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Summer Reading Programs for All Ages

May 23, 2018 

It’s almost time to celebrate summer with Summer Reading Programs at the Oceanside Public Library! This year’s Summer Reading Programs will run from June 4 to August 11, 2018, and all ages are invited to sign up and join in the fun.

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Earn an Accredited High School Diploma

May 21, 2018 

Oceanside Public Library is offering qualified community members the opportunity to earn an accredited high school diploma, and credentialed career certificate, through Career Online High School, a program brought to public libraries by Gale, a Cengage company.

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Big Book and Media Sale May 12

May 9, 2018 

The Friends of the Oceanside Public Library will hold a Books and Media (BAM!) Sale fundraiser on Saturday, May 12, 2018, from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., behind the Civic Center Library at 602 Civic Center Drive in Oceanside.

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Royal Afternoon Tea May 20

April 19, 2018 

The Friends of the Oceanside Public Library, with support from Oceanside Public Library Foundation and local business and community groups, will host an enchanting Royal Afternoon Tea on the Civic Center Plaza on Sunday, May 20, at 1:00 p.m.

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Storytelling for Adults with Marilyn McPhie

April 12, 2018 

Please join us for Stories Shakespeare Stole, Professional storyteller Marilyn McPhie will share some old tales that inspired William Shakespeare to write his famous plays at the Civic Center Library Foundation Room, 330 North Coast Hwy, Oceanside on Wednesday, May 9, at 1:00 p.m.

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Sensory Storytime April 27

April 12, 2018 

The Oceanside Public Library presents a sensory storytime, in honor of National Autism Awareness Month, on Friday, April 27, 2018 at 9:00 a.m. in the Civic Center Library, 330 North Coast Highway.

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American Girl Tea Parties at the Library

April 10, 2018 

The Oceanside Public Library is hosting its annual American Girl Tea Party on Saturday, May 5, 2018 at 2:00 p.m. in the Mission Branch Library Community Room, 3861-B Mission Avenue, and Saturday, May 12, 2018 at 2:00 p.m. in the Civic Center Library Community Rooms, 330 North Coast Highway.

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Sol e Mar Performs April 28

April 3, 2018 

The Oceanside Public Library and the Friends of the Oceanside Public Library are proud to present Sol e Mar in concert. This free performance will be held on Saturday, April 28, 2018 at 1:00 p.m. in the Civic Center Library Community Rooms located at 330 N. Coast Highway.

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Hullabaloo at the Library

January 31, 2018 

Hullabaloo is coming to the Oceanside Public Library! Children and caregivers are invited to a special performance by popular family musical act Hullabaloo on Friday, February 23 at 1:00 p.m. at the Civic Center Library, 330 North Coast Highway.

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Free African Drumming Workshop for Kids

January 29, 2018 

Children of all ages and their caregivers are invited to Oceanside Public Library to participate in an amazing hands-on African drum and song experience, taught by Nana Yaw Asiedu, a local San Diego Master African Drummer, on Saturday, February 17, 2018 at 11 a.m. in the Civic Center Library Community Rooms, 330 North Coast Highway.

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Big Book and Media Sale February 10

January 24, 2018 

The Friends of the Oceanside Public Library will hold a Books and Media (BAM!) Sale fundraiser on Saturday, February 10, 2018, from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., behind the Civic Center Library at 602 Civic Center Drive in Oceanside.

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Celebration of Black History Month/History of Black Music

January 16, 2018 

The Oceanside Public Library and North County African American Women’s Association invite the public to a special free performance entitled “History of Black Music: From Negro Spirituals to Porgy and Bess,” on Saturday, February 3, at 7:00 p.m., at the Sunshine Brooks Theatre, 217 North Coast Highway in downtown Oceanside.

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Sandbags for Oceanside Residents

January 9, 2018 

Sandbags are available at the City Operations Center, 10 per household and bags at front office.

Sandbags are also available at El Corazon for anyone, they will load for small fee.

Any person can also call hardware stores such as Home Depot and Lowe’s, they should have them for sale.

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Tax Preparation Assistance at the Library

January 9, 2018 

Oceanside Public Library, in partnership with the Computer and Communication Industry Association (CCIA) and Intuit Freedom Foundation is hosting this one-day free taxpayer assistance event on Saturday, February 17 from 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. at the Civic Center Library, located at 330 North Coast Highway.

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Book Publishing 1-2-3 Presentation

December 13, 2017 

Please join the Oceanside Public Library on January 13, 2018, at 2:00 p.m. for Book Publishing 1-2-3, a presentation with book editor Laurie Gibson, in the 2nd floor Foundation Room of the Oceanside Civic Center Library, 330 N. Coast Highway.

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Thank you to the Oceanside community

December 13, 2017 

City officials and staff are taking time to reflect on recent emergency events and want to take a moment to thank the many individuals and organizations for the generous outpouring of support through the days and nights when the Lilac fire threatened the Oceanside community.

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