Sensory Storytime in honor of National Autism Awareness Month
The Oceanside Public Library presents a sensory storytime, in honor of National Autism Awareness Month, on Friday, April 27, 2018 at 9:00 a.m. in the Civic Center Library, 330 North Coast Highway. The Library invites children of all ages and abilities and their caregivers to participate in a program, before the Library opens to the general public, that will include interactive stories, guided tactile art projects and sensory activities. This event is open, free and sponsored by the Friends of the Oceanside Public Library. Please visit our website at www.oceansidepubliclibrary.org or call (760) 435-5600 for additional information.
Mad Science at Oceanside Public Library April 21
Celebrate Earth Day in style with Mad Science on Saturday, April 21, 2018 at 11:00 a.m. at the Civic Center Library Community Rooms, 330 North Coast Highway. Join us for a fun and engaging experience as children of all ages discover how hot and cold science can be as we take a journey through the world of science. This program is for children of all ages, free, and sponsored by the Friends of the Oceanside Public Library. Please visit www.oceansidepubliclibrary.org or call 760-435-5600 for additional information about this, or any other library programs.
STORYTELLING FOR ADULTS WITH MARILYN MCPHIE AT THE OCEANSIDE PUBLIC LIBRARY
Please join us for Stories Shakespeare Stole, Professional storyteller Marilyn McPhie will share some old tales that inspired William Shakespeare to write his famous plays at the Civic Center Library Foundation Room, 330 North Coast Hwy, Oceanside on Wednesday, May 9, at 1:00 p.m. Shakespeare borrowed the basic plots, but his plays, the characters, the words and poetry are his own. That is what makes Shakespeare great– not the originality of his plots, but originality of his words. Stories Shakespeare Stole goes back to the older folklore sources of Shakespeare’s plays.
Marilyn McPhie has a degree in English and French literature, and is the President of the Storytellers of San Diego, and a California State Liaison for the National Storytelling Network.
This free program is sponsored by the Friends of the Oceanside Public Library and is open to the public. For more information on library programs and services, please visit the library’s oceansidepubliclibrary.org or call (760) 435-5600.
AMERICAN GIRL TEA PARTIES AT THE OCEANSIDE PUBLIC LIBRARY
The Oceanside Public Library is hosting its annual American Girl Tea Party on Saturday, May 5, 2018 at 2:00 p.m. in the Mission Branch Library Community Room, 3861-B Mission Avenue, and Saturday, May 12, 2018 at 2:00 p.m. in the Civic Center Library Community Rooms, 330 North Coast Highway. Children are invited to bring their favorite doll or stuffed animal and come dressed for tea. This year’s party will include stories, crafts and activities featuring the American Girl of the year, Luciana, who loves science and wants to be an astronaut when she grows up. The party is free, for children between the ages of 6 and 12, and their caregivers. There will also be a prize drawing for a chance to win American Girl books. Please sign up in advance at the children’s desk at any of the Library locations or by phone. For more information please call (760) 435-5600 or visit our website at www.oceansidepubliclibrary.org.