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The south entrance to the Library Station parking lot will be closed September 11-17 due to MoDOT sidewalk construction. The entrances north of the bus stop remain open.

The Library's Early Literacy Program

The Library's Early Literacy Program

For Preschoolers

A Sing & Rhyme Activity for Preschoolers

New Versions of Classic Songs

Sing & Rhyme Play with sounds, songs and rhymes.

PLAY

New Versions of Classic Songs

While it's true that singing the same songs and rhymes is great for your children, sometimes we need something a little different. Fortunately, there are lots of adaptations of familiar songs! Creative authors have adapted traditional songs and rhymes to reflect different cultures and sometimes just for fun. Go to the Library to discover some retellings and then see if you can create your own!


SING

Old MacDonald

Old MacDonald had a farm, E-I-E-I-O.
And on that farm he had a cow, E-I-E-I-O.
With a moo, moo here and a moo, moo there,
Here a moo, there a moo, everywhere a moo, moo.
Old MacDonald had a farm, E-I-E-I-O.

Continue to add verses!


READ

Click the book jackets to find these books and more at the Library.

Find these books at http://catalog.coolcat.org

  • Old MacDonald Had a Boat
  • Old MacDonald Had a Boat by Steve Goetz
  • Bedtime for Baby Shark
  • Bedtime for Baby Shark by John John Bajet
  • There Was an Old Astronaut Who Swallowed the Moon!
  • There Was an Old Astronaut Who Swallowed the Moon! by Lucille Colandro

JOIN US AT THE LIBRARY

Monday, September 16

  • 7 p.m., Storytime, Library Center

Tuesday, September 17

  • 10 a.m., Storytime, Republic Branch
  • 10 a.m., Storytime, Willard Branch

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