Thanks for the love!

We miss you too!


Leave a comment

Filed under Uncategorized

Summer Reading 2020

Info about summer reading. If you registered and logged books online last year, your log-in will remain the same. Otherwise follow the instructions on this post. Registration will be active as of May 15th.Summer Reading 2020 Flyer

Leave a comment

Filed under Announcement, Summer Reading

Something for Mom on Sunday (Craft Time with Mr. Ken from Home)

Mother’s Day is coming up, and moms always love homemade cards to brighten their day.  Here’s an idea of an easy art project you can make at home with supplies you already have!  Get someone to help (not Mom), if you need it.  Click here for the step-by-step instructions.

Download coloring page here.coffeecuptemplate


Leave a comment

Filed under Crafts

Baby Storytime: Together apart

New episode of Love, Love Me Do:  Storytime for Zero to 2, posted 4/30/20.  (Click on the youtube link to see it in larger format, direct link is

Leave a comment

Filed under Baby storytime

Craft Time with Mr. Ken from home

birdnestWould anyone like to make a fun spring-themed craft with materials you can easily find around the house?  Try this cute bird nest project.  Great rainy day activity for preschoolers and early elementary!  Click on the video play button above or here for the full step-by-step instructions. 


The first craft project can be found by clicking here.

Leave a comment

Filed under Crafts

Updates from Kids Origami Club (KOC)

Kids Origami Club (KOC) – “House and Heart” Models, Koala and Joey Bookmark and Free Online Orig20200426_183522ami Instructions

Dear Folders and Parents,

I hope you and your family are well. Our next meeting will be on August 15. I will continue to send you newsletters every 2-3 weeks with links to origami instructions and non-origami links that you may find interesting.

Please see the tentative meeting dates below. All meetings will be from 3:30 PM until 5:00 PM.
August 15
September 19
October 17
November 21
There will be no meetings in May, June, July and December.

Origami Instructions:

Visit for the origami difficulty guidelines.

“House and Heart” Models
Sarah Adams presented “House and Heart” Models with links to folding instructions.…/article/14-house-and-heart-models
Free diagrams or video instructions are available for Models #4-15 and #18. See her notes regarding Models #15-18 at the end of the article.
I folded eight of these models yesterday (photo attached). I have ranked them by the levels of difficulties below.
Easy – #7
Low intermediate – #5 and 13
Intermediate – #4, 8, 9, and 14.
High intermediate – #10
Please send me a photo of your “house and heart” model(s). I will share your photo in the next newsletter.

Koala and Joey Bookmark
by Hello Origami
Ms. Lolita, a former KOC instructor who lives in Australia, sent the attached photo of her adorable koala and joey bookmark.

Free Online Origami Instructions
5 PM – 5:30 PM on Mondays, April 27, May 4, and May 11
Sachi Nakato Takahara, the proprietor of Nakato Japanese Restaurant in Atlanta, will teach everyone how to fold paper on FACEBOOK LIVE at 5 PM on Mondays. Tune in to the Nakato Japanese Restaurant’s Facebook page to access her lesson. See the attached image for more information.

Stay healthy and happy folding!
Rena Brakebill


Leave a comment

Filed under Uncategorized

Storytime Jukebox!

Leave a comment

Filed under Music, Storytime activities