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Youth Services Programs

The Youth Services department is committed to providing engaging and educational programs and activities for children of all ages and their families during the pandemic. Below you will find virtual programs for every age group. Together, we will keep your children engaged and interested in learning virtually, and look forward to the time we can meet in-person again.

All videos are all available on OLPL’s YouTube channel HERE

Calling All Explorers for OLPL’s
Summer Adventure Club beginning
June 1…

June 21-26 programs in Youth Services…

TO REGISTER FOR A PROGRAM OR VIEW A VIDEO, CLICK ON THE PICTURE. IF REGISTRATION IS FULL, YOU WILL BE PLACED ON A WAITING LIST.


Take Home packs:

Family Fun Pack: 4th of July! / REGISTRATION CONTINUES, PACK AVAILABLE JUNE 28
STEM Grab Bags: Pitch Perfect /  TAKE HOME PACK AVAILABLE THURSDAY, JUNE 24


Introduction to Geocaching: Multi-Library Geocaching (available through August 1)

OLPL’s Multi-Library Geocaching competition lasts until August 1. Watch Emily demonstrate how to participate in this fun approach to treasure hunting in a video HERE

FOR MORE INFORMATION ABOUT THE GEOCACHING COMPETITION, CLICK HERE

Monday, June 21

Baby Babble #3

Enjoy a sprinkling of music and movement as Emily and Puppy present songs and fingerplays about rain and rainbows.

DOWNLOAD THE LYRICS HERE

WATCH THE VIDEO HERE

Tuesday, June 22

Wolfboy Virtual Storytime

Author and movie animator Andy Harkness (The Lion King, Moana) reads from his new children’s book “Wolfboy.”
This video is only available through June 30.

WATCH THE VIDEO HERE

Wednesday, June 23

LIVE Space Rescue

Choose letters to help you solve the secret words or phrases and connect an adrift astronaut to their space station.

REGISTER HERE ON WEDNESDAY, JUNE 23

Thursday, June 24

Monarch Magic 3: Books for Readers

Tom shares two Monarch nominees for growing readers — the chapter book “Mia Mayhem Is a Superhero” and the graphic novel “Peter and Ernesto.”

WATCH THE VIDEO HERE

Friday, June 25

Kids Create Club: Hot Air Balloon

Mary shows you how to build a hot air balloon decoration that will make any room soar.

WATCH THE VIDEO ON FRIDAY, JUNE 25

Friday, June 25

LIVE Builder’s Club

Grab your building blocks and connect via live Zoom to see our Wheel of Challenges in action. Maybe it will land on “Tallest Tower in One Minute” or “Only Use One Color.” No one knows which challenge the spinning wheel will stop on. Can you build it?

ZOOM LINK AVAILABLE ON FRIDAY, JUNE 25

June 28 – July 3 programs in Youth Services…

TO REGISTER FOR A PROGRAM OR VIEW A VIDEO, CLICK ON THE PICTURE. IF REGISTRATION IS FULL, YOU WILL BE PLACED ON A WAITING LIST.


Take Home packs:

Family Fun Pack: 4th of July!
PACKS AVAILABLE FOR PICKUP JUNE 29 THROUGH JULY 3


Introduction to Geocaching: Multi-Library Geocaching (available through August 1)

OLPL’s Multi-Library Geocaching competition lasts until August 1. Watch Emily demonstrate how to participate in this fun approach to treasure hunting in a video HERE

FOR MORE INFORMATION ABOUT THE GEOCACHING COMPETITION, CLICK HERE

Monday, June 28

Baby Babble #4: Bugs

Jen guides you through several songs and fingerplays featuring ladybugs, spiders, and more.

DOWNLOAD THE LYRICS HERE

WATCH THE VIDEO ON MONDAY, JUNE 28

Tuesday, June 29

Zentangle

Doodle along with Roger as you learn about this relaxing art style. No drawing skill or experience required!

WATCH THE VIDEO ON TUESDAY, JUNE 29

Thursday, July 1

Library Explorers

Join library staff as they attempt to identify animals on display in the Library’s children’s department. How many can you guess?

WATCH THE VIDEO ON THURSDAY, JULY 1

Friday, July 2

Kids Create Club: Watermelon Fan

Mary combines two ways to refresh yourself on a hot summer day with a watermelon slice fan.

WATCH THE VIDEO ON FRIDAY, JULY 2

Friday, July 2

Half Day

Celebrate the halfway point of the year with Tom and half of a story.

WATCH THE VIDEO ON FRIDAY, JULY 2