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JumpstART (2-8 yrs)

    JumpstART video from the first story time in 2007. Video by ICTN

JumpstART is a joint partnership with the Irving Arts Center and Irving Public Library.

Explore new stories, fun art projects and a variety of exhibitions during this fun story time that combines art and children's literature. Each month a new theme is introduced that ties into an exhibition at the Irving Arts Center. Following JumpstART, create a take-home art project and then browse the galleries with your kids as part of this fun AND FREE morning activity. Ages 2 and up. All supplies provided.

Join us the first or second Thursday of each month, September through May at 10 a.m. at the Irving Arts Center!

JumpstART 2014-2015 Events:

January 8 -Happy Birthday A. A. Milne (Winnie the Pooh Day!)
Let’ s read stories about the beloved bear from the Hundred Acre Wood and celebrate author A. A. Milne’s birthday!

February 5 -Get Sweet on Valentine’s Day
Candy, chocolate, friends, cards! What’s not to love about this special day? Following the story, kids make a heART project.

March 5  - Happy Birthday Dr. Seuss!
Green eggs and ham, anyone?, Let's celebrate the legendary author and illustrator of such classics as Horton Hears a Who, Cat in the Hat , The Grinch Who Stole Christmas and The Lorax.

April 2 – Spring Has Sprung!
Flowers are blooming and the birds are singing … join us to welcome the season with storytelling and a craft project

May 7–Moms Are Marvelous
Mothers are the inspiration for this month’s stories and art.