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Oxford Free Public Library
Children's Room
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Statewide Summer Reading Adventure
Begins June 17, 2009
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Register at the children's desk.
It's free!  Free programs! Prizes!
Discount Coupons to area attractions!
Games, crafts & more!
Ages 0-12


MRLS  



Summer Programs


How Can I Save
          an Egg-stronaut?       
Ages 7-12
Thursday, August 6
1:00-1:40  / Story Time Room
Brainstorm the factors affecting the speed at which a space capsule reaches the surface of a planet or moon and           SAVE the Egg-stronaut!

You will design a capsule to protect your Eggs-tronaut  as it is dropped onto a hard surface from a high place. Good luck!
                    May the book be with you...
  Free!
   Register at the children’s desk.




Paint a Bug
Ages 7-12
Listen to bug stories and
paint  a ceramic bug to take home.
OXFORD FREE PUBLIC LIBRARY
Friday, August 7
 2:00-2:40  / Story Time Room
Free! Register at children’s desk.

 


Blast Off Bingo!

August 5 & 12
6:30 PM
Story Time Room /40 mins
Children under age 7 will need
adult partner.
Register at children’s desk for
 one or both nights. Yes there will be PRIZES!

 


The planets are having a retirement party for Pluto and all are invited!
Innovative Magician Debbie O’Carroll will present

“The Planets Magic Show”

Free at the Oxford Public Library
Wednesday, August 12
10:30 AM
Library Meeting Room /Ages 4-10
Pre-register at the children’s desk. Funded by the “Friends  of the Library”

 



MOONCAKES
STORY TIME FOR KIDS AGES 5-8
IN STORY TIME ROOM

FRIDAY, AUGUST 7TH @ 10:30 AM
MOON STORIESAND THEN WE WILL CREATE A TASTY MOON CAKE
(40 MINUTES)

SIGN UP IN CHILDRENS ROOM OR BY CALLING 508-987-6003 EXT. 225




CHOCOLATE
MOON CRATERS

STORY TIME FOR KIDS AGES5-8.  LEARN ABOUT THE MOON AND CREATE SOME YUMMY MOON CRATERS.

TUESDAY, AUGUST 18TH @ 10:30 AM
HELD IN THE STORY TIME ROOM
SIGN UP IN THE CHILDREN'S ROOM







Who “Dung” It?

Join Pam Landry from MassWildlife
 for a romp through the world of poop.
Thursday, August 20
10:30 AM 
Ages 6 and up
 From dinosaurs to backyard wildlife, stories, Who’s
 Scat Game, Scat Rap Song,  and even a food craft. Find
 out who lives in your backyard and who really  “dung “it!
Story Time Room. Pre-register at children’s desk.





 Night Time Story Times      moonrobot.jpg               
with Captain Alyisha                                              
Stories to dream about! Cookies & milk.   Thursdays, July 9, 23 & August 6                
Ages 5-8  / 7:00 PM  (30 min)           
 
Sci-Fi Movie Series
Tuesdays, July 14, 21 & 28     6:00 PM      
Library meeting room. Children under 12 will need adult to be admitted.
For the list of movies see registration book on children’s desk. Bring a pillow and blanket for floor seating.

Space Clappers /Wednesday, July 22       Ages 5-8    10:30 AM  
Out of this world stories and space clapper craft. (40 min)

Rock’n Rockets  / Thursday, July 23   
Ages 3-6 (with adult)      10:30 AM          
Ages 7 and up        1:00 PM                                      
Learn about rockets & create your own.(40 min)

Star Struck / Thursday, July 30           Ages 3-6 (with adult)      10:30 AM          
Ages 7 and up      1:00 PM    
Stories and related craft..  ( 40 min)

Robots / Tues. & Wed. August 4 & 5    Ages 3-6 (with adult)      10:30 AM          
Ages 7 and up      1:00 PM                                      
Stories and robot craft. ( 40 min)

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Thursday, August 13  Ages 5 and up. 1:00 PM

One hour Multimedia Space Program featuring ROBO the Friendly Robot! Lift-off to learning! Learn about living in space, orbits, microgravity, rockets and more. Presented by Gary Pozzato. Library Meeting Room.                                  
Funding provided by a grant from Target.                

Cosmic Party  
                           
Wednesday, August 19          1:00-2:30 PM / All ages                         
Outdoor activities -weather permitting.
Library Meeting Room if rain.
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Hours: M-F 9:00 AM - 4:30 PM

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