Make an Embroidered Snowflake Card

This year might just be the perfect one for sending holiday cards. Since we can’t see our friends and extended family in person this year, a card that lets someone know you’re thinking of them can really brighten their day! … Continued →


Student Newsletter | December

  LinksKids Virtual Show and Tell Game Nights on Discord Make a Ramen Grilled Cheese CultureGrams Books “Over and Under the Snow” “I Can Make This Promise” “New Kid” “We Are Okay”    


Spooky Season Recommendation Roundup!

We are all looking for the most fun ways to celebrate Halloween safely. Here’s a roundup of recommended ideas and links from public health experts: Decorate both the inside and outside your house, apartment, or living space and share photos … Continued →


Take a Walk | Opening Act(ivity)

Hi, my name is Lisa. I host the Opening Act(ivity) on Wednesday mornings at our Northtown location. While we are social distancing, we are bringing the activities to you! Today’s activity involves a field trip and a scavenger hunt.  Please … Continued →


Books with Letters

Do you have a favorite word? I have several. I love the word viscosity (especially when it refers to chocolate milkshakes). I also love the word epistolary. It means “related to the writing of letters.” When paired with novels – … Continued →


Coffee or Crafting | Opening Act(ivity)

Coffee or Crafting:  How about both? Here is a way to enjoy your cup of joe with a splash of creativity. I’m a fan of using different items to create art. For today’s activity, we will be using watercolor paper, … Continued →


Memorable Trips | Opening (Act)ivity

              I’m Lisa from the Northtown Library. I usually host the Opening Act(ivity) program on Wednesday mornings, though today we are bringing the activity to you! Today’s activity has to do with travel. I … Continued →


Reading for Fun

Reading for fun? What is that?! As a student and an only-parent, it is difficult to find time to enjoy reading for pleasure. There is always another assigned chapter to read, home distractions and dishes to do that fill my … Continued →


Imagine Your Story | Reading List for Kids and Teens

  Check out our fantasy adventure reading list to fit this year’s summer reading theme, Imagine Your Story! Picture Books    Another by Christian Robinson   Book | eBook  Day Dreamers: A Journey of Imagination by Emily Winfield Martin   Book  Journey by Aaron Becker   Book   Little Barbarian by Renato Moriconi  … Continued →


Quilting Ideas | Opening Act(ivity)

My name is Lisa and I work at the Northtown Library. I host the Opening Act(ivity) program typically every Wednesday mornings. Since we are closed for now, we are bringing the Opening Act(ivity) to you! For today’s activity, I want … Continued →