Special Collections

STEM Backpack for Science
Each kit contains a combination of related books, DVDs and educational toys to encourage exploration and learning in the areas of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics. Themes include astronomy, weight, circulatory system, music and more.
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American Girl Dolls
American Girl Doll Rebecca Photo
Each doll comes with a carrying case, a coordinating book, a complete outfit, and a journal for kids to write about their adventures with the American Girl doll. Visit the Youth Services desk at either library location to borrow a doll. 
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Cake Pans
Butterfly cake pan photo

Each pan includes a brief instruction sheet. Additional instructions for care and use of each pan may be found in the catalog record and at bakeware manufacturer websites. The collection is located at the Spanish River Library, but you may  place a hold for pick-up at either location.
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Literacy Backpacks
Literacy Backpacks Display Photo

Each backpack contains items such as books, flashcards, CDs, manipulatives, and tips for parents or caregivers to help their children develop the early literacy skills necessary to prepare them for kindergarten. Designed for children up to age 5, these backpacks are filled with themed items that develop the six skills identified by the American Library Association for successful reading readiness: Print Motivation, Print Awareness, Letter Knowledge, Vocabulary, Phonological Awareness, and Narrative Skills.
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