Summer Reading 2020 - Week Four: Australia
We are off to the smallest continent, Australia!
Monday - Toddler Time featured story: Pouch! by David Ezra Stein.
Tuesday - Story Time featured story: The Biggest Frog in Australia
Thursday - Special Activity: We will tour the country with our story Possum Magic, then make aboriginal clapping sticks.
Subscribe to our OCPL Kids! YouTube Channel, like our Facebook Page Ohio County Public Library Kid’s Page, or tune in to our Story Time Online: Reading Takes You Places web page to watch all of our upcoming Story Times, Toddler Times, and Special Summer Reading Activities.
Join our Summer Reading Challenge and read, explore, and discover amazing places both near and far. Each minute you read between now and August 15th will count as one mile. We'll be keeping track of countries visited in books and miles (in minutes) read through an online platform. Want to participate? It's easy!
Starting June 15, 2020 sign up online at ohiocountylibrary.readsquared.com or download the READsquared app at the Google Play Store or the Apple App Store. Collect points for reading and completing activities. Log points to earn cool prizes!
Follow our Facebook Page Ohio County Public Library Kid’s Page for all the details!
Toddler Time is based on the award-winning program "Mother Goose on the Loose" and incorporates songs, nursery rhymes, stories, fingerplays, bells, scarves, and puppets to engage newborns to children age three.
Toddler Times are held in the Library Auditorium most Mondays & Fridays and start at 10:30 am. The program lasts approximately 30 minutes.
Have kids ages 3-5? Our Story Time program meets Tuesdays and Wednesdays at 10:00 AM in the Children's Department.
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.
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.
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