Dungeons & Dragons Gaming Club - June

DiceRoll up some fun this summer with kid-friendly Dungeons & Dragons Gaming.  This monthly program will take place the fourth Monday of every month, June-August. Have fun using your imagination while also working on building problem-solving skills, practicing mathematics and chart-reading, and learning new vocabulary. The next session is June 22, 4:30-5:30 PM.  All playing materials will be provided, but feel free to bring your own dice.  This program is suggested for ages 9-12.  Families are welcome.  No registration is required.

Photo Dungeons & Dragons by River Siren (CC BY-SA 2.0)

Battle Bunny Book Transformation

Battle Bunny coverWho says you shouldn't write in a book?  Come to our Book Transformation program on, Monday, July 13, 2:00-3:00 PM, and -- in the spirit of Jon Scieszka and Mac Barnett's Battle Bunny -- we'll take ordinary children's books and make them extraordinary by changing text, adding visuals, and making other alterations.  This program is for ages 9-12.  Registration for this program is required and begins June 25.

World Snake Day Celebration

SnakeCome hang out with some serpentine visitors at our World Snake Day Celebration on Thursday, July 16, 7:00-8:00 PMMark Rosenthal of Animal Magic will bring live snakes for all ages to view and learn about.  No registration required.

Sunlit snake by Matt Reinbold (CC BY-SA 2.0)

Humorous/Funny Stories for 5th Graders

Kate the great: except when she's not by Suzy


Tales from a not-so-happily ever after by Rachel

Renée Russell with Nikki Russell and Erin Russell

Guys read: funny business by edited and with an

introduction by Jon Scieszka ; stories by Mac Barnett ... [et al.] ; with illustrations by Adam Rex

The call of the bully: a Rodney Rathbone novel by

Scott Starkey

The barftastic life of Louie Burger by Jenny

Meyerhoff ; with pictures by Jason Week

Humorous/Funny Stories for 3rd Graders

Anyone but me by Nancy Krulik ; illustrated by John

& Wendy

Judy Moody: around the world in 8 1/2 days by Megan

McDonald ; illustrated by Peter H. Reynolds

Beezus and Ramona by Beverly Cleary ; illustrated by

Louis Darling

The Bride of Frankenstein doesn't bake cookies by

Debbie Dadey and Marcia Thornton Jones ; illustrated by John Steven Gurney

The case of the coyote invasion by John R. Erickson ;

illustrations by Gerald L. Holmes

Humourous/Funny Stories for 2nd Graders

The trouble with chickens: a J.J. Tully mystery by

Doreen Cronin ; illustrated by Kevin Cornell

Horrid Henry by Francesca Simon ; illustrated by Tony


The Mount Rushmore calamity by created by Jeff Brown

; written by Sara Pennypacker ; pictures by Macky Pamintuan

Never glue your friends to chairs by Katherine

Applegate ; illustrated by Brian Biggs

Mercy Watson fights crime by Kate DiCamillo ;

illustrated by Chris Van Dusen

Humorous/Funny Stories for Kindergarteners


Imogene's antlers by David Small

Mrs. McNosh hangs up her wash by Sarah Weeks ;

pictures by Nadine Bernard Westcott

Animals should definitely not wear clothing by

written by Judi Barrett and drawn by Ron Barrett

The silly

book by Babette Cole

Big chickens by Leslie Helakoski ; illustrated by

Henry Cole