Staying at home when you are not used to it can be stressful and super boring. One way to help alleviate both is by taking up a new hobby. As someone who loves mastering new skills, I have learned a few things about how to get started.
1. Choose a Hobby You’ll... READ MORE
What do you call a sleeping dinosaur? A dino-snore! This week we’re all about dinosaurs, so let’s go have a roaring good time.
Let’s start by asking your child a few questions:Tell me about dinosaurs! What does a dinosaur sound like? What’s your favorite dinosaur... READ MORE
If you’re anything like me, you’ve been missing live music during the stay at home order. Seeing talented musicians perform their craft uncut and imperfect with the energy of the crowd all around you is a feeling like nothing else. While we can’t check out our favorite local... READ MORE
True crime became my favorite genre of media after I read Truman Capote’s In Cold Blood in the 8th grade. Initially, my gnawing need to consume true crime stemmed from the desire to learn everything I could to avoid being kidnapped and brutally murdered. However, over the... READ MORE
As we are adapting to our new way of life that includes social distancing, people also need to find new ways of entertaining themselves. Luckily this includes books! While the library has temporarily suspended home delivery for physical items, our digital collection,... READ MORE
We’re nearly through half of 2020 and it’s safe to say the year isn’t turning out how any of us envisioned. We are all working together to try to flatten the curve of a global pandemic. It’s the sort of situation we would prefer to encounter in a thick Stephen King book or on... READ MORE
I normally teach our Art 101 events in-person, but since we're unable to do that for the time being in this post I would like to share a little bit of information about ancient Greek pottery and how you can create your own Greek style flowerpot for your home.
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Welcome to another week of Preschool Fun! Several weeks ago, we highlighted puppies and I heard kittens were a bit jealous. So, this week – we honor our feline friends.
Let’s start by asking your child a few questions:What sound do kittens make? What do kittens... READ MORE
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