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Discover Our Programs for Children

Daily activities for children from birth through Grade 6

4:00pm - 6:00pm | Children's Room

Homework Help at OPL

Beginning on September 20, 2021, we will be offering one-on-one homework assistance for children in Kindergarten through 6th grade.

The program is held on Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays. It will be in person in the children’s room.

 

 

 

Monday

10:00am - 10:30am | Sally Read Dow Children's Program Room

Mother Goose Time

April 4, 11, 25
May 2, 9, 16, 23

For ages 1-2 1/2, with a grownup

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

 

11:00am - 1:00pm | Zoom

New Parents & Infants Support Group on Zoom

March 7, 14, 21, 28
April 4, 11, 18, 25
May 2, 9, 16, 23

Join Katherine Whiteside, CPD (CBI), Certified Postpartum Doula, on Zoom. Companionship, community, advice, & support for new parents & pregnant women. Email Katherine (beautifulmamas123@gmail.com) for the Zoom link.

Made possible by the generous support of the Friends of the Ossining Public Library.

4:00pm | Sally Read Dow Children's Program Room

Minecraft Mondays

April 4, 11, 18, 25
May 2, 9, 16, 23

For grades K-6

What’s more fun than playing Minecraft? Playing Minecraft with friends! Join us for a Minecraft Meet-up! Survival, creative, or PvP–our server has it all!

Tuesday

4:15pm - 5:00pm | Sally Read Dow Children's Program Room

Trivia Tuesdays

April 5, 12, 19, 26
May 3, 10, 17, 24

For grades 3-6

Challenge your knowledge with fast-paced questions in a variety of categories and win sweet rewards for your efforts.

Wednesday

2:00pm - 2:45pm | Sally Read Dow Children's Program Room

I Heart Art Junior

April 6, 13, 20, 27
May 4, 11, 18, 25

For ages 5 and younger, with an adult.

Fun art projects for the little ones.

 

4:00pm - 5:00pm | Sally Read Dow Children's Program Room

Switch Up Your Afternoons

April 6, 13, 20, 27
May 4, 11, 18, 25

For ages 6-12

In an afternoon rut? Switch It Up, Nintendo style! Hang out with other kids and play all your multiplayer favorites with us in our program room.

 

Thursday

10:00am - 10:30am | Sally Read Dow Children's Program Room

Time for Twos!

April 7, 28
May 5, 12, 19, 26

For 2-year-old children, with a grownup

Songs, stories, rhymes, and bubbles.

PLEASE NOTE THERE WILL BE NO TIME FOR TWOS ON THURSDAY, APRIL 14TH. WE APOLOGIZE FOR THE INCONVENIENCE.

4:15pm - 5:00pm | Sally Read Dow Children's Program Room

I Heart Art

April 7, 14, 21, 28
May 5, 12, 19, 26

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

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

 

Friday

1:30pm - 2:15pm | Sally Read Dow Children's Program Room

First Steps in the Library

April 1, 8, 22
May 6, 20
For preschoolers, with a grownup

Bilingual (Spanish/English) program of stories, rhymes, and songs.

4:15pm | Sally Read Dow Children's Program Room

OPLbery Club

May 13
June 17
July 15
August 12
September 16
October 14
November 18
December 16
January 13, 2023: OPLbery Award Day

For children entering grades 4 & up

Do you love to read? Do you love to talk about books? Our mock Newbery Club will meet monthly through January 2022, when the OPLbery Medal winner will be chosen.

Email Debbie (dfletcher@ossininglibrary.org) or Tricia (tsabini@ossininglibrary.org) for more information.

4:00pm - 5:00pm | Sally Read Dow Children's Program Room

Spanish Class for Beginners: Grades 3-5

April 15, 22, 29
May 6, 13, 20

Registration required. Click on this link to register. Space is limited.

For children who have no prior Spanish language instruction.

Saturday

11:00am - 11:30am | Sally Read Dow Children's Program Room

Family Storytime

April 9, 16, 23, 30
May 7, 14,

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

Storytime fun for the whole family!

1:00pm - 2:00pm | Sally Read Dow Children's Program Room

Read With Emma

April 9, 16, 23
May 7, 21

For all readers 12 and younger.

Practice and build upon your reading skills with a trained and certified dog in a comfortable environment.

2:30pm - 3:30pm | Sally Read Dow Children's Program Room

Spanish Class for Beginners: Grades K-2

April 16, 23, 30
May 7, 14, 21

Registration required. Click on this link to register. Space is limited.

For children who have no prior Spanish language insruction.

Sundays

3:00pm - 4:00pm | Sally Read Dow Children's Program Room

Reading With Lexie

April 10, 24
May 1, 15, 22

For all readers 12 and younger.

Read to Lexie, a hypoallergenic certified therapy dog.

Special Programs

Nelson Park

Arbor Day Celebration

April 23-May 7

Celebrate Arbor Day by joining us in Nelson Park for a Story Stroll.

Sally Read Dow Children's Program Room

Día / Children's Day Celebration: Stuffed Animal Sleepover

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

Friday, April 29, 3-5 pm:
Drop off your stuffed animal at the library. Children will create a name tag for their stuffie, take a picture, and then tuck them into bed.

Saturday, April 30, 11 am:
Pick up your stuffed animal and share a bilingual storytime together. See what adventures your stuffies got into and enjoy a craft.

Children's Room

Star Wars Day

Wednesday, May 4

May the Fourth Be With You! Stop by the Children’s Room anytime on May 4 for Star Wars fun. Crafts, photo ops, and more!