Monday, November 23, 2015

Happy Thanksgiving!

We at the Macedon Public Library wish everyone a peaceful Thanksgiving shared with loved ones.

Check out our December calendar!  We'll start the  month off by marching in the Macedon Tree Lighting Ceremony Parade!!  Come wave to MacRibbit and the Grinch as they pass.
Friday, December 4th, 6:00pm

Thursday, October 29, 2015

October Fun

Wow!  I can't believe that we are already at the end of October.  It has been a busy and fun month!
Our Wednesday after school movie and activity program has been wonderful!  I am showing movies the kids are a little less familiar with and introducing them to some new characters and stories.  We have also done more literacy based activities.
Here is the scary story we wrote for Halloween, which each kid adding a sentence as we went along:

Scary Story – Oct. 14, 2015
It’s was a dark and stormy night, and there were two little kids in a deep dark scary haunted castle.   They were playing hot potato.  The potato hit one of the kids in the face and exploded.  What was left fell into a fryer and the two kids ate the potato.  Suddenly, a zombie fell from the ceiling and landed at their feet.  They hit the zombie in the face with a spoon.  And the kids started laughing until the zombie’s head feel off.  Vampires appeared and flew around them.  The kids screamed until the vampires fell to the ground.  Then skeletons tried to kill them with swords.  One of the kids grabbed the fry oil and poured over the skeletons.  The skeletons boiled and the kids knocked them down with torches.  Then ghosts wondered around trying to find the kids.  Bats flew in.  The kids opened the curtains and the vampires melted.  So they took a donut break. 
Outside in the graveyard a dog was hunting for a bone.  The dog saw a vampire and the vampire bit the dog and there is now a vampire dog in the graveyard.  The dog’s puppies turned into skeleton puppies.   The skeleton puppies fell through the dirt into a dark and scary cave.  The puppies lost their heads. The kids left the graveyard while the zombies started to break dance until their legs fell off.  Suddenly the kids made snow angels and a snowman.  The snow angels came to life and tried to attack everybody in the world.  Then the snowman came to life.  And the snow angels flew away.  So they took another donut break and played dress up instead.

Don't forget "Trunk or Treat"
Saturday, October 31st
1:00 pm
Library Parking Lot

Thursday, September 24, 2015

Activities for Young People to Begin Next Week

Summer is over, we're back from our vacations, and we're ready to have some fall fun!  We're bringing back some old, and introducing some new, so check out our calendar.

Our weekly programs include:

Teen Time: teens are invited to join us as we play games, watch movies and engage in all kinds of activities.  Their input is welcome.  Tuesdays from 3:00 - 5:00 pm.

Movie and Activity: those in 3rd to 5th grade will enjoy a G or PG rated movie, a snack and an activity on Wednesdays at 3:00 pm.  Someone from the library will escort those interested at the Intermediate School to the library at dismissal.  However, home schoolers and  students from other districts are invited to join us.  

Evening Story Times: students from Pre-K to 2nd grade are invited to hear some stories and unwind before bedtime.  Wednesdays at 6:30 pm

Sleepy Time Story Time:  put your kids (age 18 months - 3 years) in their pajamas and have Mrs. Dibble read them a bedtime story.  Thursdays at 6:30 pm

Minecraft Mania: twice a month the library's computers, iPads and X-box One will be made available for all to play Minecraft.  We also have Minecraft LEGOs.  Fridays from 3:30 - 4:30 p.m.  Check our calendar for exact dates.

There will be many more events and activities coming in the future.  Hope to see you here!!


Tuesday, August 25, 2015

End of Summer Reading Party!!

We had our End of Summer Reading/Rescue Hero Party last night, and what a great success!!  Firemen, EMTs and Police Officers, plus their vehicles, kids, cake, a movie and prizes!  What more could we ask for!

(for graciously volunteering their time)

Tuesday, August 18, 2015

Newbery Challenge

We had a great time at our Newbery Challenge Pizza Party this year, although we were sad that only a few of the kids who completed the challenge could actually come to the party.  These happy smiles are only a few who read six of the Newbery winner or honor books this summer.  The more we have the more we learn about some of these great books, and we put them on our "must read" lists.

Anyway, congratulations to all who met the challenge!!
Thank you Reliant Community Credit Union for providing such great food!

Friday, August 14, 2015

Hero Read

Friday morning Fire Marshal Jeremiah Shufelt read some stories to kids about firefighters, firefighting, and Curious George at the fire station.  He graciously handed out coloring books, too!

Thank you to all our local heroes who have taken time out of their hero schedules to read to our kids this summer!!

Thursday, August 13, 2015

Week 6 of Summer

This week's Adult Summer Reader:  Bill Roland!!

Tail Waggin' Tutors, Macy and Tessa, heard a lot of stories this week.


We finished up our six weeks of story times with our own "Olympic" games!

And thank you, Phil Klingler, for another fun day Geocaching.  I heard from some it was the best of the summer!!