Babies, Toddlers, Preschool

We'd love to have you join us for story time!  All story times are located in the Library's story gallery.
Registration is requested, but not required.  Registration begins Tuesday, September 11th.
Click on the Events Calendar to register online, come in person, or call us at 201-337-3742.

Tots Library Club (TLC)
Tots Library club is an unstructured, early literacy experience for Birth to 24 months and their caregiver.
Nine-week session: September 27th through November 29th
Thursdays from 10:00-10:45 AM is playtime, and then stay for a short 15-minute session of nursery rhymes, fingerplays, and songs from 10:45-11:00 AM! 

Terrific 2s and 3s
Story time for Ages 2 & 3 and their caregiver.  This fall season will feature special sessions focusing on music and movement, as well as traditional story and craft time.  
Five-week session: September 28th, October 12th, October 26, November 9th & November 30th
Fridays 10:30-11:00 AM

Preschool Story Time
This fall season will feature special sessions focusing on music and movement, as well as the more traditional story and craft time.  Ages 3-5
Eight-week session: September 24th through November 26th
Mondays from 10:30-11:00 AM & 1:00-1:30 PM




nedretirementMr. Ned's Send Off
Friday, September 28th at 3:00 PM

The Oakland Public Library Board of Trustees would like to announce that, after 31 years of dedicated service to the Library, Edward Von Lindern is retiring. There will be a send off for Mr. Von Lindern on Friday, September 28 at 3:00 PM at the library and the public is invited to attend and say goodbye to Mr. Ned.



tailwaggintutorsdaisyTail Waggin Tutors with Daisy
Tuesday, October 2 from 6:30-7:00 PM
Oakland Children Ages 5 & Up
Registration Begins September 18th

“Tail Waggin’ Tutors” is an opportunity for Oakland children, ages 5 & up, to read to a very lovable dog. Daisy, and her “Mom”, Jeannie, will visit the Library on Tuesday, October 2nd from 6:30 to 7:00 pm. Daisy is a registered therapy dog with Therapy Dogs International. Each child will have about ten minutes to read a favorite story to her. The program will be held in the Library’s story gallery. Registration required by phone 201-337-3742, in person, or online by Clicking Here.



scarecrowcraftOakland Garden Club Craft
Thursday, October 11th from 3:45-4:30 PM
Oakland Children Ages 5 & Up
Location: Pat Turnier Craft Room
Registration Begins September 25th

The Oakland Garden Club will visit the library to assist in making autumn scarecrows using CD discs, fabric, autumn foliage and assorted seeds. Registration required by phone 201-337-3742 or online by Clicking Here.







Have you tried
It is an educational website for young children that provides online learning activities for 2-6 year olds at preschool, pre-k, and kindergarten levels.

The American Museum of Natural History has a science website for kids called OLogy. Click Here for OLogy
(OLogy means 'the study of')


photoiconView photos of the Teen Photography Contest at the Oakland Public Library.

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