A FUN FILLED DAY OF CELEBRATING FAVORITE CHILDREN'S AUTHORS!more info
Cartooonist and storyteller Joe Wos adds a new spin to his popular program this year as he illustrates classical music! Kids will have the chance to guess the movements in Carnival of the Animals based on Joe's lively illustrations. You will be mesmerized as Joe demonstrates the creative process in rhythm to the music. Cartoons and classical music have always gone great together and now is your chance to see that magial combination live!more info
Parents and children can join Patty Hegberg as she reads "Walter the Baker" by Eric Carle and presents an interactive cooking demonstration: making pretzels! You will learn some fun food facts, take a virtual your of a pretzel factory, sample some snacks and take home a pretzel recipe to make a special treat at home.more info
Get Creative and turn into an animal at Schlow! Sing like an alligator, dance like an Australian Lizard, attract lunch with your tongue like a snapping turtle, and give an acting performance like a hognose snake. For reptiles, survival is an art form! Forgotten Friend founder jesse Rothacker will introduce you to several live snakes, lizards, turtles and crocs this summer, leading an interactive journey into the magical and mysterious reptile world.more info
Join us for a side-splitting, zany, fast-paced Clown Theater program that includes juggling, unicycling, slapstick comedy and lots of audience participation. Paul has been called a "breath of fresh air in the world of comedy." Performances are followed by a discussion of the art of clowning, questions and answers.more info
- Buzzeo, Toni. Little Loon and Papa, Dial Books for Young Readers, 2004. It's time for diving lessons, but Little Loon is too nervous. This tale of fatherly support is just right for anyone on the verge of learning a new skill.
- Collard, Sneed B. III. Animal Dads, Houghton Mifflin Company, 1997. This book looks at the natural world with fathers cast in the caregiver role, showing a wide range of surprising parenting skills.
- Dorros, Arthur. Papa and Me.
Celebrate One Book for Every Young Child! April's activities at Schlow Library support Pennsylvania's Early Literacy Initiative!
Join the Penn State Thespians as they proudly present their Spring Children's Show Rainbow Fish.more info