Kids

february, 2020

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3feb6:30 pm- 6:50 pmWinter Toddler Time
3feb7:00 pm- 7:45 pmWinter Story Time
5feb10:00 am- 10:20 amWinter Toddler Time
6feb10:00 am- 10:45 amWinter Story Time
10feb6:30 pm- 6:50 pmWinter Toddler Time
10feb7:00 pm- 7:45 pmWinter Story Time
12feb10:00 am- 10:20 amWinter Toddler Time
13feb10:00 am- 10:45 amWinter Story Time
13feb3:15 pm- 4:45 pmBFF (K-5)
20feb3:15 pm- 4:30 pmLicking Park District (K-5)
24feb6:30 pm- 6:50 pmSpring Toddler Time
24feb7:00 pm- 7:45 pmSpring Story Time
26feb10:00 am- 10:20 amSpring Toddler Time
27feb10:00 am- 10:45 amSpring Story Time
27feb3:15 pm- 5:00 pmKids Movie Day: Arctic Dogs (K-5)

Story Time with Belle!

Saturday, March 7 from 2:15-3:15PM

Be our guest! Princess Belle will be making a very magical appearance at the library. Join us for a special meet and greet, magical story, dancing and pictures with the princess!!! We can’t wait to see you there! You do not have to sign up for this Alexandria library event, just show up! All ages are welcome to attend.


Spring Toddler and Story Times

Continues through the week of March 16

Reading with Curious George!

Inviting all 3-, 4-, and 5-year-old youngsters to come learn through stories, finger plays, songs, and simple crafts. Our program runs from the week of February 24th with the last meeting the week of March 16th. Story time is scheduled to meet Monday evenings 7:00-7:45PM, or Thursday mornings 10:00-10:45. Reserve your spot by calling 740.924.3561 or emailing kthompson1@alexandria.lib.oh.us

Toddler Time

Fun with Curious George! Little ones 18-36 months are invited to join in a special time of reading books, singing songs and moving to music. Lots of fun is in store for our little folks as we share this time together making new friends.  Our program is scheduled to run the week of February 24th with the last meeting the week of March 16th. We are scheduled to meet Monday evenings 6:30-6:50 or Wednesday mornings 10:00-10:20. Please reserve a spot by calling 740.924.3561 or emailing kthompson1@alexandria.lib.oh.us.


BFF (K-5)

Thursday, March 12th from 3:15-4:30PM

Join us as you learn and create a book all our own.

Parents, please remember a note needs to be sent to school giving permission for your child to walk with library staff to the library. Space is limited, children need to be registered with the library by 8:00PM on Tuesday, March 10. Please call 740.924.3561 or email jshaw@alexandria.lib.oh.us if you have questions or to register.


Licking Park District for K-5th Graders

Thursday, March 19 from 3:15–4:30PM

The Alexandria Public Library is happy to be working with the Licking Park District to offer children’s programs for kids in grades K-5. Parents, please remember a note needs to be sent to school giving permission for your child to walk with library staff to the library. Space is limited, children need to be registered with the library by 8:00PM on Tuesday, March 17. Please call 740.924.3561 or email jshaw@alexandria.lib.oh.us if you have questions or to register.


Family Movie:

Frozen II

Saturday, March 21 at 4:00PM

Join us for a fun filled family afternoon to kick off spring break. Anna, Elsa, Kristoff, Olaf and Sven leave Arendelle to travel to an ancient, autumn-bound forest of an enchanted land. They set out to find the origin of Elsa’s powers in order to save their kingdom. The library will provide popcorn. Please bring water bottles. Call the library at 740.924.3561 or email jshaw@alexandria.lib.oh.us to let us know you’re coming.

The library closes at 4PM so please enter and exit through the meeting room door.


https://i2.wp.com/www.ebsco.com/sites/g/files/nabnos191/files/acquiadam-assets/explora-button-140.png?resize=64%2C64&ssl=1Explora for Primary Students

Helping your student with a project or report? Check out this database of information that is specifically designed for your child. Click here to go to this database.


Novelist K-8 Plus

Trying to find just that right title that you can’t put down or just the next book in your favorite series. Click here.


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FREE eBooks and eAudio Books with Digital Downloads

Find your favorite authors here and download to your phone, tablet, iPod or computer.


worldbookWorld 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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