Wednesday, November 14, 2012
The Eagles Youth Partnership Book Mobile stopped by several elementary schools in Bristol Township on Tuesday.
The Philadelphia Eagles Youth Partnership Book Mobile made stops at 3 Bristol Township elementary schools on Tuesday. Maple Shade and John Fitch elementary schools were paid a visit during the morning. At 1 p.m., the decorated bus filled with books made a stop at Lafayette Elementary School. The organization distributed free books to the students in the schools. Since 2000, the Eagles have given out over 500,000 books. Bristol's visits were sponsored by the Pennsylvania State Education Association.
Friday, June 15, 2012
Series features stories, crafts, science and exotic animals.
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Friday, June 15, 2012
Story-telling, handmade crafts, interactive science experiments, a visiting zoo and a concert combined with a fitness program are featured in a summer reading program for young patrons and their caregivers at Fallsington Library Company. Beginning June 22, Storytime for all ages up to 8 years old will be held on Friday mornings from 11 a.m. to 11:45 a.m. through July 27. Crafts Nights, on Wednesdays from 7 p.m. to 7:45 p.m. starting June 27 until July 25, are appropriate for all ages and participants will get to make take-home crafts and share stories. As part of these programs, recommended books and other reading materials related to the theme of each event will be available to those taking part. Highlights of a Science in the Summer …
Monday, September 26, 2011
One Million Minute Reading challenge for students and staff at Fallsington Elementary School.
Students and staff at Fallsington Elementary School kicked off their annual reading challenge this year with a theme inspired by the Summer Olympics. Reading Specialist Aimee Sansotta made the announcement during an assembly at the school on Friday. Students and staff enjoyed a gymnastic demonstration from, Pennsbury Partner, Schafer School of Gymnastics. Jonathan Schafer, owner, discussed with the students the importance of life lessons and planning in order to reach our goals and overcome challenges. This year students are challenged to read 1,000,000 minutes during the school year. As part of the challenge, principal Dave Hughes and ESL teacher Jennifer Cornell said they have promised the students that the two of them will learn a …
Wednesday, December 29, 2010
Patch comes up with a list of 10 titles that are available at the Bucks County Free Library Levittown branch.
Many current bestsellers and "Best Books of 2010" aren't yet available at the Bucks County Free Library Levittown branch or have been checked out and wait-listed by so many patrons that it might be easier to just purchase or borrow a copy of your own. Instead, Patch has come up with a list of 10 titles that are available at the Levittown branch. There are a few copies in the system, so you won't have to fight anyone for a good read this winter. Liar's Poker - Michael Lewis' The Big Short, which documents the events leading up to the crash of Wall Street in 2008, has been a bestseller since its release last winter. And for good reason: his simple, easy, insider style makes for a good read. This is his first book about his experience in a …