Saturday, May 1, 2021

Call the StoryLine May 1 - 31, 2021

New stories are available each month in English and Spanish on the FCPL Storyline. Just call 678-513-4199 to hear a story, rhyme, riddle, or song performed by one of FCPL’s talented librarians! 

Coyote Dreams (English)

In this story from the American Southwest, Coyote hatches a plan to steal a scrumptious treat.  Will he be able to trick his friends Porcupine and Skunk? Listen and find out!

Juan y los Frijoles Mágicos (Spanish)

El cuento de este mes es "Juan y los frijoles mágicos," adaptado por Francesc Bofill. Viaja con Juan mientras se traviesa por la tierra de los gigantes hambrientos y los frijoles hechizados. Este cuento es una versión del viejo cuento de hadas inglés "Jack and the Beanstalk."

Ready for a story? Call the StoryLine at 678-513-4199, then leave a comment below and let us know if you enjoyed this month's story!


Thursday, April 29, 2021

Helping Kits help kids handle hard times

Helping Kits from Forsyth County Public Library help children and their caregivers to discuss troubling topics and discover ways to work through difficult situations.

Each Helping Kit contains a selection of books, activities, and resources to aid children and their caregivers with:

Helping Kits can be checked out for two weeks and must be returned to the Ask Us desk inside any Forsyth County Public Library branch.


Monday, April 26, 2021

How to Use Music to Build Core Strength & Spatial Awareness

Ms. Holly from the Cumming Library demonstrates two ways to use a simple song, "Roly Poly," and a scarf or a large exercise ball to help older infants develop core strength and spatial awareness in this short video:

Learn more about the five early literacy practices that you can use to help your baby develop language skills by watching more episodes of Baby & Me on YouTube or Facebook Watch.