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November Programs Slated For Kids, Adults At Library

Story Time Sessions will continue through November at the Oakdale Library.

Preschool Story Time is every Tuesday at 10:30 a.m. Books, flannelboard stories, fingerplay, and music, for preschoolers, ages 3-6, and caregivers.

Wiggle Worms is every Wednesday at 10:30 a.m. Enjoy stories, music, dancing, rhythm activities, and fingerplay at this special program perfect for ages up to 3 and their caregivers.

Computer Classes will begin again the first week of November. You can learn Computer Basics, Part 1 and Part 2, as well as Internet Basics. Classes will be offered Tuesday mornings at 10:30 a.m., and Thursday evenings at 6 p.m. Call the Oakdale Library for info and be sure to reserve your space. Each session is limited to four people. Call 847-4204.

The library will be hosting a simple, colorful Children’s Craft with a Thanksgiving theme on Thursday, Nov. 3, at 3:30 p.m. Join in for some fun with Fruit Loops.

Teen/Adult Craft for ages 13 and up, will be “Mini Weaving Art.” Crafters can weave a colorful unique mini-project using yarn on cardboard looms. All materials will be provided.

Wee Move And Play program, featuring unstructured imaginative play for little ones, 5 and under, will be Mondays, Nov. 14 and 28, at 11 a.m.

Lego Days will be offered on two Fridays this month, Nov. 4 and 18, both starting at 3 p.m. Kids can unleash their awesome creativity and have their masterpieces displayed in the Library.

The popular “STEAM Works” returns on Thursday, Nov. 17, at 3:30 p.m. This science, technology, engineering, arts, and math based program is geared for grades K-5 and includes sharing a book, with discussion and hands-on activities. This one will feature tangrams, shapes, puzzles, and poetry. A great combination every which way.

On Friday, Nov. 18, at 10 a.m. the library will be offering a special craft for customers who experience the challenges of intellectual and developmental disabilities. Come for some fun decorating cups with simple, lovely stencils and colorful “Sharpies.” Please call to sign up, 847-4204.

The Library Book Club will be having fun with a Bring Your Own Book meeting to share and discuss those “best reads” of the year from your own personal choices. Join in on Tuesday, Nov. 22, at 11:30 a.m. with your favorites. New members are always welcome.

November will end with the “Mathematics of Music.” Children will explore the connection between music and math as Lynn Sampson presents live music and instruments in this fun and educational setting, starting at 3:30 p.m. on Nov. 30. This is designed for elementary school age, but all ages will enjoy the music.

All through November there will be weekly “Pop-Up Crafts!” Look for Dinosaur Paper Crafts and Thanksgiving Catchers, among other fun activities available in the Children’s Library area.

Operation Gratitude will run through November at the Library. Write a letter of thanks and support to the men and women who are active duty military, veterans, and first responders. These letters will be included in care packages supplied by Operation Gratitude. Call the Library for guidelines and info, 847-4204.

The Friends of the Oakdale Library are the main sponsors of so many of the library’s programs and prizes. They will hold their monthly meeting on Nov. 28, at 1:30 p.m. You can sign up to join the Friends. Forms and info are available at the Oakdale Library.