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Articles for March 2014 

Mar 31, 2014

Green and Gracious Dragon

Suzanne Sanderson, Plymouth Librarian

Have you ever wondered why there is a dragon in the library? Well, when I first started working at Plymouth, I wanted to do something to make the children's section even more inviting. I went to our local branch of a large Swedish furniture and home accessories store to look at rugs for children's rooms. And there was a rug with a dragon. (Also a pink one with flowers.) And there was a big,…  MORE >>

Topics: Faith

Mar 24, 2014

Share the Joy of Reading

Suzanne Sanderson, Plymouth Librarian

“Children who are not spoken to by live and responsive adults will not learn to speak properly. Children who are not answered will stop asking questions. They will become incurious. And children who are not told stories and who are not read to will have few reasons for wanting to learn to read.” (Gail Haley in her 1971 Caldecott Medal acceptance speech)

We all…  MORE >>

Topics: General

Mar 17, 2014

Worship + Arts

Suzanne Sanderson, Plymouth Librarian

“We want Plymouth to be a spiritual center and sanctuary in the midst of the city through its vital worship, music and the arts.” That is one of the priorities of this Church. If you have seen the art exhibits at Plymouth this year, you know that the Church is living out its priority. Art (and music, which will be a topic for a later article) can elicit strong emotions in the…  MORE >>

Topics: Faith

Mar 14, 2014

Noah's Ark

Suzanne Sanderson, Plymouth Librarian

If you want to read about Noah and his ark, have I got some books for you! (The RR at the end of the call number shows that the book is in the Parent/Teacher Resource Room next to the children's section.)  Also, you might want to keep an eye out for the upcoming movie, which is either titled Two by Two or Noah (I have read about it under both titles, but you won't be able to mistake it),…  MORE >>

Topics: Faith
Articles for March 2014