CHILDREN DEPARTMENT'S MONTHLY CALENDAR

  

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CHILDREN'S PROGRAMS AND UPCOMING EVENTSkids magic show 2012

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.
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.
Thursday, January 10 through Thursday, May 30
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.  
Friday, January 11 through Friday, May 31
Fridays 10:30-11:15 AM

Preschool Story Time
Join us for stories, songs, crafts, and fun!  Ages 3-4
Monday, January 7 through Monday, May 20
Mondays from 10:30-11:15 AM & 1:00-1:45 PM

Programs        

January Special Events at the Oakland Public Library: 

 tailwaggintutors2019"Tail Waggin' Tutors" with Halle
Thursday, January 24 from 5:30-6:00 PM

Oakland children, ages 5 & up, will have an opportunity to read to a very lovable dog, Halle, and her “Mom”, Marcia. Welcome Halle, our newest therapy dog, and her "mom", Marcia. Halle is registered 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.

 

tailwaggintutors2019"Tail Waggin' Tutors" with Daisy
Tuesday, January 29 from 6:30-7:00 PM

Oakland children, ages 5 & up, will have an opportunity to read to a very lovable dog, Daisy, and her “Mom”, Jeannie. Daisy is registered 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.

 

snowman"Drop-In" Craft
Thursday, Janurary 31, from 4:00-5:30 PM
All Ages

Join us in the Children’s Dept. for a surprise “Drop-In” craft on Thursday, January 31st from 4:00 to 5:30 pm. Children of all ages are invited to attend. No registration is required.

 

 

      

February Special Events at the Oakland Public Library: 

 

valentinesdaygiftOakland Garden Club Winter Craft
Thursday, February 7 from 3:45-4:30 PM
Oakland Children Ages 5 & Up
Location: Pat Turnier Craft Room

The Oakland Garden Club will visit the Library on Thursday, February 7 from 3:45 to 4:30 pm. Oakland children, ages five and up, will be creating a valentine surprise! Registration is required, and begins Tuesday, January 22. Please register by phone at 201-337-3742, in person or online by Clicking Here.  

 

 

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"Drop-In" Craft
Thursday, February 14, from 4:00-5:30 PM
Oakland Children All Ages
Location: Pat Turnier Craft Room

Join us in the Children’s Dept. to celebrate Valentine's Day with a special "Drop-In" craft on Thursday, February 14 from 4:00 to 5:30 pm. Oakland children of all ages are invited to attend. Participants may come anytime between 4:00 and 5:30 PM.  Registration is not required.

 

 

stickfigures"Jiggly Wiggly" Music Program with Miss Valerie
Friday, February 15, from 10:30-11:15 AM
Oakland Children Ages 2 & Up 

Miss Valerie and her wonderful “Jiggly Wiggly” music program will be held in the Oakland Public Library on Friday, February 15 from 10:30 to 11:15 am.  Oakland children, ages 2 & up, and their caregivers, will be enjoying music and movement activities. Various themes will be showcased during the year. The program will be held downstairs in the Library’s meeting room. Registration is not required. 

 

 

Have you tried ABCmouse.com?
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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