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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.

NIGHT TIME STORY TIME

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10:30-11:15 AM

THE SEARCHER AND OLD TREE by David McPhail
TWO BAD ANTS by Chris Van Allsburg
THE NIGHT GARDENER by the Fan Brothers

What sorts of adventures can arise on a dark and stormy night? This morning's three tales will send you on a journey in time and space. After the stories, come to the program room for an art project.

WINTER FRUIT STORY TIME

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10:30-11:15 AM

 

MR. PUTTER AND TABBY PICK THE PEARS by Cynthia Rylant
AN ORANGE IN JANUARY by Dianna Hutts Aston
HOW ARE YOU PEELING? by Saxton Freymann and Joost Elffers

Some fruits are at their best in early December. Hear three stories featuring winter fruit, and then join us in the program room to taste several different pear varieties.

WINTER WILDLIFE STORY TIME

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10:30-11:15 AM

NO TWO ALIKE by Keith Baker
SECRETS OF WINTER by Carron Brown and Georgina Tee
ONE SMALL PLACE IN A TREE by Barbara Brenner

For those who wonder where animals go when the weather gets frosty, these stories offer factual information as well as imaginative fun. After the stories, kids can make a winter habitat tree picture.

WE LOVE TREES STORY TIME

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10:30-11:15 AM

THE SHADY TREE by Demi
THE BUSY TREE by Jennifer Ward
VOYAGE TO THE BUNNY PLANET: MOSS PILLOWS by Rosemary Wells

We're building on last month's tree picture activity with new stories about trees. Hear how trees help people and animals, and what people who love trees can do to protect them. After the stories, join us for playtime with tree blocks and floor puzzles.

BY THE NUMBERS STORY TIME

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10:30-11:15 AM

VERY BERRY COUNTING BOOK by Jerry Pallotta
ONE LEAF RIDES THE WIND by Celeste Davidson Mannis
LIFETIME: THE AMAZING NUMBERS IN ANIMAL LIVES by Alison Formento
FLOWERS BY NUMBER by David Shapiro

Counting is fun with these distinctive books. After the stories, come to the program room. You can make your own counting book with stickers you choose, and then count your favorite things!

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.





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