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The programming and content at the children’s department at Oakland Public Library is carefully curated in hopes of educating, entertaining and inspiring young minds. We have a wide selection of picture books, chapter books, e-books, etc.

We pride ourselves on having a safe and welcoming environment for kids and their families. Aside from our vast collection of reading material, we also have various events and programs nearly every single day! Please see the below calendar for this month’s activities and scroll down even further below to see some important notes about out events…

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September Special Events at the Oakland Public Library

Ms. Christina and her wonderful “Jiggly Wiggly” music program returns to the Oakland
Public Library for Fall Fun on the following Fridays: September 15th , October 6th ,
November 3 rd , and December 8th . The program will be held from 11:00 to 11:45 am
downstairs in the Library’s meeting room. Oakland children, ages 2 & up, and their
caregivers, will enjoy music and movement activities. Registration is required for EACH
session. Registration begins Wednesday, September 6th for the September 15th session
and Wednesday, September 20th for October 6th . Future registration dates will be

Fall Craft Bags (to go) will be available for pick-up beginning Wednesday, September
6th . Oakland children of all ages may come into the Children’s Dept. to pick up a craft
bag. One craft bag per child, please. Registration is not required.
Join Ms. Jolie on Tuesday, September 26th from 11:00 to 11:45 am for her fabulous
“Move & Groove” music program. Oakland children, ages 2 & up, and their caregivers,
are invited to attend. The program will be held downstairs in the Library’s meeting
room. Registration is required, and begins Wednesday, September 13th .
Ms. Barbara will offer a Preschool Story Time on Tuesday, September 19th at 11:00 am.
Oakland children, ages 2 to 5, will be singing along to favorite songs and listening to
stories. The story time will be held in the Library’s Story Tower. Registration is not
Terrific Two’s & Three’s! is a Story Time for two to three-yr.-olds, and their caregivers.
Join us Friday, September 22 AND Friday, September 29th at 11:00 am in the Library’s
Story Tower. Younger children will enjoy stories, songs and fingerplays. Registration is
not required.
Tots Library Club (TLC) is a program designed for the youngest library users, birth to 2-
yrs.-old, and their caregivers. Each session begins with a brief meet-and-greet, with
toys (yours or ours) available from 10:30 to 10:45 am, followed by a short segment of
nursery rhymes, fingerplays, and songs. Beginning Thursday, September 28th , Tots
Library Club (TLC) will be held on Thursdays from 10:30 to 11:00 am in the Library’s
Story Tower. Registration is not required.

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