Cooke County Library

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Callisburg Artwork February 20 – March 2, 2024

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Check out the artwork created by Callisburg Elementary School kindergarten students. They created self portraits under the direction of art teacher, Hilary Sikes. Artwork was inspired by Elmer the Elephant.

The artwork is on display February 20 – March 2, 2024 at the library.

#artworkdisplay #CCLartworkdisplay #EducateEngageEnrich\

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Bilingual Story Time February 21, 2024 : Love / Amor

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We loved hosting our first ever bilingual story time at the Library! Thank you to Mrs. OG an Mrs. Itzel for leading this special class. Today’s topic was love.

#bilingualstorytime #spanishstorytime #englishstorytime #bilingual #earlyliteracy #EducateEngageEnrich

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Chick-fil-A February 12, 2024: Love

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We loved reading about LOVE and friends at Chick-fil-A Gainesville (TX) (Gainesville, TX) this week. The kids made friendships and heart valentine cards.

Be sure to join Chick-fil-A staff for their next story time on February 26th at 10:30 am.

#CCLcommunityoutreach #earlyliteracy #EducateEngageEnrich\

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Art in the Stacks February 12, 2024

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On Monday the Art in the Stacks class created donuts in pop art style. The donuts were inspired by artists Rembrandt, Seurat, Van Gogh, and Matisse. This lesson was inspired by the book, “Cultured Donuts: Take a Bite Out of Art History” by Chloe Tyler which is a 2023 Texas Topaz Selection The complete 2023 Texas Topaz List was purchased thanks to a 2023 Texas Book Festival Collections Enhancement Grant. #texasbookfestival #texastopazreadinglist #txlibrarygrant #artinthestacks #CCLartinthestacks #earlyliteracy #EducateEngageEnrich

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Gainesville Artwork Display Feb. 5 – Feb 17, 2024

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Edison Elementary has artwork displayed at the library. Come in to see it until February 17th.

Kinder and first grade students created snow globes and houses inspired by the work of Henry Matisse.

#artworkdisplay #CCLartworkdisplay #EducateEngageEnrich

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123 Head Start February 8, 2024

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Last week the “123 the Story is Coming to Me” program visited the children at Gainesville Head Start .
 
The kids learned how to take great care of books.
 
Books were given to each child to add to their home library thanks to Hector Flores, Modern Woodmen of America .
 
Book selections read today were made possible thanks to a 2023 Pilcrow Foundation grant and the Friends of Cooke County Library.
 
#CCLcommunityoutreach #123thestoryiscomingtome #earlyliteracy #pilcrowfoundation #EducateEngageEnrich
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123 St. Mary’s February 1, 2024

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The “123 the Story is Coming to Me” program visited the pre-k classes at St. Mary’s Catholic School today.

The kids learned how to care for their library books so others can enjoy them too.

Books were given to each child to add to their home library thanks to Hector Flores, Modern Woodmen of America.

Book selections read today were made possible thanks to a 2023 Pilcrow Foundation grant and the Friends of Cooke County Library.

#CCLcommunityoutreach #123thestoryiscomingtome #earlyliteracy #pilcrowfoundation #EducateEngageEnrich

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    Tuesday: 9 am - 7:00 pm
    Wednesday: 8:30 am - 5:30 pm
    Thursday: 8:30 am - 5:30 pm
    Friday: 8:30 am - 5:30 pm
    Saturday: 10 am - 2 pm
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    Cooke County Library
    200 S. Weaver St.
    Gainesville, TX 76240