Monday, February 1, 2016

Fireman Fun

We continued with our Wednesday After School fun! This week we watched "Firehouse Dog" and then tried to rescue stuffed animals like they rescue "Dewey" in the movie.


Monday, January 25, 2016

Shaun the Sheep

My Wednesday after school kids and I had a wonderful time watching Shaun the Sheep.  There was much laughter and Shaun and the other sheep try to rescue their farmer from the "big city".

Afterwards, I though it would be fun to turn someone into a sheep.  I wasn't expecting so many volunteers!  Here are a few during the process:


Monday, January 4, 2016

Minion Mania!

Last week we showed of Minions, and had blast making minions from Twinkies and felt minion pencil toppers.  
If you haven't had a chance to watch this adorable movie with your kids, get to it!!

Monday, November 30, 2015

'Twas the Day Before Thanksgiving.....

.....and the Macedon Public Library offered to keep the kids busy while Mom and Dad cooked Thanksgiving dinner!
We showed movies, made our iPad available for games, had puzzles and our new LEGO collection, plus lots of snacks.

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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!!