Kids

march, 2017

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1mar - 15All DayService Men and Women Care Packages
1mar10:00 am- 10:45 amWinter Story Time
2mar10:00 am- 10:45 amWinter Story Time
9mar3:15 pm- 4:30 pmBFF (K-3rd Grade)
11marAll DaySpring Forward
16mar3:15 pm- 5:00 pmKids Movie Day: Surf's Up 2, Wave Mania
20mar6:30 pm- 1:00 amSpring Toddler Time Starts
20mar7:00 pm- 1:00 amSpring Story Time Starts
21mar10:00 am- 10:20 amSpring Toddler Time
22mar10:00 am- 10:45 amSpring Story Time
23mar10:00 am- 10:45 amSpring Story Time
23mar3:15 pm- 4:30 pmLicking Park District for K-5th Graders
27mar6:30 pm- 7:00 pmSpring Toddler Time
27mar7:00 pm- 7:45 pmSpring Story Time
28mar10:00 am- 10:20 amSpring Toddler Time
29mar10:00 am- 10:45 amSpring Story Time
30mar10:00 am- 10:45 amSpring Story Time

  If Northridge Local School District is closed due to weather, all programs are canceled.

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Spring Toddler and Story Times

Beginning the week of March 20 through April 27, 2017

 

Toddler Time: Spring Safari

Join us for a safari trek during our Spring Toddler Time. Toddlers 18 – 36 months old along with their favorite adult will enjoy 20 minutes of stories, songs and finger plays as we hunt for jungle animals.
 Mondays from 6:30-6:50PM OR Tuesdays from 10:00-10:20AM.
NOTE: There will be NO TODDLER TIME on Monday, April 10 or Tuesday, April 11.

Story Time: We’re Going on a Jungle Adventure

Three, four and fiveyear old children will meet in the story room for 45 minutes of stories, finger plays, songs and a simple craft as we search for lions, tigers, monkeys and more.
Please choose from one of these sessions:
Mondays from 7:00-7:45PM, Wednesdays from 10:00-10:45AM OR Thursdays from 10:00-10:45AM.
NOTE: No Story Time on Monday, April 10, Wednesday, April 12 or Thursday, A9ril 13.

Registration is required and space is limited. Please call 740.924.3561 or email phankinson@alexandria.lib.oh.us to sign up your little reader.


barefootkidsBFF

Thursday, March 9  froBFFm 3:15-4:30PM

Children may look different, live in different families and live all over the world, yet they still have much in common and have basic needs. We’ll hear the new story, The Barefoot Book of Children by Tessa Strickland. We’ll have a yummy snack and do an activity too.

Space is limited for BFF and registration is required by 4:00PM Wednesday, March 8. Please call 740.924.3561 or email phankinson@alexandria.lib.oh.us 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 with our staff.

***Due to Northridge Local School District Spring Break, our April BFF will meet on Thursday, April 6th. ***

 Surf's_Up_2_WaveMania_coverKids Movie Day:
Surf’s Up 2, Wave Mania

Thursday, March 16  from 3:15–5:00PM

Cody Maverick, an adventure seeking penguin convinces The Hang 5, an infamous big wave riding crew, to go with him to a mysterious surf spot known as The Trenches to find the biggest waves in the world. (Click on the picture for a movie preview.)

Library staff will pick K-3rd grade kids up at school and escort them to the library for movie day. Due to the school dismissal time for 4th & 5th graders, transportation arrangements will need to be made for them to attend movie day. Parents, please remember a note needs to be sent to school giving permission for kids to walk over with library staff AND kids need to be registered at the library by 4:00PM Wednesday, March 15. Space is limited. Please contact the library if you have questions or to register for Movie Day at 740.924.3561 or email phankinson@alexandria.lib.oh.us.

 


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Licking Park District for K-5th Graders

Art and the Environment
Thursday, March 23 from 3:15-4:30PM

Art and nature go hand in hand. Come to the library to get creative at this fun program for K – 5th graders. A snack will be provided along with the program. Registration is required and space is limited.

The Alexandria Public Library is happy to be working with the Licking Park District to offer children’s programs on the fourth Thursday of the month for kids in K–5th grades. Parents, please remember a note needs to be sent to school giving permission for kids to walk over with library staff AND kids need to be registered by 4:00PM Wednesday, March 22. Space is limited. Due to the Intermediate school dismissal time for 4th and 5th graders, they will have to make their own transportation arrangements.

Please contact the library to register at 740.924.3561 or email phankinson@alexandria.lib.oh.us.

 


worldbookFREE: New Kid’s Educational Games and Tools

World 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.


EllisonDies

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

ABC Mouse!

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.


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