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Q&A with Chef Yamira
July 27, 2020 | Marianne Vitale

Yamira Lee Johnson is the head chef and founder of Breaking Bread with Mira and a certified holistic life coach. Through a long standing partnership with Orange County Library System she has hosted several Cuisine Corner events. This month, join Chef Yamira in her own kitchen... READ MORE

Preschool Fun: Dragons!
July 3, 2020 | Lauren Mathur

Since it’s a magical and mythological summer at Orange County Library System, let’s talk about dragons this week!

Let’s start with some questions: 

What does a dragon look like? What does a dragon sound like? Are dragons big or little?  Are they kind?  Read:

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Preschool Fun: Ocean Animals!
June 19, 2020 | Lauren Mathur

Let’s have some fun under the sea today! 

Let’s start with some questions: 

What are some ocean animals?  What does a dolphin sound like?  What’s your FAVORITE ocean animal?  Can you swim like a whale? 

 

Now, let’s read a book!

Read any book you may have... READ MORE

Three Fun Science Experiments to Do at Home
June 8, 2020 | Patrick Green

Science is an essential tool for understanding how the world works. It is the process of analyzing data through experimentation and predictions. It can also give a middle school student the ability to make a paper-mache volcano that can spew vinegar, baking soda, and food... READ MORE

Preschool Fun: Robots!
June 5, 2020 | Lauren Mathur

Beep. Boop. Bop. Today we’re talking robots!

Let’s start with some questions:

What is a robot?  What does a robot sound like? What does a robot look like?  What kind of robot would you build? 
Now, let’s read a book

Read any book you may have that mentions... READ MORE

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Preschool Fun: Space!
October 23, 2020 | Lauren Mathur

Let’s journey into outer space this week!

QUESTIONS: Do you want to go to outer space?  How should we get there?  What do you think we’ll see? READ:

Any book on space, planets, or aliens that you may have! Or you can request a physical title such as Your Alien by Tammi... READ MORE

Preschool Fun: Halloween!
October 16, 2020 | Lauren Mathur

What do birds say on Halloween? Trick or Tweet! That’s right, it’s Halloween time, so this month our preschool fun will be a bit...spooky!

QUESTIONS: What does a ghost say?  What do we carve for Halloween?  What do you want to dress up as for Halloween?  What’s your... READ MORE
Halloween at Home
October 14, 2020 | Cynthia Velasco

If you’re like me, and many other parents, you might be wondering how to keep the excitement and fright alive during Halloween this year for your child, while observing the guidelines recommended by the Centers for Disease Control (CDC).

With help from library... READ MORE

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