January 2023 newsletter

Stuffed Animal Sleepover (3 years - grade 1) Friday, February 3 from 4:00 - 4:30 pm Bring your favorite stuffed animal (just one, please) to the library for a sleepover! Please drop off your stuffed animal between 4:00 and 4:30 pm on Friday, February 3. On Saturday, February 4 (between 10 am and 2 pm) pick up your stuffed animal and see what kind of mischief your little buddy got into at the library after dark! Required registration begins Monday, January 23. For programs requiring registration, please call the library at 513-897-4826 to register. For questions about programs, please contact Kathleen at welchka@marylcook.com. Chapters Book Club (grades 1 and 2) This group will read one short chapter book a month, and then discuss the book, author, and do activities associated with the book. The Chapters Book Club next meeting will be held on Tuesday, January 17 from 4:00 - 4:45 pm. This class is currently full. For more information, contact Miss Kathleen at welchka@marylcook.com. Rapid Readers Book Club (grades 3 – 5) We will meet on Tuesday, January 24 from 4:00 - 5:00 pm. We discuss books, play games, try out creative writing, and enjoy a light snack. This group is currently full. For more information, contact Miss Kathleen at welchka@marylcook.com. Look Who’s Reading Book Club (grade K) will meet on Tuesday, January 24 from 6:00 - 6:30 pm. The group engages in a variety of fun learning activities featuring phonics, writing of letters and words, and many other skills that promote a strong literacy foundation. This session is currently closed. For more information, contact Miss Cathy at ruthca@marylcook.com. Read 1000 Books Before Kindergarten Parents, you may now log your child’s books for our 1000 Books Before Kindergarten through our READsquared program. Parents: You can create an account for yourself first and then you can add additional accounts for each of your children. That way you will have the ability to easily monitor your child's activity without having to log in as