April Fun @ Pintlala Library!!

Pintlala Branch Library

April 2019   STORY TIME

255 Federal Rd.

Hope Hull, AL 36043

334 281-8069

 National Library Week 7-13, 2019

“Libraries= Strong Communities.” 

 

Mrs. Sandra Berry, Librarian

 

 

 

APRIL 2, 2019 Pre-K @ 11:10

           BOOK: “Three Little Pigs and The Big Bad Wolf” by: Glen Rounds

                        Synopsis —-       Here is a true and almost unbelievably exciting retelling of an old tale

concerning the adventures of the three little pigs as they try to avoid being

eaten by a big bad wolf. The pigs, the houses they each built for themselves,

carefully and accurately drawn from life by the inimitable Glen Rounds.

            ACTIVITY: Students will make a wolf out of construction paper and Popsicle sticks

 

APRIL 3, 2019 1st Grade @ 1:30

             BOOK: “Say Please, Louise: A Cautionary Tale” by: Phil Roxbee Cox

                        Synopsis: —-    A cautionary tale for children everywhere to warn of the perils of

behaving badly and not doing what you’re told.

            ACTIVITY: The Students will do a song and dance along with questions from the story

 

APRIL 5, 2019 6th Grade @ 11:45

Hot Six Book Club

Meet to discuss “the young landlords” by: Walter Dean Myers

 

APRIL 8, 2019 2nd Grade @ 1:30

NATIONAL LIBRARY WEEK PROGRAM

     BOOK: “Bats at the Library” by: Brian Lies

                         Synopsis: —-    Another inky evening’s here—
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. Even the youngest of readers will want to join the batty book-fest!

            ACTIVITY: Students will play a Library game

 

APRIL 10, 2019 6th Grade @ 9:00

NATIONAL LIBRARY WEEK PROGRAM

Corporal Anderson, Montgomery County Sheriff Department

                 Will be here to educate the 6th graders about the D A R E program.

                   D.A.R.E – Drug Abuse Resistance Education

 

APRIL 11, 2019 3rd Grade @ 9:30

     BOOK: “Bats at the Library” by: Brian Lies

                         Synopsis: —-    Another inky evening’s here—
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. Even the youngest of readers will want to join the batty book-fest!

            ACTIVITY: Students will play a Library game

 

APRIL 11, 2019 2nd Grade @ 1:30

             BOOK: “Library Mouse: A Friend’s Tale”  by: Daniel Kirk

                        Synopsis: —-    Sam the library mouse loves to write, and the children love his

little books, which he leaves on the library shelves for them to find.

But no one at the library has ever met him. When Tom can’t find a

partner for a book-making assignment and finds Sam’s secret hole

behind the children’s reference section, will the pair be able to work

together, or will Sam’s secret identity be spoiled forever? A heartwarming

tale about collaboration and creative ambitions, this book will enchant any

young aspiring author or illustrator.

            ACTIVITY: Students will make a craft

 

APRIL 16, 2019 Pre-K @ 11:10

                        BOOK: “Bruce’s Big Move” by: Ryan T. Higgins

                        Synopsis: —-   After the events of Hotel Bruce, our favorite curmudgeonly

bear shares his home with not only his four geese, but three

rowdy mice besides! Fed up with their shenanigans, Bruce sets

off to find a rodent-free household. But as usual, nothing goes

quite according to plan. . . A hilarious sequel for fans of the

previous Bruce books, as well as a standalone discovery for new

readers, Bruce’s next reluctant adventure is sure to keep kids giggling.

            ACTIVITY: The children will make a craft

 

APRIL 17, 2019 1st Grade @ 1:30

          BOOK: “She’ll be coming around the Mountain”  by: Emily Coplon

                        Synopsis: —-  This version of the song “She’ll Be Coming Round the Mountain” depicts a

boisterous family celebration

            ACTIVITY: Student will do a song and dance

 

APRIL 23, 2019 4th Grade @ 12:15

            BOOK: “The Snail and the Whale”  by: Julia Donaldson

Synopsis —-   When a tiny snail meets a humpback whale, the two travel together

to far-off lands. It’s a dream come true for the snail, who has never

left home before. But when the whale swims too close to shore,

will the snail be able to save her new friend?

            ACTIVITY: Students will make a craft

 

 

 

APRIL 24, 2019 5th Grade @ 10:30

             BOOK: “Here We Are : Notes for Living on Planet Earth” by: Oliver Jeffers

                        Synopsis: —-    Well, hello.
And welcome to this Planet.
We call it Earth.

Our world can be a bewildering place, especially if you’ve only just

got here. Your head will be filled with questions, so let’s explore what

makes our planet and how we live on it. From land and sky, to people

and time, these notes can be your guide and start you on your journey.

And you’ll figure lots of things out for yourself. Just remember to leave

notes for everyone else… Some things about our planet are pretty

complicated, but things can be simple, too: you’ve just got to be kind.

            ACTIVITY: Students will make a craft

 

APRIL 24, 2019 1st Grade @ 1:30

                     BOOK: “Our Library” by: Eve Bunting

Synopsis —-   When Miss Goose announces that the library is going to close forever,

Raccoon and his friends spring into action. Where will they get the help

they need to save their beloved library? In books, of course! This cheery

tale from ever-popular author Eve Bunting shows how important libraries

are to every community. Bright, playful illustrations enhance the light

treatment of this serious subject, in a story that celebrates the value of

books in everyone’s lives.

                             ACTIVITY: Students will make a craft

 

APRIL 25, 2019 3rd Grade @ 9:30

            BOOK: “Light and Color: Discover Science Through Facts and Fun”  by: Gerry Bailey

Synopsis —-     Presents an introduction to light and color, discussing

how different kinds of light work and how color affects

everything.

            ACTIVITY: Students will experiment with Milk making Rainbows

 

 

APRIL 25, 2019 2nd Grade @ 1:30

          BOOK: “If you give a Mouse a Cookie”  Laura Numeroff

Synopsis —-     If a hungry little mouse shows up on your doorstep, you

might want to give him a cookie. And if you give him a cookie,

he’ll ask for a glass of milk. He’ll want to look in a mirror to

make sure he doesn’t have a milk mustache, and then he’ll ask

for a pair of scissors to give himself a trim….

            ACTIVITY: Students will make a Mouse out of construction paper and a brown lunch bag

 

APRIL 30, 2019 Pre-K @ 11:10

           BOOK: “Mr. Wiggle Loves to Read”  by: Carol Thompson

                        Synopsis: —-     Mr. Wiggle is a sweet inchworm who loves books!

In this story, Mr. Wiggle explores the distinction between

fiction and nonfiction books.  Young readers can follow along

with Mr. Wiggle as he teaches about the different genres that

fall into these two categories of books. Readers will also learn

where they can be found in the library.

            ACTIVITY: Students will make a craft

 

          

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