june, 2015

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2junAll DayKids Summer Reading Kickoff
4jun3:30 pm- 5:15 pmKids Movie Day: Big Hero 6 (PG)
11jun10:00 am- 10:20 amSummer Toddler Time
11jun10:30 am- 11:15 amSummer Story Time
11jun11:15 am- 12:00 pmSummer Story Time
16jun10:00 am- 11:00 amEmergency Preparedness for Youth K-2nd Grades
16jun11:00 am- 12:00 pmGet a Kit, Make a Plan and Be Informed (3-5 graders)
18jun10:00 am- 10:20 amSummer Toddler Time
18jun10:30 am- 11:15 amSummer Story Time
18jun11:15 am- 12:00 pmSummer Story Time
22jun11:00 am- 12:00 pmSafety First with Deputy Barr
24jun11:00 am- 12:00 pmAnimal Superheroes with Blendon Woods Metro Park
25jun10:00 am- 10:20 amSummer Toddler Time
25jun10:30 am- 11:15 amSummer Story Time
25jun11:15 am- 12:00 pmSummer Story Time
30jun3:00 pm- 4:30 pmSuperhero Fun with Paige Turner



Every Hero Has a Story Summer Reading

Summer is here and that means it’s time to Soar into Fun! The library offers FREE hero-related programs to keep kids interested in learning during June and July. Booklets and preschool activity pages are available starting Monday, June 1st. Children can track their reading progress and earn incentives to complete the entire program including entry in our raffle for great passes from places like Kings’ Island, COSI and Columbus Crew. Be sure to stop by the library or contact Pam at for more information.

turtlelady 2010Kickoff with The Turtle Lady (Nancy Lockard)

Tuesday, June 2 at 6:30PM

Join us for the official start of our Summer Reading Program (SRP) with Turtle Lady, Nancy Lockard. The program will be held at the Alexandria United Methodist Church so there will plenty of room for all. Nancy will share her passion for turtles and kids will get an up-close and personal encounter with some of her turtles. Kids will also be able to share some of their thoughts on heroes as we  create a display for the library.


Kids Movie Day: Big Hero 6 (PG)

Thursday, June 4, 2015 from 3:30-5:15PM

Come watch the lovable robot, Baymax and his group of friends transform into a band of unlikely heroes. There’ll be popcorn, and you can cool off in the library with your friends. Registration is required, please call 924.3561 or email Pam at to save a spot for your movie buff.




EL_facebook_1_cslp2015Summer Toddler & Story Time

Thursdays, June 11, June 18, June 25, July 2, July 9 and July 16, 2015

Little ones will discover heroes of all kinds through stories, music and finger plays. Story Time children will also do simple crafts. Registration is required, please call 740.924.3561 or email Pam at to reserve a space for your little reader.

Toddler Time for 18-36 months old and a favorite adult from 10:00—10:20AM OR

Story Time (three, four and five year olds) from 10:30—11:15AM OR 11:30AM—12:15PM



ABC Mouse! is an educational website for young children that provides online learning activities for 2-6 year olds at preschool, pre-k, and kindergarten levels.