Princesses at the Library

Do you have a girl who loves princesses? We have 2 great opportunities for you. On Wed., May 1, from 6:00-7:00PM, Children’s Center for Dance Education will be bringing their ballerinas to dance scenes from their upcoming “Cinderella” ballet. This is a perfect time for little kids to experience a live performance in small doses in a familiar setting. After the performance, kids are invited to visit with the ballerinas and get their pictures taken.

On Sat., May 4, at 10:00AM, the Children’s Department will be hosting their annual “Princess Party.” Girls, ages 3-8, are invited to wear their princess clothes and join us for a morning filled with princess activities. We’ll have games, crafts, snacks and (of course) a beautiful princess chair for photo taking. Don’t forget your cameras! Girls older than 8 may come 15 minutes early to find out which station they can volunteer to help out at. Questions? Call 812-854-5468, ext. 306 or e-mail .

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Play Day at the Library

Little tiny change of plans – since Mother Nature will not cooperate with us, our outside Play Day at the Library on Friday morning will be an inside Play Day at the Library! We’ve had to adjust a few of our activities, but we’ll still have tons of fun stuff to keep your kiddos entertained on a cool, too-wet-to-play outside morning. No registration needed – just show up at the Ohio Twp. Central Children’s Room anytime between 9:30-11:30AM to play, play, play! Questions? Call us at 812-853-5468, ext. 306 or e-mail

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Thanks Castle Elementary First Grade Teachers!

Ohio Twp. Central Children’s Department would like to give a huge “THANKS!” to the Castle Elementary First Grade teachers for the monetary donation they made to our Library. We’ll use that money to help buy the books we give away during Summer Reading Program – each kid who finishes at least one Reading Card (either read five books or read for 100 minutes) gets to pick a free paperback book as a prize. We love our teachers!

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Spring Break Specials

The calendar tells us that it is Spring, although the weather doesn’t. We have lots of specials for the kids to do in our nice, warm Activity Room at Ohio Twp. Central Library. None of them require registration and they are all suitable for ages 2 and up. Come by to try out our activities!

  • Creative Kids Craft Program-Tues., Mar. 26, drop in from 1:00-3:00PM. (NOTE time change, due to Spring Break.)
  • Egg Art-Wed., Mar. 27, drop in from 1:00-3:00PM. Decorate eggs for Easter!
  • Left-Over Craft Day-Thurs., Mar. 28, drop in from 1:00-3:00PM. Help us clean out the left-over crafts in our closet.
  • Puppet Show and Craft-Fri., Mar. 29, 10:00AM, all ages. Puppet Show in the Clubhouse, followed by craft in the Activity Room.


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Play With Paint

Kids, ages 18 months and up, are invited to join us in our Ohio Twp. Central Library’s Activity Room to paint.  Sounds like a disaster waiting to happen, doesn’t it? The joy of it is that your kids will have a blast creating painted messes (oops, I mean pictures)  and you won’t have to clean it up! We’ll provide disposable paint smocks and use washable paints. Drop by anytime from 9:30-11:30AM.

Questions? Call 812-853-5468, ext. 306 or e-mail

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Music and Movement is this Friday!

How many of you have said “These kids just need to get rid of some energy?” this week. Here is your chance -  Central Children’s Department will be hosting our monthly “Music and Movement” program this Friday, Feb. 8, from 10:00-10:30ish. Kids, ages 18 months-6 years, and their adults are invited to attend. We’ll sing, dance, jump up and down and play with the parachute. Adults get to do all that stuff, too, so they can get rid of some energy.  No registration is necessary-just come on in!

Questions? Call the Childen’s Department at 812-853-5468, ext. 306 or e-mail

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Puppet Show on Monday

Miss Jenny and Miss Linda will set up the big puppet stage in the Clubhouse in the Central Children’s Department on Monday, Jan. 28. We’ll perform the show “The Mitten” at 6:00PM. Immediately following the show, kids are invited to come over to the Activity Room to make their own mitten and set of animals to re-enact the play at home. All ages are invited and everything should be finished by 7:00, in time to get home for bedtime!

No sign-up is needed, but you call call the Children’s Dept. at 812-853-5468, ext 306 for more information. Prefer e-mail?

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No School on Monday, Jan. 21!

Looking for something to do with the kids on Monday, January 21? There is no school in Warrick County that day and it’s too cold to play outside. Come to the Children’s Activity Room at Ohio Twp. Central Library and make your own snowstorm! We’ll make cool snowflakes (using watercolor paints), have a snowball fight and do some other fun stuff, too. No need to sign up-just stop by our Activity Room anytime between 1:00-6:00PM to play.

Questions? Call 812-853-5458, ext. 306 or e-mail


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Make Tracks to the Library for Fabulous First Friday!

Miss Kim is making tracks with moose stories on Friday, Jan. 3 at 10:00AM. She has lots of books, games, activities and crafts planned for kids, ages 2-6. No snack this time, so no allergy worries! Join us in the Activity Room at Ohio Twp. Central Library. Have questions or need more information? Call us at 812-853-5468, ext. 306 or e-mail .

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January Calendar is Available!

Seems like just yesterday I was posting that our December calendars were ready and here it is, almost Christmas! The bad news is that I am not ready for that yet; the good news is that the January calendar of events is ready. The printed copy is available at the Children’s Desk. The on-line copy is available from this website. Click on Calendar of Events, then click on the Library you want to look at.

Hoping your holidays are filled with family, fun and great books!

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