Cauli Le Chat

Cauli Le Chat
Cauli Le Chat, MPL Roving Reporter

Tuesday, May 10, 2011

Where's MY Invitation, Wild Thang?

Wild Thang, MPL Early Literacy Specialist, is hosting my Library's inaugural Teddy Bear Sleepover on Thursday, May 26, 2011.  I'll excerpt the description from our online calendar.

Teddy Bear Sleepover

Event Type: Children's Program
Date: 5/26/2011
Start Time: 6:30 PM
End Time: 7:30 PM
 On Thursday, May 26, at 6:30 pm. the Mooresville Public Library will be hosting its first ever Teddy Bear Sleepover. In this extra
special program, children ages 2 to 6 are invited to come dressed in their pajamas to listen to stories, make a craft, and have a special snack. Be sure to bring your teddy or other stuffed animal because not only is it the guest of honor, but all the stuffed animals are
invited to spend the night! Be sure to pick up your stuffed animal the next day along with a special surprise!

Let’s really find out what happens when the library lights go out!

Location: Children's Program Area (Phone Library to Reserve)
Registration Ends: 5/25/2011 at 12:00 AM
Presenter: Jaymi Edwards
Status: Waiting List

Please Note
  • Attendee must be between the ages of 2 Years and 6 Years old.
  • Attendee MUST give 24 hour cancellation notice to allow others on the waiting list to attend.

Some readers might wonder what all the fuss is about; after all, you might say, these are only "stuffed animals."  As anyone who has ever read The Velveteen Rabbit, Corduroy, or Winnie-the-Pooh will attest, being a "stuffed animal" does not in any way make him or her less real to a child.  (Ask Scowl-Face about his stuffed elephant.)  Some of my best friends are teddy bears, I'll have you know.

This is going to be an exciting program for these teddy bears and their children who love and care for them.    There is, of course, one obvious question:  Where is MY invitation, Wild Thang?  Those teddies will need a chaperone, and Cauli fits that bill, make no mistake!  I'll keep things running in orderly fashion without compromising any of the great fun we could have. Try that balancing act, then watch moi to learn how it's done.

I can only assume that my party invitation was misdirected in interoffice mail. Perhaps your email went into my spam folder by mistake, Wild Thang.  But it's not too late to make amends.  Send my invitation to (subject line:  Cauli's belated invitation), like pronto.  I'll be waiting by my computer.

I'm still waiting.  Chop-chop, Wild Thang!  Time's a'wastin' (as Snuffy Smith used to say in the comic strip).

I'm STILL Waiting,

Cauli Le Chat
MPL Roving Reporter
Party Time News Beat

P.S.  Watch our book trailers for Corduroy and The Velveteen Rabbit, and you will learn how stuffed animals become real.

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