The Duncan Banner

March 20, 2013

Lego Land returns to Duncan Public Library

Derrick Miller
The Duncan Banner

DUNCAN — Though the skyscrapers didn’t quite touch the sky, the sky was the limit to the children’s imagination.

Duncan Public Library’s Lego Land program returned Tuesday specifically for Spring Break. Children (and even parents and grandparents) came and went during the four hours of Lego Land.

“We usually have something for Spring Break and Fall Break,” Library Director Jan Cole said.

Several tables were set up in the children’s area of the library. From there, numerous Lego blocks were placed on the tables.

Darbie LaFontain, children’s librarian, said Lego Land is one of the more simplistic programs the library has. But it still continues to be popular because children and adults enjoy Legos.

“It doesn’t take a lot to set it up,” LaFontain said.

LaFontain said the Spring Break Lego Land did have several visitors, but it was smaller than the Lego Land programs during the Summer Reading Program.

This difference made Tuesday’s program calmer than what children would experience in the summer. She said the program is fun any time of year.

Although most of the tables contained the smaller Lego blocks, one table was specially set up to house Mega Blocks. This allowed for children of all ages to join in on the Lego fun at the library.

LaFontain said the popularity of the Lego Land program prompted a line to gather early at the library. The program was set to begin at 10 a.m. when the library normally opens. But the line led to doors being opened early.

“We started building at 9:30,” she said.

Because the tables were already set up, LaFontain said it was no trouble to get Lego Land started early. She said the program’s quick and easy set up helped to get things rolling.