The Library is closed due to concerns over the potential spread of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) in our area. All Library programs are cancelled until further notice.
In the meantime, follow the OCPL Kids Facebook page for daily Story Time videos and activities.
Check out e-books for your kids on your Kindle, iPad, Android tablet, laptop or desktop computer from our on-line offerings through WV Deli. All it takes is your Ohio County Public Library card and 4-digit PIN.
No waitlists on Pete the Cat, Captian Underpants, Lemony Snicket, or Mo Williams! Hoopla has introduced a Kids Mode, which limits available content to that appropriate for children 12 and under. To enter Kids Mode on the Hoopla website, after you have signed in, Just click the "Kids Mode" at the top of the page.
NOTE: The first time you use Hoopla, you will need to create an account. You can do so by selecting the "Get Started" button on the homepage. Registration to Hoopla requires an email address and an Ohio County Public Library card.
When you read a Sesame Street eBook with your child, you can make story time extra engaging with bright pages, audio narration, interactivity, animation, and more. Best of all, Sesame Street eBooks are ready to read anytime with an internet connection!
➤ To get started reading Sesame Street eBooks, visit http://ebooks.sesamestreet.org/ and click the Elmo login in the right-hand corner of the screen. Enter the user name, "[email protected]", and the password, "library", to gain two-week unlimited access to MORE THAN 200 Sesame Street eBooks!
Bring your creativity and an empty shoebox. We will provide the Peeps and craft supplies. Each family will recreate their favorite book scene starring marshmallow Peeps!
Our creations will be put on display in the Children’s Department, and the winning creations will be announced on Monday, May 4.
Prizes will be awarded for Most Creative, Best Design, and Patron Favorite.
ABOUT FIRST MONDAY FAMILY PROGRAMS:
We are pleased to offer families the opportunity to participate in programs together at the Library. These programs broaden opportunities for families to learn together, strengthening connections between parents and children. Join us for special storytimes, music, hands-on activities, crafts, and more at one of our First Monday Family Programs.