Fall Toddler & Story Time Programs
Beginning the week of November 11, 2019
Little ones will be building friendships as we hear stories, learn finger plays and sing songs. Story time children will also do a simple craft. Registration is required. There will be no classes during the week of Thanksgiving. Please choose a class time then call 740.924.3561 or email email@example.com 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 10:00AM—10:45AM
Thursday, November 7, 3:15-4:45PM
Learn about wings and the many different things that use them to fly. We will enjoy a snack, craft, and games while we explore the museum exhibit. Call 740-924-3561 or email Jshaw@alexandria.lib.oh.us to register your child. Registration deadline is Tuesday, November 5. Children must have a note to walk from the primary to the library with our staff. This program is in conjunction with Traveling Museum Exhibits created by the Grandview Heights Public Library with The Ohio State University’s Museum of Biological Diversity. The Natural Wonders Traveling Museum is funded through a federal Institute of Museum and Library Services LSTA grant awarded by the State Library of Ohio.
Kids Movie Day:
The Lion King(K-5th)
Thursday, November 14 from 3:15–5:30PM
After the murder of his father, a young lion prince flees his kingdom only to learn the true meaning of responsibility and bravery.
Call 740-924-3561 or email Jshaw@alexandria.lib.oh.us to register your child. Registration deadline is Tuesday, November 12. Children must have a note to walk from the primary to the library with our staff. Popcorn will be provided. Please send a water bottle for your child.
Due to the school dismissal time for 4th and 5th graders, they will need to arrange their own transportation.
Licking Park District for K-5th Graders
Thursday, November 21 from 3:15–4:30PM
Join us with the Licking Parks district as we learn about the natural world around us. Call 740-924-3561 or email firstname.lastname@example.org to register. Registration deadline is Tuesday, November 19. Children must have a note to walk from the primary to the library with our staff.
Due to the school dismissal time for 4th and 5th graders, parents will need to arrange transportation.
Santa Is Coming
Saturday, November 23, 10AM
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 email@example.com 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.
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