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.
NIGHTTIME-THEMED STORY PROGRAM
Saturday, December 12, 2015
FLASHLIGHT by Lizi Boyd
THE SNOW LAMBS by Debi Gliori
THE ISLAND LIGHT by Rosemary Wells
This dark season, let's curl up with some good books about nighttime adventures. Join us in the program room after the stories to create artwork using oil pastels.
YEAR-ROUND BOOKS STORY PROGRAM
Saturday, January 9, 2016
PICTURE A TREE by Barbara Reid
UP WE GROW by Deborah Hodge and Brian Harris
LISTEN, LISTEN by Phillis Gershator
This month's books take us through seasonal cycles and let us look at the big picture: a year in the life of plants and animals.
A GARDEN OF FEELINGS STORY PROGRAM
Saturday, February 6, 2016
HOW ARE YOU PEELING? by Saxton Freymann
A TREE FOR EMMY by Mary Ann Rodman
THE CURIOUS GARDEN by Peter Brown
SHARING OUR WORLD by Ian Reid and others
How are you feeling? This time, all our books are about feelings-having them, sharing them, describing them. After the stories, make a special card for someone you love.
BUTTERFLIES FLUTTER BY STORY PROGRAM
Saturday, March 12, 2016
SUMMER BIRDS by Margarita Engle
A BUTTERFLY IS PATIENT by Diana Hutts Aston
10 LITTLE CATERPILLARS by Bill Martin Jr
We're flitting through time this month, beginning with a true story about Maria Merian (born in 1647) and her careful observations of caterpillars as they developed into butterflies and moths. After the stories, try your hand at coloring one of Merian's butterfly engravings.
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.