November Program Descriptions!

This afternoon’s program “Super Sweet Haunted Houses” will be cancelled today (10/26/16). We will work on constructing our edible Haunted Houses on Monday October 31st at 3:30 instead. I apologize for the change! If you would like to sign up for Monday, please call (203) 888-6944 or email rrivero@oxfordlib.org

November 2016 Program Descriptions

To register for a program you can sign up int he binder at the library, call us at (203) 888-6944, or e-mail rrivero@oxfordlib.org

  • Story Time Theme “Dinovember!” – Tuesday 11/1      10:00AM
    • Stories, songs, and activities about dinos!
      • Suggested age group 2 – 4 years old 
  • Preschool Story Time – Tuesday 11/1 12:30PM
    • Fun stories and lots of movement for the preschool crowd!
      • Suggested age group 3 – 5 years old
      • Registration Required
  • Story Time Theme “Owls” – Wednesday 11/2      10:00AM
    • Whoooooo doesn’t like owls?! Stories, songs, and activities!
      • Suggested age group 2 – 4 years old
  • Coloring Club – Wednesday 11/2      3:45PM
    • Not only is coloring fun and allows you to bring home some creative awesome art; it also helps with relaxation and concentration!
      • Suggested age group Grades 4th – 6th
  • Homework/Study Group – Thursday 11/3 5:00PM
    • Don’t let your homework loom over you!  Finish it up at the library and relax later at home! Bring your friends and tackle your homework in the relaxing and peaceful environment!
      • All Ages Welcome!
      • Registration Required
  • Preschool Story Time – Friday 11/4 12:30PM
    • Fun stories and lots of movement for the preschool crowd!
      • Suggested age group 3 – 5 years old
      • Registration Required
  • Coloring Club – Friday 11/4      3:30PM
    • Not only is coloring fun and allows you to bring home some creative awesome art; it also helps with relaxation and concentration!
      • Suggested age group Grades 7th – 12th
  • Baby Time – Monday 11/7 6:15PM
    • Baby time is composed of a lot of fun songs, rhymes, and movement games to do any time with your baby! It’s also just a special time to work in a little one on one time during the busy day.
      • Age Range: Infants to 18 months
      •  **Registration Required**
  • Junior Friends of the Library – 11/7  3:45PM
    • Be a part of how the library works! At this meeting we will be organizing donated books to be part of a book sale!  We’ll be organizing the books and making signs to promote the sale!
      • Ages 8 – 18
      • **Registration Required**
  • Baby Time – Tuesday 11/8 9:30AM
    • Baby time is composed of a lot of fun songs, rhymes, and movement games to do any time with your baby! It’s also just a special time to work in a little one on one time during the busy day.
      • Age Range: Infants to 18 months
      •  **Registration Required**
  • Story Time Theme “Animals at Night” – Tuesday 11/8      10:00AM
    • It’s darker earlier and there is tons of life out there! We’ll take a look at the kinds of critters who wake up when the sun goes down!
      • Suggested age group 2 – 4 years old

***SPECIAL EVENT** “It’s a Jungle Out There!”  Tuesday 11/8

  • Jean from Science Snoopers will be coming to do an exciting program about the wonders of the rainforest! But Ms. Robyn, you say, it’s November and chilly and gloomy out!  Exactly!  This program will transport us to the warm and thrilling rain forest to the explore the exotic plant and animals that can be found there!  Be sure to sign up for this program ahead of time!
    • All Ages Welcome
    • Registration Required
  • Story Time Theme “Dinosaur Roar!” – Wednesday 11/9      10:00AM
    • Because there is no such thing as too many dinosaurs!
      • Suggested age group 2 – 4 years old
  • Kids Craft Night! – Wednesday 11/9 3:45PM
    • We’ll be making bird feeders for our feathered friends!
      • Grades K – 3rd
      • Registration Required
  • Minute to Win It – Thursday 11/10 4:00PM
    • Can you build an uneven lego tower, walk across the room with a book on your head, or move cotton balls from one plate to another? Can you do any of these in under 60 seconds?  Come find out!
      • Grades 7th – 12th
      • Registration Required
  • Show and Tell Story Time – Thursday 11/10 7:00PM
  • Come join us for story time with a twist! We invite you to bring a favorite toy or special item from home to talk about with our friends! We’ll also be reading some great stories and doing some fun activities
    • All Ages Welcome
    • Registration Required
  • Homework/Study Group – Monday 11/14 3:45PM
    • Don’t let your homework loom over you!  Finish it up at the library and relax later at home! Bring your friends and tackle your homework in the relaxing and peaceful environment!
      • All Ages Welcome!
      • Registration Required
  • Late Night Story Time – Monday 11/ 14 7:00PM
    • What’s better than a story before bed?  How about some songs, yoga, and friends?
    • All Ages Welcome
    • Registration Required 
  • **SPECIAL VISITOR** Ms. Rachel Hosting Story Time – Tuesday 11/15 10:00AM
    • Local library goer and speech pathologist Ms. Rachel will be hosting story time! She always brings amazing props and games to make story time a hands on and interactive experience!
      • Suggested age group 2 – 4 years old
  • Preschool Story Time – Tuesday 11/15 12:30PM
    • Fun stories and lots of movement for the preschool crowd!
      • Suggested age group 3 – 5 years old
      • Registration Required
  • Music and Movement – Wednesday 11/16 10:00AM
    • Come shake your sillies out with dancing, sing alongs, and instruments!
      • Suggested age group 2 – 4 years old
  • Wii Wednesday – Wednesday 11/16 3:45PM
    • We’ve hooked up the Wii to our giant projector screen! Bring your friends and come enjoy the afternoon playing tons of different games!
      • Grades 4th – 6th
      • Registration Required
  • Pokémon Club – Thursday 11/17 5:30PM
    • Whether you play the video games or cards or enjoy the show and movies, come play against or just chat with other friends interested in Pokémon!
      • All Ages Welcome
      • Registration Required
  • Music and Movement – Thursday 11/17 6:00PM
    • Come shake your sillies out with dancing, sing alongs, and instruments!
      • Suggested age group 2 – 4 years old
      • Registration Required 
  • Preschool Story Time – Friday 11/18 12:30PM
    • Fun stories and lots of movement for the preschool crowd!
      • Suggested age group 3 – 5 years old
      • Registration Required
  • Scavenger Hunt and Other Fun Games – Friday 11/18 3:45PM
    • Come unwind after school with a fun scavenger hunt, bingo, and more fun games!
      • Grades K – 3rd
      • Registration Required
  • Hands on Poetry – Monday 11/21 3:30PM
    • Making poetry a tactile experience! We’ll be using magnets, book spines, and magazine clippings to create unique poetry!
      • Grades 7th – 12th
      • Registration Required
  • Baby Time – Tuesday 11/22  9:30AM
    • Baby time is composed of a lot of fun songs, rhymes, and movement games to do any time with your baby! It’s also just a special time to work in a little one on one time during the busy day.
      • Age Range: Infants to 18 months
      •  **Registration Required**
  • Story Time Theme “Please and Thanks” – Tuesday 11/22 10:00AM
    • Stories about what it means to be thankful! And  a silly turkey story thrown in for good measure!
      • Suggested age group 2 – 4 years old
  • Middle School Book Discussion – Tuesday 11/22 3:45PM
    • We will be discussing last month’s book, Skulduggery Pleasant, and voting on a book for next month! If you would like to attend but didn’t make it to the last meeting, just ask Ms. Robyn for a copy of the book and we’ll get it to you asap!
      • Grades 6th – 8th
      • Registration Required
  • Story Time Theme “Turkey and Thanks!” – Tuesday 11/23 10:00AM
    • A story time about feasts and family!
      • Suggested age group 2 – 4 years old
  • Pokémon Club – Monday 11/28 3:45PM
    • Whether you play the video games or cards or enjoy the show and movies, come play against or just chat with other friends interested in Pokémon!
      • All Ages Welcome
      • Registration Required
  • Spy Night! – Monday 11/28 6:00PM
    • We will be coming up with disguises and testing your spy skills in different areas such as memory, code breaking, clue finding, and sneakiness! Be sure to sign up early for this program!  Space is limited!
      • Grades 4th – 6th
      • Registration Required
  • Music and Movement – Tuesday 11/29 10:00AM
    • Come shake your sillies out with dancing, sing alongs, and instruments!
      • Suggested age group 2 – 4 years old
  • Big Kid Story Time – Tuesday 11/29 3:45PM
    • Come hang out after school for some fun stories, a craft, and lots of movement!
      • Grades K – 3rd
      • Registration Required
  • Music and Movement – Wednesday 11/30 10:00AM
    • Come shake your sillies out with dancing, sing alongs, and instruments!
      • Suggested age group 2 – 4 years old
  • Wii Wednesday – Teens – Wednesday 11/30 3:45PM
    • We’ve hooked up the Wii to our giant projector screen! Bring your friends and come enjoy the afternoon playing tons of different games!
      • Grades 7th – 12th
      • Registration Required

 

 

  • Every Monday – All Ages Chess Club at 5:30PM
    • Registration Required
  • Every Friday – All Ages Play Group at 10:00AM
    • Registration Strongly Suggested
    • A perfect opportunity to meet families in the area! Though Ms. Robyn is not present during the program, we wanted to provide a common meeting place for families looking to socialize or for a fun morning activity!  Different books, puzzles, and music will be displayed for families to explore and check out!

 

Adult Programs

  • Pharmacist Chat For Parents/Caregivers 11/1       10:30AM
    • Leslie, the Pharmacist at Market 32, will be joining us right after story time for a casual chat about health and wellness for your little one. She is super nice and an open book so feel free to come with any questions or suggestions for programs she may host in the future about health and wellness!
  • Friends of the Library Meeting
    • Thursday 11/3 6:30PM
  • Building Committee Meeting
    • Monday 11/7 7:00PM
  • Library Board Meeting
    • Wednesday 11/17 7:00PM
  • Adult Book Discussion
    • Thursday 11/17 6:30PM
    • This months book I am Madame X by Gioia Diliberto
  • An Introduction to American Indian Music
    • Monday 11/21 6:00PM
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