April Story Times @ Pintlala Library

Pintlala Branch Library

April 2017   STORY TIME

255 Federal Rd.

Hope Hull, AL 36043

334 281-8069


Mrs. Sandra Berry, Librarian








April 3, 2017 @ 1:00 Kindergarten

             BOOK: “My Garden”  by: Kevin Henkes

                        Synopsis —-   The girl in this book grows chocolate rabbits, tomatoes as big as

beach balls, flowers that change color, and seashells in her garden.                                                   How does your garden grow?

            ACTIVITY: The students will make flowers out of cupcake holders


April 4, 2017 @ 11:30 Pre-K

             BOOK: “Pete the Cat: Rocking in my School Shoes”  by: Eric Litwin

                        Synopsis —-  Pete the Cat is back—and this time he’s rocking in his school shoes.

Pete  discovers the library, the lunchroom, the playground, and lots

of other cool  places at school. And no matter where he goes, Pete

never stops moving and grooving and singing his song . . . because

it’s all good.     

            ACTIVITY: The students will play a Pete the Cat game with shoes


April 5, 2017 @ 9:30 3rd Grade

             BOOK: “Little Rabbit Goes to School”  by: Harry Horse

                        Synopsis —-    It’s Little Rabbit’s first day at school. He decides his favorite toy,

Charlie Horse, wants to start school too, so they set off together.

Before they’ve even got to school, Charlie Horse has made Little

Rabbit eat his whole packed lunch and then proceeds to create

mischief all day – galloping when he should be listening and jumping

in the cake mix. Little Rabbit gets very upset when Charlie Horse leads

him away from his new friends on a nature walk and they find

themselves all alone in the wood …But Little Rabbit’s teacher and friends

find them and Little Rabbit goes home happy, looking forward to his next

day at school – having decided Charlie Horse isn’t ready to start school and

can stay at home!   

            ACTIVITY: Students will make an Easter craft


April 5, 2017 @ 11:20 Kindergarten

             BOOK: “Here Comes The Easter Cat”  by: Deborah Underwood

                        Synopsis —- Why should the Easter Bunny get all the love? That’s what Cat would

like to know. So he decides to take over: He dons his sparkly suit, jumps

on his Harley, and roars off into the night. But it turns out delivering

Easter eggs is hard work. And it doesn’t leave much time for naps

(of which Cat has taken five–no, seven). So when a pooped-out Easter

Bunny shows up, and with a treat for Cat, what will Cat do? His surprise

solution will be stylish, smart, and even–yes–kind.

            ACTIVITY: Students will make an Easter craft




April 10, 2017 @ 1:00 Kindergarten

             BOOK: “Bat’s at the Library”  by: Brian Lies

                        Synopsis —-  The air is cool and calm and clear.                                                   Can it be true? Oh, can it be?                                                   Yes!—Bat Night at the library!                                                  Join the free-for-all fun at the public library with these book-loving

bats! Shape shadows on walls, frolic in the water fountain, and roam

the book-filled halls until it’s time for everyone, young and old, to

settle down into the enchantment of story time. Brian Lies’ joyful

critters and their nocturnal celebration cast library visits in a new light.     

            ACTIVITY: Students will make an Easter craft


April 11, 2017 @ 11:30 Pre-K

             BOOK: “Snow Rabbit, Spring Rabbit”  by: Il Sung Na

                        Synopsis —-     What do the animals do when the snow falls to the ground and all

the trees are bare? Some fly long distances, while some swim to

warmer waters. Some take a long, warm sleep where they live,

while others have a thick, cozy coat and can stay in the snow!




April 11, 2017 @ 12:00 Pre-K    

Annual Easter Egg Hunt



April 11, 2017 @ 1:30 1st Grade

             BOOK: “The Little Red Hen: Makes a Pizza”  by: Philemon Sturges

                        Synopsis —-  The story of the industrious Little Red Hen is not a new one, but when this

particular hen spies a can of tomato sauce in her cupboard and decides to

make a pizza, the familiar tale takes on a fresh new twist. Kids will love

following along as the hen, with no help from her friends the duck, the dog,

and the cat, goes through the steps of making a pizza-shopping for supplies,

making the dough, and adding the toppings. But despite their initial resistance,

the hen’s friends come through in the end and help out in a refreshing and

surprising way.     

            ACTIVITY: Students will make an Easter craft


April 13, 2017 @ 1:30 6th Grade

National Library Week Speaker:

Dr. White, Education Specialist

will be here for story time


April 18, 2017 @ 10:00 Pre-K

Mrs. Lowder and her dog Amos will be here for story time reading her latest book.

          BOOK: “Amos Bounces Back: A Tale of Too Much T.V.  by: Margaret Lowder

                     Synopsis —-   Amos Bounces Back — A Tale of Too Much TV is the second award

winning book in the Series of Amos Tales. This bright, energetic

children’s book will capture the imaginations of children ages 3 to 7

as they are swept into Amos’s world of watching TV. He quickly realizes

that he misses his real life friends and all the fun they have. Hopefully,

the young reader will learn the value of living a real life away from apps,

games, & too much TV.




April 19, 2017 @ 1:00 Kindergarten

             BOOK: “Once there was a Bull…. frog”  by: Rick Walton

                        Synopsis —-    Once there was a Bull…(Frog) is an endearing story of a frog who

lost   his hop. He looks for it everywhere: under a toad…(stool),

behind a dog… (house), and under a hedge…(hog), but it’s nowhere

to be found. He has   cow…(boy) throw him high in the sky, but he

lands in a field of straw… (berries). Thanks to a diamond…

(back rattlesnake), he regains his hop. 

            ACTIVITY:  We will make frogs out of construction paper and paper plates


April 20, 2017 @ 1:30 2nd Grade

BOOK: “Light is all Around Us”  by: Wendy Pfeffer

                        Synopsis —-   Light is all around you! It comes in many forms: Light from the sun

brightens  our day, firelight flickers in the night, electric lights fill your

homes—and animals even make the sea glow! With lively illustrations

and diagrams and clear, engaging text, this Level 2 Let’s-Read-and-Find-

Out picture book is a fascinating look into the many ways that light

brightens our world.    

            ACTIVITY: Questions and Answers




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