AT HOME FUN!

at home funDuring this mandated closure, Fredricksen Library wants to do everything we can to support you from afar! Some of our Children's Library Staff will be posting videos about science, art,and stories! READ MORE...

 

STORYTIMES & CRAFTS!

fear

Week 9: Fear and Courage
Join us for our last official Spring Storytime! We’re finishing off Feelings Week with stories about different ways to face our fears, whether we’re afraid of heights, the dark, or everything! We know everyone can be brave when they have friends and good books around them!

charlie

Miss Monet Reads: Charlie and the Chocolate Factory
Ready for a sweet surprise? Miss Monet and Lizzie the Dog read from chapters 1 - 3 of Roald Dahl's "Charlie and the Chocolate Factory."

angry

Week 9: Angry and Calm
Next up in our Feelings Week, Miss Emily, Roasty, and Alana the Llama read stories that will help you go from being a grumpy monkey to a peaceful piggy in no time!

kindness

Week 9: Happy and Sad
Join us for Feelings Week with stories about being happy & sad, and introduce some other feelings we’ll discuss in more detail later in the week (think fear & the grumpies!) Plus new songs about love, laziness, and our favorite emotion: being silly!

fish

Week 8: Under the Sea
Strap on your goggles & snorkels, everyone! Your friends Miss Emily, Roasty, and Morris the Mouse are doing some underwater exploring for today’s storytime, where we will meet fish, squids, jellyfish, turtles, and even some ancient aquatic dinosaurs!

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Bilingual Storytime
Canciones y Cuentos Con Ms. Olga y Sus Amigos -
Introduce kids to Spanish with songs and stories. Join Miss Olga! No fluency is required.

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Miss Monet Reads: The Secrets of Droon Book 2
Miss. Monet and Lizzie the dog read from chapter one of "Journey to the Volcano Palace," book two in "The Secrets of Droon" series by Tony Abbott. A fantastic series for kids beginning to read chapter books and for fans of "The Magic Tree House" series.

mouse

Week 8: High in the Sky
Make some cloud friends & discover new constellations in this storytime about the sky! Join Miss Emily, Roasty, and Morris the Mouse as they ride the wind all the way to the stars and beyond!

earth

Week 8: Living on Land
Flowers, leaves, and trees - oh my! Get grounded with Miss Emily, Roasty, and Morris the Mouse as they “go green” and read stories about the earth & all who live on it!

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Miss Monet Reads: The Name of This Book is Secret
Miss Monet and Lizzie the dog read from chapter one of "The Name of This Book is Secret," book one in the Secret series by Pseudonymous Bosch. An amazing middle-grade fiction series.

monster

Week 7: Monster Mayhem!
RAWR! To cap off your week, sink your claws into stories about everything that growls, snarls, and grumbles with Miss Emily (a growler), Roasty (a snarler), and E.T. the alien (a grumbler). Which kind of monster are YOU?

alien

Week 7: Attack of the Aliens!
Phone home! Join Miss Emily, Roasty, and E.T. the alien for some truly out-of-this-world tales!

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Bilingual Storytime
Are you ready for more bilingual storytime fun? Join Miss Olga!

et

Week 7: Join the Robot Rumpus!
Beep-boop-blip, which in robot language means it’s time for Robot Storytime! Miss Emily, Roasty, and E.T. the alien will be oiling their rusty parts & tweaking their tune-makers for today’s stories about our fun mechanical friends...and that’s affirmative!

pets

Fun Friday Storytime: Perfectly Peculiar Pets
We made it through another week! Celebrate with Miss Emily, Roasty, and Pam the Lamb by reading stories about those most special animals in our lives we call pets.

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Week 6: Opposites Attract
Whether you are standing UP or sitting DOWN, live NEARBY or FAR AWAY, have MUCH or only a LITTLE time - join Miss Emily, Roasty, and Pam the Lamb to learn about opposites today!

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Bilingual Storytime
Hola Amigos! It's time for another bilingual storytime with Miss Olga.

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Miss Monet Reads: Star Wars A New Hope
Star Wars Day is fast approaching! Get ready by listening to Miss Monet read from A New Hope!

bath

Week 6: Scrub-a-dub-dub!
It’s bath time, friends! Join Miss Emily, Roasty, and Pam the Lamb to hear stories about having fun in the tub! BYOB (bring your own bubbles)

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Miss Monet Reads: Junie B. Jones
Lizzie the dog looooooves Junie B Jones! How about you? Read along with her!

music

Fun Friday Storytime: You've Got the Music!
Celebrate the end of your week by joining Miss Emily, Roasty, and Gerald the Giraffe as they read stories about the joy music can bring to our lives when we feel sad or bored, and how it is best when shared with others.

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Miss Monet Reads: The Mitten
Join Miss Monet and Lizzie the Dog to hear the picture book The Mitten!

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Week 5: Books are the Best!
Join Miss Emily, Roasty & Gerald the Giraffe for a storytime that celebrates the power of books!

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Miss Monet Reads: The Hobbit
It's time for more Miss Monet Reads! Today listen to part of The Hobbit.

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Bilingual Storytime!
Bilingual Storytime with Ms. Olga is BACK for week two! 

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Miss Monet Reads: Frozen II Forest of Shadows
Miss Monet, Lizzie the dog and Olaf read from the prologue of "Frozen ll: Forest of Shadows" by Kamilla Benko.

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Week 5: Calling all Little Artists!
Get inspired to create your own “mousterpiece” from stories about art, painting, & drawing with Miss Emily, Roasty, and Gerald the Giraffe!

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Miss Monet Reads: The Tale of Mrs. Tittlemouse
Miss Monet and Lizzie the dog read from "The Tale of Mrs. Tittlemouse" by Beatrix Potter.

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Friday Fun: How to Be a Superhero
Put on your most POW!erful costume and finish off the week reading stories about superheroes of all kinds with Miss Emily, Roasty, and Alana the Llama!

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James & the Giant Peach with Miss Monet
Miss Monet and Lizzie read from Chapters 10 & 11 from James & the Giant Peach by Roald Dahl.

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Week 4: Read the Rainbow
Brighten up your day with Miss Emily, Roasty, and Alana the Llama as they read books about the wide rainbow of colors that make up our world, and even what happens when two colors mix together!

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Miss Monet Reads: Chamber of Secrets
Miss Monet, Lizzie the dog and Hedwig read from chapter sixteen of "Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets" by J.K. Rowling.

olga

Bilingual Storytime!
¡Buenos días! Join Ms. Olga for Bilingual Storytime!

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Week 4: Sleep Tight Tonight
Start your week off with Miss Emily, Roasty, and Alana the Llama and learn ways to beat the bedtime blues with new songs & stories!

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Friday Storytime: Mind Your Manners
Who said manners can’t be fun!? Join Miss Emily, Roasty, and Paddington the Bear to cap off this week's storytimes with lessons on the magic words that make life more fun for everyone!

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Week 3: Boredom Busters
Bust your mid-week blues with Miss Emily, Roasty, and Paddington the Bear as they read stories about the power of imagination & creativity!

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Week 3: Sharing with Friends is Fun!
Start your week with Miss Emily, Roasty, and Paddington the Bear as they read stories about sharing & learn new songs to practice opposites!

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Cooking up a Good Time with Miss Emily!
Join Miss Emily, Roasty, and Bruno the Bunny for stories about all things food! Practice your ABC’s and 123’s while learning ways to help your grown up in the kitchen!

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Magic Tree House with Miss Monet
Do you love The Magic Tree House series? So do we! Join Miss Monet while she reads to you from Magic Tree House #31: Summer of the Sea Serpent by Mary Pope Osborne.

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Making a Pinata with Miss Kayla
Miss Kayla is going to teach you how to make a pinata! You can decide what animal you are going to make.

CHARLOTTES WEBCharlotte's Web with Miss Monet!
Listen to Miss Monet from the Fredricksen Library read E.B. White's classic book Charlotte's Web to you!

 
COUNTINGCounting With Bears, Goats and Pete the Cat!
Have fun counting along with Miss Emily, Roasty, and Bruno the Bunny as we read stories about numbers today!
 
MONDAYWeek Two Storytime: Wonderful Words & Rhymes!
Join Miss Emily, Roasty, and Bruno the Bunny as they kick off a new week of virtual storytimes! Featuring new songs about food & counting, and stories about the power and joy of words.
 
DINOSFun Storytime with Miss Emily - Dino Dance Party!
Finish off Dinosaur Week with stories about dancing and stomping to your own special beat!
 
COMICSCollaborative Comic Book Drawing with Miss Kayla from Fredricksen Library (with Special Guest Tylee)
I am joined with my niece Tylee to teach you how to create a collaborative comic book drawing. Find some paper, markers, and a partner. You’ll work together to combine ideas and tell a story as you draw.
 
MORE DINOS!Wednesday Storytime - Staying Healthy & Clean with Bears and Dinosaurs!
It's time for more DINOSAURS! Join Miss Emily, Roasty, and Sara the Triceratops with songs and stories about staying clean and healthy.
 
DINOS WITH EMILYMonday Storytime with Miss Emily and Roasty!
Fredricksen Library’s first virtual storytime where we'll meet Sara the Triceratops and Roasty the Cat, and share books and songs about fun things to do while we're stuck at home this week!
 
SEWINGSewing on Sunday: Heart Pillow Edition with Miss Kayla
It's chilly out there today! Why not make a cute pillow to snuggle up with? Miss Kayla will teach your a simple way to sew a pillow. You will need some fabric, a needle, thread, scissors, and a marker.
 
MARKERSMarker Watercolor Drawing with Miss Kayla
Miss Kayla will teach you how to turn your marker drawing into a watercolor painting. Grab some markers, paper, a paintbrush, and a cup of water and follow along!
 
RAINBOWSPainting a Rainbow with Miss Kayla from Fredricksen Library
I’m going to teach you how to paint a rainbow! Once you’re finished with your painting don’t forget to post a picture on Facebook or Instagram and tag Fredricksen Library. I can’t wait to see all the unique rainbows you create!
 

STEM WITH EMILY!

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Quaran-Teen Talk!
Join Emily, Emily, Deanne, and Jess for another episode of Quaran-teen Talk!

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Virtual Makerspace: Star Wars Day!
Happy Star Wars Day! Celebrate with Miss Emily from the Kunkel Creation Station!

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Quaran-Teen Talk!
Join us once more for some Quaran-TEEN Talk where we chat about books we've been reading, our favorite YouTube channels to watch, and more!

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Virtual Makerspace Trivia Quiz!
Join Miss Emily from the Kunkel Creation Station for a Weird Nature Quiz from National Geographic!

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Virtual Makerspace: Canva
Join our Teen Programmer/STEM Coordinator Emily McQuiggan to learn about Canva! In the makerspace we use Canva to create digital designs for our button maker, but you can use it for much more.

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Virtual Makerspace: Using Scratch
Join Emily McQuiggan from the Kunkel Creation Station to learn about one of our favorite coding websites--Scratch!

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Quaran-TEEN Talk
Join us for quaran-TEEN talk! Our Teen Programmer along with other familiar faces around the Fredricksen Teen area chat about what they've been reading, watching, and listening to during the pandemic. Some topics include Hamilton Sing Alongs, Animal Crossing, and watching live cams from local zoos and animal rescues!

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Cat and Dog Trivia
Are you a cat person or a dog person? 
For some cat and dog trivia watch our 
latest STEM video.

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3D Printing with Tinkercad
Do you miss coming in to the Kunkel Creation Station for the Adventures in 3D Printing class? You can practice at home! Watch Miss Emily show you how to use Tinkercad for free!

 
SPACE
Space Trivia from the KCS!
Join Miss Emily for some trivia questions
about outer space! What is a black hole?
Why is the sky blue? We have the answers
here! All our trivia came from:
If you want to know when you can see
the International Space Station from
your house,click here: 
To watch real astronauts on the
ISS read stories to you, click here:
 
 
COASTERS
the Kunkel Creation Station!
Learn about roller coaster
engineering and the engineering
design process with Miss Emily
(STEM-EM!) from the Fredricksen
Library! Use materials around your
home to create a roller coaster for
a marble, ping pong ball, or other
small balls you can find. 
 
BINGO
Stay Home Bingo! 
It's time to play Stay Home Bingo!
Here are two slightly different versions
of our bingo card. Take a screen shot,
and post your card in the comments
below. How many times did you get
bingo?
 
 
WEB TOUR
Website Tour for Teens!
Our website has a ton to offer! Join
us on a website tour of the best
resources for teenagers.
 
 
DINOS
Dinosaur Trivia with Miss Emily!
Join Miss Emily from the Kunkel
Creation Station at the Fredricksen
Library for some dinosaur trivia! After
a trivia quiz, she shares some library
resources to help you learn more
about dinosaurs. 
 
BIRDS
from the Kunkel Creation Station
Play along at home with bird trivia!
Miss Emily from the Kunkel Creation
Station at the Fredricksen Library
shares bird trivia.
Keep track of birds you see out of
your window using a paper journal,
or ebird.org/pa/home
To get help identifying the birds you
see go to
All of our bird trivia today was found
 

BIRD SOUNDS

Identify some of our backyard
bird-friends by their calls
& songs! 
OR 
bird-sounds.net/

EMILY

MISS EMILY & ANIMAL TRIVIA!

Miss Emily from the Kunkel Creation
Station wants to see what animal trivia
you know! Watch the video and
comment below with your animal
drawing.
All of our trivia was found at kids.nationalgeographic.com/ 
Watch animal videos and do a virtual
zoo visit at kids.sandiegozoo.org/
And of course visit our website for
access to all of our digital resources! 

cumberlandcountylibraries.org/FRE