March Program Descriptions!

Can you believe it’s March?!  The snow will melt soon!  Flowers will start to sprout!  Rainy Spring days do happen though and we’ve got you covered with tons of fun programs for every age at the library!  Don’t forget to sign up by e-mailing me at rrivero@oxfordlib.org, calling 203-888-6944, or visiting our events page!  Hope to see you soon!

 

Morning Baby Time – Wednesday 3/1     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 “Lions and Lambs” – Wednesday 3/1     10:00AM

  • What better theme to kick off March with than these animals! March’s temperamental weather comes in like a lion and leaves like a lamb
    • Age Range: 18months – 4 years old

 

Movie Night “Balto” – Wednesday 3/1     3:00PM

  • The Iditarod starts this weekend! We’ll be watching the movie “Balto” to get ready for this exciting event!
    • Age Range: All Ages
    • Registration Required

 

Dr. Seuss Movie Shorts – Thursday 3/2    3:00-4:00PM

  • Happy birthday Dr. Seuss! Join us for some fun movie shorts with your favorite Dr. Seuss characters!
    • Age Range: All Ages
    • Registration Required

 

Dr. Seuss Mad Libs – Thursday 3/2     4:00PM

  • Happy birthday Dr. Seuss! Mad Libs is a great way to invent some Seussical worthy words and make our own wacky Dr. Seuss stories!
    • Age Range: Grades 4th – 6th
    • Registration Required

 

Trivia Day for Early Readers – Friday 3/3     3:45PM

  • A fun trivia game based on all of our beginning reader and early chapter books! Come test your knowledge about Jack and Annie, Princess in Black, Nate the Great, and more!
    • Age Range: Grades Kindergarten – 3rd Grade
    • Registration Required

 

Junior Friends Meeting – Monday 3/6     3:45PM

  • The Jr. Friends are an important part of how our library runs!  This year the Jr. Friends will be…

Helping to choose books to add to the library

Planning and hosting a program

Writing and posting book reviews

Helping with the Friends Book Sale

Participating in volunteer days at the library… And much more!

Be a part of how the library works!  At this meeting we will be planning a program to host at the library!

  • Ages 8-18
  • ** Registration Required**

 

Story Time “All Around Town” – Tuesday 3/7     10:00AM

  • We’ll be exploring all the different parts of town in story time! We’ll read about post offices, restaurants, and more!
    • Age Range: 18months – 4 years old

 

Music and Movement – Wednesday 3/8     10:00AM

  • Come get your wiggles out with a program full of singing, dancing, and musical instruments.
    • Age Range: 18months – 4 years old

 

Pokémon Club – Thursday 3/9     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

 

Evening Baby Time – Monday 3/13     5:00PM

  • 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 “Colors” – Tuesday 3/14     10:00AM

  • Stories, songs, and a craft about our favorite colors!
    • Age Range: 18months – 4 years old

 

Morning Baby Time – Wednesday 3/15     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 “Rainbows” – Wednesday 3/15     10:00AM

  • We’ll look at individual colors and how they come together to make a rainbow! We’ll also see how rainbows are made!
    • Age Range: 18months – 4 years old

 

“Book Tasting” – Thursday 3/16     4:00PM

  • The best way to find a new book or series! A whole bunch of books will be available at different stations through the library.  Each “taster” will have 5 minutes to spend with the book and a review card to make notes of their thoughts about it.  At the end of the tasting you can check out the book you liked best!
    • Age Range: 4th – 6th Grade
    • **Registration Required**

 

 

Lego Club – Friday 3/17 3:45PM

  • We will be taking out the smaller Legos, Lego books, Lego magazines, Lego EVERYTHING. All materials will be out in the children’s section available for you to play and build with at your leisure.
    • Registration Required. All Ages (Note: smaller Legos will be out for older kids to enjoy)

 

Special Story Time for Bill Martin Junior’s Birthday – Monday 3/20     6:00PM

  • It’s Bill Martin Junior’s birthday! We’ll celebrate with some fun stories, activities, and  crafts!
    • Age Range: Grades K – 3rd
    • **Registration Required**

 

Story Time “Bunnies and Chicks” – Tuesday 3/21    10:00AM  **With real live bunny visiting!**

  • Dottie will be joining story time with her pet bunny! After our stories are over, Ms. Dottie’s bunny will come out to say hi!
    • Age Range: 18months – 4 years old
    • Registration Required

 

Middle School Book Club – Tuesday 3/21     3:45PM

  • Do you love reading? Join us every month to read new books and hang out with other kids your age who love to read too!  We’ll all read the same book each month and talk about the things about it we liked (or disliked) at the meetings!
    • Age Range: 6th – 8th grade
    • **Registration Required**

 

Story Time “Spring” – Wednesday 3/22     10:00AM

  • Spring is finally here! We’ll explore all the great things about this season!
    • Age Range: 18months – 4 years old

 

All Ages Wii Wednesday – Wednesday 3/22      2:30-4:30PM

  • We’ve hooked up the Wii to our giant projector screen! Bring your friends and come enjoy the afternoon playing tons of different games!
    • Registration Required

 

Candy Sushi – 3/23     5:00PM

  • Yup, candy sushi!  Come create tasty rolled up morsels, creative and delicious!
    • All Ages
    • Registration is required.  

 

Music and Movement – Friday 3/24     2:30PM

  • Come get your wiggles out with a program full of singing, dancing, and musical instruments.
    • Age Range: All Ages

 

Evening Baby Time – Monday 3/27     5:00PM

  • 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**

 

Music and Movement – Tuesday 3/28     10:00AM

  • Come get your wiggles out with a program full of singing, dancing, and musical instruments.
    • Age Range: 18months – 4 years old

 

Pokémon Club – Tuesday 3/28     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

 

Story Time “The Zoo” – Wednesday 3/29     10:00AM

  • A great place to visit! We’ll talk about travelling to the zoo and what we can see there!
    • Age Range: 18months – 4 years old

 

Movie Night: 10 year anniversary of “Meet the Robinsons” – Thursday 3/30     5:00PM

  • Meet the Robinsons is a fun and hilarious movie about inventions, the future, and family! Join us for movie night and we celebrate the movie’s 10th birthday!
    • All Ages Welcome
    • Registration Required

 

 

Weekly Programs

 

Chess Club – Every Monday at 5:30PM

  • Whether you’ve been playing for years or have never even seen a chess board you’re sure to love our chess club. Kids of all ages are welcome to come by and learn the rules, new strategies, or just test your skills against others!
    • **Registration Required**

 

Preschool Story Time – Every Friday at 12:30PM

  • Whether your morning preschool has ended for the day or you’re just looking for a mid-day break, come see us for a fun story time! We’ll have stories, songs, and LOTS of movement for the preschool crowd!
    • Age Range: 3-5 years old
    • **Registration Required**

 

 

Teen Tech Week  3/6 -3/10

 

Teen Tech Trivia – Monday 3/6     6:00PM

  • Come test your tech knowledge during this fun trivia program for bragging rights and the chance to win fabulous prizes!
    • Grades 7th – 12th
    • Registration Required

Teen Library Scavenger Hunt – Tuesday 3/7     3:45PM

  • Explore the library, internet, and databases in all the ways the library is more than just books!
    • Grades 7th – 12th
    • Registration Required

 

Teen Wii Wednesday – Wednesday 3/8     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

 

Teen Tech Movie Night “Big Hero 6” – Thursday 3/9     6:00PM – 8:00PM

  • One of my favorite tech inspiration movies! Big Hero 6 is hilarious, filled with gadgets, and generally awesome.
    • Grades 7th – 12th
    • Registration Required

 

Teen Tech Week: Book Trailers – Friday 3/10     3:45PM

  • We’ll be recording and posting book trailers on our Facebook and website. Create and record previews or reviews for your favorite books!
    • Grades 7th – 12th
    • Registration Required

 

Adult Programs

Friends of the Library Meeting – Thursday 3/2     6:30 PM

Building Committee Meeting – Monday 3/6     7:00PM

Library Board Meeting – Wednesday 3/15     7:00PM

Afternoon Adult Book Club – Thursday 3/16     1:30PM

Evening Adult Book Club – Thursday 3/16     6:30PM

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