(2006) Starring Angela Bassett, Keke Palmer and Laurence Fishburne. This is the inspirational story of Akeelah Anderson, an eleven-year-old girl from south Los Angeles with a gift for words. Despite the objections of her mother, Akeelah enters various spelling contests, for which she is tutored by the forthright Dr. Larabee, her principal Mr. Welch and the proud residents of her neighborhood.
(2016) What do your pets do when you're not home? When their owners leave for the day, pets from the building gossip with their friends, satisfy their sweet tooths, and throw outrageous parties. But when a pampered terrier and his unruly new 'roommate' from the pound get lost in the urban jungle of New York City, they must put aside their differences to survive the epic journey back home. Rated PG; 87 min.
Puppet Making Workshop - Create different types of puppets using various materials. This week we will make a hand puppet and a string puppet. Grades K-4. Register beginning Dec. 16 online or at the Children's Desk.
Puppet Making Workshop- create different types of puppets using various materials. This week we will create finger and spoon puppets. Grades K-4. Register beginning Dec. 16 online or at the children's desk.
Talk-it-Up: Hear "Your Grandparents are Zombies" and Choose Your Own Adventure. Pick which ending you like best. Make a zombie potion for fun!
Talk-It-Up: "Where Do Polar Bears Live?" Read the book together and talk about our planet's weird weather changes, how they're affecting animals like polar bears, and brainstorm ways we can help! Grades K-3. Register beginning Dec. 16 online or in person at the Children's Desk.
Watch the movie The Witches. Then discuss the book by Roald Dahl versus the movie over pizza.
Use strips of recycled magazines to create your personal masterpiece.
Come play an old favorite or learn a new game!
Bring an old t-shirt to make a new bag for your stuff or to give as a gift. No sewing required!