“Baa, Baa, black sheep, have you any wool?
Yes, sir, yes, sir, three bags full.
One for the master, and one for the dame, and
one for the little boy who lived down the lane.”
I can still hear my grandmother singing this
Mother Goose nursery rhyme to me when I was little.
is the day we celebrate
Did you know that Mother
Goose was probably more than one person?
There are many rumors about who “she” might have been, like Queen Bertha
of France who had one foot larger than the other and tended to waddle like a
However it’s more likely the
rhymes and fairy tales were written by numerous authors, both men and
The first published Mother Goose nursery
rhymes appeared in England in 1781, but they were passed around for hundreds of
years by word of mouth.
The library has
a whole series of Mother Goose rhymes for you to enjoy.
|Derrick Rose caught reading.|
May is also Get
month, a nationwide campaign to remind people of all ages
how much fun it is to read.
Mother Goose rhymes as well as books and magazines actually stimulates a
child’s brain to grow.
children gives them a huge advantage when they start school.
I know I always like my brain stimulated with a good book!
You can take
advantage of our wonderful Youth Services librarians and be part of their story
times during the summer.
Check out our
for days and times.
There are so many materials to “Get Caught Reading” at the
You might catch me reading a
new 2016 Monarch, Bluestem or Caudill nominee.
Plus we have so many cool animal books and
biographies about famous people.
are a ton of amazing books to read in Youth Services, sometimes I just want to curl
up in a comfy chair and read the day away!
I’d love to catch you reading
in the library!
Mother Goose Books
2016 Monarch Nominees
2016 Bluestem Nominees
2016 Rebecca Caudill Nominees