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Sat, May. 28

On Saturday, May 28th the ELCAA and Montgomery County Public Libraries (MCPL) hosted the 19th Bilingual monthly Amharic Story Time at Silver Spring Library. We had a fantastic time with everyone. For the younger kids (ages 3-9) this month’s readings consisted of ““Maraki Teretoch Part 1 and 2 ”by Gail by Gail Ascari, read by Mama Kebebush Tesfaye &  Eileen Fishervalentine, the Silver Spring children librarian. Between the book reading, the kids watched a short YouTube videos of popular Ethiopian nursery rhymes. The kids caught on quickly and then began to sing and dance along with it. Finally, the kids had a fun coloring activities.

We thank all the parents and children who came to join us and hope that you, and even some newcomers, can all join us again at our next event and activity.  We have posted the pictures and video of  the event activities on  Facebook and Picasa web album.

 

Sat, April. 23rd

On Saturday, April 23rd the ELCAA and Montgomery County Public Libraries (MCPL) hosted the 18thh Bilingual monthly Amharic Story Time at Silver Spring Library. We had a fantastic time with everyone. For the younger kids (ages 3-9) this month’s readings consisted of ““የኤዞፕተረቶችክፍል 4 (Aesop Stories Part 4)”by Wondwesen Tamrat read by Mama Kebebush Tesfaye & Christine Conway, the Silver Spring children librarian. Between the book reading, the kids watched a short YouTube videos of popular Ethiopian nursery rhymes. The kids caught on quickly and then began to sing and dance along with it. Finally, the kids had a fun coloring activities.

 

 

We thank all the parents and children who came to join us and hope that you, and even some newcomers, can all join us again at our next event and activity.  We have posted the pictures and video of  the event activities on  Facebook and Picasa web album.
 

We look forward to seeing you at our next event May 28thAre you MCPL Library Card Holder?  please apply online now

Sat, Mar. 26th

On Saturday, March 26th the ELCAA and Montgomery County Public Libraries (MCPL) hosted the 16th Bilingual monthly Amharic Story Time at Silver Spring Library. We had a fantastic time with everyone. For the younger kids (ages 3-9) this month’s readings consisted of ““የኤዞፕተረቶችክፍል 3 (Aesop Stories Part 3)”by Wondwesen Tamrat read by Abba Adis & Christine Conway, the Silver Spring children librarian. Between the book reading, the kids watched a short YouTube videos of popular Ethiopian nursery rhymes. The kids caught on quickly and then began to sing and dance along with it. Finally, the kids had a fun coloring activities.

 

We thank all the parents and children who came to join us and hope that you, and even some newcomers, can all join us again at our next event and activity.  We have posted the pictures and video of  the event activities on  Facebook and Picasa web album.
 

We look forward to seeing you at our next event April 23rd

Are you MCPL Library Card Holder?  please apply online now

Sat., Feb. 20th

On Saturday, February 20th the ELCAA and Montgomery County Public Libraries (MCPL) hosted the 15th Bilingual monthly Amharic Story Time at Silver Spring Library. We had a fantastic time with everyone.

For the younger kids (ages 3-9) this month’s readings consisted of ““የኤዞፕተረቶችክፍል2 (Aesop Stories Part 2)”by Wondwesen Tamrat read by Emama Kebebush & Christine Conway, the Silver Spring children librarian. Between the book reading, the kids watched a short YouTube videos of popular Ethiopian nursery rhymes. The kids caught on quickly and then began to sing and dance along with it. Finally, the kids had a fun coloring activities.
 

 

The older kids (ages 10-13) read “የሙናዝንጆሮ(Muna’s Monkey)” by Michael Ambatchew and played a fun and educational Jeopardy game about Ethiopia. The kids were divided into 2 groups, “ to compete and answer the various questions. Even some of the parents got involved into the excitement. Here is the link to the game if you'd also like to give it a try: Elcaa Jeopardy.

We thank all the parents and children who came to join us and hope that you, and even some newcomers, can all join us again at our next event and activity.  We have posted the pictures and video of Saturday's (Feb. 20, 2016) activities on  Facebook, Picasa web album   and YouTube .

We look forward to seeing you at our next event

Are you MCPL Library Card Holder?  apply online now

Sat., Dec. 12th

On Saturday, December 12th, the ELCAA and Montgomery County Public Libraries (MCPL) hosted the 14th Bilingual monthly Amharic Story Time at the New Silver Spring Library. We had a fantastic time with everyone.

For the younger kids (ages 3-7) this month’s readings consisted of ““የኤዞፕ ተረቶች ክፍል 1 (Aesop Stories Part 1)” by Wondwesen Tamratby Wondwesen Tamrat will be read by Emama Kebebush & Eileen F. Valentine, the Silver Spring children librarian. Between and after the book reading, the kids watched a short YouTube video of popular Ethiopian nursery rhymes. The kids caught on quickly and then began to sing and dance along with it. Finally the kids had a fun coloring activity.

 

With the older kids (ages 8-13) we had a fun and educational Jeopardy game about Ethiopia. The kids were divided into two groups, “Lions" and " Fire eating Dragon", to compete and answer the various questions. Even some of the parents got involved into the excitement. Here is the link to the game if you'd also like to give it a try: Elcaa Jeopardy.

We thank all the parents and children who came to join us and hope that you, and even some newcomers, can all join us again at our next event and activity.  We have posted the pictures and video of Saturday's (December. 12, 2015) activities on Facebook and Google+ 

 

We look forward to seeing you at our next event

 

Sat., Dec. 12th

Sat., Dec. 12th

On Saturday, December 12th, the ELCAA and Montgomery County Public Libraries (MCPL) hosted the 14th Bilingual monthly Amharic Story Time at the New Silver Spring Library. We had a fantastic time with everyone.

For the younger kids (ages 3-7) this month’s readings consisted of ““የኤዞፕ ተረቶች ክፍል 1 (Aesop Stories Part 1)” by Wondwesen Tamratby Wondwesen Tamrat will be read by Emama Kebebush & Eileen F. Valentine, the Silver Spring children librarian. Between and after the book reading, the kids watched a short YouTube video of popular Ethiopian nursery rhymes. The kids caught on quickly and then began to sing and dance along with it. Finally the kids had a fun coloring activity.

 

With the older kids (ages 8-13) we had a fun and educational Jeopardy game about Ethiopia. The kids were divided into two groups, “Lions" and " Fire eating Dragon", to compete and answer the various questions. Even some of the parents got involved into the excitement. Here is the link to the game if you'd also like to give it a try: Elcaa Jeopardy.

We thank all the parents and children who came to join us and hope that you, and even some newcomers, can all join us again at our next event and activity.  We have posted the pictures and video of Saturday's (December. 12, 2015) activities on Facebook and Google+ 

 

We look forward to seeing you at our next event