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Youth Winter Programs 2018

         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 11 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 8 through February 12

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 9 through February 13

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 11 through February 15

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 10 through February 14

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 11 through February 15


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 10 through February 14

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 11 through February 15

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 9
Session 1: 10:30 a.m.
Session 2: 12:00 Noon
Session 3: 1:30 p.m.
Registration is required and begins November 27

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 16 - Weight
Saturday, January 20 - Measurement
Saturday, February 17 - Expressions
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;
January 2-6, 2018

No registration needed

MythCrackers: Common Animal Myths (All ages)
Are owls really wise?
Can a porcupine shoot its quills?
Do turtles come out of their shells?
Discover the answers to these questions and more at this live animal presentation.  This program uses audience participation to address common animal myths and find out if they are correct or 'cracked'.  Presented by Howell Nature Center
December 26-29; 
January 2-6, 2018

Drop in, no registration needed

Teddy Bear Sleepover (All ages of stuffed animals)

Do you ever wonder what your stuffed animals do at night?  Drop off a favorite stuffed animal at the library for our Teddy Bear Sleepover and you will find out.  We'll take pictures of their fun and post it for you.  Drop off one stuffed animal anytime between Monday, January 22 and Thursday, January 25.  Pick up your stuffed animal anytime beginning Monday, January 29

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 3, 11:00 a.m. - 12:00 Noon
Registration is required and begins January 9.  Note: Please sign up all family members who will attend.

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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