Libraries and story times

“Just living is not enough,” said the butterfly, “one must have sunshine, freedom, and a little flower.”- Hans Christian Anderson I left something outside on the porch to dry and when Donald collected it in the evening, there was a fuzzy →MORE...

Mar 23, 2011
As I have mentioned before, Donald and I do not keep very many toys for Charlotte.  We have one drawer of toys.  One.  Well, one drawer of toys and one stack of wood puzzles.  So I guess it’s more like one →MORE...

Today’s book = The Growing Story, written by Ruth Krauss and illustrated by Helen Oxenbury.  (I believe the original illustrations were done by Phyllis Rowand, but I have never seen one of the vintage copies.) An oldie, but a goodie, this →MORE...

When I compiled the list of books to feature this year, I based it entirely on reader recommendations with one exception: The Day the Babies Crawled Away, by Peggy Rathmann.  This is a book that a friend passed along to Charlotte →MORE...

Jan 01, 2011
Charlotte’s favorite part of library visits these days is the puzzle table.  As a result, I find that I am increasingly making two trips to the library in one day.  The first trip is for story hour.  The second trip is →MORE...