Saturday, January 28, 2012

Neil Numberman Visits the Nesconset Branch!

Neil Numberman and Nesconset Kids
sharing monster drawings

A monster made by the master, Neil Numberman
(with help from Nesconset Kids!)

Oh my MONSTERS! Second through fifth graders creeped into the Nesconset Branch on Friday, January 27 for a monster drawing workshop with author and illustrator Neil Numberman! Numberman is the author of Do Not Build a Frankenstein and the illustrator of Joey Fly Private Eye in Creepy Crawly Crime and Joey Fly Private Eye in Big Hairy Drama. Nesconset students had a blast creating, naming and sharing their monsters, check out our flickr page to sneak a peak at our projects!

Thursday, January 26, 2012

LEGO Club 2012!

The newest LEGO Club pics are up on our blog! Scroll down to our photo gallery to see more awesome projects! Registration for February starts Jan 30th!

Wednesday, January 18, 2012

What’s Cooking: Children’s Cookbooks

Looking to warm up a cold afternoon? Try cooking up a new snack with your child! Having your child help in the kitchen is not only a fun activity, but also encourages math skills with measuring and counting, creativity, builds self confidence and develops small motor control.

Try some of these tasty cookbooks for you and your child:

Cool Cakes and Cupcakes

Cool Meals to Start Your Wheels

Easy Cut-Up Cakes for Kids

Ghoulish Goodies: A Frightful Cookbook

The Greatest Cookies Ever

Green Eggs and Ham Cookbook

Indoor S’mores and Other Tasty Treats for Special Occasions

Mermaid Cookbook

Peanut Butter and Jelly Sushi and Other Party Recipes

Pink Princess Cupcakes

Pink Princess Party Cookbook

Sensational Snacks

Wednesday, January 4, 2012

Bringing Baby Home

It's time to leave the hospital and head home with your new bundle of what!? Taking care of a new baby can be overwhelming, especially if you are a first-time parent. The thought of being responsible for a little one while surviving on hardly any sleep can be daunting. Then one day you may wake up and feel like you "kind of" know what you are doing!... Maybe! Here are some book suggestions that are helpful when bringing home baby. Only catch...finding the time to sit and read!  Perhaps, try browsing them before baby gets here and find what speaks to you...and good luck!!