Summer Library Program

Libraries Rock!

How the Children's Program Works:

  • The program runs June 4 to August 18.
  • For children ages 4-11 or going into kindergarten to 5th. For children ages 0-3, there is the Read-to-Me program.
  • Register at
  • Pick up reading log at the Library or print one HERE.


Free Family Events

Events are for all ages. Please note the time and location of events. Please call 608-835-3656 two weeks in advance if you need special accommodations. Contact Kelly Allen at with any questions. 

Kick-Off Extravaganza
Thursday, June 14, 2 pm

Oregon Public Library

Music of Laura Doherty
Thursday, June 21, 10 am

PVE Little Theater

Mr. Marvel’s Giant Bubble Show
Thursday, June 28, 2 pm
PVE Little Gym

Yoga and Stories (Part of the Fitness in the Park series)
Wednesday, July 11, 6:30 pm
Waterman Triangle Park

MMOCA Art Cart
Saturday, July 14, 10 am - Noon
Waterman Triangle Park
Sponsored by MMOCA.

Sounds of Summer
Tuesdays (July 17- Aug 28), 7 pm

Waterman Triangle Park
Sponsored by Oregon Area Senior Center, Oregon Public Library, Oregon Area Chamber of Commerce, Rotary Club, and TDS.

OFroYo Reading Challenge
Thursday, July 19, 2 pm

Oregon Public Library
Sponsored by Oregon Frozen Yogurt.

Magic Morgan & Liliana
Thursday, July 26, 2 pm

PVE Little Gym

LEGO Creations Expo
August 10-11
Oregon Public Library
Registration required.

End of Summer Pool Party
Wednesday, August 22, 1 pm
Oregon Pool
Everyone is welcome to the Pool Party even if you did not earn a free entry from the reading program. However, you must pay the entry fee to the Oregon Pool ($1.50 for children and $3 for adults).

Thank you Sponsors!

The children and teen programs are supported by the generous donations of the following businesses and organizations:

Friends of the Oregon Library
Dane County Fair
Eugster’s Farm Market
Madison Mallards
Madison Museum of Contemporary Art
Milwaukee Public Museum
Oregon Froyo
Pizza Hut
Schuster’s Playtime Farm
South Central Library System