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Letter to Students and their Families
Programs

Programs

We’re busy as beavers preparing for our next collection of fun programs!

Check back here to learn about our program offerings for this Summer.

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Storyline Online

CELEBRITY STORYTIME

Storyline Online features celebrities reading a variety of wonderful children’s books.

Staff Picks

Staff Picks

Tena's Pick

Arch of Bone
by Jane Yolen:

This story continues where Moby Dick left off and is a compelling boyhood adventure. Ishmael comes bearing the tragic tale of the Pequod: the whaling ship that fourteen-year-old Josiah’s father served on as first mate.
Ishmael presents himself as the sole survivor of the deadly journey. Adventure has a way of finding a boy and his dog. Josiah must learn the difficult tasks of surviving, growing up, and finding his strength.

Andrea's Pick

Down Comes the Night
by Allison Saft:

This is a gothic fantasy full of mystery and magic. Wren always felt like more of a healer than a soldier. A single act of mercy during a mission has her banished from her kingdom and best friend. In an attempt to redeem herself to her Queen, she strikes a bargain with a reclusive lord to heal his servant and gain forgiveness. Wren immediately realizes her patient is not a servant but Hal Cavendish, her kingdom’s sworn enemy. Determined to find the cause of his illness, Wren soon discovers there are secrets here which may lead to both of their deaths if they do not work together. Is Hal really as evil as others have portrayed him? Can they find a way to work together to stop a madman and prevent war?

Tena's Pick

Only Ants for Andy
by Jashar Awan:

This funny picture book gives a fresh spin on the childhood theme of trying new things. Andy the anteater is very picky about what he eats and prefers only ants. He is invited to a sleepover where he encounters unfamiliar things to play with and strange new foods for dinner. This story celebrates trying new things finding out they may be tastier than they look.

Activity Bags

Activity bags will be available in June.

What's New?
  • STEAM to Go! Kits:   These kits are bagged collections of books and interactive STEAM resources of various themes.  Your children will have so much fun, they won’t even realize how much they are learning in the process.  Win-win!
  • Read-Alongs:  You and your child can now experience a book with the read-along audio built into the book.  Easy for kids to play, listen and learn.
Teacher/DayCare Resources
  • Book Bags:  Need some materials for the classroom?  You are able to request custom collections of materials for varying themes and appropriate age groups.  Call the Library at: ph#715-536-7191 and ask for the Youth Services Dept.

Trending

Trending

Letter to Students and their Families
Programs

Programs

We’re busy as beavers preparing for our next collection of fun programs!

Check back here to learn about our program offerings for this Summer.

Storyline Online

CELEBRITY STORYTIME

Storyline Online features celebrities reading
a variety of wonderful children’s books.

Staff Picks

Staff Picks

Tena's Pick

Arch of Bone
by Jane Yolen:

This story continues where Moby Dick left off and is a compelling boyhood adventure. Ishmael comes bearing the tragic tale of the Pequod: the whaling ship that fourteen-year-old Josiah’s father served on as first mate.
Ishmael presents himself as the sole survivor of the deadly journey. Adventure has a way of finding a boy and his dog. Josiah must learn the difficult tasks of surviving, growing up, and finding his strength.

Andrea's Pick

Down Comes the Night
by Allison Saft:

This is a gothic fantasy full of mystery and magic. Wren always felt like more of a healer than a soldier. A single act of mercy during a mission has her banished from her kingdom and best friend. In an attempt to redeem herself to her Queen, she strikes a bargain with a reclusive lord to heal his servant and gain forgiveness. Wren immediately realizes her patient is not a servant but Hal Cavendish, her kingdom’s sworn enemy. Determined to find the cause of his illness, Wren soon discovers there are secrets here which may lead to both of their deaths if they do not work together. Is Hal really as evil as others have portrayed him? Can they find a way to work together to stop a madman and prevent war?

Tena's Pick

Only Ants for Andy
by Jashar Awan:

This funny picture book gives a fresh spin on the childhood theme of trying new things. Andy the anteater is very picky about what he eats and prefers only ants. He is invited to a sleepover where he encounters unfamiliar things to play with and strange new foods for dinner. This story celebrates trying new things finding out they may be tastier than they look.

Activity Bags

Activity bags will be available in June.

What's New?
  • STEAM to Go! Kits:   These kits are bagged collections of books and interactive STEAM resources of various themes.  Your children will have so much fun, they won’t even realize how much they are learning in the process.  Win-win!
  • Read-Alongs:  You and your child can now experience a book with the read-along audio built into the book.  Easy for kids to play, listen and learn.
Teacher/DayCare Resources
  • Book Bags:  Need some materials for the classroom?  You are able to request custom collections of materials for varying themes and appropriate age groups.  Call the Library at: ph#715-536-7191 and ask for the Youth Services Dept.

Little Bluebirds Club

Little Bluebirds Club

Bluebird

Parents, join
LITTLE BLUEBIRDS CLUB
with your children.

Have fun developing
early literacy skills
to prepare your children,
birth to 4-years old,
for kindergarten.

Earn FREE books
as your child participates!

More Information about Little Bluebirds club

Welcome to our Little Bluebirds Club!

This free program provides the opportunity to engage in activities with your child to help early literacy development and school readiness before he or she enters kindergarten.  It is shown that children with well developed early literacy skills have greater success learning to read and generally have greater success throughout their school years.

The foundation of this program consists of five categories: Read, Play, Talk, Write, Sing.  You and your child will complete activities of your choosing in these categories.  Something as simple as singing your favorite song in the car counts as an activity completed.
Let’s get started!

  • Each time you complete an activity in a set category fill in your circle.
  • Once you have all of your circles in all five categories filled in bring your sheet to library.
    • Your child will receive a free book for each completed sheet.
    • Collect your next sheet for your next set of 50 activities.
  • After finishing all 10 sheets your child will receive a special certificate and a book.  By the end of the program your child will have received 11 books.

The end date for this program is when your child enters kindergarten, so please don’t feel rushed.  Have fun and enjoy all of the wonderful experiences you and your child will have together.

Little Bluebirds Club

Little Bluebirds Club

Little Bluebirds Club Logo

Parents, join
LITTLE BLUEBIRDS CLUB
with your children.

Have fun developing
early literacy skills
to prepare your children,
birth to 4-years old,
for kindergarten.

Earn FREE books
as your child participates!

Details

Welcome to our Little Bluebirds Club!
This free program provides the opportunity to engage in activities with your child to help early literacy development and school readiness before he or she enters kindergarten.  It is shown that children with well developed early literacy skills have greater success learning to read and generally have greater success throughout their school years.

The foundation of this program consists of five categories: Read, Play, Talk, Write, Sing.  You and your child will complete activities of your choosing in these categories.  Something as simple as singing your favorite song in the car counts as an activity completed.
Let’s get started!

  • Each time you complete an activity in a set category fill in your circle.
  • Once you have all of your circles in all five categories filled in bring your sheet to library.
    • Your child will receive a free book for each completed sheet.
    • Collect your next sheet for your next set of 50 activities.
  • After finishing all 10 sheets your child will receive a special certificate and a book.  By the end of the program your child will have received 11 books.

The end date for this program is when your child enters kindergarten, so please don’t feel rushed.  Have fun and enjoy all of the wonderful experiences you and your child will have together.

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Photo Gallery

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Photo Gallery

Photo Gallery

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T.B. Scott Free Library
106 West First Street
Merrill, WI 54452

Telephone (715) 536 - 7191

Fax (715) 536 - 1705

Monday: 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Tuesday: 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Wednesday: 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Thursday: 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Friday: 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Saturday: 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Sunday: Closed

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