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
|Thursday October 30, 2014 (Today)|
|10:30 AM||Toddler Storytime|
Toddler Storytime - This series of programs features one-on-one adult/child stories, music, crafts and other activities. Toddlers learn language, listening, sharing, imagination and motor skills. For ages 2-3, with an adult.
|10:30 AM||Pumpkin Patch Storytime|
Kids, wear your costumes and enjoy festive, non-scary Halloween tales, songs and treats. Free nd geared for ages 0-7 years.
|11:30 AM||Pumpkin Patch Cuentos Para Ninos|
Cuentos Para Ninos [Spanish-language storytime, ages 2-5] - Para niños de 2 a 5 años y sus familias. El programa incluye cuentos, canciónes y actividades especiales. Para mas información llame a Marie Town al (760) 435-5597.