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Tuesday, June 19, 2018


11:00 AM - Rube Goldberg Workshop with Jay Mankita! (sorry, full)      


Location:  Meeting room
Contact:        
Description:  Jay will show you how to make a Rube Goldberg machine during this hands-on workshop!
Sign up required at the Children's room circulation desk.
Ages 4-12 please.


Wednesday, June 20, 2018


11:30 AM - Greg Cooney, musical show-and-tell with songs and stories      


Location:  Meeting room
Contact:        
Description:  Sign-up required at the Children's room circulation desk.
This program is for children of all ages!


Thursday, June 21, 2018


6:00 PM - Archaeological program      


Location:  Meeting room
Contact:        
Description:  Grandparents, parents, and others, bring your children to our archaeological program featuring, Craig Chartier, Director, of the Plymouth Archaeological Rediscovery Project. Learn about some of the artifacts found in the northeastern United States, and go home with a sample arrowhead!
Sign-up required at the Children's room circulation desk. Ages 3 and up please. 


Saturday, June 23, 2018


10:00 AM - 12:00 PMArt in the Yard Grand Opening!      


Location:  Library's Front Lawn
Contact:        
Description:  Join us for the Grand Opening of our 3rd year of Art in the Yard! We will have live music by the Eastern Medicine Singers, a professional Drum Group singing in Algonquin language. Meet some of the artists and browse the beautiful new art in the yard!


Tuesday, June 26, 2018


10:30 AM - Drop-in storytime      


Location:  Meeting room
Contact:        
Description:  Drop-n Storytime will begin today, and run for 6 weeks ending on July 31st. Drop-in storytime is for children ages 0-5. 


Wednesday, June 27, 2018


1:00 PM - Deb Hudgins, music and movement for preschoolers      


Location:  Meeting room
Contact:        
Description:  Sign up required at the Children's room circulation desk.


Saturday, June 30, 2018


10:30 AM - 12:00 PMFluid Art on Vinyl for teens/tweens      


Location:  Library meeting room
Contact:  Cathie   508-987-6004 x232   csullivan@town.oxford.ma.us
Description:  Paint pouring with Fluid Art.  Using an old album for a canvas, create a stunning, unique piece of artwork.  No two alike, fluid art is a simple yet amazing, fun project to create!
Space is limited, register early. 




Tuesday, July 3, 2018


10:30 AM - Drop in Storytime      


Location:  Meeting room
Contact:        
Description:  Join us for stories, songs and a craft!


Wednesday, July 4, 2018


9:30 AM - 5:00 PMLibrary Closed      


Location:  Library
Contact:        
Description:  The library will be closed for the observance of Independence Day.


Friday, July 6, 2018


10:30 AM - 11:45 AMPop-up library at the splash pad      


Location:  Oxford MA splash pad
Contact:        
Description:  You can find out about all the Library has to offer during our Pop-up event!


Tuesday, July 10, 2018


10:30 AM - Drop in Storytime      


Location:  Meeting room
Contact:        
Description:  Join us for songs, stories, and a craft!


Wednesday, July 11, 2018


2:00 PM - 4:00 PMString Art      


Location:  Front lawn - weather permitting
Contact:  Cathie   508-987-6004   csullivan@town.oxford.ma.us
Description:  With a hammer and a nail you make your template but the magic begins when you "tie" it all together''.  Choose a pattern, hammer the nails on the outline and with your choice of string/yarn colors your wall hanging will come to life!
Batman String Art


Thursday, July 12, 2018


6:00 PM - DIY phonograph      


Location:  Meeting room
Contact:        
Description:  Kids will make a phonograph out of simple materials and use it to listen to some of the Librarian's old vinyl records!
Ages 6-12 please with parent support.


Tuesday, July 17, 2018


10:30 AM - Drop in Storytime      


Location:  Meeting room
Contact:        
Description:  Join us for stories, songs and a craft!


Wednesday, July 18, 2018


1:00 PM - Deb Hudgins, music and movement for preschoolers      


Location:  Meeting room
Contact:        
Description:  Join us for stories, songs and musical instruments!
Sign up required at the Children's room circulation desk.
6:00 PM - Tim Kane Drumming      


Location:  Meeting room
Contact:        
Description:  Your child will have an opportunity to experience playing a variety of drums, and join in a drum circle during this program.
Ages 5-12 please. Please sign up at the Children's room circulation desk. 


Thursday, July 19, 2018


11:00 AM - Mason jar simple soil experiment      


Location:  Hodges Dam in Oxford, MA
Contact:        
Description:  Meet your local Park Ranger and the Children's Librarian at Hodges Village Dam in Oxford, MA. Meet at the main building. Ranger Jamie will explain about the types of soil at the park, and we'll do a simple soil experiment to see what makes up soil. Ranger Jamie will talk about how weathering and erosion effect the Park, and we'll take a short walk along the top of the dam. This program is free to all. Please sign up at the Children's room circulation desk. Ages 5 - 12 please.


Tuesday, July 24, 2018


10:30 AM - Drop in Storytime      


Location:  Meeting room
Contact:        
Description:  Join us for songs, stories and a craft!


Wednesday, July 25, 2018


1:00 PM - Deb Hudgins, music and movement for preschoolers      


Location:  Meeting room
Contact:        
Description:  Join us for songs, stories and musical instruments during this preschool aged program 
Sign up required at the Children's room circulation desk.


Thursday, July 26, 2018


11:00 AM - Learn about how birds make their homes.      


Location:  Hodges Dam in Oxford, MA
Contact:        
Description:  Join the Oxford Library and Park Ranger, Jamie Kordack, at Hodges Dam! Your child will learn about how animals use different materials to make their homes, and the children will make a small brick to take home! Ages 5-12 please with parent support. If time allows we'll take a short walk on the top of the dam. Sign up required at the Children's room circulation desk. 


Monday, July 30, 2018


10:30 AM - Drop in Storytime      


Location:  Meeting room
Contact:        
Description:  Join us for songs, stories and a craft!


Wednesday, August 8, 2018


7:00 PM - Summer Concert with Fat Boys and Little Men      


Location:  Oxford Bandstand
Contact:  Cathie Sullivan   508-987-6004   csullivan@town.oxford.ma.us
Description:  Concert at the Oxford Bandstand with a local "Dirty Rock" band from Mansfield, MA. "We write music for ourselves and and for whoever wants to listen. We love what we do and we can't imagine doing anything else besides this."  Bring a blanket or chair and enjoy a summer night concert with your friends.
https://www.facebook.com/fatboysandlittlemen/videos/1360899560682341/


Saturday, September 1, 2018


9:30 AM - 4:00 PMLibrary Closed      


Location:  Library
Contact:        
Description:  The library will be closed for Labor Day weekend.


Monday, September 3, 2018


9:30 AM - 5:00 PMLibrary Closed      


Location:  Library
Contact:        
Description:  The library will be closed for the observance of Labor Day.


Monday, October 8, 2018


9:30 AM - 5:00 PMLibrary Closed      


Location:  Library
Contact:        
Description:  The library will be closed for the observance of Columbus Day.


Monday, November 12, 2018


9:30 AM - 5:00 PMLibrary Closed      


Location:  Library
Contact:        
Description:  The library will be closed for the observance of Veteran's Day.


Thursday, November 22, 2018


9:30 AM - 8:00 PMLibrary Closed      


Location:  Library
Contact:        
Description:  The library will be closed for the observance of Thanksgiving.


Friday, November 23, 2018


9:30 AM - 5:00 PMLibrary Closed      


Location:  Library
Contact:        
Description:  The library will be closed for Thanksgiving weekend.


Saturday, November 24, 2018


9:30 AM - 4:00 PMLibrary Closed      


Location:  Library
Contact:        
Description:  The library will be closed for Thanksgiving weekend.


Monday, December 24, 2018


9:30 AM - 12:00 PMLibrary Closing at Noon      


Location:  Library
Contact:        
Description:  The library will be closing at 12pm for the observance of Christmas Eve.


Tuesday, December 25, 2018


9:30 AM - 8:00 PMLibrary Closed      


Location:  Library
Contact:        
Description:  The library will be closed for the observance of Christmas.

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Tuesday, June 19, 2018

11:00 AM -
Rube Goldberg Workshop with Jay Mankita! (sorry, full)


Location:  Meeting room
Contact:        
Description:  Jay will show you how to make a Rube Goldberg machine during this hands-on workshop!
Sign up required at the Children's room circulation desk.
Ages 4-12 please.


Wednesday, June 20, 2018

11:30 AM -
Greg Cooney, musical show-and-tell with songs and stories


Location:  Meeting room
Contact:        
Description:  Sign-up required at the Children's room circulation desk.
This program is for children of all ages!


Thursday, June 21, 2018

6:00 PM -
Archaeological program


Location:  Meeting room
Contact:        
Description:  Grandparents, parents, and others, bring your children to our archaeological program featuring, Craig Chartier, Director, of the Plymouth Archaeological Rediscovery Project. Learn about some of the artifacts found in the northeastern United States, and go home with a sample arrowhead!
Sign-up required at the Children's room circulation desk. Ages 3 and up please. 


Saturday, June 23, 2018

10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Art in the Yard Grand Opening!


Location:  Library's Front Lawn
Contact:        
Description:  Join us for the Grand Opening of our 3rd year of Art in the Yard! We will have live music by the Eastern Medicine Singers, a professional Drum Group singing in Algonquin language. Meet some of the artists and browse the beautiful new art in the yard!


Tuesday, June 26, 2018

10:30 AM -
Drop-in storytime


Location:  Meeting room
Contact:        
Description:  Drop-n Storytime will begin today, and run for 6 weeks ending on July 31st. Drop-in storytime is for children ages 0-5. 


Wednesday, June 27, 2018

1:00 PM -
Deb Hudgins, music and movement for preschoolers


Location:  Meeting room
Contact:        
Description:  Sign up required at the Children's room circulation desk.


Saturday, June 30, 2018

10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Fluid Art on Vinyl for teens/tweens


Location:  Library meeting room
Contact:  Cathie   508-987-6004 x232   csullivan@town.oxford.ma.us
Description:  Paint pouring with Fluid Art.  Using an old album for a canvas, create a stunning, unique piece of artwork.  No two alike, fluid art is a simple yet amazing, fun project to create!
Space is limited, register early. 




Tuesday, July 3, 2018

10:30 AM -
Drop in Storytime


Location:  Meeting room
Contact:        
Description:  Join us for stories, songs and a craft!


Wednesday, July 4, 2018

9:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Library Closed


Location:  Library
Contact:        
Description:  The library will be closed for the observance of Independence Day.


Friday, July 6, 2018

10:30 AM - 11:45 AM
Pop-up library at the splash pad


Location:  Oxford MA splash pad
Contact:        
Description:  You can find out about all the Library has to offer during our Pop-up event!


Tuesday, July 10, 2018

10:30 AM -
Drop in Storytime


Location:  Meeting room
Contact:        
Description:  Join us for songs, stories, and a craft!


Wednesday, July 11, 2018

2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
String Art


Location:  Front lawn - weather permitting
Contact:  Cathie   508-987-6004   csullivan@town.oxford.ma.us
Description:  With a hammer and a nail you make your template but the magic begins when you "tie" it all together''.  Choose a pattern, hammer the nails on the outline and with your choice of string/yarn colors your wall hanging will come to life!
Batman String Art


Thursday, July 12, 2018

6:00 PM -
DIY phonograph


Location:  Meeting room
Contact:        
Description:  Kids will make a phonograph out of simple materials and use it to listen to some of the Librarian's old vinyl records!
Ages 6-12 please with parent support.


Tuesday, July 17, 2018

10:30 AM -
Drop in Storytime


Location:  Meeting room
Contact:        
Description:  Join us for stories, songs and a craft!


Wednesday, July 18, 2018

1:00 PM -
Deb Hudgins, music and movement for preschoolers


Location:  Meeting room
Contact:        
Description:  Join us for stories, songs and musical instruments!
Sign up required at the Children's room circulation desk.
6:00 PM -
Tim Kane Drumming


Location:  Meeting room
Contact:        
Description:  Your child will have an opportunity to experience playing a variety of drums, and join in a drum circle during this program.
Ages 5-12 please. Please sign up at the Children's room circulation desk. 


Thursday, July 19, 2018

11:00 AM -
Mason jar simple soil experiment


Location:  Hodges Dam in Oxford, MA
Contact:        
Description:  Meet your local Park Ranger and the Children's Librarian at Hodges Village Dam in Oxford, MA. Meet at the main building. Ranger Jamie will explain about the types of soil at the park, and we'll do a simple soil experiment to see what makes up soil. Ranger Jamie will talk about how weathering and erosion effect the Park, and we'll take a short walk along the top of the dam. This program is free to all. Please sign up at the Children's room circulation desk. Ages 5 - 12 please.


Tuesday, July 24, 2018

10:30 AM -
Drop in Storytime


Location:  Meeting room
Contact:        
Description:  Join us for songs, stories and a craft!


Wednesday, July 25, 2018

1:00 PM -
Deb Hudgins, music and movement for preschoolers


Location:  Meeting room
Contact:        
Description:  Join us for songs, stories and musical instruments during this preschool aged program 
Sign up required at the Children's room circulation desk.


Thursday, July 26, 2018

11:00 AM -
Learn about how birds make their homes.


Location:  Hodges Dam in Oxford, MA
Contact:        
Description:  Join the Oxford Library and Park Ranger, Jamie Kordack, at Hodges Dam! Your child will learn about how animals use different materials to make their homes, and the children will make a small brick to take home! Ages 5-12 please with parent support. If time allows we'll take a short walk on the top of the dam. Sign up required at the Children's room circulation desk. 


Monday, July 30, 2018

10:30 AM -
Drop in Storytime


Location:  Meeting room
Contact:        
Description:  Join us for songs, stories and a craft!


Wednesday, August 8, 2018

7:00 PM -
Summer Concert with Fat Boys and Little Men


Location:  Oxford Bandstand
Contact:  Cathie Sullivan   508-987-6004   csullivan@town.oxford.ma.us
Description:  Concert at the Oxford Bandstand with a local "Dirty Rock" band from Mansfield, MA. "We write music for ourselves and and for whoever wants to listen. We love what we do and we can't imagine doing anything else besides this."  Bring a blanket or chair and enjoy a summer night concert with your friends.
https://www.facebook.com/fatboysandlittlemen/videos/1360899560682341/


Saturday, September 1, 2018

9:30 AM - 4:00 PM
Library Closed


Location:  Library
Contact:        
Description:  The library will be closed for Labor Day weekend.


Monday, September 3, 2018

9:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Library Closed


Location:  Library
Contact:        
Description:  The library will be closed for the observance of Labor Day.


Monday, October 8, 2018

9:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Library Closed


Location:  Library
Contact:        
Description:  The library will be closed for the observance of Columbus Day.


Monday, November 12, 2018

9:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Library Closed


Location:  Library
Contact:        
Description:  The library will be closed for the observance of Veteran's Day.


Thursday, November 22, 2018

9:30 AM - 8:00 PM
Library Closed


Location:  Library
Contact:        
Description:  The library will be closed for the observance of Thanksgiving.


Friday, November 23, 2018

9:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Library Closed


Location:  Library
Contact:        
Description:  The library will be closed for Thanksgiving weekend.


Saturday, November 24, 2018

9:30 AM - 4:00 PM
Library Closed


Location:  Library
Contact:        
Description:  The library will be closed for Thanksgiving weekend.


Monday, December 24, 2018

9:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Library Closing at Noon


Location:  Library
Contact:        
Description:  The library will be closing at 12pm for the observance of Christmas Eve.


Tuesday, December 25, 2018

9:30 AM - 8:00 PM
Library Closed


Location:  Library
Contact:        
Description:  The library will be closed for the observance of Christmas.