Babies, Toddlers, Preschool

We'd love to have you join us for story time!
Registration requested, but not required.
Click on the Events Calendar to register online or call us at 201-337-3742.

kids magic show 2012Tots Library Club (TLC)
Birth to 24 months
June 29th through August 10th
Thursdays from 10:00-11:00 AM

Terrific 2s and 3s
Ages 2 & 3
June 30th through August 11th
Fridays 10:30-11:00 AM

Monday Story Time
Ages 3-5
June 26th through August 7th
Mondays from 10:30-11:00 AM & 1:00-1:30 PM




stevewoyceSummer Reading Club Party
Tuesday, August 15 from 10:00-10:45 AM AND 11:00-11:45 AM
Fellowship Hall of the Ponds Reformed Church

Master Magician Steve Woyce will present his all-new 2017 Summer Show "The Magic of Sharks".  This entertaining and educational show will feature comedy magic, a boat-load fo audience participation, and fun shark facts all rolled into an unforgettable time for the whole family!  Oakland families are invited to attend.  Juice and cookies will be served.  The program in sponsored by the New Friends of the Oakland Public Library, and is free of charge.  Registration begins Tuesday, August 1st.  Register in person, by phone 201-337-3742 or online below:

Click Here for Tuesday, August 15 from 10:00-10:45 AM.
Click Here for Tuesday, August 15 from 11:00-11:45 AM. 


solareclipseTotal Solar Eclipse Viewing Party 
Monday, August 21st at 2:00 PM

The Solar Eclipse Viewing Party will start at 2:00. The Eclipse begins at 1:22 and the total eclipse should occur at 2:45. The first 100 Oakland residents to arrive will receive a free pair of NASA certified viewing glasses. This registration is for the Children's pinhole viewer craft. Oakland children are invited to make a pinhole viewer and learn how this device works to let them safely view the eclipse. Register in person, by phone at 201-337-3742 or online Click Here.



kindergartenKindergarten Kickoff - 15th Annual
Wednesday, August 30th in the Library
Manito from 10:00-11:00 AM
Heights from 11:15 AM-12:15 PM
Dogwood Hill 1:00-2:00 PM

This is an opportunity for those children entering schools in Oakland to meet their classmates prior to the first day of school.  A special story time and gift-for-teacher craft is planned.  (All kindergartners are asked to bring a wallet-sized photo of themselves for their teacher craft.

Registration begins Tuesday, August 8th.  Register in person, by phone 201-337-3742 or online below:

Click Here for Manito from 10:00-11:00 AM.
Click Here for Heights from 11:15 AM-12:15 PM. 
Click Here for Dogwood Hill from 1:00-2:00 PM. 



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 progress on the Oakland Public Library's renovation.

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