Children’s Activities at The Bookworm
Saturdays at 10:30 a.m. Saturday Morning Story Time with Brigit Saint Brigit Theatre! On Saturday mornings Scott Kurz from the Brigit Saint Brigit Theatre will make stories come alive with dramatic reading from books suitable for ages 3 to 8. The theme for each Saturday will be announced a week in advance on posters at the Bookworm, via Brigit email, and at Bridget’s website www.bsbtheatre.com. It’ll always be free and it’ll always be fun!
2014 SUMMER ACTIVITY SCHEDULE
Tuesdays at 2 p.m. We are pleased to announce two very special book clubs that will alternate on Tuesday afternoons led by Carl Wirth, retired teacher and discussion leader extraordinaire! These book clubs will be for 5th graders through middle school.
Sherlock Holmes for Young People – reading stories from The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes by Arthur Conan Doyle. Beginning June 3rd with an introduction to Sherlock Holmes and the work of Arthur Conan Doyle, the following stories will be discussed:
July 29th – The Adventure of the Speckled Band
Biographies of Extraordinary People — Reading about a different person every two weeks. Beginning June 10th with an introduction to biography as a genre and these four biographies specifically, the books to be read will be as follows:
August 5th – Homeward the Arrow’s Flight: The Story of Susan La Flesche
ARC DISCUSSION GROUPS -- WEDNESDAYS at 3 p.m. –
HIGH SCHOOL (entering 9TH grade & older) group starting JUNE 11th.
MIDDLE SCHOOL (entering 7th – 9th grades) group starting JUNE 18th.
Read advance reading copies of your favorite young adult authors, meet some new authors and help us decide what to buy and what will sell!! Write shelftalkers and short reviews for your favorites. Ellen and Scout will lead these groups.
WIGGLEWORMS STORYTIME—THURSDAYS AT 10 A.M. – Krisann and the occasional guest reader will read stories, sing songs and generally have STOMPING GOOD TIME with pre-schoolers (5 and under).
MY FIRST BOOK CLUB aka CRAFTY THURSDAYS -- RECYCLE, UPCYCLE, MAKE IT YOUR OWN! Tuesdays at 2 p.m. – for Kindergarten through 3rd graders! Hannah and friends will lead 5 to 8 year olds in craft activities related to some of their favorite stories. Join us to make your own Thing 1 and Thing 2; Frederick and even a dragon! Our friends at The ArtRoom in Rockbrook Village and books from our shelves have given us fun ideas for crafts:
SNEAKY ART: crafty surprises to hide in plain sight, ($12.99 from Candlewick Press);
TRASH TO TREASURE: fun, easy projects with paper, plastic, glass & ceramics, fabric, metal, and odds & ends ($15.95, Scarletta);
RECYCLO-GAMI: 40 crafts to make your friends green with envy (RP Teens, $14.95)
CALL 402-392-2877 OR EMAIL firstname.lastname@example.org to register—no charge but limited space!!!
SPECIAL EVENTS FOR THE SUMMER OF 2014
Find Waldo Local will again be possible in Omaha this summer beginning June 30th. Pick up your passport and other information here at The Bookworm. And have a great time finding Waldo in locally owned independent businesses throughout Omaha through the month of July. Win prizes at the end!!Contact the Children's Department if you would like to know more about any of these activities! Stay in touch with these events by subscribing to the Children’s Department e-newsletter at bookwormomaha.com, e-mail us at email@example.com or stop in the store for specific information. Please attend whatever you can of the above events! BUT we would love to know which sessions in which you may be interested so we can prepare materials and staff. Please call 392-2877 and talk to us in the Children's Department