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Winter Toddler and Story Time

Snow Stories

Virtual Story Time Continues through 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 kthompson1@alexandria.lib.oh.us 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 kthompson1@alexandria.lib.oh.us to sign up your little reader.


Read with Ms. Jenny! (Homeschoolers)

Tuesday, February 9 from 10-11AM

Show off your reading skills or practice new ones!  Ms. Jenny will be your audience.  15-minute, one-on-one appointments.  Call 740-924-3561 or email jshaw@alexandria.lib.oh.us to register!


Let’s Talk About Chinese New Year!

Thursday, February 11 from 6-7PM

What is Chinese New Year? How is this holiday celebrated? Register for this program and find out! Join us for fun crafts and activities. Call 740-924-3561 or email jshaw@alexandria.lib.oh.us to register.


Read to Ms. Jenny! (Grades K-3)

Monday, February 15, 6-7PM

Show off your reading skills or practice new ones!  Ms. Jenny will be your audience.  15-minute, one-on-one appointments.  Call 740-924-3561 or email jshaw@alexandria.lib.oh.us to register!


BFF: Outer Space!

Thursday, February 25 from 6-7PM

Back by popular demand, this BFF is out of this world! Find out all about space and what is out there.  Join us for fun activities and crafts.  This program will fill up fast! Register by calling 740-924-3561 or email jshaw@alexandria.lib.oh.us.


Bumper Car Battle Bots! (Grade 1-5)

Tuesday, February 23 from 5:30-7:00PM

Robothink is a groundbreaking new stem education company offering fun and educational robotics, coding and engineering programs. Our academically driven stem programs use cutting-edge robotics hardware, software, and a leveled curriculum design to teach our budding engineers about designing and coding principles!

This workshop will take you one of your favorite summer activities…Bumper Cars! We all love crashing into our best friends and family in a safe yet exciting manner! In this workshop, learners will build and redesign their own robotic bumper cars and compete in challenges attempting to knock out the competition! To register for this fun workshop, call 740-924-3561 or email cstrong@alexandria.lib.oh.us.


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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.


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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.
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    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.


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    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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