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Crazy 8's Math Club

Edmond Library recently started hosting sessions of the Crazy 8's Math Club, and it's been a huge success! Watch Ryn Lewis, Teen Librarian, at the Edmond Library talk with reporter Shelby Love of Fox 25 about the class.

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A Very Merry Unbirthday Party

March 31, 2020
9:30am - 10:00am
Choctaw Library
Cancelled
Library Branch: Choctaw Library
Room: Meeting Room (Choctaw)
Age Group: Birth-PreK
Program Type: Child Development & Parenting, Storytimes
Event Description:
A very, merry unbirthday to you! To who? To EVERYONE! Join us at the Choctaw Library to celebrate everyone's unbirthday (or even birthday, if that's the case). We'll play croquet, decorate a birthday cake, play games, and so much more. ...

Disclaimer(s)

This program is designed for children and accompanying adults. Please plan to be in attendance and be engaged with your child for this program. 

Toddler Storytime

March 31, 2020
9:30am - 10:00am
Belle Isle Library
Cancelled
Library Branch: Belle Isle Library
Room: Meeting Room ABC (Belle Isle)
Age Group: Birth-PreK
Program Type: Child Development & Parenting, Storytimes
Event Description:

Join us for a storytime at your neighborhood library! Skilled librarians will introduce little ones to the library and show parents and caregivers invaluable information on reading readiness and create excitement about reading. Connect with others while enjoying stories, songs, rhymes, fingerplays, and more!

Playtime is offered immediately after this program. Program is not offered on weeks with holiday closures. ...

Disclaimer(s)

This program is designed for children and accompanying adults. Please plan to be in attendance and be engaged with your child for this program. 

Online Storytime

March 31, 2020
9:30am - 10:30am
Library Online
Library Branch: Library Online
Age Group: Birth-PreK, Kids
Program Type: Books & Reading, Storytimes
Event Description:
Join us for a storytime at your library online! This storytime will be on Facebook Live every Tuesday.  Skilled librarians will introduce little ones to the magic of stories and share invaluable information on reading readiness with pare...

Playtime

March 31, 2020
10:00am - 10:45am
Belle Isle Library
Cancelled
Library Branch: Belle Isle Library
Room: Meeting Room ABC (Belle Isle)
Age Group: Birth-PreK
Program Type: Child Development & Parenting, Storytimes
Event Description:

Sharing in playtime is an excellent way to help children build social skills, promote learning, and discover that the library is a destination for fun! Children will have the opportunity to practice skills such as: following directions, socializing with others, using language, and using small and large muscles. Come meet new friends, bond with your little one, and explore the many resources your neighborhood library has to offer!

This event does not meet on weeks with holiday closures. ...

Disclaimer(s)

This program is designed for children and accompanying adults. Please plan to be in attendance and be engaged with your child for this program. 

Storytime with a Dog!

March 31, 2020
10:00am - 11:00am
The Village Library
Cancelled
Library Branch: The Village Library
Room: Meeting Room A (Village)
Age Group: Birth-PreK
Program Type: Books & Reading, Child Development & Parenting, Storytimes
Event Description:

Join us for a storytime at your neighborhood library! Skilled librarians will introduce little ones to the library and show parents and caregivers invaluable information on reading readiness and create excitement about reading. Connect with others while enjoying stories, songs, rhymes, fingerplays, and more!

Today we will have a special guest--Boris the Therapy Dog! Come hear stories and sing songs about dogs and visit with Boris!...

Disclaimer(s)

This program is designed for children and accompanying adults. Please plan to be in attendance and be engaged with your child for this program. 

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Speakaboos

Speakaboos - Early Childhood Online Stories

Brought to you by the mind behind many of PBS’s early childhood series and geared toward children ages 2 – 6, Speakaboos is an early literacy product designed to introduce children to the joy of reading through interactive and engaging stories featuring characters they love. Parents and caregivers looking to supplement storytimes and provide healthy screentime will appreciate the multiple options to read.

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Kids & Screen Time

Do you often wonder if your child is getting too much screen time, whether from a phone, TV, or other device? These titles advise how to balance your family’s screen time.

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Let’s Talk About Sex

Many parents dread having the sex talk with their kids. It can be awkward. But we have you covered with books to help explain sex, whether you’re giving a little information to a younger child or going more in depth with an older child. There are both secular and religious-based titles, so you can choose what is right for your family.

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Potty Training

Potty training can be frustrating. Check out some of these adult books to learn how to make it easier. Don’t forget to check out books and DVDs to encourage your little ones to use the potty!

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