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Phenix City, AL 36867
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Michele Kilday: Director

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Children’s Corner 2017-05-18T16:30:00+00:00

Welcome to the Children’s Corner!

We stay busy here at the library, so come find out all we have to offer!

Each day is filled with new and exciting things at the Phenix City-Russell County Library Children’s Department! From story hours to crafts, there’s something for every child’s growing imagination to discover. Our experts Jill, Lauren, and Candise are ready to fill your day with knowledge and bring the joys of reading and learning to life. Come see us!

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What’s Up Next?

Check out all of our upcoming programs and services in the Children’s Department!

Dial-a-Story

November 21 @ 10:00 am EDT
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Tuesday, repeating until December 25, 2017

FOL Bookstore

November 21 @ 10:00 am - 6:00 pm EDT
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Tuesday, repeating until December 26, 2017

Movie Night at the Library

Movie Night

November 21 @ 5:00 pm EDT
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An event every week that begins at 5:00pm on Tuesday, repeating until November 29, 2017

Preschool Story Hour

November 22 @ 10:00 am EDT
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Wednesday, repeating until December 27, 2017

An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Saturday, repeating until December 30, 2017

Double DVD Day

November 23
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An event every week that begins at 12:00am on Thursday, repeating until December 28, 2017

Library Closed

November 23
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One event on November 24, 2017 at 12:00am

Library Closed

November 24
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One event on November 24, 2017 at 12:00am

Toddler Tales & Tunes

Toddler Tales & Tunes

November 24 @ 11:00 am EDT
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An event every week that begins at 11:00am on Friday, repeating until December 29, 2017

Make & Take

November 24 @ 4:00 pm EDT
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An event every week that begins at 4:00pm on Friday, repeating until December 29, 2017

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Each week on Tuesday, you can call in and listen to a new children’s book read through our Dial-a-Story phone line!

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Join us on Wednesdays @ 10 a.m. & Saturdays @ 11 a.m. for Story Hour! Stories, songs, crafts, and a snack will be provided.

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Each Friday at 11 a.m., ET, join us for stories and music geared towards our youngest patrons during Toddler Tales & Tunes!

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Fridays @ 4 p.m., make a simple craft, color pages, stickers, etc. MAKE it here, then TAKE it home!

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Join us every second Saturday of the month at 11 a.m., ET, for story time with Ms. Beverly and Punkin’!

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Get Caught Reading! As if getting caught reading in the library is a bad thing!

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Online Resources

Check out the available online resources, and ask us about our Children’s tablets!

View Scholastic Parent & Child’s list of the 100 greatest books for kids.

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Access the ABC Mouse Early Learning Academy portal FREE from anywhere in the library!

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Have some fun and play some games with Barbie!

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Funbrain, created for kids ages preschool through grade 8, offers more than 100 fun, interactive games that develop skills in math, reading, and literacy.

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Knowledge Adventure’s online kids’ games are an excellent source of entertainment and learning for kids of all ages.

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Find games of all varieties! From puzzles, to racing, to makeovers – the fun to be had is endless.

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See Goodread’s list of the popular children’s books.

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Sprout, the 24-hour preschool TV network where kids are Free To Grow™

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“At the moment that we persuade a child, any child, to cross that threshold, that magic threshold into a library, we change their lives forever, for the better”

Barack Obama

“The more that you read, the more things you will know. The more that you learn, the more places you’ll go.”

Dr. Seuss

“There are many ways to enlarge your child’s world. Love of books is the best of all.”

Jacqueline Kennedy

“I have always imagined that Paradise will be a kind of library.”

Jorge Luis Borges

“As a child, my number one best friend was the librarian in my grade school. I actually believed all those books belonged to her.”

Erma Bombeck

“Tis the good reader that makes the good book.”

Ralph Waldo Emerson