Posts Tagged ‘butterflies’

All month, we have been keeping track of  changes in Children’s Services. We watched as Eggs hatched into Larvae which were encased in Pupas, where they underwent metamorphosis and emerged as beautiful Painted Lady Butterflies!

And now it’s time to release our butterflies.

Butterfly on Shoe

Join us Thursday night, July 30th. We will have a butterfly storytime in the Globe Room at the Main Library and then we’ll go outside to release our butterflies to fly about on their own.


What:  Butterfly Storytime and Release

When:  Thursday, July 30th at 6:00 pm

Who:     Everyone is invited!  Kids, ages 3 to 10, and their families LOVE this activity!

Where:  Globe Room, Main Library

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Join us on Wednesday morning, July 10th, for our last butterfly release of the summer! We will have a storytime and then — weather permitting! — will release our Painted Lady butterflies on the Plaza.

Here are some pictures from our butterfly release earlier this summer.

What: Butterfly storytime and butterfly release
Date: Wednesday, July 10
Time: 9:30 for preschool and daycare groups 10:30 for families
Cost: FREE!

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It’s a summer tradition to “grow” Painted Lady butterflies in the Children’s Services department at the Main Library. We watch their metamorphosis from larva to caterpillar to chrysalis to butterfly and then we have a big butterfly release.

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Don’t you love these pictures from the 2013 Butterfly Release?

This year we started the evening with a butterfly storytime which was followed by a Painted Lady parade down the Great Hall. We released all the butterflies on the Plaza and then finished up the evening with crafts depicting three stages of a butterfly’s life. It was a great evening!

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This Week in Woodburn

On Wednesday, kids at the Woodburn Branch Library created these balancing butterflies.  This month’s K.I.D.Z. Club (Kids in Discovery Zones) focused on butterflies and insects.

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