Category: Branch Actitivies


Homework Help Center Opening Reception

You’re invited! Join us Thursday, January 21 at 5:30p.m. as we celebrate the opening of our Main Library Homework Help Center. The new center is designed for kids to complete homework with staff and volunteers to assist. Public school textbooks…

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Parsons kids win rides

Sydni Stokes, age 5, won 31’s SRC bike.  She and her family are regulars in the branch and were very excited to hear that Sydni won.  We were a little worried that the bike might be too big but Sydni…

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Turtle Lady draws a crowd

Parsons staff were able to really see the impact the library has on kids through three fun programs the week of June 22.  Monday saw the Turtle Lady draw in 47 people who loved seeing all of her reptile friends,…

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Parsons scores with puzzles, mystery maps and Wii

People are using the library now more than ever, and the week of June 15 was no exception as Parsons pulled in tons of kids for three great programs!  On Monday, several groups put their heads together to solve difficult word mysteries…

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Summer Reading Club

The first full week of SRC has been a busy one at Parsons!  On June 8, Ohio Nature Education entertained over a dozen kids with many different birds and insects.  On June 9, our meeting room was packed as 42…

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First graders visit Parsons branch

The Parsons Branch hosted two first grade classes from Heyl Elementary for their end of the year fieldtrip.  The students (and Miss Abby) had a great time dancing to “The Silly Dance Contest” (seen in below picture) and hearing fun…

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Local students create art for Summer Reading Club

For the last three years the Parsons branch has hosted a big community art project where local students help decorate the meeting room for Summer Reading Club (SRC).  This year nine classes, about 200 kids, walked over to the library and learned all about SRC.  Each…

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Have you seen the Parsons window seat?

The Parsons branch recently had a window seat installed in their children’s area, complete with Ready to Read manipulative panels. On the very first day, one of the regular customers commented, “It’s so wonderful what you do for the kids in this…

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