Morristown & Morris Township Library Children's Room
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Events

Tuesday, February 20

Craft Story Time 10:00 AM
Craft Story Time
Come listen to some stories and make a craft to take home. We will meet on Tuesday or Wednesday mornings from January 9th to March 28th. For ages 2-5. Sponsored by The Friends of the Library.

Wednesday, February 21

Craft Story Time 10:00 AM
Craft Story Time
Come listen to some stories and make a craft to take home. We will meet on Tuesday or Wednesday mornings from January 9th to March 28th. For ages 2-5. Sponsored by The Friends of the Library.

Saturday, February 24

Family Craft Story Time 11:00 AM
Family Craft Story Time
Join us every Saturday morning starting on January 13th and continuing through March 31st for some stories and crafts. For ages 3-8. Sponsored by The Friends of the Library. Kids Calendar

Tuesday, February 27

Craft Story Time 10:00 AM
Craft Story Time
Come listen to some stories and make a craft to take home. We will meet on Tuesday or Wednesday mornings from January 9th to March 28th. For ages 2-5. Sponsored by The Friends of the Library.

Wednesday, February 28

Craft Story Time 10:00 AM
Craft Story Time
Come listen to some stories and make a craft to take home. We will meet on Tuesday or Wednesday mornings from January 9th to March 28th. For ages 2-5. Sponsored by The Friends of the Library.

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Highlight of the Month

Ready, Set it's the Winter Olympics!

PyeongChang mascotThe XXIII Olympic Winter Games are taking place in PyeongChang, a county in South Korea. South Korea has never hosted the Winter Olympics before. The Olympics begin with the opening ceremony on February 9th. Before the closing ceremony on February 25th, over 102 events will have taken place--the most ever in a winter olympics. Six new events were added at this Olympics: a nation's team event for alpine skiing, big air men's and women's snowboarding, mass start men's and women's speed skating and mixed doubles curling. How many other events can you name?
Everyone knows what the Olympic flag looks like. We've all seen the five interlocking rings (bue, yellow, olympic flagblack, green and red) on a white background. But do you know anything about how it was designed? The rings represent Africa, the Americas, Asia, Australia and Europe. It was designed by Baron de Coubertin in 1913. Want to challenge yourself further? See how many flags of different nations you can name at this quiz.
At the Ancient Olympics, a wreath of olive branches was placed on the winner's head. Now each first PyeongChang olympic medalsplace winner receives a gold medal, each second place winner receives a silver medal, and each third place winner recieves a bronze medal. Different medals are designed for each new Olympics. If you created a medal for the Olympics,  what would it look like? For a medal template to help you design your own, click here.



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Book Talk

TumbleBooks

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The library now subscribes to TumbleBooks, a collection of eBooks, eAudiobooks, eReadAlongs, graphic novels, National Geographic videos, interactive games, and more, just for kids.

A Winter's Tale

Polar Bear MorningPolar Bear Morning
by Lauren Thompson
A little polar bear cub ventures out of her den for the first time and meets a new friend.
A loud winter's napA Loud Winter's Nap
by Katy Hudson
Every year tortoise sleeps through winter. He assumes he isn't missing much. Will Tortoise sleep through another winter, or will his friends convince him to stay awake and experience the frosty fun of winter?
A kitten taleA Kitten Tale
by Eric Rohmann
As four kittens who have never seen winter watch the season's pass, three of them declare the reasons they will dislike snow when it arrives, while the fourth cannot wait to experience it for himself.
Peg + Cat the pengin problemPeg + Cat: the Penguin Problem
by Jennifer Oxley
Peg and Cat are at the South Pole preparing to watch the ski race at the Animal winter Games. Suddenly they spy the Penguins zooming downhill. CRASH! The Penguins apologize but it seems that there is a problem: the Penguins keep slamming into things! How will Peg and Cat be able to help them?
Penguins love their abc'sPenguins Love Their ABC's
by Sarah Aspinall
Mama Penguin has hidden all the alphabet letters in the snow, with each letter marked by a clue, and her six little penguins must find them all and bring them home--to a big bowl of alphabet soup.
Blue PenguinBlue Penguin
by Petr Horacek
Rejected by his fellow penguins because of his unusual color, minimal diving, and jumping skills, Blue Penguin begins to sing in his loneliness and wonders if he will be able to convince the others that he is one of them.
No Yeti YetNo Yeti Yet
by Mary Ann Fraser
When big brother decides that a snowy winter day is perfect for a yeti hunt, his little brother comes along, asking questions about themysterious creatures all along the way.
 

 



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