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January at the Creswell Library

Happy New Year!

January Craft Kit for Kids

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Our January craft is a simple loom weave. We will be making bracelets using yarn, straws, and tape. You can pick up your craft kit starting on January 4th! There is no sign-up for this craft just swing by to pick one up!

Family Baking

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This month we will be baking cupcakes! We will make chocolate cupcakes together via Zoom on the 14th. We will also make vanilla frosting to go along with them. You do not need to join us via Zoom. You can pick up your baking kit and bake on your own time but we sure love baking with all of you! You can also use all of your own ingredients and join us on Zoom. Sign up for a baking kit and the Zoom info using this link:


Art with Holly

We are working with Holly to pick a new day and craft for January. We are sorry for the delay in this program but we will update you as soon as we can!


January Reads for February Book Clubs

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Our Book Club for Kids will meet on 1/5 at 4pm to discuss Pax. Our next book is Because of Mr. Terupt by Ron Boyega. We will meet to discuss Because of Mr. Terupt on 2/2 at 4pm. Taken from the publisher: “It’s the start of a new year at Snow Hill School, and seven students find themselves thrown together in Mr. Terupt’s fifth grade class. There’s . . . Jessica, the new girl, smart and perceptive, who’s having a hard time fitting in; Alexia, a bully, your friend one second, your enemy the next; Peter, class prankster and troublemaker; Luke, the brain; Danielle, who never stands up for herself; shy Anna, whose home situation makes her an outcast; and Jeffrey, who hates school.”
They don’t have much in common, and they’ve never gotten along. Not until a certain new teacher arrives and helps them to find strength inside themselves—and in each other. But when Mr. Terupt suffers a terrible accident, will his students be able to remember the lessons he taught them? Or will their lives go back to the way they were before—before fifth grade and before Mr. Terupt?"


Our Middle School Book Club will meet in January to discuss Bloom on 1/12 at 3:30pm. Our next book is Divergent by Veronica Roth. We will meet to discuss Divergent on 2/9 at 3:30pm. Taken from the publisher:  “One choice can transform you. Beatrice Prior's society is divided into five factions—Candor (the honest), Abnegation (the selfless), Dauntless (the brave), Amity (the peaceful), and Erudite (the intelligent). Beatrice must choose between staying with her Abnegation family and transferring factions. Her choice will shock her community and herself. But the newly christened Tris also has a secret, one she's determined to keep hidden, because in this world, what makes you different makes you dangerous.”

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PreK Storytime

Join us on Thursdays at 10:00am via Zoom for awesome stories and fun songs. 

January themes:

1/6 – Sick/germs

1/13 – Colors

1/20 – Cats

1/27 – Food

Use this Zoom information to join us for these storytimes!

Meeting ID: 639 784 683

Passcode: Bestbooks1



Join us on Fridays at 10:00am. Join us for songs, fingerplays, lap bounces, and stories!

Meeting ID: 638 577 839
Passcode: Bestbooks1

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