FALL 2017


Mondays

Mother Goose Time

10–10:30 am
for ages 1–2 ½, with a grownup
Mother Goose rhymes and songs with lots of participation & music.
September 11, 18, 25 • October 2, 16, 23, 30 • November 6, 13, 20

Baby Laptime

11–11:15 am
for babies not yet walking
Music, movement, and rhymes for babies.
September 11, 18, 25 • October 2, 16, 23, 30 • November 6, 13, 20

New Moms & Infants Support Group

11:15 am–1 pm
Come when you can & leave when you need to.
Companionship, community, advice, & support for new moms & pregnant women. Dads & siblings welcome. Group will be run by Katherine Whiteside CPD (CBI), Certified Postpartum Doula. This program is made possible by the generous support of the Friends of the OPL.
September 11, 18, 25 • October 2, 16, 23, 30 • November 6, 13, 20

Family Game Night

7–8 pm
Classic games, and games you've never played before, will be available in the Children's Program Room.
September 11, 18, 25 • October 2, 16, 23, 30 • November 6, 13, 20

  

Tuesdays

Trivia Tuesdays

4:15–5 pm
for grades 3–6
Compete as a team answering rapid-fire trivia questions and win sweet prizes!
September 12, 19, 26 • October 3, 10, 17 • November 7, 14, 21


Wednesdays

Literary Legos®

4:15–5:15 pm
for grades 1–4
Calling all Lego® lovers! Listen to a fun story and build a Lego® creation based on the story. Have fun and win prizes!
September 13 • October 4 • November 1

Full STEAM Ahead!

4:15–5:15 pm
for grades 2–6
Engage in a fun STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, or Math) activity each week.
September 20, 27 • October 11, 18 • November 8, 15, 22

Thursdays

Time for 2's

10–10:30 am
for 2 year old children, with a grownup
Short stories, fingerplays, and activities.
September 14, 21, 28 • October 5, 12, 19 • November 2, 9, 16

*Battle of the Books Team Practice*

4:15–5:15 pm
for children entering grades 4–6
*BATTLE OF THE BOOKS IS NOW CLOSED TO NEW MEMBERS.
September 7, 14, 21, 28 • October 5, 12, 19, 26

Fridays

Planes, Trains, & Automobiles

11–11:30 am
for ages 2 & up, with a grownup
Stories and free play with our collection of cars, trucks, and trains.
September 15, 22, 29 • October 6, 13, 20, 27 • November 2, 10, 17

First Steps in the Library

1:30–2:15 pm
for preschoolers, with a grownup
Bilingual program of stories, rhymes, and songs.
Dates to be determined.

*OPLbery Club*

4:15–5:30 pm
for children in grades 4–6 ONLY
*Advanced registration required
You be the judge! Join the 8th Annual OPLbery Club and help choose the most outstanding book for children published this year. We will meet monthly through January 2018.
August 11 • September 15 • October 27 • November 17 • December 15
OPLbery Award Day: January 19, 2018


Saturdays

Family Storytime

11:30–12 noon
for all ages; children 6 & under must be accompanied by a grown-up
Storytime fun for the whole family!
September 16, 23, 30 • October 7, 14, 21, 28 • November 4, 11, 18


Special Programs

Yoga for Kids
with Bookends Yoga

Sunday, September 24, 2–2:45 pm
for grades K–2
Limited to the first 15 children to arrive. Sign-up begins at 1 pm.
Come have some fun exploring yoga through books, crafts, and activities. All props are provided—just bring yourself and get ready to breathe, relax, and get stronger!


Haunted House

Wednesday, October 25, 7–8 pm
for grades 3–6 ONLY
Visit the OPL Children's Program Room on the night of October 25. But beware! Who know what you'll find there?!