Kids

february, 2019

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4feb6:30 pm- 6:50 pmWinter Toddler Time
4feb7:00 pm- 7:45 pmWinter Story Time
6feb10:00 am- 10:20 amWinter Toddler Time
7feb10:00 am- 10:45 amWinter Story Time
11feb6:30 pm- 6:50 pmWinter Toddler Time
11feb7:00 pm- 7:45 pmWinter Story Time
13feb10:00 am- 10:20 amWinter Toddler Time
14feb10:00 am- 10:45 amWinter Story Time
14feb3:15 pm- 4:30 pmBFF (K-5rd Grade)
18feb6:30 pm- 6:50 pmWinter Toddler Time
18feb7:00 pm- 7:45 pmWinter Story Time
20feb10:00 am- 10:20 amWinter Toddler Time
21feb10:00 am- 10:45 amWinter Story Time
21feb3:15 pm- 4:30 pmLicking Park District for K-5th Graders
28feb3:15 pm- 5:00 pmKids Movie Day: Sgt. Stubby An American Hero (K-5th Grade)

 


Winter Toddler and Story Times

Continue Through the week of February 18

“Snowflakes, snowballs, and snow things”

Toddler Time

Fun with snow! Little ones 18-36 months are invited to join in a special time of reading books, singing songs and moving to music. Lots of fun is in store for our little folks as we share this time together making new friends.  There’s still time to come join us. We are scheduled to meet Monday evenings 6:30-6:50 or Wednesday mornings 10:00-10:20AM.

Story Time

Inviting all 3-, 4-, and 5-year-old youngsters to come, explore snow through stories, finger plays, songs, and simple crafts. Our program began the week of January 14th with the last meeting the week of February 18th. Story time is scheduled to meet Monday evenings 7:00-7:45PM or Thursday mornings 10:00-10:45. Registration is required, and space is limited. Please call 740.924.3561 or email kthompson1@alexandria.lib.oh.us to sign up your little reader.

Please remember if the Northridge Schools are closed all library programming is cancelled.

 


 

BFF (Grades K-5)

Thursday, February 14 from 3:15-4:30PM

Listen to how Leon’s crush causes his valentine to go on the run as we read The Yuckiest, Stinkiest, Best Valentine Ever by Brenda Ferber. Decorate a special cookie and enjoy making a valentine monster. (There will be snacks and games.)  Parents, please remember a note needs to be sent to school giving permission for your child to walk with library staff to the library. Space is limited, children need to be registered with the library by 4:00PM on Wednesday, February 13. Please call 740.924.3561 or email bbeck@alexandria.lib.oh.us if you have questions or to register. Due to the school dismissal time for 4th and 5th graders, parents will need to arrange for their transportation.


Licking Park District for K-5th Graders

Thursday, February 21 from 3:15–4:30PM

Flower Power

Learn the secrets of the power hidden in a flower.

The Alexandria Public Library is happy to be working with the Licking Park District to offer children’s programs for kids in grades K-5. Parents, please remember a note needs to be sent to school giving permission for your child to walk with library staff to the library. Space is limited, children need to be registered with the library by 4:00PM on Wednesday, February 20. Please call 740.924.3561 or email bbeck@alexandria.lib.oh.us if you have questions or to register. Due to the school dismissal time for 4th and 5th graders, parents will need to arrange for their transportation.


Kids Movie Day: Sgt. Stubby An American Hero

Thursday, February 28 from 3:15–5:00PM

A true story of America’s most decorated military dog. Rescued from the streets, Stubby has an unforgettable WWI adventure.

Parents, please remember a note needs to be sent to school giving permission for your child to walk with library staff to the library. Space is limited, children need to be registered with the library by 4:00PM on Wednesday, February 27. Please call 740.924.3561 or email bbeck@alexandria.lib.oh.us if you have questions or to register.

Due to the school dismissal time for 4th and 5th graders, parents will need to arrange for their transportation.

 


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FREE eBooks and eAudio Books with Digital Downloads

Find your favorite authors here and download to your phone, tablet, iPod or computer.

 

 


worldbookWorld Book: Early World of Learning

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.

Reading on the Screen from TRUE Studios on Vimeo.

Reading for a Purpose from TRUE Studios on Vimeo.

Reading on the Go from TRUE Studios on Vimeo.


EllisonDies

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

ABC Mouse!

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.


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