Pajama Storytime and Stuffed Animal Sleepover – Monday, December 9th at 6:00 pm

Bring a stuffed animal friend and join us in your comfiest, coziest pajamas for a special storytime event. Stuffed animals are then invited to stay for their own very special sleepover.

Stuffed Animal Sleepover Pickup–Tuesday, December 10th at 10:00 am

Pick up your stuffed animal friends and find out what a fun time they had during their library sleepover. Not able to pick up your friend at 10? Your friend will be patiently waiting for you at the check-out desk until our 6pm close on Tuesday. Please call Ms. Kathy before the program at the library if you need to make special pickup arrangements for your stuffed animal friend.

 

 

 

1000 Books Before Kindergarten

Sign up your child in the national campaign here at Lepper Library to read 1000 books before they start Kindergarten.  This is a great way to get them Kindergarten ready and it is free!  Children get incentives along the way and a gift at the completion.  Sign up anytime in the Children’s Department.

My Friend Has Down Syndrome by Kaitlyn Duling

In My Friend Has Down Syndrome, beginning readers are introduced to different characters who have Down syndrome, how Down syndrome may affect their actions, and how we can be good friends to people who have Down syndrome. Vibrant, full-color photos and carefully leveled text engage young readers as they discover how to empathetic and include all kinds of friends. My Friend Has Down Syndrome is part of Jump!’s All Kinds of Friends series.

Available at the Lepper Library

Tales From A Not-So-Best Friend Forever by Rachel Renee Russell

Nikki and her bandmates are looking forward to an AWESOME summer on tour as the opening act for the world famous Bad Boyz! Nikki is a little worried when her frenemy, MacKenzie Hollister, weasels her way into a social media intern position with the tour. But she has a total MELTDOWN when she learns that MacKenzie is her new roommate! Will Nikki survive her dream tour as it quickly goes from AWESOME to AWFUL?! The drama continues in Dork Diaries 14: Tales from a Not-So-Best Friend Forever!

 

Available at the Lepper Library

The Crayons’ Christmas by Drew Daywalt

‘Tis the season for all of us to write our holiday wishlists. But everyone–even the crayons–know the best presents are the ones that you give. In this unique book, readers get to see how Duncan, the crayons, and their families celebrate the holidays. With real, folded letters from the Crayons that you can pull from their envelopes and read, games, punch-out ornaments, a poster, and a pop-up tree, this book is the perfect gift for fans of The Day the Crayons Quit and The Day the Crayons Came Home.

 

Available at the Lepper Library

A Big Bed for Little Snow by Grace Lin

When it was quiet, Little Snow grinned and then jumped, jumped, jumped!
 
Little Snow loves the new big, soft bed Mommy made him for the long, cold winter nights. But Mommy says this bed is for sleeping, not jumping! What happens when he can’t resist jump, jump, jumping on his new fluffy, bouncy bed?
Bestselling and award-winning author Grace Lin artfully introduces young readers to their first snow through striking illustrations and heartwarming moments.

 

Availability at Lepper Library