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September - October 2012

Dream Big, Read! Summer Reading Club Webpage

http://ny.evanced.info/colonie/sr/homepage.asp


WERE YOU SEEN AT THE LIBRARY?

Click HERE for Summer Program Pictures!!!


(see the Storytime page for upcoming Storytime information
and Programs page for schedule of events)

THANK YOU TO...
LOCAL BUSINESSES
Through the generosity of many businesses, we encouraged over 1,000 children to read! Thanks to: Albany Institute of History and Art, All 4 Fun Miniature Golf, Applebee’s Restaurant, Art Smarts, Barnes & Noble, The Book House, Bruegger’s Bagels, Bumble Beads, Capitol Cleaners, CiCi’s Pizza, CMOST, Discount Flooring Warehouse, The Great Escape, Hannaford Supermarket, The Open Door Bookstore, Peanut Principle, Price Chopper & Jodie Fitz, Ritz Camera, Spare Time Latham, Stewart’s, TD Bank, Taco Bell, Tang Museum, Tri City Valley Cats, and Zero Gravity.

READATHON GUESTS
Thank you to all who came together and read for 330 hours to benefit the Schoharie Public Library! We earned 50 brand new books to replace those lost after the devastation of Hurricane Irene. Director Cathy Caiazzo gave us a tour of the refurbished children’s room and a BIG THANK YOU to Colonie families!


FACEBOOK CONTEST WINNERS
Congratulations to Anne and Madelon Swinton! They won a basket filled with fun family activities in our contest this summer. Any patron who “liked” us on Facebook was entered. Stay tuned for the next contest! Meanwhile, “like” us on Facebook to get the latest updates and to see photos of our exciting events.



DISPLAY CASE COLLECTIONS
Have a hobby of collecting some favorite things? Set them up in our Display Case! Whether its baseball cards, beads, water globes, or Hot Wheels, we would love to show them off for everyone to enjoy. Schedule a time at the Youth Services Desk.

BOOKMARK CONTEST WINNERS 2012-2013
Thank you to the talented artists who entered our 14th Annual Bookmark Contest! The Head of the Art Department of North Colonie, Anne Manzella, selected our winners from two age groups: 6-9 years and 10-14 years. We will showcase the winning bookmarks on our website and in Youth Services, and distribute free bookmarks each month. The winners of the 2012-2013 Contest received commemorative editions of their bookmarks, certificates, and prizes at our Finale on August 16. Congratulations to our 2012-2013 winners:

Click HERE to view the bookmarks. Congratulations to all the talented artists:

 MONTH  AGES 6-9 YEARS  AGES 10-14 YEARS
 September 2012 Yen-Ling Chen Morgan Connally
 October 2012 Ryan Tran Gina Falzo
 November 2012 Connor Doherty Angela Artini
 December 2012 Eva Hymes Kelly Artini
 January 2013 Madelon Swinton Hannah Fitzgerald
 February 2013 Ethen Eo Christina Tran
 March 2013 Sara Bawla Kevin Luu
 April 2013 Madeline Ives Zoë A. Diaz-Parker
 May 2013 Ivyann Shen Kaitlyn Tran
 June 2013 Marisa Mullen Shreya Bavdekar
 July 2013 Bella Weik Asma Bawla
 August 2013 Sophia Paro Ahmed Bawla

OTHER NEWS...

VOTED BEST CHILDREN'S LIBRARY!
For the ninth consecutive year, Youth Services has been named the "Best Children's Library in the Capital District" in the annual Times Union poll! Readers from around the area voted for their favorite, and we are so pleased to have been selected. Thank you to our patrons for supporting us. We aim to continue to improve our services to you.



Visitors from Boght Hills School enjoy a storytime!


I Spy Web Page
The Creative Kids Club has created an "I Spy" Web page for your enjoyment. On the site you will find cropped photos of Colonie landmarks, with clues next to them giving you hints as to what and where the landmarks are. See if you can figure them out!
Click HERE to play the game.

Preschool Possibilities... Updated Version NOW Online
Click
HERE

Back to the Library Home Page

URL:http://www.colonie.org/library/children.html
Last updated 8/20/12