Children's Story Times, Programs, and News

bingo reading challenge January 1 - February 29

Storytime Returns -- February 5 - April 25 (No Storytime April 1-4)

Mondays @ 10 am ....... Columbus Grove | Kalida ( no story time February 19th)
Tuesdays @ 10 am ….... Fort Jennings | Pandora
Tuesdays @ 6 pm .......... Ottawa (Join us for Family Fun 2nd Tuesday of the month
Wednesdays @ 10 am .. Ottawa | Ottoville
Thursdays @ 10 am ...… Continental | Leipsic

**Special Solar Eclipse Story Time March 18-21 - 1 pair of eclipse glasses given per family while supplies last

Join our Bilingual Sing-Along every Tuesday morning at 9 am on Instagram

Family Fun Pictures with the Easter Bunny
     March 12th  11am | 4 pm | 6 pm - Ottawa Location

Family Fun Solar Eclipse Bingo & Activities
     March 16th 
        10:30 am - 12 noon - Ottawa Location 1 pair of eclipse glasses given per family while supplies last                     
        12 noon - Family Fun Movie - Wish PG | Walt Disney Pictures
                              * movies shown are covered under Swank Motion Pictures, Inc.

Family Fun Pictures with the Easter Bunny
     March 30th 11-12 noon - Ottoville Location

Interactive Movie Kits
        Family Kit - Boss Baby - pick up at any location of the PCDL or contact Heather

Spring Story Walks 
    Continental, Fort Jennings, Ottawa, or Ottoville locations - It is great family fun, combining reading with activities, indoors.

Solar Eclipse Story Walk
     Ottawa Location

Interactive Family Movie Kit
     The Boss Baby -  available at all locations of the PCDL


Updated 1000 Books Before Kindergarten Picture. Blue Background with a bear reading.




Ready to read logo

The PCDL is committed to providing parents with the tools needed to help their children get ready to read. Every Child Ready to Read programs are offered weekly online - see the story time link above for the latest programs.. All programs require a caring adult to attend with the child. The five early literacy practices will help every child develop the foundation for reading, listening, writing, and learning for a lifetime. Every Child Ready To Read incorporates simple practices, based on research, to help parents and other caregivers develop early literacy skills in children from birth to age five.

5 practices for Early literacy: talking, singing, reading, writing, and playing