Winter and cold weather getting you down? Try Hot Reads for Cold Nights@Norwalk Public Library! The rules are:
- Pick up a book at the Norwalk Public Library.
- Read the book.
- Write a short book review.
- Do this once for a free Instant Hot Cider packet.
- Do this twice more for a free Instant Hot Cocoa packet.
- Do this three more times and get a free glass jar with handle and an Instant Hot Coffee packet.
Culver’s Coloring Contest starts Wednesday, April 1st. Check out a book and pick up a coloring sheet. April is the month for National Library Week! Celebrate your favorite book by drawing a picture about it. It can be a character, event, scene or anything you liked about the book. Return the drawing to the librarian, and you’ll receive a certificate for a FREE single scoop of Culver’s Frozen Custard in a cake cone or dish to be redeemed at your participating neighborhood Culver’s. You’ll also be eligible to win a special prize in a random drawing at your library. You must be age four to eleven and may only submit one drawing. The contest ends Thursday, April 30th. The random drawing will be Friday, May 1st at 5 pm.
Norwalk Public Library will be open Good Friday, April 3rd, only three hours, from 3 to 6 pm. Holy Saturday, April 4th, the library will be open regular hours, from 9 am to 1 pm. Happy Easter everyone!
N-O-W’s Traveling Preschool Playgroup will be visiting Norwalk Public Library from 10 to 11:30 am Wednesday, April 8th. Bring your 3 or 4 year old for a chance to play, hear stories, and have a snack while parents and caregivers will have a chance to talk to the Playgroup presenters. Please feel free to bring younger or older children. Pete the Cat: Big Easter Adventure, by Kimberly and James Dean, and Margret & H.A. Rey’s Happy Easter, Curious George, written by R.P. Anderson; illustrated in the style of H.A. Rey by Mary O’Keefe Young, will be read. The children will make Easter cards and color and decorate hats with Curious George stickers and then will go on a Easter parade!
The Mystery Book Group’s next meeting is Friday, April 10th, and from 1:30 to 2:30 pm we’ll discuss Tamarack County, by William Kent Krueger, the 13th book in the Cork O’Connor mysteries series. From NoveList, provided by BadgerLink: “Faced with a series of dark occurrences that are linked to a twenty-year-old murder, private investigator Cork O’ Connor must stop a vengeful force before his family and friends pay the ultimate price.”