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Winter Toddler and Story Time

Snow Stories

Virtual Story Time Beginning the week of January 18-February 15, 2021

Join Miss Karen online through our YouTube channel as she shares a story with you weekly. Please call 740.924.3561 or email to sign up your little reader.

In Person Story Time

Wednesday morning at 10AM Beginning the week of January 27, 2021

Inviting all 3-, 4-, and 5-year-old youngsters to come, explore snow through stories, finger plays, songs, and a take and make craft. Our program begins the week of January 27th with the last meeting the week of February 17th. Story time meets Wednesday at 10AM in the meeting room. Registration is required, and space is limited. Please call 740.924.3561 or email to sign up your little reader.

BFF (K-5)

Thursday, January 21 from 6-7PM


GERMS!  Let us talk about germs, bacteria, and viruses.  Plan on a fun hour of games and activities that will help us take care of ourselves and others.

Space is limited for BFF and registration is required by 8:00PM Tuesday, January 19. Please call 740.924.3561 or email to register for this month’s BFF. 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.



FREE eBooks and eAudio Books with Digital Downloads

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



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.


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.


ABC Mouse! 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.