Saturday, April 19 Spring Story & Easter Egg Hunt
Join us to celebrate Sprin'g arrival with a Spring-Time Storytime. We'll be reading fun spring stories, creating a Chick Hatching Egg Carton Craft with some fun music & treats. We'll top off the morning with an Easter Egg Hunt in the front yard. Bring your little ones out for a hoppin' good time.
El Dia de Los Ninos Celebration
Wednesday, April 30, 3:15 p.m.
Public and school libraries will celebrate El día de los niños/El día de los libros Día on April 30, 2014. Children's Day/Book Day, also known as El día de los niños/El día de los libros (Día), is a celebration of children, families, and reading held annually on April 30. The celebration emphasizes the importance of literacy for children of all linguistic and cultural backgrounds. Día is an enhancement of Children’s Day, which began in 1925. Children’s Day was designated as a day to bring attention to the importance and well-being of children. In 1996, nationally acclaimed children’s book author Pat Mora proposed linking the celebration of childhood and children with literacy to found El día de los niños/El día de los libros.
Join us for multilingual readings as well as ethnic crafts and foods.
Neighborhood Dance Party Friday, May 16 6p.m. -8p.m.
This event is for all those wedding crashers in the neighborhood! The Northfield Public Library will be hosting a family dance party; think of it as a wedding reception without the wedding. Come as you are or get gussied up, but either way wear your dancing shoes. There is no exercise better than dancing, come and get your body moving to the irresistible beats the DJ will spin. It’s a fun and healthy way to spend a Friday night.
Library Circulates First Kindle
The Otto Bruyns Public Library of Northfield is proud to say that it has officially checked out a Kindle for the first time to a library patron. You may recognize this patron, as he is also a staff member, Russ Goetz. Come on in and check a Kindle out for yourself. What better way to see what all the hype is about? Take a kindle home and download ebooks for free through the library. Patrons who would like to borrow a kindle must sign a contract before checking out. Feel free to stop in and take a look at our Kindle Policy.