It's October - time to get ready for HALLOWEEN! Our theme for the first week of October is Cats and Dogs!
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 | October 5, 2021
Today's Story Time: Cats and Dogs! Today we will read two stories make a paper plate black cat.
Today's Book: Cat Nights by Jane Manning and Bow Wow's Nightmare Neighbors by Mark Newgarden
Cat Nights: Felicity the witch begins turning herself into a cat as soon as she is old enough, and even though the rules say that she can only turn back into a witch eight times, she does it again on the ninth night. For her entire life Felicity has wanted to turn herself into a cat. But witches may only perform this particular spell when they are 263 years old. Finally (finally) the magical day arrives-Felicity Witch's 263rd birthday! Happy Birthday! Poof! Now Felicity has a sleek coat and a long, graceful tail. She has a soft nose and speedy paws! Felicity loves being a cat. Will she ever be happy as her ordinary witchy self again? Meow.
Bow Wow's Nightmare Neighbors: Bow-Wow, an expressive dog, tangles with some unruly neighbors in this spooky Halloween picture book. As Bow-Wow naps, his neighbors creep in and steal his cozy green bed. When the expressive pup tries to get it back, colorful chaos ensues as the house next door might not be exactly what he thought.
➤ View all books by Jane Manning at the Library
➤ View all books by Mark Newgarden at the Library
➤ View all kids books about cats and dogs available at the Library
➤ View all kids ebooks about cats and dogs available online through WVDeli with your OCPL Library card
➤ View all kids ebooks about cats and dogs 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.
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