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Cancellation Policy

If Northridge Schools are closed, OR Licking County is under a Level 2+ Snow Emergency, all library programs will be CANCELLED.

New Year! New Time! Tues. 6:15-6:45PM

“Let It Snow Stories” for Children Ages18 mos. through 5yrs.

Begins January 11 – Ends February 15

Join Ms. Karen for an evening of fun. Young ones will experience educational concepts through stories, songs, and finger plays. Take-n-Make packets will be given to participates. 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.

“Let It Snow Stories” – Toddler Time

for Children Ages 18mos through 3yrs with Caregiver

Begins January 12 – Ends February 16

Wednesdays, 10:00-10:30AM

Join Ms. Karen for some wintertime fun. Young ones will experience educational concepts through stories, songs, and finger plays. Take-n-Make packets will be given to participates. 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.

“Let It Snow Stories”

for Children Ages 18 mos. through 5yrs.

Begins January 13 – Ends February 17

Thursdays, 10:00-10:30AM

Join Ms. Karen for some wintertime fun. Young ones will experience educational concepts through stories, songs, and finger plays. Take-n-Make packets will be given to participates. 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.


K-5 BFF Let’s Talk About…Snow

Tuesday, January 11 from 3:40-5:30PM

Have you ever wondered how snowflakes are formed? Did you know that every snowflake is unique? Join us for some cool fun! To register for this program, call 740-924-3561 or email Ms. Jenny at jshaw@alexandria.lib.oh.us.

REGISTRATION CLOSES January 9.

K-5 Movie

Tuesday, January 18

3:40-5:30PM

Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day is based on the book by Judith Viorst. Alexander experiences the worst day of his young life, but when he shares his disastrous day with his upbeat family, he finds little sympathy, and wonders if bad things only happen to him. To register for this program, call 740-924-3561 or email Ms. Jenny at jshaw@alexandria.lib.oh.us.

REGISTRATION CLOSES January 13.

Homeschool Book Club

Wednesday, January 19 at 10:00AM

Ages 10-12

We will be reading Summer of the Monkeys by Wilson Rawls. A tree full of monkeys the last thing fourteen-year-old Jay Berry Lee thought he’d find on one of his treks through Oklahoma’s Cherokee Ozarks. Jay learns from his grandfather that the monkeys have escaped from a circus and there is a big reward for anyone who finds them. He knows how much his family needs the money. Jay is determined to catch the monkeys. It’s a summer of thrills and dangers no one will ever forget. Pick up your copy of the book and sign up for book club now! For more information, call 740-924-3561 or email Ms. Jenny at jshaw@alexandria.lib.oh.us.

Library Learners Ages 5-9

Our Awesome Human Bodies!

Thursdays, January 13 – February 17 at 10:00AM

Each week, we’ll learn about the different parts of our bodies that we can’t see but need to live. How does the heart pump blood? How do our lungs work? What does our brain do for us? Library Learners will be meeting in the library meeting room. Register for this 6-week program by calling 740-924-3561 or email Ms. Jenny at jshaw@alexandria.lib.oh.us. This program is scheduled at the same time as Ms. Karen’s Storytime program. The Storytime Program will meet in the story room.


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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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