Winter Toddler and Story Times
Beginning February 19th through March 19th
Mother Goose on the Loose!
Inviting all 3-, 4-, and 5-year-old youngsters to come, explore Mother Goose through stories, finger plays, songs, and simple crafts. Our program is scheduled to begin the week of February 19th with the last meeting the week of March 19th. Story time is scheduled to meet Monday evenings 7:00-7:45PM, Wednesday mornings 10:00-10:45, or Thursday mornings 10:00-10:45. Please reserve a spot by calling 740.924.3561 or emailing firstname.lastname@example.org
Fun with Mother Goose! 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 begin the week of February 19th with the last meeting the week of March 19th. We are scheduled to meet Monday evenings 6:30-6:50. Please reserve a spot by calling 740.924.3561 or emailing email@example.com
Kids Movie Day: The Fox and the Hound
Thursday, February 15 from 3:15–4:45PM
Join us for an old classic. When a feisty little fox named Tod is adopted into a farm family, he quickly becomes friends with a fun and adorable hound puppy named Copper. Life is full of hilarious adventures until Copper is expected to take on his role as a hunting dog – and the object of his search is his best friend!
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, February 14. Space is limited. Please contact the library if you have questions or to register for Movie Day at 740.924.3561 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Licking County Parks Program
Thursday, February 22 from 3:15–4:30PM
The Licking County Parks will be hosting a K-5th Grade program. Come join us for a snack and a craft as we learn new concepts.
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. Students need to be registered by Wednesday, February 21 and a note will need to be sent to school giving the kids permission to walk from Northridge Primary to the library with our staff. Due to the school dismissal time for 4th and 5th graders, they will have to make their own transportation arrangements for attending the Licking Park District program. Please contact the library at 740.924.3561 or email email@example.com to register your student.
FREE eBooks and eAudio Books with Digital Downloads
Find your favorite authors here and download to your phone, tablet, iPod or computer.
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.