CHILDREN DEPARTMENT'S MONTHLY CALENDAR

 

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ONGOING CHILDREN'S PROGRAMS AND UPCOMING EVENTS

 

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
January 19th through June 8th
Thursdays from 10:00-11:00 AM

Terrific 2s and 3s
Ages 2 & 3
January 27th through June 2nd
Fridays 10:30-11:00 AM

Monday Story Time
Ages 3-5
January 23rd through June 5th
Mondays from 10:30-11:00 AM & 1:00-1:30 PM

 

Programs

kindergartenKindergarten Visits the Oakland Public Library
Manito: Wednesday, May 31th

There will be some very excited children, touring the library on these days. The visits take place during school hours. Please contact your kindergarten teachers for more information.

 

 

 

terriMusic with Teri Merliss in the Story Tower
Friday, June 9th from 10:30-11:00 AM

Oakland Children Ages 2 and up

Acclaimed singer-songwriter, Teri Merliss, will present her special blend of imaginative stories, original songs, and audience participation.  Please register by phone at 201-337-3742, in person or online by Clicking Here.

 

 

 

 

 

Father's Day Craftfathersday2
Thursday, June 15th from 3:45-4:30 PM
Oakland Children Ages 5 & Up
 

Father's Day is just around the corner!  A Special Father's Day Craft will be held on Thursday, June 15th from 3:45-4:30 PM. The craft to be created is a surprise - to be given to Dad on Father's Day!  Oakland children, ages 5 & up, are invited to attend.  The event will take place in the Pat Turnier Craft Room.  Register in person, by phone 201-337-3742 or online by Clicking Here. 

 

Tail Waggin Tutors
Ages 5 & Up

Saturday, June 10th from 10:30-11:00 AM with Gizmo
Tuesday, June 13th from 6:30-7:00 PM with Daisy and her "Mom" Jean
Thursday, June 15th from 5:30-6:00 PM with Sadie and her "Mom" Donna

Register for Daisy online by Clicking Here for Saturday, June 10th with Gizmo.
Register for Daisy online by Clicking Here for Tuesday, June 13th with Daisy.
Register for Daisy online by Clicking Here for Thursday, June 15th with Sadie.

Meet Gizmo, the newest member of the Library's therapy dogs, on Saturday, June 10th from 10:30-11:00 AM. 

Otherwise, register in person or call the library at 201-337-3742.

Gizmo, Daisy, and Sadie are registered therapy dogs with Therapy Dogs International.  Each child will have about ten minutes to read a favorite story to a dog.  The program will be held in the Library's story gallery.

 

DR GRAVITY GrearsChildren's Summer Reading Kick-Off
David Engel, a.k.a. Dr. Dismantle
Wednesday, June 21st from 2:00-3:00 PM
Oakland Children Ages 4 & Up

Comic entertainer, David Engel, a.k.a. Dr. Dismantle, will kick off the summer festivities on Wednesday, June 21st in the multi-purpose room of the Dogwood Hill School from 2:00-3:00 PM.    Oakland children, ages 4 & up, will enjoy construction dysfunction at it's best!  Eccentric props, magic, bubble play, feats of balance, defiance of gravity, and zany music are hallmarks of this constructive comedy.  "What goes up, must come down!"  Attendees may attend in costume.  Registration begins Tuesday, June 6th.  Register in person, by phone at 201-337-3742 or online Click Here.  This program is sponsored by the New Friends of the Oakland Public Library. 

 

 

paperairplanesPaper Airplane Craft
Tuesday, June 27th from 3:45-4:30 PM

Paper airplane enthusiats will be creating a variety of planes on Tuesday, June 27th from 3:45-4:30 PM in the Pat Turnier Craft Room.  There will be a special "Fly-Zone" for testing the finished products!  Oakland children, ages 5 & up, are invited to attend this very popular program.  Registraion begins Tuesday, June 13th.   Register in person, by phone 201-337-3742 or online by Clicking Here. 

 

 

 

 

carnival2Annual Children's Department Carnival
Thursday, June 29th from 3:45-4:30 PM

The annual Children's Department Carnival will be held on Thursday, June 29th from 3:45-4:30 PM in the Oakland Public Library.  Oakland children, ages 5 & up, will play a variety of games, and prizes will be awarded.  Registration begins Tuesday, June 13th.   Register in person, by phone 201-337-3742 or online by Clicking Here. 

 

 

 

castingcallThe Oakland Public Library Players - Drama Club
Thursdays: June 29th, July 6th, July 13th and July 20th from 6:30-7:30 PM
Mondays: July 10th and July 17th from 6:30-7:30 PM
Performance: Monday, July 24th from 8:00-8:30 PM

It's time for a casting call!  The Oakland Public Library Players, a drama club for children, ages 6 & up, are looking for participants for this summer's production.  Children will meet in the Oakland Public Library's gallery from 6:30-7:30 PM on the following dates: Thursdays, June 29th, July 6th, July 13th, and July 20th, and Mondays, July 10th and July 17th.  (Participants must be able to attend each of these sessions, please.)  The Oakland Public Library Players will present their one and only preformance on Monday, July 24th from 8:00 - 8:30 PM in the Fellowship Hall of the Ponds Reformed Church.  Registration begins Tuesday, June 13th.   Register in person, by phone 201-337-3742 or online by Clicking Here. 

 

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 progress on the Oakland Public Library's renovation.

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