16th ANNUAL LIMERICK CONTEST

limericksLimericks are short, humorous poems of five lines, in which the first, second, and fifth lines rhyme with each other, and the third and fourth lines, which are shorter, form a rhymed couplet.  Kids in grades 5-8 are invited to submit their own, original limerick to Youth Services by 8:00PM Wednesday, March 18.  Entries must be on an 8 ½” x 11” piece of paper with child’s name, phone number, grade, and school written on the back. Limericks will be judged anonymously; limit one entry per person. Each winner will receive an award certificate and a prize. We will publish the winning limericks in our newsletter, online, and in Youth Services. Best of luck!

SCHOOL VACATION WEEK: February 16-20

School vacation is almost here!  Hooray!  And we have these extra fun programs for you to enjoy.

Monday – Closed for President’s Day

Tuesday – Preschool Pancakes and Stories (Sorry, this program is full.)

Wednesday – Pooh’s Grand Adventures Movie @ 2:00  (Pick up your free tickets at the Youth Services Desk.)

Thursday – Let’s Go Legos @ 4:00 (For kids in first grade and up.  No registration needed.)

Thursday – Disney and Broadway Show Tunes Family Night @ 6:30 (For families with children of all ages.  Pick up your free tickets at the Youth Services Desk.)

Friday – Romp and Read @ 10:00 (Play time and storytime for children up to 36 months with a caregiver.  No registration needed.)

For more information, please see our newsletter.

 

TAKE YOUR CHILD TO THE LIBRARY DAY!

TYCposterSaturday, February 7 from 10:00-12:00

The library has so much to offer you and your children!  You can always browse our extensive book, movie, and music collections, or let your children play with our train table, Lego table, puzzles, puppets and play kitchen.

But to make this an extra special day we will have a family-friendly storytime at 10:00 followed by a variety of fun activities until noon.  For families with children of all ages.  No registration required.