Category Archives: J P @ Library

2nd Grade “Elves”

The 2nd grade classes came to the library for a story and craft last week.  We read “The Shelf Elf” and made elves to take home.

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If You Give a Mouse a Cookie…..

The 1st grade classes are hearing a favorite story by Laura Numeroff titled; “If You Give a Mouse a Cookie” in April at the library.  As always, after the story they make a craft to go along with the story. … Continue reading

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4th Grade “Flips” Over Author Denise Fleming

With help from The Friends of the El Paso Public Library’s Vice-President, the 4th grade classes made Beetle-Bop pancakes to get the feel of author Denise Fleming’s method of illustrating her many children’s books.  Each month we celebrate an author’s … Continue reading

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Winter Stories

Each month the Kindergarten classes visit the library.  In January, the classes visit to hear a winter story.  The first thing we do is sing “Rockin’ the Alphabet”.  Class members get to point to each letter as we sing the … Continue reading

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Author Birthday Party

This month we celebrated Kevin Henkes’ birthday during 4th grade visits.  He has written lots of books for preschoolers on up to Junior Highers.  His most recognized books are about mice.  Thats why when we posed for our pictures, we … Continue reading

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Kindergarten Thanksgiving

The Kindergarten classes are hearing some great Thanksgiving stories, including one to take home and read.  Children need to return the Thanksgiving paper book to the library to receive a small prize.  This month it is a fun size candy … Continue reading

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Thankful 2nd Graders

Thanksgiving is almost here, so we are reading a story that hits ‘home’ with everyone.  After  “Round the Turkey” is read, the classes work on a Thanksgiving book and take turns checking out a book to keep in class until … Continue reading

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Read Me A Story!

The Bright Beginnings and Early Childhood classes sing “Read Me A Story” before we read the story specially selected for them.  Each month the classes visit here at the library and work on a nursery rhyme, read a story related … Continue reading

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Kindergarten- Ready Set, Sing! (and read)

The Kindergarten classes visit the library each month to enjoy stories of the seasons and holidays.  In October, classes sang “Rockin’ The Alphabet” while class members pointed to each letter before we read our fall stories.  As the class leaves … Continue reading

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Silly Gracie

First grades classes are listening to “The Great Gracie Chase” by Cynthia Rylant for November visits to the library.  After we read the story, each child created a Gracie puppet to take home so they can tell the story to … Continue reading

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