Breathing Exercises for Kids (And Grown-Ups, Too!)

Join librarian Chris as she shows some relaxing and mindful breathing exercises, good for kids and grown-ups!

ASL Fall Family Fun and Virtual ASL Club

American Sign Language uses hand and face movements as an expression of language for the deaf and hard of hearing. It is one of the top languages learned throughout the country. Check out some American Sign Language movies, e–books, and books as we get ready for Fall and in anticipation for our first Virtual ASL Club!  ASL Club meets virtually… read more >>

Bird is the Word!

Birding may be just the hobby you were looking for!   While you are sitting in your house, wondering what new hobbies you can pick up before you lose your mind, reach for a pair of binoculars! The study of birds, known as ornithology, is something you can do without leaving the comfort of your backyard. There are… read more >>

National Ice Cream Day Fun!

I scream, you scream, we all scream for ice cream! Did you know that President Reagan proclaimed July as National Ice Cream Month and declared the 3rd Sunday in July as National Ice Cream Day?  July 19th is National Ice Cream Day and there’s only one way to celebrate: the tasty way!  This dessert surely deserves its own special day and… read more >>

Rock Candy DIY

Do you have a sweet tooth? Are you looking for a DIY project that will be fun for the entire family? Why not do something that satisfies both requirements? For a fun activity that is part science activity and part sweet treat, why not try your hand at making rock candy? If you are not… read more >>

Ohio Barns

The barn has important architectural and engineering significance in Ohio.  According to, (one of the resources listed on our Kidzone learning resources portion of our website), barns can be examined scientifically to determine agricultural patterns, economic conditions, and settlement history.  Explore the Heartland Science website to learn about crib barns, German bank barns, raised or basement barns, side hill barns, Ohio Saxon barns, transverse frame… read more >>

Pocket Pets for Kids

Pocket Pets for Kids: Books and Resources About Furry Friends  Are you considering adding a new member to your family? For some people, dogs and cats are not an option, but you still may be looking for a furry friend. Pocket pets can be a great option! Hamsters, mice, rabbits, gerbils, and other critters can… read more >>

Art Museum Tours

Art is a way to express yourself and to communicate how you feel. Art can be paintings, sculptures, jewelry, and so much more. Museums hold many famous pieces of art from a long time ago to now. Below are links to some of the world’s most famous museums that provide virtual tours of their exhibits…. read more >>

D-Day: The Day That Changed a War

Throughout history, there have been significant events that stand out because they changed the course of history. The assassinations of Abraham Lincoln, John F. Kennedy, and Martin Luther King, Jr. are just a few moments in history that changed how we live and think. During World War II, the day the Allied troops stormed the beaches of Nazi-controlled France, became the day that ultimately led to the end of World War II. June… read more >>

Summer Reading is Here!

June is here and it’s time for Summer Reading!  We invite you to join us as you “Imagine Your Story” from June 1 to July 31.  Summer Reading is for all ages, and everyone can join in the fun! REGISTER FOR VIRTUAL SUMMER DISCOVERY » Cover two Bingo cards during the nine weeks, one in June… read more >>

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