Kids and Families
Imagination Station: Ice Cream ShopJun 1st | 12:00am - Jun 30th | 12:00am
Life Cycle of Butterfly Observation and Explore Time!Jun 5th | 10:00am - Jun 22nd | 6:00pm
Eye Spy Ice Cream!Jun 8 | All day
Family StorytimeJun 8th | 10:30am - 11:00am
Storytime with the Library
Storytime at the Library or Home
Join a library storytime wherever and whenever for songs, stories, and inspiration.
New Kids Books to Check Out
Great Read Alongs
All Ohio families with children under 5 can get a free book each month with Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library of Ohio, opens a new window.
Talking with children helps them learn oral language, one of the most critical early literacy skills. Children learn about language by listening to parents talk and joining in the conversation.
Singing develops language skills. Slows down language so children can hear the different sounds in words. Helps children learn new words and information.
Reading together develops vocabulary and comprehension, nurtures a love for reading, and motivates children to want to learn to read.
Play is one of the best ways for children to learn language and literacy skills. They learn about language through playing as the activities help them put thoughts into words and talk about what they are doing.
Children become aware that printed letters stand for spoken words as they see print used in their daily lives.