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SportPort Equipment Sharing For All

SportPort Equipment Sharing For All
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Tell Me A Story Online

Tell Me A Story Online
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Wednesday Night Story Time Online

Wednesday Night Story Time Online
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Bedtime Math on Fridays!

Bedtime Math on Fridays!
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All Around the World Online

All Around the World Online
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Grandma Reads a Story (With Craft) Online

Grandma Reads a Story (With Craft) Online
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Get Moving Child’s Story Time

Get Moving Child’s Story Time
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SportPort Equipment Sharing For All

Sign Up for SportPort and Check out Equipment for Free at Our Library! Please, call 248-758-3942.

Tell Me A Story Online

Mondays, Tuesdays Wednesdays, and Fridays, 1:15-1:45pm, Facebook: Warm up with a great story four days a week. Ride our magic story carpet of adventure for around 20 to 30 minutes every week day except Tuesday. Leave comments or Like Us on Facebook!

Our Facebook page address follows below:

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/Pontiac.Public.Library

 

Wednesday Night Story Time Online

Wednesdays, 5:30-6:30pm, Zoom-Facebook: Join us as we celebrate the seasons in this monthly holiday themed story time series. January and February will be about Dr. Martin Luther King’s Birthday and Black History Month. See the special programs below for the details.

Special Story Time, 02/03: How to write and publish - The Basics with Esther: Register online and join published author Esther Amunga using your favorite book, blank copy paper, pen, and colored pencils to turn your imagination into a book!

Special Story Time, 02/10: Love Is by Diane Adams: Heartwarming story of a little girl and a duckling, who both grow to understand what it means to care for each other as they learn that love is as much about letting go as it is about holding on. Includes Sing-a-long anthem for the American Civil Rights movement.

Special Story Time, 02/17: What do you See? With Author Sydnee McCray: What do you see? This book is about the beauty of being a child, and how we want to be seen. Register online and ask this child author questions about her book!  Includes “Get to Know Me”.

Special Story Time, 02/24: I Love My Purse by Belle DeMont: Charlie loves his bright red purse.  Thanks to Charlie, everyone around him realizes that it isn’t always necessary to conform to societal norms. Sometimes it’s more important to be True to Yourself. Includes Sing-a-long anthem for the American Civil Rights movement.    

Special Story Time, 04/14: Celebrates Money Smart Week: Mama and Papa are worried that Brother and Sister seem to think money grows on trees. To make money of their own, the cubs decide to start their very own businesses. This story is a perfect way to teach children how to be responsible with money. The program includes activities and handouts.         

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Bedtime Math on Fridays!

Fridays, 3pm, Facebook: A skyscraper that melts car doors? Yep, built in London England; also melted windows and set fire to carpet until they built a shade along the side of it! Check out some fun facts and answer a math challenge on Facebook on Fridays.

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/Pontiac.Public.Library

All Around the World Online

Saturdays, 10-10:40am, Zoom-Facebook: Have fun in class. If your child wants to sing and dance along, great, if your kid wants to roam, that's fine. If YOU, the grown-up, sing and learn with me, you'll all fare well. Explore the all around the world each week with Jay and learn songs and fun facts about different countries – All Around This World!

Grandma Reads a Story

Thursdays, 3-3:30pm, Zoom-Facebook: Prefer a day-time story? Check us out on Thursdays for grade-school-aged children. Whether it is Quickest Kid in Clarksville or Marvelous Cornelius, enjoy these can-do stories that inspire and share the joyful spirit of contributing your best at whatever your job you have each day. Register before Wednesday at 5:00 pm the day before the story time and join us on zoom to be part of this virtual story time!

Special Story, 02/11: Valentine’s Day Special by Laurie Friedman: Ruby's favorite day of the year rolls around again. When Valentine's Day arrives, an unexpected snowstorm threatens to ruin all of Ruby's plans. Craft is included and is available for curbside pickup. Make your own special valentine!

Special Story, 04/15: Grandma Reads a Story Celebrates Money Smart Week: This is the story of Bhumi, a young man who was very lucky, but did not know the value of money. When he meets a golden cobra, he learns that greed doesn't pay. The program includes word search and dot to dot activities.

Get Moving Child’s Story Time

Mondays, 11:00-11:30am, Zoom, Facebook: Designed for young children that enjoy using their voices and their bodies to follow a great story!

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