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Minecrafters Unite

Minecraft players meet Thursday, Feb. 7, from 5 to 7:15 p.m. If you have your own account and a laptop with Minecraft installed on it, you can bring it to connect to our wireless and play together with others in the room. Handhelds with Minecraft P.E. can also join each others games. Sorry, no XBox Minecraft.

Story Time

A grouchy groundhog was tunneling through the children’s room at the Clyde Public Library. Preschoolers colored a groundhog shape, complete with a shadow to take home.

The books shared were: Substitute Groundhog by Pat Miller. Too sick to perform his once-a-year job, Groundhog interviews other animals to come out of his hole on Groundhog Day.

Double Trouble Groundhog Day by Bethany Roberts. When Grampie Groundhog decides to retire from forecasting the weather he has twins Greta and Gregory draw straws to see who will take over the important job, but the winner is so nervous the two put aside their squabbling and work together.

Ten Grouchy Groundhogs by Kathryn Heling. Ten groundhog friends eat, play and work in their crowded den until one by one they surface to see their shadow.

Our music leaders were Garrett Tipton and Paige Bradfield. The Clyde Public Library offers Story Time in two weekly sessions from September through May. Story Time sessions are on Tuesday evenings from 6 to 6:30 p.m. and Thursday mornings from 11 to 11:30 a.m. Story Time is for children two and a half to seven years old, preschoolers two and a half to three and a half years old must be accompanied by an adult. Join us for stories, fingerplays and crafts. Celebrate Valentine’s Day with us on Feb. 12 and 14 for the program Heart to Heart.

Tween Art Program

Love Manga? Come to the Clyde Public Library and learn to draw Chibis, the super-cute characters of Japanese comics. They populate Manga with chunky bodies, oversized heads, and huge expressive eyes. Step- by -step Savannah Dean will teach you how to get started with this art form. This program will be taught on Feb. 21, from 4 to 5:30 p.m. in the meeting room. Please register for this program by calling 419-547-7174 or in person at the circulation desk in the lobby.

Reading Practice Pooch

Warm up with a cool read and practice your reading skills at the Clyde Public Library by reading to a dog. Practice reading to a service dog in training and boost your confidence in reading. Reading practice pooches will be available on Monday, Feb. 25 downstairs in the children’s room, from 6 to 7 p.m. Please register for this program by calling 419-547-7174 or in person at the children’s desk downstairs.

Crazy Crafts

Waddle into the Clyde Public Library and create a bobbing penguin. Join us on Thursday, Feb. 28, from 4 to 5 p.m. for Crazy Crafts Day. Also create your very own bobblehead doll, just like the players, no NFL contract required. Please register for this program by calling 419-547-7174 or in person at the circulation desk in the lobby.

Tell Me a Story!

Come and celebrate our first year of Tell Me a Story! We will be making Valentines out of birdseed. Bring a cookie cutter in your favorite shape. Tell Me a Story! is open to all children ages two to seven, but no one is ever turned away. There will be a special treat for the children, in celebration of our first year. Tell me a Story! is on Saturday, Feb. 9, at 10 a.m.

Book Babies

The Clyde Public Library is proud to announce a new program Book Babies starting Thursday, Feb. 7, from 10:30 to 10:50 a.m.

Join the fun with songs, tickles, bounces and books for ages 0 to 24 months. Book Babies will run from February through the end of April. A fall series will start in September and run through the end of November.

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