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Make Your Own Frog 🐸

Make your own frog in celebration of all the different creatures we get to hear and see during the summer months.

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The Art (and Science) of Fireworks

Do you love fireworks? We do too. It's fun and easy to create your own paper version of a fireworks display. 

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iRead: Black History is America's History

iRead features the best ebooks, eaudiobooks and print books for children and teens curated by the Children's Room and Teen Center staff.  

Black history is America's history and it's a history that each American should know.    

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iRead: Holding Tight to Family

iRead features the best ebooks and eaudiobooks for children and teens curated by the Children's Room and Teen Center staff.  

Celebrate family with Lil Alan, the Gaither sisters and the Watsons by sharing their stories, their connection and their love.

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DIY Storytime: Get Up, Stand Up

Curated storytimes that families can share at home with an ebook (Get Up, Stand Up)songs and poems ( Funga Alafia; Warrior; and I Love You Too) and activities (Making Space: Speak Up; Chalk Your Walk; and Yard Signs).

 

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Adventures with Kids: Knee Deep in the Garden

Flowers—even weeds—tell an important story about the climate and ecosystem of an area. These simple activities require very little preparation, but they pack a big learning punch.

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iRead: Let's Talk Race for Children & Families

iRead features the best ebooks and eaudiobooks for children and teens curated by the Children's Room and Teen Center staff.  

When it comes to children, adults have the opportunity, through literature and stories, to help children form attitudes which support equity and inclusion, so we have not only an opportunity, but an obligation, to share books reflecting the black experience and written by black authors, with children.

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Create Your Own Track Record

Take your Summer Learning Challenge to a whole new level this year by creating your own track record from right where you are.

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DIY Storytime: Tiny T Rex and the Impossible Hug

Curated storytimes that families can share at home with an ebook (Tiny T. Rex and the Impossible Hug), songs (Open Them, Shut Them; Bounce, Tickle, Hug; and I Have a Little Heart) and activities (Mail a Hug; Whose Hug? Game; and Me Too Game).

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Sensory Dough Learning Activities

Using sensory dough to promote learning and play at home is easier than you might think. And you probably already have everything you need to get started. 

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Create Your Own Sensory Dough

Making sensory dough at home is much easier than you might think, and you probably already have everything you need waiting in your pantry.

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iRead: The Ramona Quimby Audio Collection

iRead features the best ebooks and eaudiobooks for children and teens curated by the Children's Room and Teen Center staff.  

Check out a great audio collection recommended by the Johanssons (Isla and Emily) as one of their favorite family listens.  

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All Around Town: 7 Days of Family-friendly Activities

With a little help from our friends around town, here are some daily suggestions for family-friendly activities—both digital and non—from some of our favorite places that just might get you out of your current rut.

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Common Backyard Birds

Learn about our most common backyard birds and how to identify the uncommon ones

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Managing Children’s Emotions 

Eight things you can do today to help your entire family understand, process and cope with this new, temporary normal.

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How to Do a Storytime at Home

Four easy steps to help you keep reading, singing, playing and talking every day. 

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Your Daily Dose of Children's Authors & Illustrators

From readings to art clubs to book-based activities, we've compiled a list of some of our favorite authors and illustrators who are going digital to help you and your family join in on the fun. 

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Open Mic Night (Dec 2019)

What better way to celebrate the holidays than at Open Mic Night?

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Open Mic Night (November 2019)

Guess which DJ to the celebrities we had out to celebrate National Hip Hop Month? 

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Ask a Flower: Herbs

Come here for the answers to all your herb questions!

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Open Mic Night (July 2019)

We celebrated big with nearly 100 people attending Rasheen Richardson's last Open Mic at St. Andrews.

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Open Mic Night (Jun 2019)

Song and rhyme flowed at St. Andrews with over 15 performers taking the stage.

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Making Summer Count

Avoid the Summer Slide with a summer full of reading and learning thanks to expert book suggestions, the Summer Learning Challenge and, of course, school reading lists. 

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Open Mic Night (May 2019)

Records broken for youngest performer to perform at Richland Library St. Andrews's Open Mic!

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Open Mic Night (April 2019)

More than 15 performers came out to St. Andrews to celebrate National Poetry Month!

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Open Mic Night (March 2019)

  Check out the local teen talent from March's Open Mic Night at St. Andrews!

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The Coretta Scott King Book Awards Seal

A quick, yet insightful breakdown of the Coretta Scott King Book Awards Seal designed in 1974 by the internationally known artist Lev Mills.

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Most Checked-Out Children's Books (2018)

Richland Library is recapping what caught the attention of our customers in 2018. It's your access to the most checked-out items over the last year.