Every Hero Has a Story Summer Reading
All Booklets and Preschool Activity Pages MUST be completed by Saturday, July 25 to be entered in our Grand Prize Raffle.
At our closing program on Tuesday, July 28 with Dave Lehman, prizes will be awarded to children who have completed the 2015 SRP. There will also be a raffle for grand prizes including passes to Kings’ Island, COSI, The Ohio State Fair, Armstrong Air & Space Museum and more!
NOTE: You MUST be present at the SRP Finale on Tuesday, July 28 to win a grand prize.
Fiscal Officer Retires
Mrs. Priscilla Horn, Fiscal Officer for the library since 1967, retired on June 30, 2015. Her tireless, behind-the-scenes efforts enabling the library to be a sustainable, vibrant gathering spot for everyone, are greatly appreciated by the Board of Trustees and library staff. Mrs. Horn will continue to serve the library as a Trustee.
Thank you, Miss Priscilla for taking such great care of us!
Veterans to be Honored at Alexandria Fun Days
Friday, July 17, 2015 at 6:00PM
Under the Big Top
The Alexandria Public Library and the Alexandria Museum are saying “Thank you” to Licking County Veterans by hosting a USO style show during the 2015 Alexandria Fun Days. Special acknowledgement will be given to our WWII veterans. If you are a WWII vet and would like to be included, please call the Library (740-924-3561) and leave the following information: your name, phone number, branch of service and where you served.
Be a Hero Blood Drive
July 22, 2015 from 11AM-4PM
To accompany our 2015 Summer Reading Program, the library is working with the American Red Cross of Licking County to host a blood drive on Wednesday, July 22. If you are willing to Be a Hero and make a commitment to donate, please email Pam at firstname.lastname@example.org or call the library at 740.924.3561 for an appointment.
In the Company of Heroes:
Licking County Veterans Project
Thursday, July 30 at 7:00PM
“It is our goal that all generations will be able to learn, understand and recognize the sacrifices made by these men and women for their country,” said Doug Stout, Heroes Project Coordinator.
Mr. Stout will be visiting the library to talk about this amazing county-wide project that will benefit generations to come by honoring those that have given so much.
2nd Thursday of each month
September through May
Kindergarteners through 3rd graders are invited to the library for a chance to unwind after school with a snack, story and activity. Space is limited for BFF and registration is required by the 2nd Wednesday of each month. Please call 924.3561 or email Pam at email@example.com to reserve a spot for your student.
Thursdays, June 11-July 16, 2015
Three, four and five year olds will discover heroes of all kinds through stories, music and finger plays as well as simple crafts.Please email Pam at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 740.924.3561 to register for one of these Thursday morning classes:
10:30-11:55AM; or 11:30AM-12:15PM
Thursdays, June 11-July 16, 2015
18-36 months old toddler and their favorite adults will discover heroes of all kinds through stories, music and finger plays.
Please email Pam at email@example.com or call 740.924.3561 to register for the Thursday morning, 10:00-10:20AM class.
Toddler & Story Time Programs continue through July 16, 2015. Call now to register!
Library Partners with Operation Round Up to Service Northridge Intermediate Students
Memorial Chair Donated
The members of the Alexandria Homemakers Club have generously donated a cozy reading chair in memory of former Homemaker, friend and longtime library patron, Mrs. Jo Budd. Their donation is a wonderful gift that all our library visitors will enjoy. The oversize chair (perfect for reading) is located in the nook near our newspapers and magazines. Thank you, Homemakers!
Memorial Bench Donated
Mrs. Patty Oyler and the late Don Oyler have generously donated a hand-crafted resin bench in memory of their son, Jeffrey Oyler. Their gift is greatly appreciated and will serve the library and the Alexandria community for many years to come. The bench is located in the library’s courtyard on the east side of the building – take a minute to enjoy the shade.