch by Jane Yolen.

A little bat with Stellaluna by Jannell Cannon.

Some cool cowboys with Cowboys and Cowgirls Yippee-Yay! by Gail Gibbons.

An eerie alien with Aliens by Janet Perry.

A delicate butterfly with Waiting for Wings by Lois Ehlert.

A lamp! With Mary Had a Little Lamp by Jack Lechner.

Thanks for joining us! We hope you find many opportunities for putting on crazy costumes and reading great books in the future.

Thursday, August 5, 2010

Dave Rudolf Beach Party Pics

Thanks again to everyone who participated in our Make a Splash Summer Reading Program. We had a blast this summer and we hope that you did as well. We ended the summer with a bang at Dave Rudolf's beach party. As you can see below, kids and parents participated in this amazing concert. Special thanks to Dave Rudolf for giving everyone who attended a concert to remember. Summer is not quite over yet so be sure to stop into the library for our upcoming programs. Ms. Ellen's costume caper is Fri. Aug 6 from 1-3pm and the Sharpie Tie Dye event is Mon. Aug 9 from 1-2:30pm. Hope to see everyone soon!