Children's Story Times, Programs, and News

Spring into Reading  Reading Challenge







Spring into reading this season! Join us in reading, writing reviews,
and earning some new badges. All participants who complete the challenge
will be entered into a drawing for a new book (up to a $25 value). One
winner per age group .
Child 0 to 5; School Age 6 to 11; Teen 12 to 17; Adult 18 +


Storytime Returns -- February 5 - April 25 (No Storytime April 1-4)

Mondays @ 10 am ....... Columbus Grove | Kalida ( no story time February 19th)
Tuesdays @ 10 am ….... Fort Jennings | Pandora
Tuesdays @ 6 pm .......... Ottawa (Join us for Family Fun 2nd Tuesday of the month
Wednesdays @ 10 am .. Ottawa | Ottoville
Thursdays @ 10 am ...… Continental | Leipsic

Join our Bilingual Sing-Along every Tuesday morning at 9 am on Instagram

Family Fun Pictures with the Easter Bunny
     March 30th 11-12 noon - Ottoville Location

Family Fun Kids Music Bingo - Ottawa Location
     April 9 6:00 pm

Saturday Family Movie - Migration - Ottawa Location
     PG | Universal Pictures
     *Movies covered under Swank Motion Pictures, Inc.
     Migration movie poster

Spring Story Walks 
    Continental, Fort Jennings, Ottawa, or Ottoville locations - It is great family fun, combining reading with activities, indoors.


Updated 1000 Books Before Kindergarten Picture. Blue Background with a bear reading.




Ready to read logo

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