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Discover Our Programs for Children

Daily activities for children from birth through Grade 6

Mondays

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

Mother Goose Time

Mother Goose rhymes and songs with lots of participation & music. For ages 1–2 ½, with a grownup

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

11:00am - 11:15am | CHILDREN'S PROGRAM ROOM

Baby Laptime

Music, movement, and rhymes for babies. For babies not yet walking

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

11:15am - 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.

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

3:00pm - 4:30pm | CHILDREN'S PROGRAM ROOM

I ♥ Art

Let’s get creative as we explore artists and illustrators. For ages 5 & up. Children 6 & under must be with an adult.

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

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

Family Game Night

Classic games, and games you’ve never played before. For all ages. Children 6 & under must be with an adult.

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

 

Tuesdays

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

Sing-alongs & Story-songs

Young musicians are invited to sing, dance, and play instruments with a certified K-12 music teacher and her assistant puppet, Melody. For ages 3-6, with a grownup.

July: 10, 17, 24, 31
August: 7, 14

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

Discover Your World

Join us on a whirlwind tour of the people, places, and history of our planet. Each week has an activity, a global treat, and a geography bee with prizes. For ages 8 & up.

July: 10, 17, 24, 31
August: 7, 14

Wednesdays

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

Game Workshop

Have you ever wanted to make your own game? Artists, designers, and writers are wanted to try to create the next Game Night hit. For ages 6 & up.

July: 11, 18, 25
August: 1, 8, 15

Thursdays

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

Time for 2s

Short stories, fingerplays, and activities. For 2 year old children, with a grownup

July: 12, 19, 26
August: 9, 16

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

Video Gaming

Drop in to play Wii games and more!

July: 12, 19, 26
August: 2, 9, 16

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

*Battle of the Books Team Practice*

*Limited to team members only. For children entering grades 4-6 ONLY.

July: 5, 12, 26
August: 9, 16, 23

Fridays

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

Summer Reading Buddies

Volunteers will read with your child. For children entering grades K-6.

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

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

Messy Playtime

Explore a variety of different toys, textures, tools, & crafts. For ages 1-4, with a grownup.

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

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

OPLbery Club

For Grades 4 and up. Advanced registration required.
You be the judge! Join the 9th Annual OPLbery Club and choose the most outstanding book publiched for children this year.  We will meet monthly through January 2019.

May 11, June 8, July 13, August 17, September 7,
October 12, November 9, December 7
January 11, 2019: OPLbery Award Day

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

Literary Legos®

Calling all Lego® lovers! Listen to a fun story & build a Lego® creation based on the story.

July: 20
August: 10

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

Storytelling Workshop

Enjoy collaborative storytelling, where you get to enjoy the fun of being an author, an actor and an audience all at the same time.

July: 27
August : 3

Saturdays

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

Family Storytime

Storytime fun for the whole family! For all ages. Children 6 & under must be with a grownup.

July: 14, 21, 28
August: 4, 11, 18

Special Programs

7:00pm - 8:00pm | CHILDREN'S PROGRAM ROOM Jul 25

Shark-a-palooza

We’re celebrating Shark Week with shark stories, games, and more. For ages 5 & up. Children 6 & under must be with an adult.

Wednesday, July 25

2:00pm - 4:00pm | LOWER LEVEL CAFE AREA Jul 28

Create Your Own Time Capsule

Celebrate the OPL’s 125th anniversary by making your own time capsule to take home. For all ages. Children 6 & under must be with an adult.

Saturday, July 28, in the Café area

7:00pm - 8:00pm | CHILDREN'S PROGRAM ROOM Aug 1

Dog Man Day

Get ready for the new Dog Man book, Dog Man: Lord of the Fleas, with activities based on the book series. For ages 5 & up. Children 6 & under must be with an adult.

Wednesday, August 1

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

Roblox Tournament

Did you miss our first tournament? Or do you just want to play again? Try to be the top Roblox player in Ossining. For ages 8 & up.

Limited to the first 16 players to register. Registration begins at 6:30 pm on the day of the program.

Wednesday, August 8

7:00pm - 8:00pm | CHILDREN'S PROGRAM ROOM Aug 15

Mystery Night

A famous painting was stolen at the Ossining Public Library. Be the detective, interview the suspects, and catch the villain. For ages 8 & up.

Wednesday, August 15

2:00pm - 4:30pm | CHILDREN'S PROGRAM ROOM

Kids Tales

A week-long creative writing workshop that helps kids create their own short story. All of the stories will be published in a book at the end of the week. For ages 8-12.

Monday-Friday, August 20-24

2:00pm | BUDARZ THEATER Sep 5

Back to School with Elephant and Piggie

Listen to an Elephant and Piggie story make a craft, and stay for a meet and greet with your favorite Elephant and Piggie. For all ages. Children 6 & under must be with an adult.

Wednesday, September 5