may, 2015

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4may6:30 pm- 7:00 pmSpring Toddler Time
4may7:00 pm- 7:45 pmSpring Story Time
5may10:00 am- 10:20 amSpring Toddler Time
6may10:00 am- 10:45 pmSpring Story Time
7may10:00 am- 10:45 pmSpring Story Time
14may3:30 pm- 4:30 pmBFF (K-3rd Grade)
21may10:30 am- 11:15 amKids Summer Reading PREVIEW
21may3:30 pm- 5:15 pmKids Movie Day: Strange Magic (PG)

Spring Toddler Time

Splash Into Reading
Monday May 4 OR Tuesday, May 5, 2015

Join us for our last session of spring Toddler Time. Jump into stories about frogs, turtles, fish and water. Little ones 18–36 months old and their favorite adult can make new friends at Toddler Time. Grownups and children will participate in our 15–20 minute session of stories, finger plays and music.

Please email Pam at or call 740.924.3561 to register for one of these Toddler Time sessions:

Mondays from 6:30-6:50PM or Tuesdays from 10:00-10:20AM.


Spring Story Time

Spring Into Stories
Monday, May 4, Wednesday, May 6 OR Thursday, May 7, 2015

It’s our last week of Spring Story Time this session. Hop into the library to make new friends, laugh and learn as we discover fish, frogs, turtles and water fun. Three, four and five year old children are invited to the library for 45 minutes of stories, finger plays, songs and a simple craft.

Registration is required and space is limited. Please email Pam at or call 740.924.3561 to register for one of these classes: Mondays from 7:00-7:45PM; Wednesdays from 10:00AM-10:45AM; or Thursdays from 10:00-10:45AM.

2015_posterChildren’s Book Week

May 4th – 9th

We are celebrating children’s books and fictional characters during National Children’s Book Week. Stop by the library between Monday, May 4th and Saturday, May 9th to guess the names of authors and book characters in our display. A small treat will be awarded simply for guessing. Winners will be posted in the library on May 11th.

Don’t forget to check out some children’s books while you’re here – choose an old favorite or check out our new book shelves. We have something for everyone!

“There is no such thing as a child who hates to read; there are only children who have not found the right book.” - Frank Serafini


Alexandria Primary Kindergarten Registration

Northridge District Offices
Thursday, May 7 and Friday, May 8, 2015 from 7:30AM-3:30PM

Please call 740-967-6631 to schedule an appointment for registration. Registration Forms are available here. Please bring this completed form with you to your scheduled registration time.

The following documents are required at registration:

  • Original birth certificate;
  • Proof of residency (utility bill with service address/lease/mortgage agreement);
  • Child’s immunization records – you will meet with the school nurse at registration; and
  • In case of divorce/separation, original certified court custody papers must be presented.

Kindergarten requirements include minimum age of 5 (five) years on or before September 30, 2015. Call 740-967-6631 if you have any questions.


Kids Movie Day: strangemagicStrange Magic (PG)

Thursday, May 21, 2015 from 3:30-5:15PM

A musical filled fairy tale Inspired by William Shakespeare’s “A Midsummer Night’s Dream” features a colorful cast of elves, goblins, fairies and imps; along with a princess, villain and a knight who is no Prince Charming. A mysterious potion will take them on a fantastical fantasy adventure.

Library staff will pick K-3rd grade kids up at school and escort them to the story room for movie day. Due to the school dismissal time for 4th & 5th graders, they will have to make their own transportation arrangements for attending movie day. Parents, please remember, a note needs to be sent to school giving permission for kids to walk over with library staff. Space is limited and kids need to be registered at the library by 4:00PM on Wednesday, May 20. To register for the May Movie Day, call 924.3561 or email Pam at



SloganText2015Coming Soon:
Summer Reading Program

Tuesday, June 2 at 6:30PM

Our 2015 summer will kick off on Tuesday, June 2nd  at 6:30pm with The Turtle Lady, (a.k.a. Nancy Lockard). It’s been a few years since Nancy was in Alexandria, but she is returning for our Every Hero Has a Story opening program. We’ll be at the Alexandria United Methodist Church, so there will be plenty of room for Nancy, her turtle friends and YOU!

Come hear Nancy share her passion for turtles and meet her and the turtles up-close. Be sure to watch our website and June newsletter for all of the upcoming summer programs. The best thing? ALL our programs are free!



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