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Daily activities for children from birth through Grade 6

Monday

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.

Sept: 9, 16, 23, 30
Oct: 7, 21, 28
Nov: 4, 11, 18, 25
Dec: 2, 9

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

New Parents & Infants Support Group

Come when you can & leave when you need to. Companionship, community, advice, & support for new parents & pregnant women. 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.

Sept: 9, 16, 23, 30
Oct: 7, 21, 28
Nov: 4, 11, 18, 25
Dec: 2, 9, 16, 23, 30

4:15pm - 5:00pm | CHILDREN'S PROGRAM ROOM

Use Your Brain

For ages 8 and up
What will this week’s challenge be?
An engineering task? A treasure hunt? A game show? Never the same twice!

Sept: 9, 16, 23, 30
Oct: 7, 21, 28
Nov: 4, 11, 18, 25
Dec: 2, 9

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

Family Game Night

For all ages
Children 6 and under with an adult

Classic games and games you’ve never played before.
Sept: 9, 16, 23, 30
Oct: 7, 21, 28
Nov: 4, 11, 18, 25
Dec: 2, 9

Tuesday

4:15pm - 5:00pm | CHILDREN'S PROGRAM ROOM

Trivia Tuesdays

For grades 3-6

Compete as a team answering rapid-fire trivia questions and win sweet prizes!
Sept: 10, 17, 24
Oct: 1, 8, 15, 22
Nov: 5, 12, 19, 26
Dec: 3, 10

Wednesday

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

Battle of the Books Team Practice*

*Limited to team members only

Sept: 4, 11, 18, 25
Oct: 2, 9, 16

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

Brick Builders

For ages 5 and up.
Children 6 and under with an adult
We provide the Legos®, you provide the creativity.

Oct: 23
Nov: 6, 13, 20
Dec: 4, 11

7:00pm - 7:30pm | CHILDREN'S PROGRAM ROOM

Kindful Mindful Yoga

For ages 5-9

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

Sept: 11, 25
Oct: 2
Nov: 6, 13, 20
Dec: 4, 11

 

Thursday

10:00am - 10:45am | CHILDREN'S PROGRAM ROOM

Time for 2s

For 2 year old children, with a grownup.

Short stories, fingerplays, and activities.

Sept: 12, 19, 26
Oct: 3, 10, 17, 24
Nov: 7, 14, 21
Dec: 5, 12

4:15pm - 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.
Sept: 12, 19, 26
Oct: 3, 10, 17, 24
Nov: 7, 14, 21
Dec: 5, 12

 

Friday

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

Baby Play Time

For caregivers and their babies up to one year old

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

Sept: 13, 20, 27
Oct: 4, 11, 18, 25
Nov: 1, 8, 15, 22, 29
Dec: 6, 13

1:30pm - 2:15pm | CHILDREN'S PROGRAM ROOM

First Steps in the Library

For preschoolers, with a grownup
Bilingual program of stories, rhymes, and songs.
Dates to be determined.

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

OPLbery Club

For children in grades 4 and up.
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.

Sept: 13
Oct: 11
Nov: 8
Dec: 13

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

Roblox Tournament

For grades 3-6
Space may be limited based upon computer availability

Think that you are the best at Roblox? Compete at Flood Escape, Speed Run, Epic Mini Games, and other favorite games for the chance to prove yourself Ossining’s elite Roblox player.
Sept: 20
Dec: 6

Saturday

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

Family Storytime

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

Storytime fun for the whole family!

Sept: 14, 21, 28
Oct: 12, 19, 26
Nov: 2, 9, 16, 23, 30
Dec: 7, 14

Sunday

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

Reading to Lexie

For all readers 12 and younger
Stop by the Children’s Room and read to a hypoallergenic certified therapy dog.

Oct: 13
Nov: 3
Dec: 8

Special Programs

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.

2:00pm | CHILDREN'S PROGRAM ROOM Sep 14

NeverStopMoving 365 Jr.

For grades K-6

Learn how to enjoy exercise and maintain a healthy lifestyle.  Kids will learn a variety of activities and games that they can do at home to get stronger and improve balance, all while smiling and building confidence.

Saturday, September 14, 2019

7:00pm | CHILDREN'S PROGRAM ROOM Sep 18

Talk Like a Pirate Day

For ages 5 and up
Ahoy me hearties!  Climb aboard and raise the Jolly Roger. Learn to talk like a pirate, earn pirate treasures, and enjoy some grub.  Come dressed like a pirate if you want.

Wednesday, September 18, 2019

11:00am | BUDARZ THEATER Oct 6

Early Literacy Baby Shower

Oh, baby! Expectant parents and families with children younger than 18 months are invited to a celebration at the library. Learn all about the early literacy programs and services the library has to offer, enjoy a storytime, meet new parents, have a treat, and earn a chance at winning some fabulous prizes.

This program will be held in partnership with Neighbor’s Link, Ossining Children’s Center, Open Door, and St. Matthew’s Head Start, and is made possible in part with funds from Westchester Library System’s Family Literacy Mini-Grant Initiative supported by Con Edison.
2:00pm | BUDARZ THEATER Oct 27

Party with Pete the Cat

Parents and their preschool-aged children are invited to a celebration at the library. Learn all about the early literacy programs and services the library has to offer, enjoy a Pete the Cat storytime, meet new parents, have a treat, and take home some fabulous giveaways. With a special guest appearance by Pete the Cat himself!

This program will be held in partnership with Neighbor’s Link, Ossining Children’s Center, Open Door, and St. Matthew’s Head Start, and is made possible in part with funds from Westchester Library System’s Family Literacy Mini-Grant Initiative supported by Con Edison.
7:00pm | CHILDREN'S PROGRAM ROOM Oct 30

Haunted House

Visit the OPL Children’s Program Room on the night of October 30. But beware! Who knows what you’ll find there?!

For grades 3-6 ONLY
Wednesday, October 30, 2019

11:30am | Budarz Theater Dec 31

Noon Year's Eve

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

Dance in the new year a little bit early in the Budarz Theater. Count down to noon with us and toast the new year!
Tuesday, December 31, 2019