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It's winter recess, holiday break, whatever you call it, and kids have some time away from school. Enjoy some of the great children's programs happening at Kalamazoo Public Library over the next few weeks! Cupstacking, Bubbleman, Yoga Storytime. LEGO at the Library, Stories and Dance, Yummy New Year's Hats, Family Game Day, Movie and Snacks, Flying Aces Frisbee Team... all the details are at Kalamazoo Public Library's online calendar. And, with the Michigan eLibrary, KPL provides access to fun online educational content as well. Take a look at the Michigan eLibrary datase Early World of
Learning and the MeL Kids Gateway. There really is a lot to enjoy!...
Posted by Bill, Dec 19, 2014 05:40:54 PM
Staff Picks: Books for Parents & Kids »
A young boy loves to frequent the Bronx Zoo but feels very sad
when he sees the plight of animals living in empty cages and barren rooms.
These feelings are especially intense when he visits the jaguar exhibit. Seeing
these big, majestic cats living in unnatural, desolate surroundings makes him
want to change both his and their futures. And he sets out to do just that....
Posted by Teresa, Jul 5/, 2015 10:08:09 PM
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