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Where are the bees?

August 4, 2008

Firefly Bee Program 8.1.08, originally uploaded by RichmondM.Library.

Friday (8/1) the Fireflies enjoyed a program about Honey Bees with Judy Spring and Charlie Augrom from the Genesee County Park. We learned so much and everyone had the opportunity to try on Beekeeping gear.
Can you guess who pictured above? Me neither. Keep reading and don’t forget to come by and hunt for the Picnic Basket and receive a prize.
-Miss Kelly


What’s the Buzz about?

August 1, 2008

The Friday (8/1) programs this week will feature BEES! The Preschool Busy Bee program at 10:30am is titled ‘Buzz to the Library’ join Mrs. Gillard and all her friends for stories, songs, fingerplays, craft and snack.

For the Frisky Firefly program on Friday for grades 1 and up at 2:30pm, titled ‘What’s the Buzz about Bees?’ will feature Judy Spring from Genesee County Park. Judy will talk about bees and beekeeping and kids will have the opportunity to make a craft.

The Frisky Firefly program on 7/25 – CroZoo visited! Do you know what this is?

Well, for all you Jan Brett fans, this is an albino Hedgehog named Snowbell.

Dragonflies, Busy Bees, Fireflies, Oh My!

July 22, 2008

What a BUSY week last week and an equally BUSY one under way already!

The Dragonflies met for a spinningly good time today and discussed the book Seven Spiders Spinning by Gregory Maguire. Nest week we’ll start reading Gregor the Overlander by Suzanne Collins – not to be missed!

This Friday (7/25) our Busy Bees will meet at 10:00am and will be outside in the Literary Garden (weather permitting) and the Fireflies will meet @ 2:30pm for a program in the Children’s Room by CroZoo, the Around the World Safari, a fun for all ages program.

Be sure to check out our flickr site (below on the right) for more pictures from all our past programs. There are some real cuties!

-Miss Kelly

Firefly Fun

July 18, 2008

Bruce Weaver and friends entertained us Friday (7/11) afternoon. There was a lot of laughter and learning going on. He introduced many friends to us and even taught us the proper way to laugh.

If you want to check out what coming next for the Fireflies, just click the link to the right for a schedule.

-Miss Kelly

Busy Bees

July 16, 2008

The Busy Bees Preschool Story Time Summer Program met for the first time last Friday 7/11 @ 10:00am. They listened to stories and sang songs with Mrs. Gillard and finished up with a butterfly craft and buttterfly snack!

If you want more information about the Busy Bees click the link on the right of the page.

-Miss Kelly

Dragonflies are Poets

July 10, 2008

The Dragonflies lunch bunch book group for grades 3-5, meets Tuesday afternoons @ 1:00pm. We eat our lunch and Miss Kelly supplies a drink and snack we also, listen as she reads a few chapters of a book to us and do fun activities and games.

If you want more information click on the Dragonfly link to the right. We’d love to have you join us.

Last Tuesday we created a fence post poem together. We’ve included it below. Enjoy.

Furry worm bug

Composed by The Dragonflies:

Aaron, Bridget, Dani, Scott, Patrick, Andrew, Aimee and Melissa

Furry worm bug

He share pool games

Cold ocean ice is spike

Hand shady tree

Wiggle water dance was happy true perfect

Smart puzzle hug

Bark red dog camp

Hot run sun steam

Book is this party scream

frog hop creek was at write up

Turtle word ate smooth lake of slime shop

Cream flower eat kind tree

see she Smile holler share Shout

feet freeze stream gentle

have ship at this beauty cool grew

we sail


fish beetle snail

he water are spider



Essay Contest

July 8, 2008

The 18th annual HELEN BUHL MEMORIAL AWARD will be awarded to a summer reader who is entering 4th, 5th or 6th grade.

Students join The Summer Reading Club and write a report on one of the books they have read. This must be submitted to the Richmond Memorial Library, no later than August 1st, 2008.

A panel of judges from the FRIENDS OF THE LIBRARY will select the winning entry. The winner will receive a $50.00 cash prize and have his/her name inscribed on a plaque in the Children’s Room. Two honorable mentions will be awarded $25 each.

Stop by the Children’s room to pick up an entry form. Please call for more information. 585-343-9550 x4.