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STORY TIME AT THE LIBRARY: Swimming With Dolphins

January 19, 2022
10:00am - 10:45am

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Join us for some January Story Time fun! 

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 & Wednesday  | January 18 & 19, 2022
Today's Story Time: Let's go to the beach! We will read Swimming with Dolphins and make a paper plate jellyfish craft.

book coverToday's Book: Swimming with Dolphins written by Lambert Davis
Book Synopsis: "Let me tell you about something magical that happens from time to time on our island. Early in the morning, just after the sun rises, my mother and I go down to the beach and wait. We watch the ocean...and if we are lucky, we see dolphins." A young girl and her mother's day at the shore leads to an underwater adventure as they put on their snorkels and flippers to swim with a friendly pod of dolphins. Gliding and diving, spinning and leaping, the girl frolics with her dolphin friend and experiences the wonder and beauty of the underwater world. Factual backmatter included on last page.

Reserve this book from the Library

View all kids books about dolphins available at the Library
View all kids ebooks about dolphins available online through WVDeli with your OCPL library card
View all kids ebooks and audiobooks about dolphins available online through Hoopla with your OCPL library card


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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