november, 2018

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1nov10:00 am- 10:45 amFall Story Time
5nov10:00 am- 10:45 amFall Story Time
5nov6:30 pm- 6:50 pmFall Toddler Time
7nov10:00 am- 10:20 amFall Toddler Time
8nov10:00 am- 10:45 amFall Story Time
8nov3:15 pm- 5:15 pmBFF (K-3rd Grade)
15nov3:15 pm- 4:30 pmLicking Park District for K-5th Graders
17nov10:00 am- 12:00 pmFamily Story Time with Santa
29nov6:30 pm- 8:00 pmFamily Gingerbread Houses


Fall Toddler & Story Time Programs

October 29 through December 20th

“Autumn Time Fun”

Little ones will be building friendships through stories, finger plays and songs. Story time children will also do a simple craft. Registration is required. Please choose a class and time then call 740.924.3561 or email to reserve a spot.

Toddler Time (18-36 months old & caregiver): Mondays from 6:30—6:50PM OR Wednesdays from 10:00—10:20AM

Story Time (three, four and five-year olds): Mondays from 7:00—7:45PM OR Thursdays 10:00—10:45AM

BFF: K–3rd Graders

Thursday, November 8 from 3:15-5:15PM

Join us at the library this month for a story and to prepare for Santa’s visit. We will be making ornaments and decorating the library.

Space is limited for BFF and registration is required by 4:00PM Wednesday, November 7. Please call 740.924.3561 or email 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.


Licking Parks Program (K-5th Graders)

Thursday, November 15 from 3:15-4:30PM

Going Batty is our program this month. Come read and  learn everything you always wanted to know about bats. An afterschool snack will also be provided.

Space is limited for Parks and registration is required by 4:00PM Wednesday, November 14. Please call 740.924.3561 or email for more information and to register for this month’s Parks. Don’t forget to send a note to school giving permission for your child to walk over from school.


Santa is Coming!

Saturday, November 17 from 10AM-12PM

Please join us for a special family holiday story time. We’ll gather in the meeting room to hear Santa read a Christmas story or two. After the stories, families will take turns visiting with Santa as children tell him their Christmas wishes.

Light refreshments will be available. Registration is required, and space is limited. Please contact the library to register for Santa Story Time at 740.924.3561 or email to get on Santa’s nice list. Please arrive a few minutes early and enter through the meeting room door so we’ll be all settled and ready for Santa’s arrival at 10:00am.


Family Gingerbread Houses

November 29 from 6:30-8PM

Always dreamed of gingerbread houses? You’ll love our hands-on gingerbread workshop just in time for the holidays. Adults and families are invited to attend our make-it and take-it program. Space and materials cost limit us to 50 participants. We’ll be making a basic model and then you will be able to decorate everything you have dreamed about. Please call the library at 740.924.3561 by Saturday, November 24 to register. 






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.


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.