at (516) 766-2360, option 2 for program registration
availability. Note: Due to the popularity
of some programs, the Library cannot guarantee that
space will be available following evening registration.
Residents of the Oceanside School District are given priority
for our programs. In-person registration begins at
7pm. The Library reserves the right to limit the
number of tickets given to any one person. Fees
are nonrefundable. To secure
a place in a program, patrons must pay (cash only) within three days
of registering, or we will contact the next person on
the waiting list. Out-of-district patrons
may begin registering on the fourth day after in-person
registration. Proof of age is required.
Join us for a delightful program of music, movement,
and rhymes. Caregiver must attend.
Tuesdays, March 11, 18 // 10am
early literacy program showcases nursery rhymes and music.
Caregiver must attend.
Tuesday, March 25 // 10am
Pre-K Craft (Ages 3-5
Tuesday, March 11 // 1pm
Who's behind that Top
'o the morning leprechaun mask? It's you!
Join Miss Dotty for a fun craft. Caregiver
Art With Joanne (Grades K-6)
Tuesday, March 11 // 4:30pm
Create a foil Lucky Shamrock Medallion to keep
the pixies away.
SESSIONS AT THIS TIME.
Children love this total immersion program that
teaches colors, numbers and short phrases in
Mondays, March 10, 17, 24, 31 // 4:30pm
Join the fun and build something
super with your
friends or on your own! During
sessions for Grades K-2, caregiver must remain in
the Children's Room.
Sunday, March 23 // 1pm
Sunday, March 23 // 2:30pm
Molly Mouse stars in this creative fun-filled
program for toddlers and beyond. Proof of age is
required. Caregiver must attend.
Thursdays, March 13, 20 //
10am OR 11am (IN SESSION)
Fridays, March 14, 21 // 10am OR 11am
Spring Storytime (Ages
Thursdays, March 20, 27, April 3, 10 // 2:15pm
Little books! Songs, stories and more!
Pre-school readiness skills are learned
through play in this fun-filled educational series.
Caregiver must attend.
Wednesday, March 12 / 10:15am OR 11:15am (IN SESSION)
Wednesdays, March 26, April 2, 9, 23 //
10:15am OR 11:15am // Fee: $16
Have fun with your toddler at this relaxed program
of free play.
Caregiver must attend.
Mondays, March 17, 24, 31 // 10am OR 11am
PLEASE REGISTER FOR THESE PROGRAMS AT THE INFORMATION
'Tween Scene: Introduction To Irish Step
Dancing (IN SESSION)
Monday, March 10 // 7-8pm // Grades
Join champion dancer Kerry DiNorcia as she introduces
the basic steps of the Irish jig and reel in this four
'Tween Scene: Safety Pin Bracelets
Thursday, February 20 // 7-8:15pm // Grades 4-8
Learn how to make a flexible safety pin bracelet using
assorted beads and patterns.
'Tween Scene: Shamrock Sugar Cookies
Thursday, March 13 // 7-8pm // Grades 4-8
Make sugar cookie dough from scratch, roll out the
dough, and use cookie cutters to make shamrock cookies.
Then bake and decorate.
yoga master MaryClare for a fun-filled class that teaches
relaxation and breathing methods as well as many
yoga poses. Please wear loose-fitting clothing and bring a yoga mat or towel.
Fridays, March 7, 14, 21, 28 //
4:30pm (IN SESSION)
INTERNET AVAILABLE IN CHILDREN'S ROOM
The Internet is available in the Children's Room to holders of children's
library cards in good standing. Written parental consent is required. Permission forms may be obtained at the Children's Reference Desk and will be kept on record there. The library assumes no responsibility for
Internet content, quality, accuracy, or currency. It is important for parents to be aware that the
Internet may contain material of a controversial nature. Therefore, it is
the parent's responsibility to monitor their children's selections.
here for access to Online Homework
Help and Tutoring in most subjects, Test Prep, Career Help,
Resume Writing, and more all in a one-on-one chat session.
here for more info.
NOTE: PATRONS ARE NOW REQUIRED TO
CREATE A TUTOR.COM LIVE HOMEWORK HELP USER ACCOUNT WITH
THEIR LIBRARY BARCODE NUMBER AS THEIR USERNAME AND A
PASSWORD THEY CHOOSE THEMSELVES.
ALL USERS THAT HAVE CREATED AN "OPTIONAL" ACCOUNT WITH
THEIR EMAIL ADDRESS AND A PASSWORD TO LOG IN, WILL HAVE
TO CHANGE THEIR USERNAME TO THEIR BARCODE NUMBER
INSTEAD. IF YOU ARE HAVING ISSUES, PLEASE CONTACT
PARENTING RESOURCE NETWORK
The Oceanside Library is pleased to be a partner with the Parenting Resource Network, an information and referral service for parents of children up to five years of age. The Network is staffed by early childhood professionals who can provide parents with information or referral to community resources that address their questions or concerns. Call the Network at 516-240-6018 or visit their website
Parenting Resource Network for parenting tips at your fingertips.
TumbleBooks are created by taking existing picture books, adding animation, sound, music and narration to produce an electronic picture book which you can read, or have read to you. You can access TumbleBooks from the library or from home.
All you need is the Flash plug-in for your browser and a computer set up for sound and speakers. If you find that you are unable to view the TumbleBooks at home, you may need to download the FREE plug-in for Flash animations at
Click on the graphic and enjoy!