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Adult Crafting is tomorrow at 5pm! We are going to be doing natural floral arranging with a seasoned florist. It may seem dull and brown outside still, but I got out yesterday in our beautiful weather and clipped some beautiful branches, willows and grasses.

Having a pretty floral arrangement in your home this time of year doesn't need to be costly (actually, it could be free) and it can be beautiful! We have great books in the library on floral arranging, home decor and crafts. I love paging through them for inspiration!

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Was the newly released black hole pictures like Christmas morning for you? Do you cringe when you see science inaccuracies in books and film? Then this read list is just for you!

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Has everyone seen the first ever photo of a black hole that was taken last week by the Event Horizon Telescope!? The photos are amazing! This first in astrophysics calls for a space theme storytime today!

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We love this best selling author! If you have read Girl Wash Your Face and loved it, your sure to like these picks (just a heads up, some have sassy titles).

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At this weeks storytime we're going pull out all the great nursery rhymes and fingerplays! One of our books this morning is The Eensy Weensy Spider Freaks Out. This story is a comical retelling of the fingerplay the Itsy Bitsy Spider from the spider's perspective. 

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Early Literacy Tip of the Week: Do finger plays with your baby and toddler! Fingerplays are a great way to build fine motor skills, memory and social skills (Moyses, 2012).

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The April 'Guess the Book' is up in the library! Congratulations to Leah, our March winner. There are great prizes to choose from. Stop by and get your answers in, the winner is choose the last day of the month. 

(Full admission: Making this months 'Guess the Book' had me laughing out loud in my office like a complete goofball.)

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Storytime today will be all about spring! There are lots of fun activities to do in spring. So many colors popping up and animals coming back!

Literacy Tip of the Week: Take a walk on one of our nice spring days and play I Spy. I spy is a great way for kiddos to utilize problem solving skills, practice colors and learn new vocabulary. 

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This weekend is the Green Bay Comic Book Convention! Comics are like pizza, almost everyone loves them. The comic convention is a fun family activity for the weekend! After you go to the comic convention. . . here are some great titles to check out. 9 Books to Read if you love Comics.

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If you are like us at CPL when we find a series we love. . . we read through all the books, watch the movie (if there is one) and still crave more. We're sure many of our patrons who have read The Rich Novel Series by Kevin Kwan feel the same way. You've read all three books, you've watched Crazy Rich Asians . . . now what? Here are nine titles to read if you loved The Rich Novel Series!

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We are going to be reading an old favorite this morning at storytime, Where the Wild Things Are. Our monster them will lead us to some other great stories, finger plays and learning activities!

Early Literacy Tip of the Week: Try board and cloth books for babies By age 1, babies can grab books. Board and cloth books are great options for babies who like to touch things and put everything in their mouths. Our library has a great collection of board books, including some great classics like the one we are reading today!

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