Children

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Special Events

Registration is not required.

Science Fun for Little Ones

April 18, 10:00 am
Toddlers and preschoolers can explore science at various stations like water, tools, and building. For ages 2-6.

Marble Run

April 18, 1:00 pm
Kids will work in teams to build marble runs with paper towel tubes, cardboard, tape, and other recycled material. For ages 6-12.

Salamanders of Wisconsin

April 23, 6:30 pm
Local expert Michael Warwick talks about salamanders of Wisconsin. He will bring live salamanders. For ages 5 to adult.

Storytimes

Weekly Storytimes are on break until June 17. Please check out our special storytimes: Garden Storytime, Bedtime Stories, Dads & Donuts, Puppet Theater, and Bonus Storytime.

Oregon Public Library offers weekly early literacy storytimes for babies, toddlers and preschoolers. Storytime is a great place to build early literacy skills through fun short stories, puppets, songs, activities, and crafts.

Registration is not required for storytimes.

Special Monthly Storytimes

Dads & Donuts

Join us for stories and songs followed by donuts and juice for kids and coffee for adults. The storytime is for Dads and children under 6 but everyone is welcome.

Upcoming Dates: May 10, June 14, and July 12

OPL Puppet Theater

The whole family is welcome to join us for a puppet play along with short stories, songs, and activities. This program occurs the 3rd Monday (January-May) from 6:30-7:00 pm.

Upcoming Dates: April 21, May 19, and July 24

Afterschool on Mondays

LEGO Club

Kids and families are welcome to drop-in anytime during the session to build LEGO creations. The library supplies the LEGOs and the kids supply their imaginations. FREE. For children ages 3-14.

1st Monday
3:30-4:30 pm

April's date is on April 14 because of the Friends Used Book Sale.

Chess Club for Kids

All levels welcome. Instruction is offered. Meets every Monday when school is in session.

Mondays (except 1st Monday)
3:30-4:30 pm

Reading Programs

1000 Books Before Kindergarten

An early literacy program for families with children ages 0-5.

Summer Reading Program

Children, teens, and adults can earn prizes for being read to or reading. Program runs in June through August.