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
September 21st through December 14th
Thursdays from 10:00-11:00 AM

Terrific 2s and 3s
Ages 2 & 3
September 29th through December 15th
Fridays 10:30-11:00 AM

Monday Story Time
Ages 3-5
September 18th through December 11th
Mondays from 10:30-11:00 AM & 1:00-1:30 PM




baseballcraft"Play Ball!" Baseball Craft for 3 years old & up
Thursday, September 28th from 4:00- 6:00 PM

Children will be making and/or decorating construction paper bats, balls, gloves and 'home plates'.  You can bring the National Pastime alive on that day as your favorite team finishes up Major League baseball's regular season. Registration begins Tuesday, September 5. 

Register in person, by phone at 201-337-3742 or online Click Here.


terriMusic with Teri Merliss in the Story Tower
On Fridays:
September 22nd, October 20th & November 17th 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.  Registration begins Tuesday, September 5th.  Please register by phone at 201-337-3742, in person or online by Clicking Here.




Tail Waggin Tutors
Oakland Children Ages 5 & Up
Saturday, October 7th from 10:30-11:00 AM with Daisy

Children are given the opportunity to read to a very lovable dog.  All dogs in this program are registered with Therapy Dogs International.  Meet our newest therapy dog, Gizmo, on Saturday, October 7th from 10:30 to 11:00 AM in the Children's Dept. of the Oakland Public Library.  Each child will have about 10 minutes to read a story to Gizmo.  Registration is now being taken. 

Register for Gizmo online by Clicking Here for Saturday, October 7th with Gizmo.

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

Daisy is a registered therapy dog with Therapy Dogs International.  Each child will have about ten minutes to read a favorite story to a dog.  The programs will be held in the Library's story gallery.


scarecrow3Oakland Garden Club Craft
Thursday, October 12th from 3:45 to 4:30 PM
Pat Turnier Craft Room

The Oakland Garden Club will visit the Library on Thursday, October 12th from 3:45 to 4:30 pm.  Oakland children, ages 5 & up, will be using cedar and a scarecrow to make an autumn wall hanging!  The craft will be held in the Pat Turnier Craft Room.  Registration begins Tuesday, September 19th.

Please register by phone 201-337-3742, in person, 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 progress on the Oakland Public Library's renovation.

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