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Get Ready to Go Back to School with the OCPL

Posted 08/10/22

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The Ohio County Public Library staff has had so much fun this summer! Huge numbers of students from our community went Beyond the Beaten Path for our summer reading program. Attendance has been excellent every week at summer Toddler Times, Story Times, and other programs like Makers Monday!

As summer ends, it is time to return to the classroom to learn exciting new things! Your friends from the Ohio County Public Library will be here with programs, resources and digital resources all year to help you along the way.

Below are a few resources from our friends at hoopla and Libby to help you get your school year started!










Back to School - eBook

Grades K-4
Grades 5-8
High School
Required Reading
First Day Confidence

Back to School - Video

All Topics
History & Social Science
Reading & Language Arts
Social & Emotional Learning

Go back to school with Libby! Exciting eBooks and eAudiobooks for all ages are available now for you!

Explore the Back to School collection featuring Junie B. Jones, Step Into Reading, Big Nate, Dora the Explorer, Finding Nemo, and much more now!

Go Back to School With Libby





Kanopy Kids

Kanopy Kids features a collection of films and TV series that inspire and inform, helping children develop social emotional skills and reinforcing valuable learning topics, such as history, science, and new languages. Kanopy Kids offers a diverse selection of educational and entertaining content, including movies, TV series, animated storybooks, live action features, and animated favorites.

In the Kanopy Kids section, you'll only see content that's suitable for children, so kids can browse freely. You can also set up parental controls to ensure children can't view content outside of Kanopy Kids.

Explore Kanopy Kids

iVox: Books that Move

iVoxiVOX is our new children’s app based on our popular VOX Books.

Perfect for children ages 2-10, iVOX is a revolutionary read-along: it is the wildly popular VOX Books experience, integrated into an app using state-of-the-art story-telling technology.

Whether as a motivational tool for young readers or simply to add a bit more magic to the reading experience, iVOX is a learning tool that benefits children of all ages.

Available directly in your browser or as a free app for iOS, Android, or Kindle Fire. Simply go to the website or download the app, select a book, and bring favorite stories to life.

Start accessing iVox kids collections now!

Story Time and Toddler Time are roaring back to the Ohio County Public Library Children's Department in August! A full month of dino-themed activites are scheduled for kids in conjunction with the People's University Dinosaur series, held at the library on Thursday evenings.

Story Time Schedule:

August 16th and 17th - 10:00am - Dinosaur Farm
August 23rd and 24th - 10:00am - Tiny T. Rex and the Impossible Hug
August 30th and 31st - 10:00am - The Dinosaur Tamer

Toddler Time Schedule:

August 12th - 10:30am - Dinosaur Kisses
August 15th and 19th - 10:30am - Stomp, Dinosaur, Stomp!
August 22nd and 26th - 10:30am - How Do Dinosaurs Play With Their Friends?
August 29th  and September 2nd - 10:30am - Dinosaurumpus!

View A Full Calendar of Upcoming Programs

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