This summer, Miss Marissa and Joe filmed young patrons to find out what they like about our library. After an autumn filled with editing and producing, the film, Sunny Days at Oxford Library!, is ready for its premiere! Watch the film at the library on Monday, December 9 at 5:30 PM!
Copies of the film will also be available to borrow from the library. Plus, Sunny Days at Oxford Library! will air on Comcast’s Public Access Channel 10 later in December. Check back for exact dates and times!
To find out more about upcoming library events, check out our December Calendar!
Find out what happened on The Day the Crayons Quit! Try to win Sound BINGO! Participate in musical activities during Lil Scholars: Music Edition!
Check out our November Calendar for a peek at these events and more!
And don’t forget about the exciting programs during the last boo-tiful week of October! On October 28 at 6 PM, a representative from PEZ will discuss the candy’s sweet history. (Registration is required.) Plus, Trick-or-Treat Storytime will be held on October 29 at 9:30 AM and October 30 at 10:30 AM and 2 PM. (No registration is required. Costumes are encouraged!) And on October 31, the library will show the classic film The Goonies at 4 PM! (No need to register.)
See you at the library!
It’s going to be a boo-tiful October as we write Spooky Alien Stories, have a Life-Size Candy Land Party, Trick-or-Treat through town hall and more!
Check out our October calendar for a complete schedule of upcoming events including these – and more!
Congratulations to everyone who has completed the requirements of the summer reading program! Although the program was originally scheduled to end on Monday, the due date has been extended to August 31. So keep logging for your chance to win prizes!
Once school starts, the library is more than a place to go for homework help! Want proof? Take a sneak peek at our September activities and be sure to join us for fall fun!
Enjoy the rest of the summer!
Keep logging your summer reading HERE!
The summer reading program ends on August 19, so continue to read as much as you can in order to earn excellent prizes!
Check out our calendar to learn about our fantastic upcoming events including Science Snoopers, The Book Detective with Sparky’s Puppets, a Pretend Lemonade Stand and more!
See you at the library!
Register HERE for the library’s summer reading programs!
Babies, kids, and teens each have the opportunity to win exciting prizes this summer – just for listening to stories or reading books!
Simply click on the blue sentence above to get started! Then, make sure to select the correct tab for your age group near the top of the page.
Sponsors for the reading programs include Peachwave Frozen Yogurt, the New York Mets, the Boston Red Sox, SportsCenter of Connecticut, RollerMagic, Re’Treat Contempo Salon & Spa, Country Creamery, Image Aviation and Children’s Studio for the Performing Arts. Special prizes were also donated by Carol LaFerriere. Additional book prizes were donated by several local families, and they were collected by Girl Scout Troop 60148 as well! Online registration begins on June 20 and continues through the beginning of July!
To celebrate the beginning of our mystery-themed summer reading program, children and teens are invited to the library’s giant Detective Pizza Party on June 27 at 4:30 p.m. Enjoy a slice of pizza from Oxford Pizza Palace and make a craft! Registration is required.
During the summer reading program, babies, children and teens who listen to stories or read this summer will earn exciting prizes! Sponsors include Rodriguez Family McDonald’s, Peachwave Frozen Yogurt, the New York Mets, the Boston Red Sox, SportsCenter of Connecticut, RollerMagic, Re’Treat Contempo Salon & Spa, Country Creamery, Image Aviation and Children’s Studio for the Performing Arts. Special prizes were also donated by Carol LaFerriere. Additional book prizes were donated by several local families, and they were collected by Girl Scout Troop 60148 as well!
Online registration for the summer reading program begins on June 20 and continues through the beginning of July. A link will be posted on June 20, so check back!
See you at the Detective Pizza Party!
During Canine Book Buddies, book lovers in preschool – sixth grade are invited to look at books with a dog certified by Therapy Dogs International! Participants can register for a fifteen-minute session with Duncan on Thursday, May 23 between 4 PM and 5 PM or Thursday, May 30 between 5 PM and 6 PM.
Duncan will return during the first two weeks of June as well so check back for additional chances to read with him!
Infants – four-year-olds are invited to the library’s 4th annual Potty Party on Wednesday, May 8 at 10:30 a.m. Read potty stories, sing potty songs and offer encouragement to potty trainees! No registration is required for this free celebration.
To learn about more exciting May events, including yoga, a Star Wars snack, and a Ninja Turtle party, check out our calendar page.
The photos of yesterday’s Precious Prom have been posted on our “Pics” page! Check them out for a super-sized dose of cuteness!
More photos and a video are on Oxford Patch !
Thanks again to our fantastic musical performer Mr. Gym and to our sponsor Rodriguez Family McDonald’s for making this event possible! Additional thanks to library staff member June McEnteer, volunteers Claudia Ciullo and Rebecca Senior, and Oxford High School student Kaitlyn Carey for their help! And thanks to the wonderful attendees who made this event truly special with their smiling faces, fancy clothes, and their energetic dancing feet!
P.S. If attendees have additional photos that they’d like to share, please send them to Miss Marissa at mciullo [at sign] oxfordlib.org