Wednesdays are Preschool Storytime at Cottonwood Library

Cottonwood Community Library holds a preschool storytime each Wednesday from 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m., September-December 2011.

Each Storytime will include the featured story as well as additional stories, poems, songs and/or finger plays, followed by a craft and activity time. The library welcomes all who wish to attend and share these wonderful stories with us.

Sept. 7 Watermelons
Watermelon Wishes by Lisa Moser
Peter Spit a Seed at Sue by Jackie French Koller
Sample watermelon and take part in a seed shooting contest.

Sept. 14 Mice
The Mouse, the Cat, and Grandmother’s Hat by Nancy Willard
Mouse Mess by Linnea Riley
Make a mouse finger puppet and share its story.

Sept. 21
Charlie the Ranch Dog by Ree Drummond (The Pioneer Woman)
This story chronicles a day on the ranch with Charlie, a very special dog.

Sept. 28
In a Small, Small Pond by Denise Fleming
An observation of all the activities of the many creatures found in this small, small pond.

Oct. 5
Know What I Saw? by Aileen Fisher
In this book, a child numbers the wonderful things she sees on a full day of observing.

Oct. 12
Olivia by Ian Falconer
Olivia, the imaginative pig, enjoys a few adventures that only spark her lively imagination all the more.

Oct. 19
The Little Red Hen Makes a Pizza by Philemon Sturgess
Hold the Anchovies by Shelly Rotner.
These two books showcase pizza and the making thereof.

Oct. 26 Halloween
Once When I Was Scared by Ted Rand.
Take home a Halloween craft.

Nov. 2
Career Day by Anne Rockwell
Car Wash by Sandra and Susan Steen.
The first book explores careers shared at one child’s school on career day. The second book is an imaginative spin from a child’s eyes on the simple fun of sitting in the car as it is washed.

Nov. 9 Squirrels, Nuts, and Leaves
The Tale of Squirrel Nutkin by Beatrix Potter
Getting to Know Nature’s Children.
Particpate in some nutty activities.

Nov. 16
When the Moon is Full by Penny Pollock.
This book expands on the phases of the moon and the beautiful countryside it illuminates.

Nov. 23

Nov. 30 Friends
Where Are You Going? To See My Friend by Eric Carle
The Doorbell Rang by Pat Hutchins
Help make a handprint quilt and take part in “Share a Chair” game

Dec. 7
Pinkalicious and Silverlicious by Victoria and Elizabeth Kahn.
Imagination in the world of a little girl manages to effect her and her brother’s world in the most pink way possible!

Dec. 14
Cobweb Christmas by Shirley Climo.
This old world tale set in Germany showcases one very special Christmas Eve with a little help from Tante’s friends.

Dec. 21 Christmas
Angelina’s Christmas by Katerine Holabird
Cookie Count by Robert Sabuda
A chance to meet Santa and Mrs. Santa!

After Dec. 21, storytime will resume Jan. 4, 2012

What: Cottonwood Community Library Preschool Storytime
When: Wednesdays from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
Where: Cottonwood Community Library, 3427 Main Street, Cottonwood, CA 96022

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