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ABC’s of Movement

Many children learn best through movement. By combining movement experiences with the alphabet, children learn their letters and make literacy connections while improving their large motor skills. Children ages 3 – 7 are welcome to practice the alphabet through movement. Here are the dates for Fall 2017.    

COSI’s Superhero Science

COSI will put you to the test on Monday, October 23rd at 6:30 pm. Explore “levitation” by manipulating air pressure. Use the states of matter to create flight. Learn the ingredients of a cloud by making real clouds. If you pass Superhero Training, you’ll get a chance to touch COSI’s famous Electrostatic Generator!

Spooky Monster Magic Show

On Monday, October 30 at 6:30 pm, magician Gordon Russ’s haunted magic trunk will be chock-full of monster magic, spooky tricks, and hilarious horrors. Boys and ghouls will have a chance to be called upon to assist in tricks. All ages are welcome.

Tasty Tales

On Sunday, November 5th at 2:00 pm, The Cooking Caravan presents an awesome book, games, and a tasty snack to tie it all together. Eat. Educate. Entertain.

How to Die in Space

So you want to travel the universe and see the sights? Well think again. Exploding stars, bullet-like asteroids, monster black holes, high-energy radiation, and worse. On Tuesday, November 28th at 6:30 pm, join Astrophysicist Dr. Paul M. Sutter on a tour of the hazards of the cosmos that will make you reconsider leaving the safety […]

Foxes in Folklore

Foxes are often featured in stories, fairy tales, and art. On Monday, December 4th at 6:30 pm, Ironwood Wolves will discuss different tales, and also cover basic facts on red foxes, the most recognized fox species. A live fox will be present!

Free Computer Classes

Want to learn how to operate a computer? The library offers free computer classes in Basic Computer Skills as well as an Introduction to the Internet. Check out our Events page to find a class that fits your schedule. One-on-one computer assistance is also available most days from 10 am to 2 pm in the […]

Student Cards

Student Cards are available for children ages 5 – 17. These cards can be obtained by a child without a parent being present. Having a student card will allow a child to check out up to 5 books and/or audio books at one time. It also allows access to computers and all electronic library content. […]

ANSWERS REVEALED

Here are the answers to the Architectural Scavenger Hunt.   Take the whole family on an Architectural Scavenger Hunt. Stop in the library to pick up a form, then start on your hunt around London. Try to guess the 18 establishments within the city limits, with only seeing cropped pictures of the buildings. Every correct […]

Kindergarten Readiness

Children are expected to have many skills before they enter kindergarten. They will be assessed in six areas: social skills, language and literacy, mathematics, science, social studies, physical well-being and motor development. Is your child ready for kindergarten? Stop in the library and ask for your copy of the Ohio Department of Education’s Kindergarten Readiness […]