june, 2016

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2jun6:30 pm- 8:30 pmKids Summer Reading Kickoff
8jun3:00 pm- 4:00 pmKids 5-2-1-0! Healthy Kids
9jun10:00 am- 10:20 amSummer Toddler Time
9jun10:30 am- 11:15 amSummer Story Time
9jun11:30 am- 12:15 amSummer Story Time
13jun4:00 pm- 5:00 pmArmstrong Air & Space
15jun10:00 am- 12:15 amWalking Wednesdays
16jun10:00 am- 10:20 amSummer Toddler Time
16jun10:30 am- 11:15 amSummer Story Time
16jun11:30 am- 12:15 amSummer Story Time
21jun2:00 pm- 3:30 pmWorm Day Games & Races
22jun10:00 am- 12:15 amWalking Wednesdays
23jun10:00 am- 10:20 amSummer Toddler Time
23jun10:30 am- 11:15 amSummer Story Time
23jun11:30 am- 12:15 amSummer Story Time
28jun3:00 pm- 5:00 pmKids Movie Day: Zootopia
29jun10:00 am- 12:15 amWalking Wednesdays
30jun10:00 am- 10:20 amSummer Toddler Time
30jun10:30 am- 11:15 amSummer Story Time
30jun11:30 am- 12:15 amSummer Story Time


2016 Summer Reading Program

Thursday, June 2 from 6:30-8:30PM

Our 2016 Children’s Summer Reading Program will kick off with a drop in event on Thursday, June 2. Roger Bishop, of HyperSounds Entertainment will provide the fun with Bubble Soccer and an inflatable. We’ll be set up on the field in front of the Northridge Primary School. Kids can pick up their reading record booklets and have a a great time. Mark your calendars for June 2nd and get set to have a terrific summer at the library!

Need a Summer Reading Program Booklet?

Kids Summer Reading June 2 - July 26, 2016

Kids Summer Reading June 2 – July 26, 2016

If you’d like to participate in our Kids Summer Reading Program, please stop in the library and pick up a booklet to log your progress. If you want to print your own booklet, please click HERE – please note this is formatted to print a booklet and is not in page order.

If your toddler would like to participate, we also have a simplified program chart available at the library. Want to print at home? Please click HERE for a Toddler Summer Reading Progress Chart.

 Summer Toddler and Story Times

Thursdays June 9 – July 14thtoddlersummer

Please choose the time and program that fits your little one and contact the library to register:
Toddler Time: 10:00–10:20AM for 18 – 36 months old and caregiver;
Story Time: 10:30–11:15AM OR 11:30AM-12:15PM for 3, 4 & 5 year olds.
Look for more information in our June newsletter and on our webpage for all the free summer library programs we will be offering.

Walking Wednesdays

June 15, 22, 29 and July 13, 20 at 10:00AMwalkingwednesday

Weather permitting, parents, grandparents, children and tweens will meet at the library to go for a walk on the path around the Alex Ridge subdivision. After walking, we’ll stop for a story at Mary’s Garden at Northridge Primary.

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.


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.




ABC Mouse! 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.