Franklinton Library’s “Valenslime” Storytime a Gooey Hit with Kids and Staff

Published 5:32 pm Friday, February 16, 2024

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FRANKLINTON, La. — The Franklinton Branch Library transformed its latest storytime into a delightful, slime-filled adventure, captivating the attendees. The event, centered around the playful theme of “Valenslime,” saw participants diving into the story and crafting their own slime friends, blending reading with hands-on creativity.

Amber Shepler, an enthusiastic library employee, reported that the unique activity not only entertained but also fostered a deeper love for reading among the community’s youth. The event’s success was furthered by the generous contributions of the Friends of the Library, who supplied jello and drinks, adding an extra layer of excitement to the day’s activities.

Highlighting the event was guest reader Mrs. Michelle Handy, whose storytelling brought an extra spark to the session. Her engaging reading style and interactive approach were pivotal in bringing the story of “Valenslime” to life.

The library staff extends their heartfelt thanks to all who participated and contributed to making the event a success. With a promising outlook for future gatherings, the Franklinton Branch Library is eager to continue its mission of encouraging reading and creativity within the community.

For updates on upcoming events and more enchanting storytime adventures, the library invites the public to stay connected and join in on the fun that books and creativity bring to life.

About Timothy Holdiness

Timothy Holdiness is a native of Louisiana and has been published in several state, national and international publications. He has earned two undergraduate degrees in Biology, most recently from Northwestern State University in 2022. Notably, Holdiness was the 2014 Microsoft Office Specialist United States Champion in PowerPoint 2010.

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