Thursday, May 28, 2009

Lunchroom Poem

The Carnegie Center staff placed a whiteboard in our kitchenette, where staff make their lunches. The board contained the following prompt: "Write about a children's book or books that impacted you." Staffers each wrote a few lines. Here was the result:

Eggs and ham, green as the tree leaves
Under which Harriett spies
And wild things roar.
While the Patriot lads saved old Falmouth
I was digging holes in the dirt
Eating a bowl full of mush under the moon
While we had a no good, very bad day
As Amy lay dying.

We have so much fun at work! Can you guess the children's books to which the lines allude?
Happy Guessing!

Tuesday, May 26, 2009


With Memorial Day weekend over, summer is officially here! Remember to sign up for summer class.

Happy "summertime" from the Carnegie Center staff!

Wednesday, May 20, 2009

National Children's Book Week

The Carnegie Center celebrated National Children's Book Week with a Family Fun and Learning Night program last night. Seventy kids and family members enjoyed making their own books, paper, puppets and more! Also, in honor of National Children's Book Week, many of the staff dressed up as Alice in Wonderland characters. Here are a few pictures of our fun evening:


Monday, May 18, 2009

Summer Class Schedule

Hi, Carnegie Center friends!
Our summer class schedule is now available on the web. Sign up for our exciting classes here!

For those on the mailing list, your class schedule should be arriving anytime. Be checking your mailbox!


Thursday, May 14, 2009


You can now follow the goings-on of the Carnegie Center on Twitter.

Check it out!


Thursday, May 7, 2009

Check it Out

We’re delighted to report that today’s (May 7th) edition of the Writer’s Almanac features “On a Perfect Day,” a poem by our own outgoing Kentucky Poet Laureate, Jane Gentry Vance. The poem will be read by Garrison Keillor during this evening’s 7:00 pm broadcast on WUKY or your local NPR affiliate. Here’s the poem in all its glory:

"On a Perfect Day"