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Sounds like fun…

to make your own smart phone speaker! That’s what we did today in Full STEAM Ahead. Using just a paper towel tube, two paper cups, and some paper towels (and some pretty paper), we made speakers for our phones–or for … Continue reading

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Saturday Storytime Fun!

Today’s Family Storytime was all about houses. After we read some fun books and looked for the little mouse hiding behind a house, we got to build houses. Instead of a craft, we had blocks, giant Legos, cardboard bricks and … Continue reading

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We’ve got a winner!

The seventh annual OPLbery Club, a mock Newbery club, had its final meeting this afternoon. After some very interest discussions, here are the books the club chose: OPLbery Medal: Some Kind of Happiness, by Claire Legrand OPLbery Honor: Counting Thyme, … Continue reading

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Rubber Ducky Day!

Yesterday was the first session of a new program called Every Day’s a Holiday! We celebrated National Rubber Ducky Day with some fun activities. First, we had a trivia quiz. Did you know that, in 1992, a shipping container with … Continue reading

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Check out our winter programs!

Come in out of the cold to the OPL Children’s Room. Our Winter 2017 programs begin this week. All our regulars-Mother Goose Time; Shake, Baby Rattle and Roll; Family Game Night; Time for Twos; Plane, Trains and Automobiles; and Saturday … Continue reading

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What were our favorite books of 2016?

There were so many great books this year that it is hard to choose. The Children’s Librarians put together this list of some of our favorites of 2016. Picture Books: King Baby: Kate Beaton Penguin Problems: Jory John A Well-Mannered … Continue reading

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The OPLbery Club’s list of finalists

These are the five books that remain on this year’s OPLbery Club reading list. The OPLbery Club is a mock Newbery club. Members have been meeting–and reading–since April. They need to read all five of these books in order to … Continue reading

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