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Youth Winter Programs 2019

         All programs are free!


Weekly Programs that Require Registration 

Register in person, online (by clicking the above link),
or by phone at (248) 628-3034.

Registration for the Winter Session begins Monday, December 17 at 10:00 a.m.

Bitty Bops (Babies from birth - 23 months, with an adult lap)
Enjoy stories, songs, fingerplays and rhymes with your baby.  Please make other arrangements for siblings so this can be a special time with your child.
Mondays, 10:30 a.m. 
January 7 through February 11

Toddler Storytime (Ages 24-35 months, with an adult lap)
Enjoy stories, songs, rhymes and activities with your toddler.  We want to make this a special time for you and your toddler, so please make other arrangements for siblings.
Tuesdays, 10:30 a.m. 
January 8 through February 12

Preschool Storytime (Ages 3-5 years)
Listen to stories, sing songs, learn fingerplays & rhymes.  Children should be able to listen independently for this class.  This is a great introduction for children to being in a group and following directions.
Thursdays, 10:30 a.m. 
January 10 through February 14

After-School Adventures (Grades K-2)
Listen to stories and be creative with arts and crafts and other activities.
Wednesdays, 4:30 - 5:15 p.m. 
January 9 through February 13

Lego® Club (Grades 3-5)
Build amazing creations every week!  Each week you will have a different task to build something fun.
Thursdays, 4:30 – 5:15 p.m. 
January 10 through February 14


Drop-In Programs, no registration needed

Wee Wednesdays (All ages, adult lap for children under 3)
Enjoy stoies, songs, rhymes and more in this storytime for all ages.
Wednesdays, 10:30 a.m. 
January 9 through February 13

Teddy Tales (All ages, adult lap for children under 3)
Wear your PJs if you'd like and listen to stories, songs, rhymes and more!
Thursdays, 6:30 p.m.
January 10 through February 14

Special Programs, registration required when noted

Gingerbread Houses (All ages with an adult helper)
Get into the holiday spirit and bring a grown-up to help you build a gingerbread house with graham crackers, frosting and candies!
Saturday, December 8
Session 1: 10:30 a.m.
Session 2: 12:00 Noon
Session 3: 1:30 p.m.
Registration is required and begins November 17

S.T.E.A.M. Crafternoons
S.T.E.A.M. (Science, Technology, Engineering, the Arts and Math) is HERE at OPL.  Come visit our new S.T.E.A.M. Station.  Stop in anytime to explore the Station.  Each month you may also drop in for a Crafternoon featuring an art project that ties in with the S.T.E.A.M. Station activity of the month.

Saturday, December 15 - Gravity
Saturday, January 19 - Money
Saturday, February 16 - Dinosaurs
Drop-in program, no registration needed

Holiday Break Crafts
Drop in anytime while on break and enjoy a variety of holicay and winter crafts to make and take home.
December 26-29, 2018; January 2-5, 2019

No registration needed

Free Poster Giveaway (All ages)
Drop-in and pick out a free poster!  We have lots of fun posters with many of your favorite book characters on them to give away
Wednesday, January 16, 11:00 a.m. - 8:30 p.m. (or while supplies last)

Drop in, no registration needed

Hunt for Hearts (All Ages)

During the month of February, we will be hiding paper hearths throughtout the Youth Dept.  If you find one and bring it to us at the Youth Desk, you'll be entered into a prize drawing for a soft and huggable prize.
February 1-29

Family Book Bingo (Ages 5 and up)

Come to the library, play Bingo, and win books as prizes.  Bring the family and have a great time.
Saturday, February 2, 11:00 a.m. - 12:00 Noon
Registration is required and begins January 7.  Note: Please sign up all family members who will attend.

Animals Around the World (All ages) *Library Friends sponsored event*

Join us for an exciting look at live animals from different countries and diverse ecosystems.  Learn about similarities, differences and unique attibutes of each animal.  This program is up-close, hands-on, safe and fun.
Wednesday, February 6, 6:30 p.m.

Preschool Fair

Preschools from Oxford and the surrounding areas will be here to provide information to prospective parents about their preschools.
Wednesday, February 28, 4:30 - 6:30 p.m.


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