Come to our Prom – for Babies and Kids!

You are cordially invited to the Oxford Public Library’s Precious Prom on Wednesday, May 13 at 10:30 AM and 2 PM. At this program, infants – five-year-olds and their caregivers will sing and dance together and have the chance to show off their finest formalwear!

No registration is required for this free program. Drop in for a great time at this “high-society” event!

Don’t miss our Strega Nona Book Discussion!

On Thursday, April 30 at 5:30 PM, kindergartners – second graders will discuss Strega Nona by Tomie De Paola. The librarian will read this Caldecott Honor Book aloud as children follow along in their own library books.


In this classic tale, Big Anthony gets into trouble when he uses Strega Nona’s magic pasta-making pot and doesn’t know how to stop it! Find out what happens, and stay to make a fun craft!


This program is part of a monthly series of book discussions for kindergartners-second graders. Registration is required for this free program. Visit or call the library at 888-6944 to sign up.

Spring Vacation Events!

Looking for something fun and inexpensive to do during spring vacation? Visit the library! We are hosting exciting free events for all ages!

On Monday, April 13, preschoolers – fifth graders can decorate paper binoculars at any time between 1 PM and 8 PM while supplies last.

Also on Monday, April 13, at 6:30 PM, young adults in grades 6-12 are invited to attend a meeting of the Junior Friends of the Library where teens give the Children’s Librarian ideas for programs and then socialize while participating in a fun activity.

On Tuesday, April 14 at 10 AM and 2 PM, children can enjoy stories, songs, and a craft at All Ages Storytime.

On Wednesday, April 15 at 10:30 AM and 2 PM, infants – three-year-olds are invited to Babies & Books where we will read stories, sing songs, and have playtime!

On Thursday, April 16 at 2 PM, third-fifth graders can learn about inventors from our state during CT Invents! with Patrick Smith, Curator of Education at the Museum of Connecticut History. At the end of the program, participants will have the chance to make their own invention! Register for this library by visiting or calling the library.

Also on Thursday, April 16, at 5:30 PM, children, teens, and their families can play Wii Sports on the library’s Nintendo Wii. Try baseball, tennis, golf, or bowling – all skill levels are welcome from beginner to expert! Registration is REQUIRED for this exciting free event. Visit or call the library to sign up.

To find out about other April events, visit our Calendar page.