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october, 2021

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25oct6:00 pm- 6:30 pmFall Toddler Time
25oct6:30 pm- 7:00 pmFall Story Time
27oct10:00 am- 10:30 amFall Toddler Time
28oct10:00 am- 10:45 amLibrary Learners for Homeschoolers
28oct10:00 am- 10:30 amFall Story Time
28oct5:30 pm- 6:30 pmBeggar's Night Costume Contest
All Things Autumn

Story Time Programs for Children Ages 3-5

Ends the week of November 1

Mon. 6:30-7PM or Thur. 10-10:30AM

All Things Autumn

Join Ms. Karen to discover nature during the autumn season. Young ones will experience educational concepts through stories, songs, and finger plays. Take-n-Make packets will be given to participants. Registration is required so please call 740.924.3561 or email kthompson1@alexandria.lib.oh.us to reserve a place.

Emails will be sent to those who are registered.

Toddler Time Programs for Children Ages 18-36mos

Ends the week of November 1

Mon. 6-6:30PM or Wed. 10-10:30AM

All Things Autumn

Join Ms. Karen to discover nature during the autumn season. Young ones will experience educational concepts through stories, songs, and finger plays. A take-home project will be given to each participant. Registration is required so please call 740.924.3561 or email kthompson1@alexandria.lib.oh.us to reserve a place.

Emails will be sent to those who are registered.


Library Learners for Homeschoolers

Weekly Thursdays Meetings

October 7,14, 21, & 28

10:00-10:45AM

Ages 5-9

October programming is as follows:

*10/7 Polymers

*10/14 Static Electricity

*10/21 Leaves in Fall

*10/28 Fall Literature

Space is limited so please register for all remaining sessions. Email Jen Shaw at jshaw@alexandria.lib.oh.us or call 740-924-3561.

Book Club for Homeschoolers

Mrs. Frisby and the Rats of Nimh

by Robert C. O’Brien

Wednesday, October 20 from 10:00-10.45AM

Ages 10-12

Because of an early thaw, the farmer begins mowing earlier than usual. This places shy, timid Mrs. Frisby in a desperate position as her home is on the mowing path and headed for destruction. Read Mrs. Frisby and the rats of Nimh by Robert C. O’Brien to find out how the problem is solved. Email Jen Shaw at jshaw@alexandria.lib.oh.us or call 740-924-3561.

Homeschooling Library Volunteers Needed

We always need teen volunteers at the library!  Are you a homeschooling teen aged 13-18? Would you like to earn volunteer hours by helping with our homeschool learning program? We want you! Stop in the library to fill out a teen volunteer application.


K-5 BFF

Tuesday, October 5 from 3:30-5:00PM

Listen to, Swimmy, by Leo Lionni and find out how teamwork can be helpful in meeting challenges. There will be a special fishy craft following the story. Email Jen Shaw at jshaw@alexandria.lib.oh.us or call 740-924-3561.

Remember you must register with the library to participate in this program.

A snack will be served. Please bring a water bottle.

K-5 Movie

Tuesday, October 12 from 3:30-5:00PM

Come join us for a combined read-aloud story followed by the movie. Email Jen Shaw at jshaw@alexandria.lib.oh.us or call 740-924-3561. Remember you must register with the library to participate in this program. Popcorn will be served. Please bring a water bottle. REGISTRATION CLOSES OCTOBER 7.

K-5 Let’s Talk AboutHalloween!

Tuesday, October 19 from 3:30-5:00PM

Join us for a scary story (but not too scary!), a fun snack, a Halloween inspired craft, and games.  

Email Jen Shaw at jshaw@alexandria.lib.oh.us or call 740-924-3561. Remember you must register with the library to participate in this program. Please bring a water bottle. REGISTRATION CLOSES OCTOBER 14.

Registration opens for November BFF

October 18 & Closes October 28

K-5 BFF

Monochromatic Art

Tuesday, November 2 from 3:30-5:00PM

Monochromatic art makes use of a color scheme based on a single-color using variations of the hue. Come and learn how to create a masterpiece using just one color! Email Jen Shaw at jshaw@alexandria.lib.oh.us or call 740-924-3561. Please bring a water bottle.

K-5 COSI Connects Learning Lunchbox: Space

Ready for pick-up!

Make it your mission to drop by the library and pick up a box of science fun!  If you like science, this box is for you!  Each box contains the instructions and materials to complete 5 activities, an activity book, and other goodies. One box per family while supplies last.


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.


worldbook

 

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.


    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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