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Poetry Workshop with Karla Cordero at Library

March 25, 2019 

Please join the Oceanside Public Library to welcome poet Karla Cordero for two special events. On Friday, April 12, at 4:00 p.m., she will facilitate a workshop at the Mission Branch Library at 3861 Mission Blvd. On Saturday, April 27, at 11:00 a.m., she will share her poetry and read from her recent book, How to Pull Apart the Earth, at the Civic Center Library at 330 North Coast Highway.

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Egg Hunt & Storytime Events at the Library

March 25, 2019 

The Oceanside Public Library invites families to its annual Egg Hunt & Storytime. Egg Hunt & Storytime will be held on Friday, April 12, 2019 at 10:30 a.m. in English and 11:30 a.m. in Spanish, at the Mission Branch Library, 3861-B Mission Avenue, and on Tuesday, April 16, 2019 at 10:30 a.m., at the Civic Center Library, 330 North Coast Highway.

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Workshops on Financial Planning for College

March 25, 2019 

College is expensive. Do you want to learn about the best way to pay for it? Find out the cost? Oceanside Public Library wants to help you prepare for financial independence. Financial Planner Greg Schmitt will provide two workshops describing opportunities available to pay for college, and outline steps you can take today to get the ball rolling toward a brighter future.

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Library to Host Author Talk

February 20, 2019 

Join Oceanside Public Library for an author talk and book signing with North County local, Michelle Gable on March 16 at 3:00 p.m. in the Civic Center Library Community Rooms at 330 North Coast Highway.

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Library to Host Community Read & Presentation

February 19, 2019 

Oceanside Public Library is proud to announce Book to Action: Homelessness and the Housing Crisis in North County, a multi-event program that includes a community-wide read of Evicted: Poverty and Profit in the American City by Matthew Desmond.

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Big Book & Media Sale Feb. 16

February 5, 2019 

The Friends of the Oceanside Public Library will hold a Books and Media (BAM!) Sale fundraiser on Saturday, February 16, 2019, 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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Black History Month Concert Feb. 9

January 17, 2019 

The Oceanside Public Library invites the public to a special performance entitled “Jazz and the African American Vocal Artist” on Saturday, February 9, at 3:30 p.m., in the Civic Center Library Community Rooms at 330 North Coast Highway in downtown Oceanside.

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Free Computer Classes at Oceanside Public Library

December 26, 2018 

The Oceanside Public Library is proud to offer free Basic Computer Classes at both the Civic Center and Mission Branch locations. At the Civic Center Library, located at 330 N. Coast Highway in Oceanside, classes will begin on January 8 and continue every Tuesday and Thursday afternoons from 1:00 until 3:30 p.m. for three weeks. At the Mission Branch Library, located at 861 Mission Ave., classes will be held every Monday morning at 10:00 a.m. in the Community Rooms, continuing through February.

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Creative Art Making Classes at Library

December 11, 2018 

Join us for a 12-week series taught by local artist, Todd Gomes Aviv. The class will be held weekly on Wednesday evenings at 6:00 p.m., beginning January 9 in the Civic Center Library Foundation Room, located at 330 North Coast Highway in Oceanside.

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Mission Branch Library to Host Writers' Open Mic

October 8, 2018 

Local writers are encouraged to participate in a Writers’ Open Mic program at the Oceanside Public Library on Saturday, November 3, 1:00-3:00 p.m. The event will be held at the Mission Branch Library in the Community Room, 3861-B Mission Ave, and light refreshments will be served.

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Quilting Arts Film & Exhibit

September 4, 2018 

Please join the Free Spirit Quilters and the Oceanside Public Library for a free screening of PBS’ and Wisconsin Public TV’s The Art of Quilting on Wednesday, September 12 at 1:00 p.m., in the Foundation Room at the Civic Center Library, 330 North Coast Highway.

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Club de Libros para Adultos

August 24, 2018 

A partir del 20 de septiembre de 2018, a las 3:30 p.m. y continuando el penúltimo jueves de cada mes de otoño, la Biblioteca Móvil Adelante tendrá un Club de Libros para adultos en español.

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Silent Film Third Thursdays at the Library

July 30, 2018 

SHHHHHH, it’s the Library... The Oceanside Public Library will be continuing the popular Silents in the Library program, where classic silent films are screened in the Foundation Room at the Civic Center Library, 330 North Coast Highway at 6:00 pm, on the third Thursday of every month.

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Storytelling for Adults July 11

June 14, 2018 

All You Need is Love – and stories! Professional storyteller Marilyn McPhie will share love stories, including a true love story about Joy perfume, a Scottish legend about a man who marries a Selkie woman, a quirky story about buttons, and a little poetry sprinkled in for good measure at the Mission Branch Library Community Room, 3861 Mission Avenue, Oceanside on Wednesday, July 11, at 1:00 p.m.

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Library hosts "Before I Die" Project

May 31, 2018 

Join Oceanside Public Library for three distinct programs that celebrate the Arts and the unique voice of Oceanside. Before I Die is a global project that invites people to contemplate mortality and share their personal aspirations in public, and the three programs all connect to this project.

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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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