December 2015 Blog Posts (28)

December 25 - Y and Z

As part of our Family Time ABC Christmas Countdown December 25 = Y for Yawn and Z for ZZZZZ.  Today’s the day!  Enjoy your family and feast.  Share presents and when the festivities are complete.  Remember to say thank you.  And give lots of love and hugs.  For many your presence will be the best present.…

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Added by Alisa Burch on December 25, 2015 at 6:30am — No Comments

December 24 - X for Xylophone

As part of our Family Time ABC Christmas Countdown December 24 = X for Xylophone.  Make a joyful noise!  Create your own instruments or listen to some Christmas…

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Added by Alisa Burch on December 24, 2015 at 6:30am — No Comments

December 23 - W for Wreath

As part of our Family Time ABC Christmas Countdown December 23 = W for Wreath.  Make a handprint or tissue paper…

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Added by Alisa Burch on December 23, 2015 at 6:30am — No Comments

December 22 - V for Village.

As part of our Family Time ABC Christmas Countdown December 22 = V for Village.  Make your own Christmas village out of recyclables.  Or draw a Christmas village…

Added by Alisa Burch on December 22, 2015 at 6:30am — No Comments

Winter Break Crafts at the Children's Library

Drop in at the Main Branch from December 19 through January 2 for winter break crafts in the Children's Department.

Added by Eden Ransdell on December 21, 2015 at 12:25pm — No Comments

December 21 - U for Under

As part of our Family Time ABC Christmas Countdown December 21 = U for Under.  Have a picnic under the tree!

Added by Alisa Burch on December 21, 2015 at 6:30am — No Comments

December 20 - T for Tree

As part of our Family Time ABC Christmas Countdown December 20 = T for Tree.  Add your finishing touches to the tree.  Then play count the ornaments.  How many red?  How many bears?  How…

Added by Alisa Burch on December 20, 2015 at 6:30am — No Comments

December 19 - S for Snowflakes

As part of our Family Time ABC Christmas Countdown December 19 = S for Snowflakes.  Make paper snowflakes.

Added by Alisa Burch on December 19, 2015 at 6:30am — No Comments

December 19 - S for Snowflakes

As part of our Family Time ABC Christmas Countdown December 19 = S for Snowflakes.  Today make paper shttp://www.marthastewart.com/276331/how-to-make-paper-snowflakes/@center/1009041/christmas-crafts-projectsnowflakes.…

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Added by Alisa Burch on December 18, 2015 at 12:15pm — No Comments

December 18 - R for Reindeer

As part of our Family Time ABC Christmas Countdown December 18 = R for Reindeer.  Make some Magic Reindeer Food.  Place it on your yard Christmas Eve to guide Santa’s sleigh to your…

Added by Alisa Burch on December 18, 2015 at 6:30am — No Comments

December 17 - Q for Quilt

As part of our Family Time ABC Christmas Countdown December 17 = Q for Quilt.  Today cuddle under a quilt or blanket and read Christmas…

Added by Alisa Burch on December 17, 2015 at 6:30am — No Comments

December 16 - P for Popcorn

 

As part of our Family Time ABC Christmas Countdown December 16 = P for Popcorn.  Pop some popcorn and watch a Christmas…

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Added by Alisa Burch on December 16, 2015 at 6:30am — No Comments

December 15 - O for Ornament

As part of our Family Time ABC Christmas Countdown December 15 = O for Ornament.  Make an ornament for your Christmas tree.

Added by Alisa Burch on December 15, 2015 at 7:30am — No Comments

December 14 - N for Night

As part of our Family Time ABC Christmas Countdown December 14 = N for Night.  Night skies sparkle with stars.  Take some time to star gaze tonight.  Star of wonder, star of…

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Added by Alisa Burch on December 14, 2015 at 7:30am — No Comments

December 13 - M for Mittens

As part of our Family Time ABC Christmas Countdown December 13 = M for Mittens.  Hunt for and match all the mittens and gloves in your house.  Then tell or read the folktale The…

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Added by Alisa Burch on December 13, 2015 at 7:30am — No Comments

December 12 - L for Lights

As part of our Family Time ABC Christmas Countdown December 12 = L for Lights.  Tonight take a ride or a walk and look at the Christmas lights.  You could even make a scavenger hunt out of it looking for specific colors or…

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Added by Alisa Burch on December 12, 2015 at 7:30am — No Comments

OverDrive: your Bookshelf will soon change

OverDrive will rename your Bookshelf on HCPL's OverDrive website to Checkouts on December 15th, 2015. We hope that this will help to reduce confusion between the bookshelf on the OverDrive website and the bookshelf in the OverDrive app.…



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Added by Jessica Stroud-Gibson on December 11, 2015 at 9:00am — No Comments

December 11 - K for Kindness

As part of our ABC Christmas Countdown December 11 = K for Kindness.  Make thank you cards for grandparents or someone else who is really…

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Added by Alisa Burch on December 11, 2015 at 7:30am — No Comments

December 10 - J for Jingle Bells

As part of our ABC Christmas Countdown December 10 = J for Jingle Bells.  Ring some bells and sing the classic – Jingle Bells.  It will make your spirits…

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Added by Alisa Burch on December 10, 2015 at 8:52am — No Comments

December 9 - I for Ice

As part of the ABC Christmas Countdown December 9 = I for Ice.  Ice ornaments for the birds add sparkle to your yard.  Freeze some water in a container with birdseed and string for hanging.…

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Added by Alisa Burch on December 10, 2015 at 8:51am — No Comments

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