We welcome Animal Friends back to the library for our spring program lineup! Children will have the opportunity to meet and read aloud to an approved literacy dog, hear stories and participate in a literacy activity.? Readers of all ages and abilities are welcomed!?Because all visits are on a volunteer basis, we ask all participants to bring along one item from the Animal Friends Supply Drive list which can be found here. Registration required.
Join local Michael’s art and craft instructor Michelle as she shares her love of artistic creativity with the community and brings her talent to the Baldwin Library! Children in grades K-5 can join Michelle as she introduces a new, exciting project each month and take home a beautiful, unique creation! Registration required.
Registration required and begins March 18.
Children in grades 3 and up and invited to help transform an empty space on our new library grounds into a butterfly garden to attract local species of butterflies and pollinators.? Participants will learn:
- Which butterflies can be found in our community and the species of plants they depend on to survive
- The importance of planting native plants and providing all the habitat components to support butterflies throughout their life cycle
- How to select plants that will support eggs, caterpillars, and butterflies, as well as how to provide safe shelter for butterflies in the garden
- How to properly place selected plants in the garden
- How to work together on the garden metamorphosis, planting and mulching
- How to paint rocks to add to the garden, creating a lasting, colorful, community artwork for our new library space
- How to make a plan for their own garden to implement at home after learning about different species of essential plants for butterflies