WINTER 2018


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.
January 8, 22, 29 • February 5, 12, 26 • March 5, 12, 19, 26

Baby Laptime

11–11:15 am
for babies not yet walking
Music, movement, and rhymes for babies.
January 8, 22, 29 • February 5, 12, 26  • March 5, 12, 19, 26

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.
January 8, 22, 29 • February 5, 12, 26 • March 5, 12, 19, 26

15 Minute Mysteries

4:15–5 pm
For grades 3–6
Whodunnits, riddles, and puzzles will test your wits in this fast paced after-school challenge. Can you beat the clock and solve the mystery?
January 8, 22, 29 • February 5, 12, 26 • March 5, 12, 19, 26

Family Game Night

7–8 pm
Classic games, and games you've never played before, will be available in the Children's Program Room.
January 8, 22, 29 • February 5, 12, 26 • March 5, 12, 19, 26

  


Tuesdays

Trivia Tuesdays

4:15–5 pm
for grades 3–6
Compete as a team answering rapid-fire trivia questions and win sweet prizes!
January 9, 16, 23 • February 6, 13, 27 • March 6, 13, 20, 27


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!
January 10 • February 7 • March 7

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.
January 17, 24, 31 • February 14, 28 • March 14, 21, 28

Thursdays

Time for 2's

10–10:30 am
for 2 year old children, with a grownup
Short stories, fingerplays, and activities.
January 11, 25 • February 1, 8, 15 • March 1, 8, 15, 22, 29

Cooking Corner

4:15–5 pm
for grades 4–6
*Limited to the first 15 chefs to arrive. Registration begins at 3:45 on the day of each program.
January 18, 25 • February 1, 8, 15

Drop-in Video Gaming

4:15–5 pm
for grades 4–6
Drop in to play Wii games and more!
March 1, 8, 14, 22, 29


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.
January 12, 26 • February 2, 9, 16 • March 2, 9, 16, 23

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.

Let's Practice our Spanish

4–5 pm
for ages 5 and up
Do fun activities while making friends and speaking Spanish.
January 26 • February 2, 9, 16 • March 2, 9, 16, 23


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!
January 13, 20, 27 • February 3, 10, 17, 24 • March 3, 10, 17, 24


Special Programs

Homework Help

Mondays–Thursdays, 3:30–5:30 pm
for children through 6th grade
Bring your homework or project for help from our teachers and volunteers.
Homework Help will NOT be available on January 1, 15 • February 19 to 22 • March 8

OPL Fantasy Stock Market Opening Bell

Friday, January 12, 4:15–5 pm
for ages 8 and up
Manage a portfolio of a million fantasy dollars! At the Opening Bell, you will learn what financial markets are and how they create wealth. Then, for 12 weeks, you will pick real stocks and funds, follow the news, and see if you can make the most fantasy money. The winner will receive a real prize and become this year's OPL Fantasy Stock Market Champion.

OPLbery Award Day

Friday, January 19, 4:15–5:30 pm
for OPLbery Club members only
The OPLbery Club will award the coveted OPLbery Medal to the most distinguished children's book published in 2017.