Category Archives: Craft

Farm Story Time 2-3-16

By Awnali Mills This morning we visited the farm in story time.  The books I chose were Farmyard Beat by Lindsey Craig and Moo! by David LaRochelle. We started off with a big fat hen in my magic bag.  She … Continue reading

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Zentangle Initial Program

By Awnali Mills This week we offered a Zentangle Your Initial program for ages 5-11 at the library.  Yes, I know, Zentangle may seem really complicated for kids, but it truly isn’t.  SOME designs are way too complicated, but most … Continue reading

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Feelings Story Time 1-6-16

By Awnali Mills This was my first storytime of the new year, and the first of our new session.  Because our craft was Funny Faces, I did the theme “Feelings.”  The books I chose were Grumpy Bird by Jeremy Tankard, … Continue reading

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Our Bodies Story Time 12-2-15

By Awnali Mills Today’s storytime was done in conjunction with our monthly craft program.  Since our craft was a reindeer made out of hand and footprints, our book theme was Our Bodies.  The books I chose were: There’s a Story … Continue reading

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Family Storytime – 11-7-15

By Awnali Mills So, I’ve had a wild couple of weeks.  We closed one library’s doors forever, transitioned to a brand new building, I presented on STEAM in children’s programming at the Virginia Library Association’s state convention, and opened the … Continue reading

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Knights of the Round Table Program

By Awnali Mills Last week, we had a small-but-fun program called Knights of the Round Table.  My boss is a history buff, and when he found out that my son was also a history buff, an historical reenactor, and a … Continue reading

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Autumn Leaves Foil Craft

By Awnali Mills September 2 was our monthly craft day (usually accompanied by storytime, but we’re on break), and I felt awful.  Still, I dragged myself to work, did the craft, and dragged myself home again.  After two days of … Continue reading

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