Children's Story Times, Programs, and News

summer reading challenge may 28 - july 30 oceans of possibilities get chance on lots of prizes all ages oceans of possibilities snakes octopus with children on tentacles

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*** Summer Reading Paper Logs & Prize Pictures


***Attend storytimes and events for chances to win additional prizes this summer***


SUMMER Storytimes  Ocean of Possibilities  June 13-30 July 11-28
Mondays @ 10:00 am Kalida & Columbus Grove
Tuesdays @10:00 am Fort Jennings & Pandora
Wednesdays @ 10:00 am Ottawa & Ottoville
Thursdays @ 10:00 am Leipsic & Continental

JUNE STORY WALKS

    A House For Hermit Crab - Continental Location
   
 A Color Of His Own - Fort Jennings Location
    I Took My Frog To the Library - Ottoville Location
    Bats at the Beach - Ottawa Location

June Interactive Movie Kit - The Little Mermaid - available 6/1 - email hkuhlman@seolibraries.org


June 7 @ 11:00 am  Imagination Station  -  Fort Jennings Location


June 7 @ 1:30 pm  Imagination Station  -  Ottawa Location


June 13 @ 11:00 Paper Making with Putnam County Soil & Water - Columbus Grove Location


June 14 @ 11:00 Paper Making with Putnam County Soil & Water - Pandora Location


June 14 @ 6:30 pm Chickens Bilingual Storytime - Facebook & YouTube


June 15 @ 11:00 Paper Making with Putnam County Soil & Water - Ottawa Location


June 16 @ 11:00 Paper Making with Putnam County Soil & Water - Continental Location


June 21 @ 11 am Seaside Snack Shack - Kalida Location

   MUST REQUEST & RETURN a snack reservation by June 16 to attend the event, email Heather hkuhlman@seolibraries.org with Snack Reservation as the subject or bring your snack reservation to the circulation desk


June 22 @ 11 am Seaside Snack Shack - Ottawa Location

   MUST REQUEST & RETURN a snack reservation by June 16 to attend the event, email Heather hkuhlman@seolibraries.org with Snack Reservation as the subject or bring your snack reservation to the circulation desk


June 23 @ 11:00 am Fishing & Casting with the Ohio DNR - Continental Location


June 23 @ 1:00 am Fishing & Casting with the Ohio DNR - Leipsic Location


June 27 @ 11:00 pm Beach Blanket Bingo - Columbus Grove Location


June 28 @ 11:00 am Beach Blanket Bingo - Pandora Location


June 28 @ 6:30 pm - Pigs Bilingual Storytime - Facebook & YouTube


June 29 @ 11:00 am Beach Blanket Bingo - Ottawa or Ottoville Location


June 30 @ 11:00 am Beach Blanket Bingo - Continental Location


JULY

   Bats at the Beach - Continental Location
   I Took My Frog To the Library - Fort Jennings Location
   Commotion in the Ocean - Ottawa Location
   A House For Hermit Crab - Ottoville Location


July 11 @ 11:00 am Wet Science - Kalida Location


July 12 @ 11:00 am Wet Science - Fort Jennings Location


July 12 @ 6:30 pm - Cows Bilingual Storytime - Facebook & YouTube


July 13 @ 11:00 am Wet Science - Ottawa or Ottoville Location


July 14 @ 11:00 am Wet Science - Leipsic Location


July 18 @ 11:00 am Shark Party - Columbus Grove Location


July 19 @ 11:00 am Shark Party - Pandora Location


July 20 @ 11:00 am Shark Party - Ottawa Location


July 21 @ 11:00 am Shark Party - Continental Location


July 25 @ 11:00 am Big Splash Ending - Columbus Grove or Kalida Location


July 26 @ 11:00 am Big Splash Ending - Pandora or Fort Jennings Location


July 26 @ 6:30 pm - Turtles Bilingual Storytime - Facebook & YouTube


July 27 @ 11:00 am Big Splash Ending - Ottawa or Ottoville Location


July 28 @ 11:00 am Big Splash Ending - Continental or Leipsic Location


August
   
Commotion in the Ocean - Ottawa Location
   A House For Hermit Crab - Ottoville Location
   A Hole in the Bottom of the Sea - Ottawa Location
   Bats at the Beach - Ottoville Location

 

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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