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Daily activities for children from birth through Grade 6

Mondays

10:00am - 10:30am | CHILDREN'S PROGRAM ROOM

Mother Goose Time

For ages 1–2 ½, with a grownup.

Mother Goose rhymes and songs with lots of participation & music.

July: 8, 15, 22, 29
August: 5

11:00am - 1:00pm | CHILDREN'S PROGRAM ROOM

New Moms & Infants Support Group

Come when you can & leave when you need to. Companionship, community, advice, & support for new moms & pregnant women. Dads & siblings welcome. Group will be run by Katherine Whiteside CPD (CBI), Certified Postpartum Doula. This program is made possible by the generous support of the Friends of the OPL.

June: 3, 10, 17, 24
July: 1, 8, 15, 22, 29
August: 5, 12, 19, 26

2:00pm - 2:30pm | CHILDREN'S PROGRAM ROOM

Kindful Mindful Yoga

For ages 4-6 with a grownup

Help your children become calmer, stronger, and happier through easy yoga, breathing exercises, story, and song

July: 8, 15, 22
August:5

 

Tuesdays

11:00am - 12:30pm | CHILDREN'S PROGRAM ROOM

STEAM Explorers!

For ages 5-9

Drop by the Children’s Program Room for some fun STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) activities, led by Pujita, an OHS Senior.

July: 9, 16, 23, 30
August: 6

4:00pm - 5:00pm | CHILDREN'S PROGRAM ROOM

Discover Your World

For ages 8 and up.

Join uson a whirlwind tour of the people, places, and history of the planet.  Each week has an activity, a global treat, and a geography bee with prizes.

July: 9, 16, 23, 30
August: 6, 13

Wednesdays

2:00pm - 3:30pm | CHILDREN'S PROGRAM ROOM

STEAM Explorers!

For ages 5-9

Drop by the Children’s Program Room for some fun STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) activities, led by Pujita, an OHS Senior.

Jukly: 10, 17, 24, 31
August: 7

4:15pm - 5:15pm | CHILDREN'S PROGRAM ROOM

Battle of the Books Team Practice*

For children entering grades 4-6 ONLY

*Limited to team members only

Summer dates:
July: 3, 17, 31
August:14

Thursdays

10:00am - 10:30am | CHILDREN'S PROGRAM ROOM

Time for 2s

For 2 year old children, with a grownup.

Short stories, fingerplays, and activities.

July: 11, 18, 25
August: 1, 15

4:00pm - 5:30pm | CHILDREN'S PROGRAM ROOM

I ♥ Art

For ages 5 & up. Children 6 & under must be with an adult.

Let’s get creative as we explore artists and illustrators.

July: 11, 18
August: 1, 8, 15

Fridays

10:00am - 12:00pm | CHILDREN'S PROGRAM ROOM

Summer Reading Buddies

For children entering grades K-6

Volunteers will read with your child

July:12, 19, 26
August: 2, 9

11:00am - 12:30pm | BUDARZ THEATER

Baby Play Time

For babies younger than one year.

Rhymes, songs, stories, bubbles, and sensory play for babies and their caregivers.  Come for the program, stay to socialize.

July: 12, 19, 26
August: 2

4:15pm - 5:30pm | CHILDREN'S PROGRAM ROOM

OPLbery Club

For children entering grades 4-6.
Advanced registration required.

Do you love to read? Do you love to talk about books? Our mock Newbery club will meet monthly until January 2020, when the OPLbery Medal winner will be chosen.

Summer dates:
July: 12
August: 9

Saturdays

11:30am - 12:00pm | CHILDREN'S PROGRAM ROOM

Family Storytime

For all ages. Children 6 & under must be with a grownup.

Storytime fun for the whole family!

July 13, 20, 27
August: 3, 10, 17

Special Programs

3:00pm - 5:00pm | LOWER LEVEL LIBRARY ENTRANCE Jun 26

Summer Reading Kickoff

For all ages. Children 9 and younger must be with an adult.

Join us outside the lower level of the library for fun, games, snacks, and a DJ!  Sign up for Summer Reading!

Program will be in the Budarz Theater in case of rain.

7:00pm - 7:45pm | CHILDREN'S PROGRAM ROOM Jul 17

Blast Off!

For ages 8 and up

Celebrate the 50th anniversary of the moon landing with games, trivia, and treats

7:00pm - 8:00pm | CHILDREN'S PROGRAM ROOM Aug 14

Mystery Night

For ages 8 and up.

Whodunit?  Get on the case and be a part of an interactive mystery!  Interview suspects, look for evidence, and solve the case!

5:00pm - 5:30pm | CHILDREN'S PROGRAM ROOM Aug 20

Stuffed Animal Sleepover

For all ages. Children 6 and under must be with an adult.

Bring your stuffed animal to the library for a bedtime-themed storytime.  Wear your PJs if you like.  Your stuffed animal will enjoy a sleepover at the library and can be picked up any time after 1 pm on Wednesday, August 21.

 

6:00pm - 8:00pm | LOWER LEVEL LIBRARY ENTRANCE Sep 6

End of Summer Party

For all ages.  Children 9 and under must be with an adult.

Outside the lower level entrance.
Celebrate the end of the Summer Reading Game@ the library.  Join us for fun and snacks, and raffles for those who participated in our Summer Reading Game.