Our new storywalk book will be “Give Thanks for Each Day” by Steve Metzger. Illustrations are by Robert McPhillips. It will be displayed from November 3 through November 23.
The story of being thankful for anything and everything (day, night, crayons, a snuggly teddy, etc) is such a great message and it’s written in such a sweet rhyming way.
Begin your walk at Brooken’s Law Office, read pages going west until you reach Napa Auto Supply, cross the street to Gambino’s and continue east to CB Bakery.
The new storywalk downtown features the book ” We’re Off To Find The Witch’s House” by Richard Krieb. If you haven’t joined our Storywalks throughout the summer, now is a good time to start. The walk features book pages displayed in business windows in downtown Marion. It is a great way for children and adults to enjoy reading and the outdoors at the same time.
Begin the walk at Brooken’s Law Office, read pages going west until you reach Napa Auto Supply, cross the street to Gambino’s and continue east to CB Bakery.
Be sure to stop by the library after you have read the book to receive a treat.
This story will be displayed now through November 2nd and will then be replaced with a new story.
1000 Books Before Kindergarten
This program is an ongoing early literacy program to get children ready to start reading. Studies have proven that young children who have been read to regularly build the skills they need in order to learn to read. If anyone reads to your child just 1 library book a day for a year, they will have listened to 365 books!
After the children have registered at the library, they will receive a reading chart to record their books. When they complete their first 100 books they will receive a book bag and their next reading chart. The children will receive a prize for every 100 books read till they reach 1000. At 500 books, the child will have a library book dedicated to them that will remain in the library and be a reminder to your family and all the families in our community about the importance of early literacy!
Let’s see what we can accomplish together to benefit our children.
*Update to this program: It is in the process of being revised so that children can still participate but with an online program. We will give further information as it is known.