Welcome to our Online Newsletter and Virtual Bulletin Board!

Question or Suggestion? Contact cslevin59 (at) gmail.org. Searching for an item? Check the SCLS catalog here.

Thursday, November 5, 2015

Looking for something to do during Teacher Convention Days? Come to the Bridgewater Library and Create-a-Book Nov. 5th or 6th, and many more things to do around our community.

 

image_thumb2_thumb_thumb_thumb_thumb[1]

Having trouble viewing this email?  Read it online.
(You will also find links to great websites for families there.)

Colored PencilsSecond Annual Picture Book Contest

Enter the Bridgewater Library's Second Annual Picture Book Contest for a chance to get your picture book made into a hardcover book and added to our library's collection!

Want Inspiration?

Come to the Youth Services Department any time Thursday or Friday Nov. 5th-6th and use our art supplies to create your book.

Blank spiral-bound books available in Bridgewater Library's YS department beginning November 2. Participants don't have to attend the picture book workshops in order to enter the contest. Books must be submitted by November 30 to Bridgewater Library's Children's desk.

Want MORE Inspiration?  Sign up for one of these programs:

Create Your Own Picture Book! (Grades K-2)  Saturday, November 14, 2015 10:00 AM - 10:45 AM  Registration Required.
Create Your Own Picture Book! (Grades 3-6)  Saturday, November 14, 2015 11:00 AM - 11:45 AMHave you ever wanted to write and illustrate a book? We’ll show you how! Leeza Hernandez, author and illustrator of Dog Gone!, will teach us how to make a picture book—from the idea stage to the finished product! Participants will be given blank books that can be entered into our Picture Book Contest.


WANT TO GET OUT AND ABOUT DURING TEACHER CONVENTION DAYS BUT NOT SURE WHERE TO GO – CHECK OUT THESE IDEAS!

12 Places In New Jersey You Must See Before You Die

New Jersey has so many incredible places to visit. From museums and monuments to beaches and beautiful parks, I suggest you fully explore our wonderful state. If you can’t go everywhere, be sure to at least see the following 12 places before you die. The memories will last a lifetime.

1. Grounds For Sculpture, Hamilton

1. Grounds For Sculpture, Hamilton

Check out the other eleven!

Looking for other ideas?

FREE OR INEXPENSIVE PLACES FOR FAMILY FUN IN AND AROUND NEW JERSEY

More ideas – museums, planetariums, and parks – in last week’s library blog HERE.

@ the Library

Storytimes (Tues. 10 & 1:30), Toddler Times (Wed. & Fri. 10), and Baby Times (Thur. 9:30) continue through Nov. 20th  and will resume on Dec. 1st.  Please note, there will be no storytimes on Nov. 17th. 
No registration required.



SHARE THE GIFT OF READING THIS HOLIDAY SEASON – DONATIONS OF NEW (OR NEW-LOOKING) BOOKS ACCEPTED THROUGH DECEMBER 7TH.

image

 

UPCOMING:

 

CELEBRATE A DAY IN THE LIFE OF AN AMERICAN GIRL DOLL @ LIBERTY HALL MUSEUM IN UNION

American Girl Event

No comments:

Post a Comment