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STORY TIME AT THE LIBRARY: The Pirates Next Door

September 29, 2021
10:00am - 10:45am

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STORY TIME IS BACK AT THE LIBRARY! YAY!!!

September's theme is PIRATES! Our theme for the third week of September is Pirates Friends!

Story Time programs introduce young children to books, rhymes, songs, crafts, and other fun activities. Library Story Time incorporates the early literacy skills that children must master before they can learn to read. Story Times are designed for children 3-5 years old, though all ages are welcome. The program lasts approximately 45 minutes and caregivers are asked to participate with their children. Story Time is held in the Children's Department. This fall, Story Time will also be broadcast online, live, on Tuesdays at 10 am (see below for details).

Tuesday | September 28, 2021
book coverToday's Story Time: This week we'll learn pirates make great friends! Today we will read a story about pirate neighbors and make a paper bag pirate puppet.

Today's Book: The Pirates Next Door by Jonny Duddle
Book Synopsis: Meet the Jolley-Rogers — a pirate family who is moving to Dull-on-Sea, a quiet seaside town, while they fix up their ship. This unusual family soon has the whole neighborhood gossiping. Defying the grown-ups, Matilda becomes friends with young pirate Jim Lad. When the JolleyRogers return to sea, the town realizes that they were wrong to assume the worst when it is discovered that the pirates have buried treasure in everyone's yard. The neighbors are thrilled, but Matilda is sad to have lost her new friend, until she discovers her own treasure — a pen pal.

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CAN'T MAKE IT IN PERSON? WATCH ONLINE!

This fall, This fall,  the Ohio County Public Library Children’s Department has planned Toddler Times and Story Times both in-person at the Ohio County Public Library and virtually! Toddler Time videos can be watched live on Mondays at 10:30. Story Time videos can be watched live on Tuesdays at 10.

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.

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Have toddlers age 3 and under? Check out our Toddler Time program.


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 resources available through [email protected] for Kids


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