Sign Up For News And Updates

First Name:
Last Name:
E-mail Address:
Sign up for the following:







Address:
City:
State:
ZIP:
Mobile Phone:
Notice​LIBRARY OPEN TO PUBLIC BY APPOINTMENT ONLY
Back to News

January Story Time Boxes for OCPL Kids Now Available

Posted 01/13/21

Calendar Event Photo

OCPL Parents,
We now have January Story Time boxes available for you to bring home for your kids!

This month's theme is "Arctic Animals."

Polar Animals book coverEach "Arctic Animals" Story Time box will contain a copy of the Scholastic Reader book, Polar Animals. This is a Level 1  reader, appropriate for kids aged pre-K through Grade 2. This nonfiction easy reader has simple, rhyming text and close-up photography of polar bears, penguins, walruses, arctic foxes, seals, and more! The text is written in easy-to-read rhymes and the book includes three pages of fun learning activities designed to both challenge and entertain new readers.

In addition to the Polar Animals book that your child gets to keep, we will also include a couple of crafts and few surprises in the box as well. These boxes will be "snow much fun!"

Boxes must be reserved in advance. Reserve a January Story Time box for your child by sending an email to our children's specialist, Lee Ann, at [email protected].*

OCPL Kids January 2021 Story Time BoxesYour pre-reserved "Arctic Animals" Story Time boxes will be available to pick up starting Friday, January 15.

Boxes can be picked up in one of  the following ways:

      1. They can be picked up through curbside delivery.
 
      2. They can be picked up during an appointment to browse books at the Library. 

* PLEASE NOTE: There are a limited amount of boxes available so RSVP today! Click here to watch the video below for more details. RSVP to [email protected].

Video explaining January Story Time Box

Psst... P.S.: We'll let you in on a little secret. There will be a February Story Time box available next month. The theme will have a carrot nose and two eyes made out of coal. We're talking about snowmen, of course! Stayed tuned for details. 


Have you been watching our wintery kids' programs online?

OCPL Kids Programs OnlineLive broadcasts of our regular Story Time, Toddler Time, and Story and Activity programs can be viewed either on the OCPL Kids! Youtube channel or the Ohio County Public Library Facebook page. 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 are available for playback following our broadcasts and viewable on the Story Time Online Page.  A full schedule of our January and February programs can be viewed below. 

Like OCPL Kids on Facebook to keep up with all the latest news and events!Subscribe to our OCPL Kids YouTube Channel


January/February 2021 OCPL Kids' Programming Schedule 

~ Download a printable schedule of the January and February 2021 OCPL Kids programs. 
~ View our full calendar of events to see our upcoming Story Time programs.


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 resource available through [email protected] for Kids  

OCPL at Home for Kids

Services and Locations