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




terriMusic with Teri Merliss in the Story Tower
On Fridays:
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 26th.  Please register by phone at 201-337-3742, in person or online by Clicking Here.




 halloween Halloween Celebration
 Thursday, October 26th from 6:00-7:00 PM

Oakland children, ages 3 & up, are invited to a Halloween Celebration in the Children’s Dept. of the Oakland Public Library!  The  event will be held on Thursday, October 26th from 6:00 to 7:00 pm and will include stories, an activity, a small craft, prizes, and treats!  Registration is required and is now being taken.

Please register in person, by phone at 201-337-3742 or online by Clicking Here.


birdfeederOakland Garden Club Craft
Thursday, November 14th from 3:45 to 4:30 PM
Pat Turnier Craft Room

The Oakland Garden Club will visit the Library on Thursday, November 14th from 3:45 to 4:30 pm.  Oakland children, ages 5 & up, will be creating a bird feeder from a milk carton. This is a Thanksgiving Treat for backyard birds! The craft will be held in the Pat Turnier Craft Room. Registration begins Tuesday, October 24th.

Please register by phone 201-337-3742, in person, or online by Clicking Here.


 truckdayTruck Day
Saturday, November 4th from 1:00-3:00 PM
Municipal Parking Lot

The Oakland Public Library will host the fourth annual “Truck Day” in the Library’s Municipal Parking Lot on Saturday, November 4th from 1:00 to 3:00 pm. Oakland’s own DPW, Fire Dept., First Aid Squad, and Police Dept. will bring vehicles to the event. Other vehicles may be invited. This is an opportunity for an up-close-and-personal look at vehicles seen around our community. “Truck Day” is a family program and all ages are invited to attend. The celebration will take place rain or shine! Refreshments will be served. No registration is necessary.



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 Teen Photography Contest at the Oakland Public Library.

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