2017 Summer Reading Program is Going Strong!
Be sure to check your calendar and join us for our free July programs.
All SRP booklets will need to be completed by Saturday, July 22 at 4:00PM.
Join us for our SRP finale on Tuesday, July 25 at 6:30PM where grand prizes including passes to Kings’ Island, COSI, Columbus Crew, Cincinnati Zoo, and more will be given away to lucky readers. You have to be present at the finale in order to win one of the grand prizes. There will be many treats for completing the program including coupons for McDonald’s, Whit’s Custard, Chipotle, Raising Cane’s and The Works. Don’t miss out on picking up your SRP prizes!
Registration is required for all programs listed below. Call 740-924-3561 or email email@example.com to reserve a spot.
Build It Day
Thursday, July 6 from 2:00—3:30PM
Come be a junior engineer! You’ll be challenged to create structures from a lot of different materials. We’ll supply the materials, you supply your imagination. Program is for K – 5th graders.
Ronald McDonald Friendship Adventure
Monday, July 10 from 11:00AM-12:00PM
Come to the library for a magical and fun afternoon with Ronald McDonald as he shows us how to build friendships. Program is for K – 5th graders.
Licking Park District:Wildflowers & Butterflies, Oh My!
Tuesday, July 11 from 1:00—2:00PM
We’ll learn about Ohio’s butterflies and wildflowers and how they depend on one another. You’ll plant a flower to take home for your yard. Program is for K – 5th graders.
Ohio Concrete: Concrete Kits for Kids
Tuesday, July 18 from 2:00—3:30PM
Ever wonder what it would be like to work with cement? If so, this is your chance to find out. You’ll learn about cement and take home a project that you made.
Dave Lehman, SRP Finale
Tuesday, July 25 from 6:30-8:00PM
Our favorite magician Dave Lehman returns to share his magical talents and provide us with a great evening of fun with lots of audience participation.
This program will be held at the Alexandria United Methodist Church. SRP participants who complete the reading program will receive prizes at the finale.
Movie Day: Boss Baby
Thursday, July 27 from 3:15—5:00PM
Loosely based on Maria Frazee’s book, The Boss Baby, the movie follows the adventures of jealous seven year old Tim. While making it his mission to win back the sole affection of his parents from his new little brother Tim stumbles upon a secret plot that threatens to destroy the balance of love in the world. Together Tim and his new brother have to come together to stop the scheme, save their parents, and restore order to the world and prove that love is an infinite force. Program is for K – 5th graders.
Summer Toddler & Story Time Programs
Wednesdays: June 14, June 21, June 28, July 5, July 12 and July 19
Little ones will be building friendships as we hear construction stories, finger plays, and songs.
Story time children will do a simple craft. Registration is required for Toddler and Story Time Programs. Please call 740.924.3561 or email firstname.lastname@example.org to reserve a spot.
Toddler Time (18-36 months old & caregiver) from 10:00—10:20AM
Story Time (three, four and five year olds) from 10:30—11:15AM OR 11:30AM—12:15PM
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.