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OCPL KIDS ONLINE: Activity and Story - So You Want to be President

January 20, 2021
12:00pm - 12:30pm

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In honor of the Inauguration, we will read the Caldecott-winning book So You Want to be President by Judith St. George. There will be no activity.

Book synopsis: Have you ever thought about being President of the United States? There are good things and bad things about the job. One good thing is you get to live in a giant house with a movie theater, swimming pool, and even a bowling alley! But on the other hand, sometimes people don't like Presidents. Once, somebody was so angry he threw a cabbage at President William Howard Taft. Are you smart enough to be President? Thomas Jefferson was an expert on politics, law, music, geography, and more—plus he played the violin, founded the University of Virginia, and designed his own mansion. But nine Presidents never even went to college, including Abraham Lincoln. Andrew Johnson didn't even know how to write until after he was married! Award-winning author Judith St. George's book is a humorous and informative look at America's highest office.

DID YOU KNOW... that the Library's Children's Department has a whole Caldecott section? Click here to view all the Caldecott winning books available to check out at the Library

Guess what? Caldecott-winning books are available to check out virtually too! Just get your library card out and head to Hoopla Digital

There are never any waitlists with Hoopla so your kids can download Pete the Cat, Captian Underpants, Lemony Snicket, or Mo Williams immediately! 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. 

Visit https://www.hoopladigital.com/ or download the Hoopla app on your Apple or Android devices. 


This week we are going to Washington, DC!

Toddler Time featured story: Martin Luther King Jr. Day - Library closed - no Toddler Time this week
Story Time featured story: Riding to Washington
Activity and Story: So You Want to be President. There will be no activity.

This winter, the Ohio County Public Library Children’s Department has planned Toddler Times, Story Times, and Story with an Activity Programs to be broadcast online. Toddler Time Online broadcasts at 10:30 am on Mondays,  Story Time Online broadcasts at 10 am on Tuesdays, and our Story and Activity programs broadcast at 12 pm on Wednesdays. 

Live broadcasts can be viewed either on the OCPL Kids! Youtube channel or the Ohio County Public Library Facebook page. Subscribe to our YouTube channel or like us on Facebook to received notifications of our upcoming live broadcasts or download our free OCPL Connect app from your smartphone's app store (available for both iPhones and Android devices). All videos will be available for playback following our broadcasts and viewable on the Story Time Online Page.


Wednesday | January 20, 2021
 Story and Activity: In honor of the Inauguration, we will read So You Want to be President by Judith St. George. There will be no activity.


January/February 2021 Schedule 


Download a complete schedule of the January and February 2021 OCPL Kids programs. 
View our full calendar of events to see our upcoming Story Time programs.

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Have kids ages 3-5? Check out our Story Time programs. Have toddlers ages birth-age 3? Check out our Toddler Time programs. 


Check out [email protected] for Kids!

With [email protected], there are plenty of ways to enjoy your library card while at home. Set your kids up with e-books, audiobooks, videos, online learning sites, virtual tours, and more from the comfort of your house. 

View all the great online resource available through [email protected] for Kids  


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