Children’s Corner and so much more…

THANK YOU to the Public Works Department for all the repairs and improvements along the Headwaters Park trail.

The damaged storywalk signs have been repaired along the Hildebrand Conservancy trail. We posted a Back to School story for the whole family to enjoy. The story begins near the Mill House gazebo, which is across from the Fontana Elementary School. Afterwards, you can go to the Headwaters Park trail, and checkout the antics at The Underpants Zoo. The story begins on the south end playground of the school. We hope you get a chance to take in the views of the trails and enjoy a story. PLEASE NOTE– We, tentatively, will be posting stories through the month of October, weather permitting.

Here’s a great project the whole family can contribute to while enjoying our beautiful fall weather on one the trails around the village.

Do you have a reader that LOVES Graphic Novels? You might want to check out this link: https://bookcartqueens.com/2020/08/26/virtual-school-age-program-graphic-novel-book-club/

Would you to create your own graphic novel or comic strip? Look into Digital Comics Club link below! While our face-to-face clubs are suspended, we will be posting a whole bunch of comics material from our activity book, Let’s Make Comics, as well as prompts from our weekly clubs!

This page gathers all of the links to activities as they are posted on our main page, and updates regularly with resources for you to print at home (or work with digitally!). https://dundeecomicscreativespace.com/digital-comics-club/

DCC Cover

Tag Bookmarks — a fun and quick family craft

Supplies-Tag blanks, old maps or magazines, glue, hole punch, scissors and string or cording

Spread an even coat of glue over the tag then cover with your desired picture.  Trim and punch hole in the top; then repeat on other side.  Finish of bookmark with a string or cording—you can add beads or buttons onto the ends. 

Have fun creating and sharing with the readers in your life.

Because of the changes over the last year, we had to rethink on how we can provide for our patrons and what we can offer. We will NOT be offering any summer programs again this year. However, Activity Bags and games are available for families to checkout.

Story walk along Hildebrand Trail… Since the students couldn’t come to the library, I brought the library to them. Storywalk boards were put along the Hildebrand Nature trail. Permanent stands will be installed for students and residents in the future–stay tuned.

5K students enjoy a gorgeous day and a story. Thank you Ms. Murtell.

Join summer reading on BEANSTACK.  It’s the world’s easiest way to keep track of all the books you read. When you create a Beanstack account for yourself or your family, you’re instantly connected to your local  library’s reading programs.  We’ll keep all your stats for you, cheer you on while you work towards your program goals, and let you know when you’ve earned prizes. When your library’s program ends, you keep your  account, and your reading history—it’s always free, and you can keep right on logging your leisure reading. When the next library program comes around, no need to re-register—just click on it, and you’re in.  Patrons can download the mobile app or sign up online at   https://fontana.beanstack.org/reader365

1000 Books Before Kindergarten for ages 1-5yrs

100 Books Before College for ages 14-19 yrs—you can find a suggested booklist with this     challenge

Creativebug is the number one inspirational resource for DIY, crafters and makers. Lakeshores library patrons, with a valid library card and pin, can now access Creativebug free of charge. Creativebug.com has thousands of award-winning art & craft video classes taught by recognized design experts and artists. Click on the link and follow the prompts. HAPPY CREATING https://www.creativebug.com/lib/lakeshoreslib _________________________________________________________________

Welcome Back to School

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Library Lion by Michelle Knudsen
Carla’s Sandwich by Debbie Herman
Story time with sign language from StorylineOnline