Upcoming Events

For special accommodations at events: Please call (608) 835-3656 or email Kelly two weeks in advance.
Children's programs are canceled when school closes due to severe weather.
Questions? Please contact Kelly Allen at kallen@oregonlibrary.org.

Book & Activity Clubs

Bookaneers for Ages 5-8
Select Mondays, 2 pm - 3 pm

We will explore topics through books and hands-on activities.  Registration required. 

Beyond the Book for Ages 8-11
Select Mondays, 2 pm - 3 pm

This is a different type of book club. We don’t read the same book and talk about it. We explore the genre through book sharing by Ms. Kelly and attendees and hands-on activities. Registration required.

Free Family Events

Please note location of events. No registration unless otherwise noted.

Miller & Mike Comedy Show
Thursday, June 20, 10 am - 10:45 am
Oregon Youth Center, 110 N. Oak St

Miller and Mike combine physical comedy, juggling, and audience participation into high energy, quality entertainment.  

Hillbilly Silly Science Spectacular Comedy Show
Thursday, June 27, 2 pm - 2:45 pm
Oregon Youth Center, 110 N. Oak St

Take a dash of science, a blob of humor, throw in a hillbilly, and what do you get? You get the explosive good time!  

Family Fort Night & Stuffed Animal Sleepover
Friday, July 12, 6 pm - 7 pm
Oregon Public Library

Join Ms Kelly and Wendy for fort building and campfire songs!! Bring a good book, a flashlight, and indoor fort building materials (sheets, pillows, and blankets). Bring your stuffed animal to stay overnight and have adventures in the Library. Families can pick up their stuffed animal anytime on Saturday or after.

Stuffed Animal Brunch
Saturday, July 13, 10 am - 10:45 am
Oregon Public Library

Enjoy donuts, cartoons, and a slideshow of the stuffed animals' adventures from Friday's event.

Sounds of Summer Music Series
Tuesdays (July 16- Aug 27, no event on Aug 6), 7 pm
Waterman Triangle Park

A free music series sponsored by Rotary, Oregon Chamber of Commerce, and others. Organized by Oregon Area Senior Center, Chamber, and Library.

OFroYo Reading Challenge
Thursday, July 18, 2 pm
Oregon Public Library

Enjoy storytime by storyteller Susan Santner or read on your own for 30 minutes and earn a treat from OFroYo. Sponsored by Oregon Frozen Yogurt.

MaGicEnergy with Bob Kann
Thursday, July 25, 2 pm - 2:30 pm
Oregon Youth Center, 110 N. Oak St

This fast-paced program combines juggling, humor, magic, and audience interaction with an energy efficiency message. Sponsored by Madison Gas and Electric.

MMOCA Art Cart Extra!
Saturday, July 27, 10 am - Noon
Waterman Triangle Park

Make art in the park. All supplies are provided by Madison Museum of Contemporary Art (MMOCA).

Dash & Cooper: Circus Dogs
Thursday, August 1, 2 pm - 2:45 pm
Oregon Youth Center, 110 N. Oak St

Dash and Copper may be “snack sized” dogs, but they have the circus trick skills of ten full-sized dogs!

After Hours Game Night
Friday, August 2, 6 pm - 8 pm
Oregon Public Library
Try a variety of board, table top, or card games. Bring your own favorite to share! For ALL AGES. But most games will be geared to ages 8 to adult. Drop-in anytime during the two-hour game time.

National Night Out
Tuesday, August 6, 5 pm - 8 pm
Prairie View and Netherwood Playgrounds

A chance to learn about Oregon organizations and businesses. Free food, giveaways, big vehicles, and activities. Visit the Library booth! Sponsored by Oregon Police Dept. & Fire/EMS.

LEGO Creations Expo
August 9 - 10
Oregon Public Library

LEGO fans of all ages display their LEGO creations at the Library for  a chance to win prizes. All participants receive LEGO candy. Winners receive $10 gift card to Bricks & Minifigs. Entry form must be submitted to participate by August 7.

End of Summer Pool Party
Wednesday, August 21, 1 pm - 3 pm
Oregon Pool

Earn a free pass to the pool party by reading! Everyone is welcome! If you don't earn a free pass, you can pay the regular entry fee ($1.50 for children and $3 for adults).