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Summer Week 5 - Folk Tales Pt. 2
You don’t want to miss part two of our adapted folk tales storytime! Roasty the Cat librarian is more energized than ever as we read fun versions of beloved classics such as The Frog Prince, The Billy Goats Gruff, and Red Hiding Hood!


Bilingual Storytime
Join Miss Olga for another Bilingual Storytime!


Kindergarten Prep
Join us for Kindergarten Prep! This week we are listening to Jack and the Beanstalk, trying out some exercises, and sorting from biggest to smallest.


Summer Week 5 - Folk Tales
We're halfway through Summer Storytimes! Enjoy adaptations of beloved tales such as Cinderella, The Gingerbread Boy, and the Hare & the Tortoise as we kick of our classic Folk Tales week! Additionally, learn fun songs about The Three Little Pigs, Goldilocks, Hansel & Gretel and more!

Books we will read:
“Cinders: A Chicken Cinderella” by Jan Brett
“The Gingerbread Cowboy” by Janet Squires
“Hare and Tortoise” by Alison Murray


Summer Week 4 - Fairies Pt. 2
This magical week isn’t over yet! Join Miss Emily the Fairy Queen and Roasty the sleepy garden gnome to learn about how to be a good fairy friend, trick the Tooth Fairy, and meet a special fairy who loves mud & dirt!

Books we will read:
“Bloom” by Doreen Cronin and David Small
“The Tooth Fairy Wars” by Kate Coombs
“A Fairy Friend” by Sue Fliess


Kindergarten Prep with Miss Kayla
This summer Miss Kayla will be reading fairy tales and doing some skill work to get your future kindergartener ready for the fall. This week she's telling the story of The Ugly Duckling.


Summer Week 4 - Fairies
Here’s some storytime magic to start your week! Grab your magic wands and fairy dust and meet us in the magical land of stories...Miss Emily will be our Fairy Queen and Roasty her sleepy garden gnome. 

Books we will read:
“The Fairiest Fairy” by Anne Booth
“The Youngest Fairy Godmother Ever” by Stephen Krensky
“The Very Fairy Princess: Graduation Girl!” by Julie Andrews and Emma Walton Hamilton


Crafting with Miss Katharine!
Join Miss Katharine to craft a beautiful flower!


Summer Week 3: Pirates Pt. 2
Shiver me timbers! While Roasty the cat pirate snoozes below deck, Captain Emily needs help steering her ship for today’s storytime! Good listeners will get to share the treasure, while any mutineers can walk the plank!

Books we will read:
"Pirate Princess" by Sudipta Bardhan-Quallen
"Henry and the Buccaneer Bunnies" by Carolyn Crimi
"Roger the Jolly Pirate" by Brett Helquist


Summer Week 3: Bilingual Storytime
Join us once again for some new stories and more of our favorite songs in Spanish and English!


Summer Week 2: Mermaids Part 2
End your week with a splash as we read three more mermaid stories and practice all the songs we learned on Monday. Put your fins up if you’re ready for another storytime with Miss Emily and Roasty!


Week 1: Summer Bilingual Story Time
Join us for Cuentos y Canciones our Bilingual Story Times Summer Session!


Summer Week 1: Dragon Storytime
We're starting off our summer storytime with a fiery blaze as Miss Emily reads some of her favorite dragon stories!

Honoring Black Stories 6/4/20

Bilingual Storytime 6/2/20

Week 10: A Few Favorites! 5/28/20

Week 9: Fear and Courage 5/23/20

Miss Monet Reads: Charlie and the Chocolate Factory 5/21/20

Week 9: Angry and Calm 5/20/20

Week 9: Happy and Sad 5/18/20

Week 8: Under the Sea 5/15/20

Bilingual Storytime 5/14/20

Miss Monet Reads: The Secrets of Droon Book 2 5/14/20

Week 8: High in the Sky 5/13/20

Week 8: Living on Land 5/11/20

Miss Monet Reads: The Name of This Book is Secret 5/9/20

Week 7: Monster Mayhem! 5/8/20

Week 7: Attack of the Aliens! 5/6/20

Bilingual Storytime 5/5/20

Week 7: Join the Robot Rumpus! 5/4/20

Week 6: Opposites Attract 4/29/20

Bilingual Storytime 4/28/20

Miss Monet Reads: Star Wars A New Hope 4/28/20
Week 6: Scrub-a-dub-dub! 4/27/20

Miss Monet Reads: Junie B. Jones 4/26/20

Miss Monet Reads: The Mitten 4/23/20

Miss Monet Reads: The Hobbit 4/22/20

Bilingual Storytime! 4/21/20

Miss Monet Reads: Frozen II Forest of Shadows 4/21/20

Week 5: Calling all Little Artists! 4/20/20

James & the Giant Peach with Miss Monet 4/16/20

Miss Monet Reads: The Tale of Mrs. Tittlemouse 4/18/20

Week 4: Read the Rainbow 4/15/20

Miss Monet Reads: Chamber of Secrets 4/13/20

Week 4: Sleep Tight Tonight 4/11/20

Week 3: Boredom Busters 4/8/20

Friday Storytime: Mind Your Manners 4/10/20

Cooking up a Good Time with Miss Emily! 4/3/20

Magic Tree House with Miss Monet

Making a Pinata with Miss Kayla 4/2/20

Charlotte's Web with Miss Monet! 4/2/20




Quaran-Teen Talk!
It's been a while, but we're back! Check out our latest episode of Quaran-TEEN Talk!


Craft Stick Catapults!
It's time for a new STEM video! Follow along with this Grab and Go Bag program! This week we're making catapults.


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


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


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!


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


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.


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


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!

emily stem

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


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 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:
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. 
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
Website Tour for Teens!
Our website has a ton to offer! Join
us on a website tour of the best
resources for teenagers.
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. 
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,
To get help identifying the birds you
see go to
All of our bird trivia today was found


Identify some of our backyard
bird-friends by their calls
& songs! 



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