The Oceanside Public Library offers families a variety of fun, educational and free activities including storytimes, after-school activities and special events.
Storytimes are designed to develop early literacy skills and inspire a love of reading. Children will delight in storytelling, fingerplays, music and making crafts. Storytimes are open and 30 - 45 minutes.
- For ages 3 - 6.
- Tuesday, 10:30 a.m. - Civic Center Library
- Friday, 10:30 a.m. - Mission Branch Library
Cuentos Para Ninos
Traiga sus niños de 2 a 5 años a divertirse y aprender, con cuentos, canciones y actividades especiales.
- Miercoles, 10:30 a.m. - Civic Center Library
- Viernes, 11:00 a.m. - Mission Branch Library
This storytime includes an interactive read aloud, finger plays, nursery rhymes, songs and free play.
- For ages 0 - 24 months.
- Monday, 10:30 a.m. - Civic Center Library
- Wednesday, 10:30 a.m. - Mission Branch Library
- For ages 2 - 3.
- Thursday, 10:30 a.m. - Civic Center Library
Family Pajama Storytime
Come dressed in your PJs and bring your favorite stuffed animal!
- For all children.
- 1st Monday of the month, 6 p.m. - Civic Center Library
The library offers free homework help provided by volunteers for students in grades K - 8th. No registration required.
- Mondays, 3:30 - 5:30 p.m. - Mission Branch Library
- Tuesdays and Wednesdays, 3:30 - 5:30 p.m. - Civic Center Library
Wacky Wednesday After-school Crafts
Get creative with fun children’s crafts and check out some good books! For children of all ages.
- 1st Wednesday of the month, 2:00 p.m. - Mission Branch Library
- 2nd, 3rd, and 4th Wednesdays of the month, 2:00 p.m. - Civic Center Library
Paws to Read
Read and share books with a Love on a Leash therapy dog and get a free bookmark. For children in grades K - 5th.
- 1st Wednesday of the month, 2:00 p.m. - Civic Center Library
- 3rd Wednesday of the month, 2:00 p.m. - Mission Branch Library
Tween Video Games
Play the Wii, make new friends and enjoy some snacks. For ages 8 - 12.
- 3rd Thursday of the month, 4:00 p.m. - Civic Center Library
Tween Book Club
Discuss the book, make new friends and enjoy tasty snacks. Sign up and pick up a free copy of the book at the children's desk. For 3rd - 6th graders.
- 4th Monday of the month, 4:00 p.m. - Civic Center Library
|Saturday October 25, 2014 (Today)|
|2:00 PM||Hello Kitty Reading Day @ the Library|
Celebrate Hello Kitty Reading Day with Hello Kitty themed stories, crafts and prizes. This free event is for all ages.
|2:00 PM||Sunday Art Class at the Library|
Want to learn how to draw and paint? Join the Sunday Art Class with local artist Todd Gomes Aviv. This free class helps children and teens improve their artistic talent and develop their skills.
For grades K-12.
|10:30 AM||Baby Storytime|
Children from birth to 24-months accompanied by a caregiver enjoy books, songs, and movement activities.