Program Resources

Browse through a variety of program ideas and resources contributed by librarians throughout Northwest Ohio. Have a resource you would like to share? Email a brief description along with a copy and/or link to Erica Pax, Emerging Technologies Educator at epax@norweld.org.

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Homeward Bound Interactive Movie Script

This interactive movie script outlines audience actions for scenes throughout Disney's Homeward Bound: The Incredible Journey.

How Biodiverse is Your Backyard?

In this science activity, you will investigate the diversity (or biodiversity) of the animal life around your home and try to figure out which phylum most of the animals belong to.

How Do Arctic Animals Stay Warm?

In this activity, children will learn about how animals take on "winter coats" to stay warm.

How Fish Sink and Float

In this activity, you will learn how fish use their swim bladder to stay buoyant under water.

How to Make Balloon Animals

Step-by-step video and print instructions for making simple balloon animals.

How to Make Fish Tessellations with Sticky Notes

Learn about tessellations by combining math and creative coloring in this fish-themed project. Instructions included online.

I Am Invited to a Party! – Elephant & Piggie Puppet Show Script

Puppet show script for I Am Invited to a Party!" by Mo Willems.

I Like You a Bot (Robot Theme Storytime Ideas)

This robot themed storytime includes book recommendations, flannel board ideas, songs and rhymes, and app suggestions.

Imagination Storytime

This imagination themed storytime includes book recommendations, songs and rhymes, craft ideas, an app suggestion and an early literacy tip.

Imagine Your Story - Crazy Hair/Rapunzel Family Storytime

This fairy tale themed storytime includes book recommendations, songs and rhymes, flannel story, and a Rapunzel's Castle craft instructions.