This past week was busy, busy, busy at the library. The Tween Book Club came together on Tuesday and discussed “Among the Hidden”. This book talks about a country that only allows people to have two children. Then the government does something to the women so they can’t have any more. Well, some families decided to have more than two children.
Those children were hidden from the world. These hidden children find out about each other using a chat room on the internet. They plan a revolt against the government. Some perish, others change their identity so they may come out of hiding and lead a normal life.
I recommend this book to anyone.
The kids were able to make a family tree and they put their thumb prints by their name. Then they had to take their trees home and have their family members put their thumb prints by their names. The kids had a lot of fun doing that. Thanks to Leisa Beutler for all her great ideas for the Tween Book Club. She does a wonderful job with them.
This months the tweens will be reading “My Side of the Mountain” by Jean Craighead George. So come sign up you children. Ages 10-12 years old are invited to attend. The meeting will be April 7th.
Story time on Wednesday was a hit. It was Dr. Seuss’s birthday celebration. The children made some wonderful paper bag puppets from the Dr. Seuss books. Then four or five of the children used their puppets and read Dr. Seuss books to each other. We played pin the green egg by the green ham on the platter. It was a wonderful celebration.
Finally, we had the Teen Power Club. Mrs. Christine Foster came and taught the children how to make Fairy Villages. They were able to make a Nome, a swing set out of twigs and a Popsicle stick, a babbling blue rocked brook, and planted some grass with fake flowers to decorate with. They turned out so very cute. All the teens were pleased with what they had created for their homes. All the creations were different and beautiful. These villages would liven up anyone’s homes.
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