Morristown & Morris Township Library Children's Room
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Wednesday, September 17

Lunch with the Librarian 12:00 PM
Lunch with the Librarian
Lunch with the Librarian will meet in the gardens of Macculloch Hall at 45 Maccculloch Avenue. Bring your lunch and a blanket and come hear some stories. In case of rain, we will meet inside Macculloch Hall. For ages 2-6. This program will run from August 6th to September 24th.

Decorate a Notebook 3:00 PM - 5:30 PM
Decorate a Notebook
Drop in and decorate a notebook to use for school. Decorate a spiral notebook and make yourself a one-of-a kind journal. For ages 5-11. Sponsored by The Friends of the Library.

Tuesday, September 23

Fall Craft 3:00 PM - 5:30 PM
Fall Craft
Stop in and visit our craft table. We will have all the supplies ready to make a fall circle tree. For ages 4-11. Sponsored by The Friends of the Library.

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Highlight of the Month

It's no joke. It's back to school!

Here are some school jokes and riddles.

bumble beeWhy did the kid run to school?
Because he was chased by the spelling bee.

What did the math book say to the other math book?
"I've got a lot of problems."

Why is 2 + 2 = 5 like your left foot?
Because it's not right.

Knock Knock.
Who's there?
Justin Who?
Justin in time for school.

elephantWhat is yellow on the outside and gray on the inside?
A school bus full of elephants.

How many letters are in the alphabet?
11, T-H-E-A-L-P-H-A-B-E-T.


What becomes smaller when you turn it upside down?
The number nine.

Where do pencils come from?

Teacher: Glenn, how you spell Crocodile?
Glenn: K-R-O-K-O-D-I-A-L.
Teacher: No, that's wrong.
Glenn: Maybe it's wrong, but you asked me how I spell it.

Book Talk

Off to School

Picture Day PerfectionPicture Day Perfection
by Deborah Diesen
After planning for months to have the perfect school picture taken, a boy's moment of weakness ruins everything.
Peppa Pig and her busy day at schoolPeppa Pig and the Busy Day at School
by Neville Astley
Peppa is having a busy day at school--learning numbers and letters, painting, making music, and playing outside.  Peppa can't wait for Special Talent time, but her excitement turns to worry when all three of her special talents are chosen by others!  Luckily, Peppa can revert to her true specialty: jumping in muddy puddles!

Every Cowgirl goes to schoolEvery Cowgirl Goes to School
by Rebecca Janni
From having to leave her cowgirl hat at home, to being seated betweent he rambuctious "J twins," a brand new day in a brand new class is not going Nellie Sue's way, especially with her best friend, Anna, being nice to new girl Maya.

Clark the SharkClark the Shark
by Bruce Hale
Clark finds everything about school fun and exciting, but his enthusiasm causes problems until he begins inventing rhymes to remind himself to stay cool at school.

Charlie goes to schoolCharlie Goes to School
by Ree Drummond
When Mama and the kids are busy with their lessons, Charlie decides to start a class of his own with Suzie, Kitty and Walter.

Bobbo goes to schoolBobbo Goes to School
by Shirley Hughes
It starts out as a regular trip to the store with Mom, but then Lily does a dreadful thing: she flings her beloved stuffed toy, Bobbo, high in the air, only to have him land on top of a school bus just as it's pulling away!  Lily i inconsolable.  What if she never sees Bobbo again?  Little does she know (though the reader can see) that Bobbo is having an exciting adventure at school--and will be weil cared for until he finds his way back to Lily.

Pete the Cat too cool for schoolPete the Cat Too Cool for School
by Kim Dean
Pete just can't decide which outfit to wear to school!  He has so many options to choose from.  Readers will enjoy Pete's creativity in choosing the coolest outfit.

Amelia Bedelia joins the clubAmelia Bedelia Joins the Club
by Herman Parish
Amelia Bedelia loves her school.  Her whole class gets along--except when it rains.  Then they split into two roups--the Puddle Jumpers and the Puddle Stompers.  Both clubs ask Ameilia Bedelia to join, but she doesn't want to choose between her friends.  Luckily, Amelia Bedelia finds a solution that makes a big splash with everyone.



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