Aurora Public Library Blog

Welcome to Aurora Public Library’s blog. A place where our library staff share their thoughts, insider knowledge and overall love of all things book and community.

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Draw It!

Grab a pencil and paper - it's time to Draw It! 📝 Our staff member Kristin shows how to draw the king of the dinosaurs - a Tyrannosaurus Rex!



Show us your T-rex in the comments below and tell us what you'd like to draw next!
Posted by svanholb@auroragov.org  On May 26, 2020 at 2:45 PM
  
Read It!

Family Book Club
with Tess

Happy Memorial Day!! I really enjoyed Pax - I hope you did too!

Pax by Sara Pennypacker 

Chapters 23-34
1. How did Peter finally get to Pax? 
2. How has Peter helped Vola to change?
3. How did Pax help Bristle and Runt?
4. Did you expect that ending? Were you disappointed or happy?

Here is a fun activity to do at home!

Our next book is "The Turnaway Girls" by Hayley Chewins.
Please call Tallyn's Reach Library at 303.627.3050 to pick up your copy!

The Turnaway Girls
Posted by svanholb@auroragov.org  On May 25, 2020 at 9:57 AM 2 Comments
  
**Video may contain spoilers**
Join APL staff each week for a discussion of some of their current reads! Each week they will discuss a book from a different genre. Join the discussion live on at Facebook.com/AuroraLibrary each Friday at 1 p.m. (MST) and leave your thoughts in the comments below! 




The next discussion will be at 1 p.m. on May 29, 2020 on our Facebook page and will feature "A Princess in Theory: Reluctant Royals" by Alyssa Cole (available instantly on hoopladigital.com).

Other upcoming titles, all available instantly from hoopla digital, include:
- June 5, "The Long Way to a Small Angry Planet" by Becky Chambers
- June 12, "The Huntress of Thornbeck Forest" by Melanie Dickerson
- June 19, "Fire Logic" by Laurie J. Marks
Posted by svanholb@auroragov.org  On May 22, 2020 at 4:37 PM
  
Create It!

How to Make a Fairy Garden
by Megan E.

<yt-formatted-string class="content style-scope ytd-video-secondary-info-renderer" force-default-style="" split-lines="">Looking to add some magic to your backyard this summer? Make your own fairy garden! You can use any plants, flowers and other trinkets you'd like - make it uniquely yours!</yt-formatted-string>

Posted by svanholb@auroragov.org  On May 22, 2020 at 4:26 PM
  
Create It!

How to Paint a Watercolor (Without Using Watercolors)
by Stacy

Library Assistant Stacy provides a tutorial on how to paint with your homemade watercolors! Follow along - or create your own painting - and show us your art in the comments!

Supplies: 
- Thick paper
- Homemade watercolors (click here for the tutorial on how to make your own!)
- Clean water
- Paint brush, sponges or Q-tips
- Sharpies & fine-tip Sharpie or pen
- Table salt


Posted by svanholb@auroragov.org  On May 21, 2020 at 8:49 AM
  
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