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Discover Our Programs for Children

Daily activities for children from birth through Grade 6

Monday

CHILDREN'S PROGRAM ROOM

Mother Goose Time

10:00-10:30 am

For ages 1–2 ½, with a grownup

Mother Goose rhymes and songs with lots of participation & music.

January: 6, 13, 27
February: 3, 10, 24
March: 2, 9, 16, 23, 30

CHILDREN'S PROGRAM ROOM

New Parents & Infants Support Group

11:00 am-1:00 pm

Come when you can & leave when you need to. Companionship, community, advice, & support for new parents & pregnant women. 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.

December: 23, 30
January: 6, 13, 27
February: 3, 10, 24
March: 2, 9, 16, 23, 30

CHILDREN'S ROOM

Homework Help

3:30-5:30 pm

Bring in your homework and get help from a certified teacher and some volunteers.

Children should bring homework or school projects to work on.

January: 6, 13, 27
February: 3, 10, 24
March: 2, 9, 16, 23, 30

CHILDREN'S PROGRAM ROOM

Use Your Brain

4:15-5:00 pm

For ages 8 and up

What will this week’s challenge be?
An engineering task? A treasure hunt? A game show? Never the same twice!

January: 6, 13, 27
February: 3, 10, 24
March: 2, 9, 16, 23, 30

Tuesday

CHILDREN'S ROOM

Homework Help

3:30-5:30 pm

Bring in your homework and get help from a certified teacher and some volunteers.

Children should bring homework or school projects to work on.

January: 7, 14, 21, 28
February: 4, 11, 25
March: 3, 10, 17, 24, 31

CHILDREN'S PROGRAM ROOM

Trivia Tuesdays

4:15-5:00 pm

For grades 3-6

Compete as a team answering rapid-fire trivia questions and win sweet prizes!

January: 7, 14, 21, 28
February: 4, 11, 18, 25
March: 3, 10, 17, 24, 31

Wednesday

CHILDREN'S ROOM

Homework Help

3:30-5:30 pm

Bring in your homework and get help from a certified teacher and some volunteers.

Children should bring homework or school projects to work on.

December: 18
January: 8, 15, 22, 29
February: 5, 12, 26
March: 4, 11, 18, 25

CHILDREN'S PROGRAM ROOM

Every Day's a Holiday!

4:15-5:15 pm

For grades K-6
Children 6 & under with an adult

Celebrate National Spaghetti Day, National Drinking Straw Day, and more! Do an activity based on an unusual holiday.

January: 8, 15, 22, 29
February: 5, 12, 19, 26
March: 4, 11, 18, 25

Thursday

CHILDREN'S PROGRAM ROOM

Time for 2s

10:00-10:45 am

For 2 year old children, with a grownup

Short stories, fingerplays, and activities.

January: 9, 16, 23, 30
February: 6, 13, 20, 27
March: 5, 12, 19, 26

CHILDREN'S ROOM

Homework Help

3:30-5:30 pm

Bring in your homework and get help from a certified teacher and some volunteers.

Children should bring homework or school projects to work on.

December: 19
January: 9, 16, 23, 30
February: 6, 13, 27
March: 5, 12, 26

CHILDREN'S PROGRAM ROOM

I ♥ Art

4:15-5:30 pm

For ages 5 & up.
Children 6 & under must be with an adult.

Let’s get creative as we explore artists and illustrators.

January: 9, 16, 23, 30
February: 6, 13, 20, 27
March: 12, 19, 26

 

Friday

CHILDREN'S PROGRAM ROOM

Baby Play Time

11:00 am-12:30 pm

For caregivers and their babies up to one year old

Rhymes, songs, stories, bubbles, and sensory play for babies and their caregivers.  Come for the program, stay to socialize.

January: 10, 17, 24, 31
February: 7, 14, 21, 28
March: 6, 13, 20, 27

CHILDREN'S PROGRAM ROOM

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.

CHILDREN'S PROGRAM ROOM

OPLbery Club

4:15-5:30 pm

For children in grades 4 and up.
Advanced registration required.

Do you love to read? Do you love to talk about books? Our mock Newbery club will meet monthly until January 2020, when the OPLbery Medal winner will be chosen.

January 10

Saturday

CHILDREN'S PROGRAM ROOM

Family Storytime

11:00-11:30 am

For all ages.
Children 6 & under must be with a grownup.

Storytime fun for the whole family!

January 11, 18
February: 1, 8, 15, 29
March 7, 14, 28

CHILDREN'S PROGRAM ROOM

Family Yoga Time

11:00-11:30 am

For children 12 & younger

Young Yogis 12 and under, along with caregivers, can enjoy easy yoga activities, including movement, stories, and crafts.

January 25
February 22
March 21

Sunday

CHILDREN'S PROGRAM ROOM

Reading to Lexie

3:00-4:00 pm

For all readers 12 and younger

Stop by the Children’s Room and read to a hypoallergenic certified therapy dog.

January 12
February 9
March 8-cancelled

Special Programs

Budarz Theater Dec 31

Noon Year's Eve

11:30 am-12:00 pm

For all ages; children 6 and under must be with an adult.

Dance in the new year a little bit early in the Budarz Theater. Count down to noon with us and toast the new year!

Tuesday, December 31, 2019

CHILDREN'S PROGRAM ROOM Jan 11

Lego® Robots

2:00-4:00 pm

For grades 4-8
Registration begins 30 minutes before the program.

Learn to program a Lego® robot to deliver goods, stop a car at a red light, and launch a rocket!

Saturday, January 11

Session 1: 2-3 pm
Session 2: 3-4 pm

CHILDREN'S PROGRAM ROOM Jan 17

OPL Fantasy Stock Market: Opening Bell

4:15-5:00 pm

For ages 8 & 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.

Friday, January 17

CHILDREN'S ROOM Feb 28

Roblox Tournament

4:00-5:30 pm

For grades 3-6
Space may be limited based upon computer availability

Think that you are the best at Roblox? Compete at Flood Escape, Speed Run, Epic Mini Games, and other favorite games for the chance to prove yourself Ossining’s elite Roblox player.

Friday, February 28