Kids

Virtual Book Club: War Horse for grades 5-8

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Check out our virtual do-it-at-home book clubs! The best part? Everyone who participates gets to keep the book!

There are four age categories: grades K-3, grades 3-5, grades 5-8, and grades 9-12. There’s some overlap so you can choose which book you’d prefer to read. Every book comes with links to explore, a blank review form, a few questions, and some activities. Each book will have a post on www.splyouth.org for anyone who wants to discuss the book or comment on any of the questions or activities.

Virtual Book Club: The Hero Two Doors Down for grades 3-5

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Check out our virtual do-it-at-home book clubs! The best part? Everyone who participates gets to keep the book!

There are four age categories: grades K-3, grades 3-5, grades 5-8, and grades 9-12. There’s some overlap so you can choose which book you’d prefer to read. Every book comes with links to explore, a blank review form, a few questions, and some activities. Each book will have a post on www.splyouth.org for anyone who wants to discuss the book or comment on any of the questions or activities.

Virtual Book Club: Frog and Toad Are Friends for grades K-3

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Check out our virtual do-it-at-home book clubs! The best part? Everyone who participates gets to keep the book!

There are four age categories: grades K-3, grades 3-5, grades 5-8, and grades 9-12. There’s some overlap so you can choose which book you’d prefer to read. Every book comes with links to explore, a blank review form, a few questions, and some activities. Each book will have a post on www.splyouth.org for anyone who wants to discuss the book or comment on any of the questions or activities.

Storytime Kit: Soup Day

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Grab one of our do-it-at-home storytime kits this May! We’ve picked one book from Authors Everywhere!, a YouTube channel celebrating authors, to showcase this month and put together packets with activities, stickers, an instrument, a craft, and more to take home. We will have a post up for each book on https://www.splyouth.org for anyone who wants to comment on how storytime at home went. Please, only one book/kit per household.

FCWC Babysitting Clinic 

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Fulton County Wellness Center will hold a Babysitting Clinic from 9:30 am to 2:00 pm on Saturday, May 7, at the library. Participants must be 11 years old to attend. Those who complete the course will be certified in babysitting (doesn’t include CPR). Bring a sack lunch. Beverages and a snack are provided. Please pre-register at the library; a fee of $50 is due at sign up. A minimum of 8 participants is required.

Storytime Kit: Goodnight, Goodnight, Construction Site

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Grab one of our do-it-at-home storytime kits this month! We’ve picked one book from #HarperKids, a YouTube channel presented by HarperCollins Children’s Books, and one from #BNStorytime, Barnes & Noble’s storytime series, to showcase and put together packets with activities, stickers, an instrument, a craft, and more to take home. We will be mass ordering a copy of one book from other libraries for participants to borrow and return. The other book is yours to keep!

Storytime Kit: The Bookstore Cat

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Grab one of our do-it-at-home storytime kits this month! We’ve picked one book from #HarperKids, a YouTube channel presented by HarperCollins Children’s Books, and one from #BNStorytime, Barnes & Noble’s storytime series, to showcase and put together packets with activities, stickers, an instrument, a craft, and more to take home. We will be mass ordering a copy of one book from other libraries for participants to borrow and return. The other book is yours to keep!

RAIN DATE - Easter Egg Hunts at Rotary and Pilliod Parks

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The Swanton Library is proud to host two Easter Egg Hunts on Wednesday, April 13! Toddlers are invited to join the fun at Rotary Park (between the library and the police station) at 2:00 pm for their own special hunt; elementary-age kids will meet at Pilliod Park (on the other side of the library) at 2:30 pm. As an added bonus, five special eggs will contain a golden ticket. The lucky persons who find a golden ticket will be awarded a special prize. The rain date will be Friday, April 15 at 2:00 pm and 2:30 pm. All youth are welcome; the limit is fifteen eggs per child.

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