Sundays, February 17, March 10, 2013
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM - StoryCorner
Girls in grade 3 – 6 are invited to join the American Girls Club at the Danbury Library for 3-part program about living in the 1700's and 1800’s in America.
January 13, 2013 - Going back to the 1700's Colonial School House
The series will start with a program on the colonial school house with Claudia Mathison.
Dressed in colonial attire, she will take you back to the 1700's and discover what it was like to go to school in a one-room school house. She will bring Artifacts and props.
Craft: Create a "copy book" and learn to write with a goose-quill pen
February 17, 2013 - Meet Caroline - 1812 - The story of a young girl in the War of 1812
Caroline Abbott is doing what she loves most- sailing on Lake Ontario with Papa - when her world turns upside down. A British officer boards their sloop, announces that Britain and America are at war, and takes her father prisoner.
Craft: Paper-quilled Valentine
March 10, 2013- Meet Addy - 1864 - the story of a Slave Girl
An inspirational side of the Civil War era comes to life in the courageous story of Addy Walker. Along with her mother, Addy is escaping slavery to find her father and brother, who have been sold away.
Craft: Colonial spoon doll
Each person who agrees to participate in the book discussions will receive a free copy of the American Girl Books to read and discuss with others at the February and March meetings. In addition, girls will do a colonial based craft, and enjoy a colonial treat.
Registration online at danburylibrary.org or call 203-797-4528
(Registration starts 12-17-2012)
(Registration ends 1/12/2013 at 11:00 PM)