Play & Learn

Combating Children’s Learning Loss: Making It Easy for Parents

Please register here in the parents section to receive sign-in instructions for this virtual event. You will receive a reminder email one day prior to the program.

Oakwood City Schools Literacy Coach and Interventionist, and 14-year educator Kathy Jabir presents games, activities, and strategies parents can use with their elementary-age children to combat learning loss.  

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If You're Thinking of Homeschooling...

Learn what to expect when homeschooling, how to teach your children without power plays and coercion, how to develop a learning plan based on your family's values, and how to make homeschooling fit your family and your lifestyle. Special emphasis will be placed on homeschooling during a pandemic. Discussion time will follow.

Diane Bengson, Youth and Teen Services Librarian at Wright Library, homeschooled her three children for a total of 17 years.

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Family Trivia: Baseball

Watch live on YouTube and play along on Crowdpurr as the library challenges your baseball knowledge!  Appropriate for families with kids ages 4-8, but we’ll have a few ringers in there for older and younger siblings.  Can you hit a homerun, or is it 1, 2, 3 strikes you’re out?

To join virtually, please register here to receive sign-in instructions and a reminder email one day prior to the program.

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Family Trivia: Fairy Tales

Watch live on YouTube and play along on Crowdpurr as the library challenges your fairy tale knowledge!  Appropriate for families with kids ages 4-8, but we’ll have a few ringers in there for older and younger siblings.  The winners will be declared the fairest in the land!

To join virtually, please register here to receive sign-in instructions and a reminder email one day prior to the program.

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Paws to Read

Read along with your favorite furry friends!  Tune in to Paws to Read to read with therapy dogs and their human volunteers.  Reading to these four-footed friends is an excellent way to encourage reluctant readers to keep building their skills.

To join virtually, please register here to receive sign-in instructions and a reminder email one day prior to the program.

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Paws to Read

Read along with your favorite furry friends!  Tune in to Paws to Read to read with therapy dogs and their human volunteers.  Reading to these four-footed friends is an excellent way to encourage reluctant readers to keep building their skills.

To join virtually, please register here to receive sign-in instructions and a reminder email one day prior to the program.

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Lego Show & Tell

Young LEGO fanatics are invited to show and tell their creations at this drop-in program.  Miss Sarah will moderate the discussion, share what she’s been building, and recommend books of special interest to young builders.

To join virtually, please register here to receive sign-in instructions and a reminder email one day prior to the program.

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Lego Show & Tell

Young LEGO fanatics are invited to show and tell their creations at this drop-in program.  Miss Sarah will moderate the discussion, share what she’s been building, and recommend books of special interest to young builders.

To join virtually, please register here to receive sign-in instructions and a reminder email one day prior to the program.

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Follow-Along Crafts

Follow along and join the fun of make-at-home crafts! Pick up your craft supplies from the library each week while supplies last, then follow along with Miss Karen on Facebook Live! Crafts will be appropriate for kids about 4-8 years old. Every craft will feature a companion book.

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