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.
FEATHERED FRIENDS STORY PROGRAM
Saturday, May 18, 2013
Fly away with us as we join a little green hummingbird, a robin, and a young John James Audubon up in the trees. After the stories, make a bird collage in the program room.
LITTLE GREEN by Keith Baker
INTO THE WOODS by Robert Burleigh
LITTLE ROBIN REDBREAST by Shari Halpern
SUMMERTIME STORY PROGRAM
Saturday, June 8, 2013
Are you ready for summer? Here it comes, with plenty of time for hiking, daydreaming, gardening, and stargazing. After the stories, make a nature journal to take with you on your summer adventures.
NIBBLES: A GREEN TALE by Charlotte Middleton
GREEN by Laura Vaccaro Seeger
SHARING OUR WORLD by Ian Reid and others
FALL FLOWERS STORY PROGRAM
Saturday in September TBD, 2013
Fall is on its way, but flowers are still popping up all over Seattle. Today's stories celebrate them, from the smallest autumn crocus to the tallest sunflower. After the stories, join us in the program room to make an origami flower.
ONE LITTLE SEED by Elaine Greenstein
SUNFLOWER HOUSES by Eve Bunting
PLANTING A RAINBOW by Lois Ehlert
FROGGY FUN STORY PROGRAM
Saturday, October TBD, 2013
From the fanciful to the fascinating, learn about our fabulous frog friends at this story program. After the stories, hop on over to the program room for a craft activity.
FROG & TOAD: DRAGONS AND GIANTS by Arnold Lobel
BETTER MOVE ON, FROG! By Ron Maris
FROG GIRL by Paul Owen Lewis
THANK YOU, TREES STORY PROGRAM
Saturday, November TBD, 2013
Today we thank the trees for all they give us: shade, fruit, inspiration, play space, and so much more. After the stories, build with tree blocks and make plans for a treehouse you'd liketo build someday.
HAPPY BIRTHDAY, TREE! by Madelyn Rosenberg
THE BUSY TREE by Jennifer Ward
WINTER TREES by Carole Gerber
WINTER WORMS STORY PROGRAM
Saturday, December TBD, 2013
What do worms do in winter? How long does a worm live? Why do people say worms are good for the soil? After today's stories, you'll be able to answer these questions and many more. Then join us in the program room to see worms up close.
MY DAY IN THE GARDEN by Miela Ford
COMPOST BY GOSH! By Michelle Eva Portman
DIARY OF A WORM by Doreen Cronin
SQUIRMY WORMY COMPOSTERS by Bobbie Kalman