Story Programs at the Miller Library
Join us each month for stories and activities that celebrate gardens, plants, and nature! Programs are presented one Saturday a month September through June, for children ages 3 to 8 and their families. All ages are welcome.
WE LOVE TREES STORY PROGRAM
Saturday, April 9, 2016
RED KNIT CAP GIRL AND THE READING TREE by Naoko Stoop
IF YOU HOLD A SEED by Elly MacKay
VOYAGE TO THE BUNNY PLANET: MOSS PILLOWS by Rosemary Wells
Happy Arbor Day! Hear why trees are essential for people and animals around the world, and what people who love trees are doing to protect and restore forests. After the stories, join us in the program room for a tree identification game.
MAY WILDFLOWERS STORY PROGRAM
Saturday, May 7, 2016
SWORDS AND LACE by Dixie Havlak
RUFOUS by Craig & Joy Johnson
PLANTING THE WILD GARDEN by Kathryn O. Galbraith
The first week of May is National Wildflower Week. We're celebrating with a look at our local wildflowers and some of the plants and animals with which they are linked in ecosystems. After the story, take time to make sword fern leaf rubbings.
LOCALLY GROWN STORY PROGRAM
Saturday, June 11, 2016
OUR SCHOOL GARDEN by Rick Swann
A DAY AT THE MARKET by Sara Anderson
PACIFIC NORTHWEST ALPHABET by Hannah Viano
Local books are featured this month, including stories of Pike Place Market, Daniel Bagley School, and Northwest wildlife. Join us in the program room after the stories to create thumbprint artwork.
AN APPLE FOR THE TEACHER STORY PROGRAM
Saturday, September 24, 2016
APPLE by Nikki McClure
APPLE PIE ABC by Alison Murray
OUR APPLE TREE by Görel Kristina Näslund
Apples are a delicious part of fall in the Northwest! We'll learn more about apples and make our own applesauce at this seasonal story program.
NATURE WALK STORY PROGRAM
Saturday, October 15, 2016
BUTTERLY PARK by Elly MacKay
PRINCESS CHAMOMILE'S GARDEN by Hiawyn Oram
SIDEWALK FLOWERS by Jon Arno
Three great books about nature walks are our starting point today. After the stories, map an area where you would like to take a nature walk: your backyard, a favorite park, the Amazon rain forest, or wherever your imagination takes you.
FALL COLOR STORY PROGRAM
Saturday, November 5, 2016
THE LITTLE YELLOW LEAF by Carin Berger
WHY DO LEAVES CHANGE COLOR by Betsy Maestro
LEAF MAN by Lois Ehlert
The leaves are falling, and we'll gather them up in these imaginative stories. Join us in the program room after the stories to make a leaf picture using real leaves.
BIRDS IN WINTER STORY PROGRAM
Saturday, December 10, 2016
SECRETS OF WINTER by Carron Brown
THE HUNGRIEST CHICKADEE by Eileen Ziesler
PENGUIN AND PINECONE by Salina Yoon
Can you watch birds in winter? From the serious to the silly, these authors all have something to share about wintertime and birds. After the stories, come to the program room to learn how to make a pinecone bird feeder.