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Upcoming Programs for Children:

Children's Summer Reading Program
June 1 - July 31
Grades Preschool - 4

The Children’s Summer Reading Program is ONLINE. This means logging on to the Reader Zone app to log your child’s reading and activities which will let you see your child’s progress. Weekly activities or stories will be posted every Wednesday morning on our website, Facebook & Instagram. Receive a prize for the first 500 pages completed & get your name entered for the grand prize drawing with every 500 pages logged. Check out the Children’s page on our website or stop by the library for more information and the Reading Program Code.



Summer Reading Program Weekly Activity
Click here to view the weekly activity for our Summer Reading Program.



Storywalk at the Library & Selfie Contest
Visit our Storywalk on the sidewalk leading up to the library. Come enjoy a new story each month. When you visit the Storywalk in June, take a selfie of yourself and your family along the trail. Post your selfie to our Facebook page or email it to cpl@columbiana.lib.oh.us with the subject Storywalk Selfie. Two selfies will be randomly chosen to receive a $10 Handel’s gift certificate.
Leave feedback about the storywalk here



Dog Man Trivia & Bingo
Thursday, June 17 at 2:00 p.m.
Kids in Grades 2- 4 join us at the library on Thursday, June 17 at 2:00 p.m., for Dog Man fun with trivia and bingo based on the popular book series by Dav Pilkey. Register for the program beginning
Monday, June 7.



Disney Trivia & Bingo
Thursday, July 15 at 2:00 p.m.
Kids in Grades 2- 4 join us at the library on Thursday, July 15 at 2:00 p.m. for Disney fun with trivia and bingo featuring some of our favorite Disney characters. Register for the program beginning
Thursday, July 1.



Kids' Craft Take & Make Kits
Kids in Preschool through 4th grade can pick up a craft kit with supplies and directions to make a simple cute craft. Kits will be available the first full week of each month while supplies last.

June Kit: Pipe Cleaner Snakes (starting June 1st)
July Kit: Baby Turtle Weaving (starting July 6th)



STEM Take & Make Kit
Kids in Grades 1 - 4 can pick up a STEM kit with a fun educational activity and supplies each month. Kits are available beginning Monday, June 21st and Monday, July 19th. Kits are available while supplies last!



Storytime on the Go Kits
Children ages 2-5 come pick up a Storytime on the Go Kit which includes a book, craft, activities and online resources to have your own storytime at home. Kits are available every two weeks beginning Monday, June 14. For more information call or stop in the library. Kits will be available while supplies last.



Cookies & Books Book Discussion
1st Wednesday of each month from 12:00-1:00 p.m.

Grades 3-4
Read a good book, eat sweet treats, and do fun activities! Snacks provided by the Friends of the Library.
Here are the books for each month:

July: Reader's Choice
August: Realistic Fiction Book

Books will be available in the Youth Services Department.
Registration is requested.


OH WOW! Passes
The OH WOW! Passes are available for check out. Call the library for more information.



STEAM Kits Available
We have STEAM Kits available to check out with a valid library card. The kits include a book and activity based on one or more Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Mathematics themes. The kits will circulate for 2 weeks and are located being the Youth Services Reference Desk. Ask a librarian for more information.



1,000 Books Before Kindergarten
This free program encourages you to read 1,000 books with your child before they enter Kindergarten. The program begins September 1st and is for kids from birth to the beginning of Kindergarten. Reading together helps develop important pre-reading skills to encourage learning success. Earn fun incentives while preparing your child to succeed in school.
Stop by the Youth Services Department to register and for more information.