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Story Time at the Miller Library

Join us each month for stories and activities that celebrate gardens, plants, and nature! Story time begins at 10:30 on Saturday mornings, for children ages 3 to 8 and their families. All ages are welcome.

SPRINGTIME! STORY TIME

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10:30-11:15 AM

FINDING SPRING by Karin Berger
DU IZ TAK? by Carson Ellis
MISS JASTER'S GARDEN by N.M. Bodecker

Take a deep breath-spring has sprung! These three stories of springtime adventures in the garden are sure to bring a smile. After the stories, you're welcome to make a cherry blossom picture in the program room.

COLORFUL STORY TIME

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10:30-11:15 AM

WOW! SAID THE OWL by Tim Hopgood
THE CHILDREN'S GARDEN: GROWING FOOD IN THE CITY by Carole Lexa Schaefer
EDIBLE COLORS by Jennifer Vogel Bass

With flowers and fresh produce popping up all around us, there are a lot of colors to see this month. After the stories, come to the program room to create a rainbow picture with oil pastels.

SUMMERTIME STORY TIME

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10:30-11:15 AM

QUIET IN THE GARDEN by Aliki
MISS MAPLE'S SEEDS by Eliza Wheeler
THE DANDELION SEED'S BIG DREAM by Joseph Anthony

Here comes summer, 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.

APPLE STORY TIME

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10:30-11:15 AM

THE APPLE PIE THAT PAPA BAKED by Lauren Thompson
APPLE by Nikki McClure
BRING ME SOME APPLES AND I'LL MAKE YOU A PIE by Robbin Gourley

Three books about enjoying apples will help us usher in fall today. In addition to the stories, come to the program room to make and eat applesauce.

AUTUMN LEAVES STORY TIME

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10:30-11:15 AM

SKY SWEEPER by Phyllis Gershator
RED LEAF, YELLOW LEAF by Lois Ehlert
FALL LEAVES by Loretta Holland

We jump into three colorful books that feature autumn leaves today. After the stories, join us in the program room for a leaf craft.

YOUNG GARDENERS STORY TIME

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10:30-11:15 AM

SUMMER BIRDS: THE BUTTERFLIES OF MARIA MERIAN by Margarita Engle
THE CURIOUS GARDENER by Peter Brown
BUTTERFLY PARK by Elly MacKay

The young people featured in these books made a difference in their worlds by being curious, by working hard, and by being outdoors. After the stories, look closely at flowers and color a picture originally drawn by Maria Merian.

SNOWFALL STORY TIME

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10:30-11:15 AM

PENGUIN AND PINECONE by Salina Yoon
LIFE IN THE BOREAL FOREST by Brenda Z. Guiberson
WHEN WINTER COMES by Nancy Van Laan

Will it snow in Seattle this December? We're not sure, but even if it doesn't, kids can hear three stories featuring wintry weather and then join us in the program room for a snowflake activity.

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