If you are looking for Free Activities for Children in or near Benwood, WV, the Ohio County Public Library in Wheeling, WV, is the place!
The Children's Department of the Ohio County Public Library is the place to read, play, learn and grow! Here you'll find everything for children from birth through age twelve as well as for the adults who work and play with them.
Early childhood literacy is important. Children who are read to regularly exhibit higher activation in areas of the brain that support mental imagery and comprehension of narratives — key skills needed for independent reading comprehension. Library programs have significant positive impacts on early development and help equip children with lifelong learning and literacy skills that help prepare them for school and beyond.
Drop in for one of our storytimes, browse for a bedtime story, or spend a quiet hour reading to your child in our children's department. Here you'll find everything for children newborn through age twelve as well as for the adults who work and play with them.
Our collection boasts over 35,000 items including books, magazines, music CD's, DVD's, and more. Special programs are scheduled throughout the year.