Monday, December 2, 2013

Thursday, September 12, 2013

Have you set up your library account for overdue reminders via email or text?? What are you waiting for!!! It is soooo quick and easy!! Just go to the library blog @   and click on Card Catalog or Log into your account with your card # and your phone # (7 digits no dash)
Stop in the library or call today (4026855113)! It only takes 60 seconds and you will never forget your due date again!!

Thursday, September 5, 2013

Fall is almost here and that means...
STORYTIME is back!! Tuesday mornings at 10 for all preschool age children (2-4) who enjoy listening to short stories, coloring, gluing, singing...and getting to know their library!!

SCRAPBOOKING is back as well!  Third Thursday of each month, 6 to 10 pm.  Remember space is very limited so you MUST contact the library to reserve your space!!

See you in the Oakland Public Library!

Thursday, May 16, 2013

Dig into Reading at the Oakland Public Library

Reading is a Family Affair
The Oakland Public Library
 Summer Reading Program ...
is a fun way to include reading and related activities in summer family time.  It helps children maintain and improve reading skills.
One great way to keep your children reading is to have them join the Dig into Reading Summer Reading Program at the Oakland Public Library during July.

Monday 2-4 Activities and guest speakers.

Tuesday 10 am Preschool Storytime.
Wednesday movie night.
Reading expert Stephen Krashen says: 
Children read more when they listen to and discuss books.
Reading skills grow by reading.
Reading helps improve children’s writing.
During the summer months:

Read to young children daily.
Read a chapter book to your school-age children by reading aloud one or two chapters every day.
Encourage your children to spend time reading and looking at books.
Talk with your children about what they are reading.
Ask your library about programs for children.

Stop in the library today with your child and register for Dig into Reading.
Registration Forms are available now!

Wednesday, April 24, 2013

Online Access Available Free!

Thanks to funding from the Friends of Oakland Foundation grant, the Oakland Public Library can now offer online services like never before!  With just your library card number and a password, any library patron may access their library account through our online card catalog.  Day or night, you can renew, request, research, recommend or reserve library materials.  Call or stop in the library for a personal tour of the library's online card catalog!

Thursday, March 8, 2012

Special Storytime visit

Our tuesday morning storytime featured special guest reader, Stacey Pawling.  Stacey is with the Early Development Network "Babies Can't Wait".  As you will see in the photos, she held the children enthralled with her stories.