Children's Story Times, Programs, and News


If bad weather - via ZOOM, email for password

Mondays @ 10 a.m.   Columbus Grove & Kalida

Tuesdays @ 10 a.m. Fort Jennings & Pandora (park)

Wednesdays @ 10 a.m. Ottoville (park) & Leipsic

Tuesday October 19 @ 6:00 p.m. Ottawa


Bilingual Storytimes on Facebook & YouTube

Tuesday October 12 @ 6:30 p.m.

Tuesday October 29 @ 10:00 a.m.



1,000 Books Before Kindergarten


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The PCDL is committed to providing parents with the tools needed to help their children get ready to read. Every Child Ready to Read programs are offered weekly online - see the story time link above for the latest programs.. All programs require a caring adult to attend with the child. The five early literacy practices will help every child develop the foundation for reading, listening, writing, and learning for a lifetime. Every Child Ready To Read incorporates simple practices, based on research, to help parents and other caregivers develop early literacy skills in children from birth to age five.

5 practices for Early literacy: talking, singing, reading, writing, and playing