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Library News

Library contact information:

Phone: 319-828-4880

Website: www.oxford.lib.ia.us

Mail: oxfordlibrary@southslope.net

Library Calendar

Library Director: Lauren Roberts 

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Library contact information:

Phone: 319-828-4880

Website: www.oxford.lib.ia.us

Mail: oxfordlibrary@southslope.net

Library Calendar

Library Director: Lauren Roberts 

Whats Happening at the Library?

LIBRARY UPDATES:

-The library will be closed Friday, March 22nd for off-site staff training. Due dates set on this day will be extended. Please wait to turn in games, puzzles, kits, DVDs, etc. until you can come into the library to do so. Thank you!

-Weekly story times are held at the library every Wednesday @10:30am. Bring the small kiddos and enjoy fun stories and songs. Keep up to date on possible changes/cancellations that may occur by following us on Facebook.

-Craft bags are available every other week at the front of the library. Updates and details on the crafts will be available via Facebook.

-Kids/tweens are welcome to the library for Wednesday early-out for Wacky Wednesday rotating activities and fun! In March, we’ll feature LEGO, Game, Movie, and Tech Day. Activities start at 1:45pm and run 1-2 hours (depending on the activity). Can’t make it for the official activity? Our LEGO bins will still be out after the activity until close at 6pm.

Programs:

  • 3/5 @ 3:30-5pm: The Good News Club will be meeting in the children's area every Tuesday in March (except the 12th) from 3:30-5:30pm. Have a fun time with Bible lessons, missionary stories, games, songs, crafts, and after school snacks. Good News Club is an outside group reservation sponsored by Child Evangelism Fellowship. Registration required.

  • 3/13 @ 10:30am: We’re welcoming a guest to Storytime! Join us for a special Violin Story hour with Violinist Mira Gibbons. Enjoy stories, songs, and decorate your own wooden violin with Mira and crew.

  • 3/14 @ 5:30-7pm: Join our crafting group, Sit ‘N Stitch as we come together for another month of connection and crafting. This group meets the second Thursday of each month with no expertise required.

  • 3/16 @ 10:30am: For Movie Morning this month, we’ll be showing Diary of a Wimpy Kid on the big screen! See this beloved story come to life with friends and free snacks.

  • 3/21 @ 7pm: Join us for our latest Local Libraries {LIT} event featuring author Grace M. Cho. Her work sits at the crossroads of creative nonfiction and interdisciplinary scholarship. This is a free online event, with registration required via Facebook or our website.

  • 3/28 @ 7pm: Join the After Hours Book Club as we discuss our March pick. If you'd like to join this discussion via Zoom, please send us a message for the link. Browse our Facebook page or website to learn more about the book chosen for March.

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