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Roaming librarians file dispatches from the world of information.

Wednesday, September 28, 2011

Mom, Dad - Where shall we go this weekend?

Fall comes around, the weather is great and festivals abound, why not catch a weekend trip or amusement?Baby dancing with toy animals
If you need ideas, you could try the Maryland Calendar .


On the first Saturday of October, Germantown will celebrate it’s  Octoberfest!


Take the Children to Glen Echo Park to see the Tales of Beatrix Potter by The Puppet Company.
A great puppet show, and of course, you know the tiny books for young children:

 

Cover: The Tale of Peter Rabbit


But did you know that Miss Potter has herself become a literary character? You may enjoy Susan Wittig Albert’s charming mysteries set in the English Lake District in the early twentieth century. In our Catalog...


Whether the draw is Halloween, a Fall festival or the aviation museum, there will be something to hold your interest on October 29th. How about a day at Flight Fest? The College Park Aviation Museum wants you to wear your costume and enjoy a day of fall-themed activities in College Park
But first, why don't you read "Take Off!" to the youngest members of the family? Just to get in the mood, you know.Take off by Ryan Ann Hunter

 

 

 


Or how about a quick jaunt up to Baltimore? The B&O railroad museum has an exhibit all year about the Civil War; The War Came by Train.  But first read 'All Aboard!' by Susan Kuklin for the kids. 
Or maybe you’d like to brush up with 'Civil War: A Visual History, yourself.
And we have lots of resources online at our  US History in Context database.

Wherever you go, enjoy yourself!

Jan D.

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