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Join us on Friday mornings March 9, 16, and 23 form 9:15 to 10 am for Storytime Yoga. Space is limited so please call the library at 333-6640 ext. 3 to register. Certified yoga instructor, Tisha Bremner will encourage creativity, joyful play and enlighten young minds with the magic of fun yoga postures and movements while recounting some of the world’s most delightful stories in a way that enhances literacy and vibrant physical health. Tisha is a Nationally Certified Yoga Teacher who is positive, creative, energetic, and down-to earth. She has many years of experience in the study and practice of yoga and loves sharing her enthusiasm with groups of all ages. Your child will laugh, dance, sing and have fun while discovering stories from around the world that illustrate the importance of love, generosity, peace, and friendship. Ages Pre-K through 3rd Grade. Parents and caregivers are encouraged to participate!

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Looking for something to do during vacation week? Stop by the library on Tuesday, February 21, from 2-4 pm and play some of your favorite board games like Candyland, Sorry, Trouble, and Monopoly with Laurie. Should be lots of fun!

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Thanks to a generous anonymous donation, the Auburn Public Library Children’s Room now has 3 new iPads to lend to parents with children ages 2 through 5.

Beginning Wednesday, January 18th, 2012 parents may check out the Early Literacy iPad for one week to use at home with their child. Parents must have a library card and a library account in good standing in order to check out the iPad. Only Auburn Public library cardholders with children from ages 2-5 are eligible.

These iPads are preloaded with age-appropriate, teacher and librarian approved apps that support early literacy development, including ABC Pocket Phonics, Little Sky Writers, Memory Train, Pooh’s Birthday and the ever-popular Cat in the Hat.

Research supported by the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC) suggests that when used appropriately, technology can enhance children’s cognitive and social abilities. Studies also suggest that appropriate use of technology can be one of many options in a well-balanced learning environment.

As a part of its mission to support local families with early literacy efforts, the library is happy to be able to offer parents this new service.  For more information please call the library at 333-6640 ext 3.

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