Dec 22, 2009
The stars just seem to shine brightest on Christmas Eve. Read by library staff.
Recording time: 54 sec.
Dec 20, 2009
'Twas the Night Before Christmas is a classic poem by Clement C. Moore. Treasured for many generations, it is possibly the most well-known poem about Santa and his eight reindeer. Can you name all eight reindeer?
Read by Randy Erdman, Former Mayor of the City of Albert Lea.
Recording time: 3 min., 04 sec.
Dec 17, 2009
Jolly Old St. Nicholas is a favorite Christmas carol of many. What do you hope to get from Santa when he visits?
Recording time: 1 min.
Dec 11, 2009
Yes, Virginia, There is a Santa Claus is the reply letter
printed in The New York Sun to Virginia, who had
written a letter to the editor asking if Santa Claus really
Listen to Tristyn and her grandmother Terry Olson read the real-life letters of Virginia O'Hanlon and Francis P. Church published in 1897.
Dec 1, 2009
The Velveteen Rabbit, Or, How Toys Become Real by Margery Williams
is about a Velveteen Rabbit who is given to a boy for a Christmas
present. The rabbit learns that if he is loved enough by the boy he
will become a real rabbit.
The Velveteen Rabbit is an award-winning beloved classic
Read by Bev...