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Children’s Book Review: Mel Fell

Mel Fell by Corey R. Tabor From Miss Jennie at the Ontario Branch Library This new picture book came across my desk in mid-February. This book caught my eye because the title, author, and the picture on the front cover are all sideways. You have to turn the book to the right in order to

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Ohio Animals

Students start learning about Ohio Animals in elementary school.  Here are some free library resources to help children learn more about the animals that reside in Ohio: Books Amazing insects and spiders by George C. McGavin  This book discusses the life cycles as well as physical characteristics and behaviors of spiders and bugs including praying mantises

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Book Review: Digging for Words: Jose Alberto Gutierrez and the Library He Built

Digging for Words: José Alberto Gutiérrez and the Library He Builtby Angela Burke Kunkel and illustrated by Paola EscobarFrom Miss Brindi at Madison  This beautiful picture book is based on the true life story of José Alberto Gutiérrez, an uneducated garbage collector in Bogotá, Colombia. During his nighttime shifts, he keeps his eye open for little treasures—books others have thrown

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Jun 21
9:00 am - 6:00 pm

Mad Science DIY Kits Mon. June 21-23, 10 Straw Challenge Grades K-12 This fun kit will include the supplies and directions you need to tackle the 10 Straw Challenge. Kits can be picked up at the Children's Dept. desk at the or Adult Reference desk at the Main Library, while supplies last.

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Jun 21
10:30 am - 11:30 pm

Join us in-person for an interactive story time. Space is limited, call the library to reserve your spot-419.884.2500

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Jun 21
10:30 am - 11:30 am

Family Story Time Mon. June 14, 10:30 AM Join us in person for interactive story time! Space is limited, call 419.883.2220 to reserve your spot!

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Jun 21
2:30 pm - 3:30 pm

Join us in-person for an interactive story time. Space is limited, call the library to reserve your spot-419.884.2500

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