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TODDLER TIME AT THE LIBRARY: How Do Dinosaurs Say Merry Christmas

December 03, 2021
10:30am - 11:00am

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It's December but there's still time for one more DINOVEMBER story! Who doesn't like dinosaurs?!! Our theme for the last week of Dinovember is Holiday Dinosaurs!

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Based on the "Mother Goose on the Loose" program, Toddler Time is a fun-filled thirty-minute interactive program that uses rhymes, songs, puppets, musical instruments, and more to stimulate the learning process of babies and toddlers. It is a proven method for planning and presenting programs that focus on the whole child.

Join us for this special program most Monday and Friday mornings at 10:30 AM in the library auditorium. Toddler Time is held in the auditorium on the lower level of the Library (view Library map). This fall, Toddler Time will also be broadcast online, live, on Mondays at 10:30 am (see below for details).

Friday | December 3, 2021
Today's Toddler Time: We will read a Christmas dinosaur story.

book coverToday's Book: How Do Dinosaurs Say Merry Christmas? by Jane Yolen; illustrated by Mark Teague.
Book Synopsis: From decorating the tree to wrapping presents, little dinosaurs love to celebrate Christmas-and everything about it. With ornaments on the branches and carolers singing at the door, the spirit of Christmas is finally here and filling the hearts of families everywhere. But when the stockings are hung on the chimney, and the cookies are left out for Santa, how can little dinosaurs go to sleep? It's so exciting How can they possibly calm down and behave? Children will laugh out loud as dinosaurs secretly lick candy canes, take sneaky peeks at gifts, and disrupt the traditional family feast. With holiday surprises around every corner, the award-winning team of Jane Yolen and Mark Teague create an engaging, fun gift sure to be read again and again, year after year. 

View all books by Jane Yolen at the Library
➤ View all ebooks by Jane Yolen available online through WVDeli with your OCPL Library card
➤ View all ebooks by Jane Yolen available online through Hoopla with your OCPL Library card

View all kids books about Christmas available at the Library
View all kids ebooks about Christmas available online through WVDeli with your OCPL Library card
➤ View all kids ebooks about Christmas available online through Hoopla with your OCPL Library card


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 kids ages 3-5? Our Story Time program meets Tuesdays and Wednesdays at 10:00 AM in the Children's Department.


"Mother Goose on the Loose"

The "Mother Goose on the Loose" program helps children develop skills for success in a classroom. It helps children acquire a rich vocabulary and strengthens foundational reading skills. MGOL gives children opportunities to practice turn-taking, direction following, paying attention and showing appreciation to others. The age-appropriate listening, moving, and singing that takes place in MGOL exercises fine and gross motor skills, fosters speech development, keeps children’s interest for an extended period of time, gives children opportunities to make scientific observations regarding cause and effect, and provides a joyful introduction to the world of books and reading.


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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