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Yoga for our young friends

Did you know that May is Mental Health Month? We’re starting a Children’s Yoga program to give kids some tools to help them decompress. Check our Events calendar for sign-up information, and get ready for some movement, relaxation, and breathing exercises. Wear your comfy clothes and get ready to move.

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Mental Health Awareness Month

May is Mental Health Awareness Month and the Children’s Room has resources for you! We are giving away copies of a comic called “Different Kinds of Hurt: Isaac’s Story” (available in English, Spanish, Haitian Creole, and Cape Verdean). Stop by and visit our Worry Monster. Read one of the books from our Youth Booklist.

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Lotus Lanterns

Wednesday, May 18 at 4:30pm Follow along as a member of the Korean Spirit and Culture Promotion Project shows step by step how to make a lovely lotus flower lantern using colored paper and wire frames. A short documentary will follow. This class will be held over Zoom and kits will be available to pick up […]

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Zita the Space Girl

Zita the Spacegirl is about a young girl, Zita, who finds herself on another planet as she attempts to save her friend from aliens. Joseph has been kidnapped by aliens who believe he has been sent to them to save their planet. As Zita tries to find out where the aliens have taken Joseph, she […]

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Ron’s Gone Wrong

“Ron’s Gone Wrong is a computer-animated film set in a world where it’s the norm to have B-Bots, digitally connected robot companions. Barney is a shy middle-schooler who is the last one in his city to finally get Ron, his B-Bot. Unfortunately, his “Best Friend Out of the Box” becomes a major pain, malfunctioning on […]

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Kindergarten Registration

Registration for free all-day kindergarten is open for 2022-2023! If your child is turning five on or before August 31, 2022, register by May 1.

--Booklists Kids

“Drama” Read Alike Choices

Did you read Drama (or any of Raina Telgemeier’s graphic novels) and really love it? Want some ideas for what to read next? Check out our Read Alike suggestions listing for some great ideas for similar reads!

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Kids Card Corner

Come play Pokemon, Yu-Gi-Oh!, or Magic! Starter decks will be available to play with, but please feel free to bring your own. Don’t know how to play? No problem! Jonathan can teach you how!

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Find Your Next Great Read

Have you ever finished a great book and wanted to find more just like it? Or wanted to help your child find just the right book to read? Try NoveList Plus!