Celebrate Libraries during National Library Week
Stop by the library and discover all we have to offer free of charge:
Programs for all ages, books & magazines, audio books, movies & music, local newspapers, eBooks & eAudio books, computer access & WiFi, play area for little ones, public meeting room, and local information including voter registration.
Spring Toddler and Story Times
Beginning the week of March 20 through April 27, 2017
Toddler Time: Spring Safari
NOTE: There will be NO TODDLER TIME on Monday, April 10;
Tuesday, April 11 or Monday, April 24.
Story Time: We’re Going on a Jungle Adventure
Three, four and fiveyear old children will meet in the story room for 45 minutes of stories, finger plays, songs and a simple craft as we search for lions, tigers, monkeys and more.
Please choose from one of these sessions:
Mondays from 7:00-7:45PM, Wednesdays from 10:00-10:45AM OR
Thursdays from 10:00-10:45AM.
NOTE: No Story Time during Northridge Primary’s spring break (Monday, April 10; Wednesday, April 12; Thursday, April 13) or on Monday, April 24.
Registration is required and space is limited. Please call 740.924.3561 or email firstname.lastname@example.org to sign up your little reader.
Thursday, April 6from 3:15-4:30PM
Spring has sprung and we’re ready for all the goodies the Easter Bunny will bring. Join us for a fun, new story, a yummy snack and an activity.
Space is limited for BFF and registration is required by 4:00PM Wednesday, April 5. Please call 740.924.3561 or email email@example.com for more information and to register for this month’s BFF. Don’t forget to send a note to school giving permission for your child to walk over from school with our staff.
Thursday, April 13 from 3:15–5:00PM
If you’re having a stay-cation during spring break, join your friends for an afternoon movie and popcorn at the library for Moana.
The movie will follow the journey of the spirited, young Moana as she meets the once mighty, demi-god Maui. Together they explore the open ocean and islands encountering incredible sea creatures and adventures along the way.
Thursday, April 20 from 3:15–5:00PM
Even if you don’t remember the crazy – haired toys, you’ll love this movie. Trolls is a colorful troupe of lovable characters who love to sing, dance, and play. Princess Poppy is given her crown on the same day that a mysterious giant arrives. Unfortunately, he’s not wanting to sing or play, he has something different on his mind. Poppy and Branch go on a rescue mission that takes them far away from their home. It’s a journey that will challenge their courage and show their true colors.
Library staff will pick K-3rd grade kids up at school and escort them to the library for movie day. Due to the school dismissal time for 4th & 5th graders, transportation arrangements will need to be made for them to attend movie day. Parents, please remember a note needs to be sent to school giving permission for kids to walk over with library staff AND kids need to be registered at the library by 4:00PM Wednesday, April 19. Space is limited. Please contact the library if you have questions or to register for Movie Day at 740.924.3561 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Licking Park District for K-5th Graders
Thursday, April 27 from 3:15-4:30PM
Birds travel both to and through Ohio during the spring migration. Learn about the wonders of migration and how bird banding stations work. You may even get to see our feathered friends up close. A snack will be provided along with the program.
The Alexandria Public Library is happy to be working with the Licking Park District to offer children’s programs on the fourth Thursday of the month for kids in K–5th grades. Parents, please remember a note needs to be sent to school giving permission for kids to walk over with library staff AND kids need to be registered by 4:00PM Wednesday, April 26. Space is limited. Due to the Intermediate school dismissal time for 4th and 5th graders, they will have to make their own transportation arrangements.
Please contact the library to register at 740.924.3561 or email email@example.com.
FREE: New Kid’s Educational Games and Tools
An online resource for preschoolers and early elementary grade students. It can be used on any device that connects to the internet, but is optimized for use on an iPad. Early World of Learning includes three interactive learning environments:
- Trek’s Travels – narrated stories, interactive games, and original videos that teach critical early childhood themes, including numbers, shapes, colors, opposites, and more.
- Welcome to Reading – practice to develop and strengthen phonics, vocabulary, phonemic awareness, and comprehension skills.
- Know It – a visual interactive encyclopedia that will captivate early learners with non-fiction topics of interest and importance to them.
Reading Round the Clock
Reading can happen anytime, anywhere! And you and your children can explore the joy of reading together with this series of “Reading ‘Round the Clock” flyers and videos that gives easy tips for working reading practice into everyday activities. INFOhio developed them in partnership with the State Library of Ohio, Ohio Educational Library Media Association, and the Ohio PTA, and they are available to all Ohioans for free download. So take a look for great tips on keeping your family reading and preparing your children for Ohio’s Third Grade Reading Guarantee.
Ellison Dies Available for Use
These dies and machine are available for anyone 12 and older to use during library hours. Bring your own paper, make something special!
For a full list of available dies, please click here: Alexandria_Ellison_Dies.
ABCmouse.com is an educational website for young children that provides online learning activities for 2-6 year old children at preschool, pre-k, and kindergarten levels.