Posted by Barbara Raab on Thu, 08/30/2012 - 4:17pm
It was a wonderful summer in the Children’s Room. Hundreds of people came to the library to see puppet shows, magic shows, animal shows, to tie dye and make ice cream, to attend storytimes, gaming events, movies and book groups.
Wilmington kids also did a lot of reading this summer! A total of 2,110 books were logged online and in the library.
Stars Guessing Contest Winners
The actual number of stars in the jar was 639. There was a 4 way tie for the closest guess. The winners were:
Posted by Barbara Raab on Wed, 07/18/2012 - 12:34pm
The following kids are winners of contests during the first four weeks of the Summer Reading Program. Log your reading online or in the library for chances to be a Lucky Reader, or fill out a card every time you come to the library for raffle entries to be a Lucky Library Lover.
Posted by Barbara Raab on Mon, 07/16/2012 - 8:45pm
Summer reading is in full swing in the Children’ Department. Every day there are lots of kids here filling out "Lucky Library Lover" contest entries, guessing the number of stars in the jar, attending great programs, checking out the iPads, reading and hanging out. The stairwell looks great filled with the beds that the kids have colorfully decorated.
Posted by Barbara Raab on Wed, 06/13/2012 - 10:44am
Congratulations to Spencer Bagtaz, winner of the Kindergarten Backpack drawing. Spencer’s entry was randomly selected from all entries from children who registered for kindergarten and obtained new or used their own library cards. The backpack was filled with books, school supplies and other goodies. Thanks for the Friends of the Library for funding the backpack and its contents.
Posted by Barbara Raab on Fri, 05/04/2012 - 10:06am
We in the Children’s Room are delighted to have 2 iPads available for use in the library. They have been preloaded with lots of great apps. Toddlers and preschoolers will enjoy having an interactive book shared with them—try Planes by Byron Barton, Barnyard Dance by Sandra Boynton or Five Little Monkeys Go Shopping by Eileen Christelow. For school aged kids, there are the math apps Motion Math and AB Math, language learning apps such as Little Pim Spanish, fun games like the popular Angry Birds Space, and Puzzle Pop, and other cool apps like Star Walk, Bu
Posted by Barbara Raab on Thu, 04/12/2012 - 3:07pm
We have been proud to host 5 School Nights at the library this spring. Over 500 people have attended these evening open houses which featured raffle drawings, a scavenger hunt, and guest readers. Many thanks to the school principals, teachers, librarians, and reading specialists for making the evenings such a success.