Happy Valentine’s Day!!

Ozark-Dale County Public Library 416 James Street Ozark, AL 36360 334-774-5480 E-mail: chlibrary@odcpl.com Website: www.odcpl.com Facebook: www.facebook.com/ ozarklibrary
Volume 9, Issue 2 February 2011

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Hey Kids!
Don’t forget about our Story Time on Thursdays at 10:30 & 4:30 and Pokémon on Saturdays at 4:00! Ms. Lou & Ms. Joni

View trailers of upcoming movies; Look at pictures from past events; Play games; And much more! www.odcpl.com

February Events:
Feb. 3: Story Time 10:30 & 4:30 Feb. 5: Popcorn & a Movie 12:45 & Pokémon 4 Feb. 10: Story Time 10:30 & 4:30 Feb. 12: Pokémon 4 Feb. 17: Story Time 10:30 & 4:30 Feb. 19: Popcorn & a Movie 12:45 & Pokémon 4 Feb. 24: Story Time 10:30 & 4:30 Feb. 26: Pokémon 4

January Coloring Contest Winners!

Audra Lowery Jordan Good

Sabrina Pettus

What happens when you fall in love with a French chef? Answer - Page 2

Valentine Charm Pencil
NEED: 1 foot narrow ribbon, new pencil, 4 beads (hearts, etc) , scissors, red card stock, tacky glue, marker/pen

Yum, Yum! Homemade S’mores are the BEST!!

1. Tie the ribbon around the top of the pencil and secure with a double knot, leaving 2 fairly even ends. Glue may be used if it slides down. 2. Thread the beads onto one end of the ribbon, knot the ribbon at the length you want and cut off excess. 3. Cut 2 identical hearts from the card stock. Glue the hearts together with the other half of the ribbon sandwiched inside as shown. Knot and trim the ribbon. Write a message on the heart!

Can you find…? What: When: Where: Pokémon League Saturdays from 4 p.m. - 7 p.m.
Ozark-Dale County Public Library West Wing 416 James St. Ozark, AL 36360 Call 334-434-0241 for directions or more info.

Contact #: Entry Fee: Details:


You get buttered up!!

Battle Pokémon through cards or video games! Make new friends, have fun, and win prizes!! **Bring your own 60-card deck from Pokémon sets Majestic Dawn & forward. Come on out for a good time! Also, check us out on the web @ www.odcpl.com 2

“Kids’ Corner” Coloring Contest!
Deadline: Thursday, February 17, 2011

Please complete the block on the back of this paper, cut this page out, and return it to the Library!


Insect Detective JE VOA
This book explores the world of insects, giving clues and hints about where you can find common insects, how to identify them, and a little bit about their habits and habitats. The book looks at wasps, ants, solitary bees, dragonflies, and much, much more.

The Funny Little Woman JE MOS
In this old tale set in Japan, a lively little woman who loves to laugh pursues her runaway dumpling and must outwit the wicked three-eyed oni when she lands in their clutches

Sara’s Secret Hiding Place JE MAR
Jump aboard with Mama and her chicks for a fun-filled adventure doing chores! Cleaning up was never like this!

A Balloon for Isabel JE UND
On graduation day, every animal will receive a balloon—except for Isabel and Walter, because their quills don't mix well with inflatables. Their teacher promises them each a special graduation bookmark, but the young porcupines long for balloons. Iris sets out to design the perfect apparatus to shield their quills, and after several tries, she finds the perfect solution.

How to be a Detective JF MIT
Damian Drooth, Super sleuth, shares his stellar detective skills with the kids from school. When he leads the amateur detectives to the local dog show, things really start to get hairy!

Lincoln and His Boys JF WEL

The Potato Chip Puzzle JF BER

When puzzle addict Winston Breen and his best friends head to an all-day puzzle A warm, moving portrait of Abraham Lincoln told through the hunt with a $50,000 grand prize, they’re eyes of his children and captured in pumped. But the day is not all fun and games: not only do they have a highexquisite full-color illustrations. strung and highly competitive teacher along for the ride, but the puzzles are hard even for Winston, the other schools’ teams are no joke, and someone in the contest is playing dirty in order to win.

The Best Bad Luck I Ever Had JF LEV

Please complete the following for the coloring contest:

The last thing Harry "Dit" Sims expects First name_________________________________________________________ when Emma Walker comes to town is Last name_________________________________________________________ to become friends. Proper-talking, brainy Emma doesn't play baseball or Address____________________________________________________________ fish too well, but she sure makes Dit think, especially about the differences ___________________________________________________________________ between black and white in the 1910s. But soon Dit is thinking about a whole City________________________________________________________________ lot more when the town barber, who is black, is put on trial for a terrible crime. Together Dit and Emma come up with Age_____________ Phone #_____________________________ 4 a daring plan to save him from the School_________________________________________________ unthinkable.

Animal Families J 591 STU
A book about all types of animal families: birds, mammals, reptiles. Covers the fact that some families have only one parent.

Creatures of the Woods J 591 EUG
Describes animals that may be found in forests, as well as their behaviors and daily activities.

Animals in Winter J 591 FIS
Describes how animals face the rigors of winter by hibernating, migrating, storing food, or changing colors to blend with the winter landscape

How to Clean a Hippopotamus: A Look at Unusual Animal Partnerships J 591.7 JEN
Why does a plover stroll into a crocodile's mouth? And how does a turtle keep a hippopotamus clean?" This book looks at the strange and wonderful symbiotic partnerships between some unlikely animal pairs.

The Sorcerer’s Apprentice DVD F SOR
Balthazar Blake is a master sorcerer in modern-day Manhattan trying to defend the city from his arch-nemesis, Maxim Horvath. Balthazar can't do it alone, so he recruits Dave Stutler, a seemingly average guy who demonstrates hidden potential as his reluctant protégé. The sorcerer gives his unwilling accomplice a crash course in the art and science of magic, and together, these unlikely partners work to stop the forces of darkness. It'll take all the courage Dave can muster to survive his training, save the city and get the girl as he becomes the sorcerer's apprentice.

Despicable Me DVD F DES
In a happy suburban neighborhood surrounded by white picket fences sits a black house with a dead lawn. Unbeknownst to the neighbors, hidden deep beneath this home is a vast secret hideout. Surrounded by an army of tireless, little yellow minions, we discover Gru planning the biggest heist in the history of the world. He is going to steal the moon. Gru delights in all things wicked. Armed with his arsenal of shrink rays, freeze rays and battle-ready vehicles for land and air, he vanquishes all who stand in his way. Until the day he encounters the immense will of three orphaned girls who look at him and see something that no one else has ever seen: a potential Dad.

Rated: PG 111 minutes

Rated: PG 95 minutes


Game Zone

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Connect the Dots
Each player takes turns drawing a line to connect two dots, either horizontally or vertically. If a player makes the line that completes a box, that player puts their initial in the box. Once all the dots are connected, the player with their initial in the most boxes is the winner!


The Ozark-Dale County Public Library hosts a program for children: “POPCORN & A MOVIE.” There will be popcorn, a drink, and a movie. Refreshments will be served from 12:45 p.m. -1:00 p.m. The movie will begin promptly at 1:00 p.m. Please come and join in the fun! Call 774-5480 for more information.

Saturday February 5, 2011
After challenging an evil dragon, rescuing a beautiful princess and saving your in-laws, what’s an ogre to do? Well if you’re Shrek you suddenly wind up a domesticated family man. Instead of scaring villagers away like he used to, the reluctant ogre agrees to autograph pitch forks. Shrek is tricked into signing a pact with the smooth-talking dealmaker, Rumpelstiltskin. Shrek suddenly finds himself in an alternate version of Far Far Away, where ogres are hunted, Rumplestiltskin is king and Shrek and Fiona have never met. Now, it's up to Shrek to undo all of Rumpelstiltskin's mischief in the hopes of saving his friends, restoring his world and reclaiming his one True Love and family.
**Rated: Parental Guidance** Length: 93 minutes

Saturday February 19, 2011
Puppy love takes on a new meaning in this animated film featuring a slew of celebrity voices. Kate is a dominant and driven female wolf, while hairy Humphrey lives for the moment. But when the two young wolves are captured by park rangers and taken far away, they bond despite their differences.
**Rated: Parental Guidance** Length: 85 minutes

The Ozark-Dale County Public Library welcomes all, whether you are an adult, teenager, or a kid; the Library is always in need of good workers to help out!!

Ozark-Dale County Public Library 416 James Street Ozark, AL 36360

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February 2011
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1 Give Kids A Smile Day


2 Groundhog Day


4 Wear Red Day 5

Popcorn & Movie 12:45 Pokémon - 4 p.m.




Read in the Bathtub Day

Story Time 10:30 Kids’ Corner 4:30


Pokémon - 4 p.m.
13 14 Valentine’s Day 15 National Gumdrop Day 22 23 24
Story Time 10:30 Kids’ Corner 4:30


Story Time 10:30 Kids’ Corner 4:30



Popcorn & Movie 12:45 Pokémon - 4 p.m.
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20 Love Your Pet Day


Pokémon - 4 p.m.
27 28 National Tooth Fairy Day

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