January Special Events at the Oakland Public Library (Children’s Dept.)
Tots Library Club is an unstructured, early literacy experience for 0 to 24-month-olds and their caregiver. TLC will be held on Thursdays in the Oakland Public Library’s story gallery starting Thursday, January 19, and ending June 8. Come for playtime from 10:00 to 10:45 a.m., and stay for a short 15 minute session of nursery rhymes, fingerplays, and songs! Registration begins Tuesday, January 10.
Terrific Two’s & Three’s is a Story Time for two to three-year-olds and their caregiver. The sessions will be held on Fridays from 10:30 to 11:00 a.m. starting Friday, January 27, and ending June 2. This spring season will feature special sessions focusing on music and movement, as well as the more traditional story and craft time. Registration begins Tuesday, January 10.
Preschool Story Time for children, ages three to five, will be held on Mondays from 10:30 to 11:00 a.m. and 1:00 to 1:30 p.m. in the Oakland Public Library’s story gallery starting Monday, January 23, and ending June 5. Join us for stories, songs, and fun! Registration begins Tuesday, January 10.
Acclaimed singer-songwriter, Teri Merliss, will present her special blend of imaginative stories, original songs, and audience participation on Friday, January 20 from 10:30 to 11:00 a.m. in the Oakland Public Library’s story gallery. Oakland children, ages 2 & up, are invited to attend with a parent or caregiver. Registration begins Tuesday, January 10.
“Tail Waggin’ Tutors” is an opportunity for Oakland children, ages 5 & up, to read to a very lovable dog. Sadie, and her “Mom”, Donna, will visit the Library on Thursday, January 26 from 5:30 to 6:00 p.m. Daisy, and her “Mom”, Jean, will visit the Library on Tuesday, January 31 from 6:30 to 7:00 p.m. Both Sadie and Daisy are registered therapy dogs with Therapy Dogs International. Each child will have about ten minutes to read a favorite story to a dog. The program will be held in the Library’s story gallery.
Registration begins Tuesday, January 10.
Please register for any of the January programs in person, online at http://oaklandnjlibrary.org, or by calling 201-337-3742.
The Library is located in the Oakland Municipal Plaza. For further information, call or visit the Library at 201-337-3742.