Toddler Tales taking a holiday break
Published 5:42 pm Thursday, November 24, 2011
By TARYN BROWN
Southwest Georgia Regional Library System
Toddler Tales will take a break for the holiday season. The last 2011 session for Toddler Tales will be held at the Decatur County-Gilbert H. Gragg Library on Thursday, Dec. 1, at 10 a.m. Make plans to join storytellers Ms. Debbie and Ms. Taryn for a special holiday party that day. Toddler Tales will resume on Tuesday, Jan. 10, 2012, at 10 a.m.
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Feed My Lambs
Join Chris Smith, author of the children’s book Feed My Lambs: Alphabet Scripture Songs, at the Decatur County-Gilbert H. Gragg Library on Thursday, Dec. 1, at 5:30 p.m. Children attending the program will learn some of her songs. Her book and CD will be available for sale and signing during the event.
Smith is a pastor’s wife, the mother of three daughters, and enjoys singing, songwriting, and writing about her travels abroad. Smith has a master’s degree in foreign language education through the Auburn University Study Abroad Program. Her studies and sojourn with a French family inspired her to write France Insolite: Spiritual Journeys in France. Teaching languages has helped her to make many multi-cultural friendships partnering her with mission trips in Mexico, Martinique, Haiti, and France.
Smith has also served as an interpreter for the deaf and as a teacher of Special Friends Sunday School class with her Down’s syndrome daughter, Carey Beth. She has directed children, youth and adult choirs, summer music camps and community-wide musicals.
Her love for sharing Christ through music has led her to produce three albums: Feed My Lambs Alphabet Scripture Songs, for young children; Power in the Pages, a gospel album; Trinity Treasures: Redeemer, a contemporary Christian album; and three singles: “God is Our Refuge and Strength,” “I Can Do All Things” and “Spinnin’ Ginny.”
Please call the Decatur County-Gilbert H. Gragg Library at (229) 248-2665 for more information about this event.