Eric Carle Month

images from Eric Carle's books

We're celebrating the work of American author and illustrator Eric Carle in January!

Choose his books from our book displays, help feather a giant wing collage, and join us for a fun craft and special storytime.

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Giant Wing Feather Collage
All Month!
Come in to the library and pick up a paper feather to color and add to our Eric Carle-inspired wall collage of giant wings. Or click here to print out a feather at home>

image of a stuffed hungry caterpillar craft


Very Hungry Caterpillar Craft
Postponed to SAT, JAN 28!
11:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m.
Youth Auditorium

Create a stuffed animal who just might eat 1 apple, 2 pears, 3 plums, 4 strawberries, 5 oranges, 1 piece of chocolate cake, 1 ice cream cone, 1 pickle, 1 slice of swiss cheese, 1 slice of salami, 1 lollipop, 1 piece of cherry pie, 1 sausage, 1 cupcake, 1 slice of watermelon, and 1 nice green leaf. 

About Eric Carle

Eric Carle is acclaimed and beloved as the creator of brilliantly illustrated and innovatively designed picture books for very young children. His best-known work, The Very Hungry Caterpillar, has eaten its way into the hearts of literally millions of children all over the world and has been translated into 66 languages and sold over 50 million copies. Since the Caterpillar was published in 1969, Eric Carle has illustrated more than seventy books, many best sellers, most of which he also wrote, and more than 152 million copies of his books have sold around the world. Eric Carle’s art is distinctive and instantly recognizable. His artwork is created in collage technique, using hand-painted papers, which he cuts and layers to form bright and cheerful images.