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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.

Tots Library Club (TLC)
July 11 - August 8th

Tots Library club is an unstructured, early literacy experience for Birth to 24 months and their caregiver.
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
July 5th - August 9th

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.  
Fridays 10:30-11:15 AM

Preschool Story Time
July 1st-August 5th

Join us for stories, songs, crafts, and fun!  Ages 3-4
Mondays from 10:30-11:15 AM & 1:00-1:45 PM



Summer Reading Registration begins June 24

Reading logs are available at the Children's Desk. Join us for a summer of good books, group games, space-related crafts, science and engineering experiments.



Fuel Cell Vehicles STEM Activity

Tuesday, July 23 @ 3:45

 Join us and learn about fuel cells and how they power things. Register HERE



Thursday, July 25 @3:45

 A fan favorite returns! Play games, win prizes, and have fun as you make your way through several carvinal games over the course of the program. Register HERE



 DIY T Shirt Design!

Tuesday, July 30 @3:45

Bring a cotton t-shirt and we'll help you design it! Creative and fun craft for kids. Register HERE



August Special Events at the Oakland Public Library:  


 Unique Creatures Visit OPL!

Thursday, August 1 @3:45

Join us as we host Unique Creatures this year for Summer Reading. They always bring a great selection of animals for the kids to look at and (sometimes) pet! Register HERE


Tail Waqggin' Tutors!

Saturday, August 3 from 11 - 11:30

“Tail Waggin’ Tutors” is an opportunity for Oakland children, ages 5 & up, to read to a very lovable dog.  Rosie, and her “Mom”, Susan, will visit the Library on Saturday, August 3rd from 11:00 to 11:30 am.  Rosie is a registered therapy dog with Therapy Dogs International.  Each child will have about ten minutes to read a favorite story to Rosie.  Registration is now being taken.

Register HERE

NASA, Snoopy & A Craft

We have re-scheduled our NASA & Snoopy Craft Program! Register HERE


Oakland Public Library Summer Reading Club PARTY!

Tuesday, August 13 @ Ponds Church, 10am and 11am.

Wrap up your Summer Reading Program for 2019 with a great party over at Ponds Church. Our closing acti is a great Magic Show everyone will enjoy!

10am Register HERE

11am Register 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')


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