Thursday, December 08, 2016

Toys and a Tree

 Getting ready for this weekend's Christmas in the Village celebration.  There will be a craft sale, carolers, horse drawn rides, hot soup and cookies served in the town hall,  and Santa Clause will visit the library.  A photographer will be on hand to take free pictures of children w/ Santa. The boy scouts run various free games for children among the book stacks.  The library set up a second display case earlier this year for their permanent displays.  The Friends of the Library group have temporarily removed the permanent items and are showing lots of old toys.  I found the contrast of toy soldiers from WWI and toy soldiers from WWII interesting.  Think it's the knitting club that meets at the library that decided to make a mitten and cap tree.  All of the volunteers have been instructed that if a child checks out a book they may go to the tree and take something off it for themselves.  What a great idea!

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