Audio and video for Babies

Bubbles with Blue

May 24, 2010
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(2 min, 34 sec)
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Join us for storytime at the library, with a special performance of "Bubbles in the Air" by Blue the puppet. If you sing loud enough and wish really hard, something magic can happen! Read more...

'Twas the Night Before Christmas

December 1, 2008
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(4 min, 27 sec)
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Celebrate the holiday by listening to Worthington Mayor Harvey Minton read Clement Clark Moore's famous poem about Santa Claus. Read more...

Hey Diddle Diddle

August 4, 2008
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(54 sec)
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What happens when a dog, a cat and a gifted cow decide to party together? Watch and find out, all while improving your child's early literacy skills. Read more...

Three Little Pigs

July 7, 2008
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(4 min, 55 sec)
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This story (recreated on the flannel board by librarian Kelsey Coulter) not only helps improve your child's early literacy skills, it also demonstrates the importance of getting a good contractor and some homeowners insurance. Read more...

Hickory Dickory Dock

June 30, 2008
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(40 sec)
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Time stands still for no mouse! Watch the critter's brief journey up the grandfather clock recreated on the flannel board. Read more...

Humpty Dumpty

June 23, 2008
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(30 sec | 2-part series)
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Whether this rhyme is said in English or Spanish (Español), one simple truth still remains: eggs and walls don't mix. Read more...

Five Little Ducks

May 8, 2008
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(1 min, 4 sec)
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Although the mama duck in this song probably doesn't appreciate her brood's disappearing act, your child will, all while improving her/his early literacy skills. Read more...

Hokey Pokey

April 28, 2008
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(1 min, 15 sec)
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What if the Hokey Pokey is what it's all about? Something to ponder while singing this song and improving your child's early literact skills. Read more...

This is the Way the Ladies Ride

April 21, 2008
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(17 sec)
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What sound does a baby make when it's horseback riding? Find out with this bouncy rhyme, all while helping your child with early literacy skills. Read more...

If You're Happy and You Know It

March 31, 2008
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(40 sec)
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You'll be happy and you'll know it when you sing this fun song, all while helping to improve your child's early literacy skills. Read more...

Row, Row, Row Your Boat

March 24, 2008
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(23 sec)
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It's time to rock-and-roll— in a boat, that is. The repeating words found in this song will help improve your child's early literacy skills. Read more...

Five Fat Peas

March 17, 2008
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(19 sec)
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Sometimes, being like "peas in a pod" can be too close for comfort, as demonstrated by this charming rhyme. Read more...

Three Little Kittens

February 25, 2008
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(56 sec)
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Illustrate why it is important to keep track of one's winter accessories, all while helping your child with her/his early literacy skills. Read more...

Three Green and Speckled Frogs

February 18, 2008
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(52 sec)
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It is a very good day for the three frogs featured in this song. Read more...

On Top of Spaghetti

February 11, 2008
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(38 sec)
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Not only does this song illustrate the importance of installing sneeze-guards in pasta bars, singing it also helps to improve your child's early literacy skills. Read more...

This Little Piggy

February 4, 2008
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(16 sec)
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Put your finger dexterity to the test while you say this rhyme (about five very different piggies) with your child. Read more...

The Muffin Man

January 28, 2008
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(21 sec)
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When the Cupcake Man just won't do, sing this song with your child instead. Read more...

Here's a Ball (Traditional)

January 14, 2008
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(12 sec)
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Have a ball (actually three!) while helping your child with both counting skills and early literacy skills. Read more...

Where is Thumbkin?

January 7, 2008
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(1 min, 25 sec)
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Demonstrate just how polite fingers and thumbs can be, all while improving your child's early literacy skills. Read more...

Baa, Baa Black Sheep

December 31, 2007
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(47 sec)
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Sing two choruses of this song (about a very generous sheep) with your child. Read more...

Are You Sleeping?

December 10, 2007
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(20 sec)
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A child doesn't have to be sleepy to find this song rousing. Read more...

This is the Way We Clap Our Hands

December 3, 2007
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(55 sec)
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This is a great song to sing as you and your child get ready in the morning. Read more...

Itsy Bitsy Spider

November 12, 2007
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(17 sec)
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Use the rhyming words in this song (about a very resilient spider) to help your child develop early literacy skills. Read more...

Baby Bumblebee

October 8, 2007
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(47 sec)
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Learn why it's a good idea for baby bumblebees to behave themselves, all while reinforcing your child's early literacy skills. Read more...

Mary Had a Little Lamb

October 1, 2007
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(58 sec)
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Lambs may be disruptive at school but they can make for some bouncy fun at home, as demonstrated by this classic song. Read more...

One, Two, Buckle My Shoe

September 17, 2007
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(15 sec)
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Help your child with counting and his/her early literacy skills with this fun rhyme. Read more...

Two Little Blackbirds

September 10, 2007
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(16 sec)
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Pretend your thumbs are little blackbirds, all while practicing early literacy skills with your child. Read more...

Head, Shoulders, Knees and Toes

August 13, 2007
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(18 sec)
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Help your child learn the parts of the body with this fun song. Read more...

Twinkle, Twinkle (Little Star)

July 25, 2007
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(24 sec)
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Sing this lovely song with your child and help foster an interest in books by reading stories on the same subject. Read more...

Open Them, Shut Them

July 13, 2007
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(28 sec)
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This is a fun rhyme to do several times in a row with your toddler, each time getting a little bit faster. Read more...

ABCs (Alphabet Song)

July 7, 2007
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(25 sec)
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Help your child learn the letters of the alphabet with this classic song. Read more...

Five Little Monkeys

June 30, 2007
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(1 min, 8 sec)
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Learn why it's never a good idea to allow monkeys to jump on a bed— all while helping to improve your child's early literacy skills. Read more...

Pat-a-Cake

June 26, 2007
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(17 sec)
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Play Pat-a-Cake with your baby and learn how rhymes encourage early literacy skills. Read more...

The Kissing Rhyme

June 18, 2007
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(17 sec)
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With this fun rhyme, you lift your baby high above you and then bring them close for "a great big kiss"! Read more...

Wheels on the Bus (Traditional)

February 15, 2007
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(1 min, 4 sec)
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This song is often sung during Babytimes. Read more...