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Story Programs

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.

TIME MACHINE STORY PROGRAM

bootsSaturday, June 14, 2014
10:30-11:15 AM


Today we travel back in time. First, a visit to 1935, where young gardener Lydia Grace Finch has a plan to make her world a little more beautiful. Then we'll set the dial for about 1915, and travel to France to meet Claude Monet in his garden. In our last book, we travel to back to the first decade of the last century to meet Mossy the turtle and her friend Scoot.

THE GARDENER by Sarah Stewart
THE MAGICAL GARDEN OF CLAUDE MONET by Laurence Anholt
MOSSY by Jan Brett

APPLE GALA STORY PROGRAM

appleSaturday, October 4, 2014
10:30-11:15 AM


Did you know there is a five-point star inside each apple? We'll learn more about apples and make our own applesauce at this story program.

APPLE by Nikki McClure
THE APPLE ORCHARD RIDDLE by Margaret McNamara and G. Brian Karas
THE APPLE PIE THAT PAPA BAKED by Lauren Thompson

HARVEST TIME STORY PROGRAM

bootsSaturday, October 18, 2014
10:30-11:15 AM


Fall harvest is here! Today we'll read about pumpkins and winter squash. After the stories, use oil pastels to capture a close-up view of some beautiful vegetables.

SOPHIE'S SQUASH by Pat Zietlow Miller & Anne Wilsdorf
READY FOR PUMPKINS by Kate Duke
PUMPKIN COUNTDOWN by Joan Holub

FALL COLOR STORY PROGRAM

fall leafSaturday, November 1, 2014
10:30-11:15 AM


The leaves are falling, and we'll gather them up in these imaginative stories. Come to the program room afterward to make a leaf picture using warm and cool colors.

RED LEAF, YELLOW LEAF by Lois Ehlert
A LEAF CAN BE by Laura Purdie Salas
LEAVES by David Ezra Stein

BIRDS IN WINTER STORY PROGRAM

hungriest chickadeeSaturday, December 6, 2014
10:30-11:15 AM


Birds are enchanting to watch in any season, and these stories show us birds enjoying winter weather. After the stories, make a bird feeder in the program room.

WHOO GOES THERE? by Jennifer A. Ericsson
THE HUNGRIEST CHICKADEE by Eileen Ziesler
THE BOY WHO DREW BIRDS by Jacqueline Davies

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