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My New Year’s resolution: READ MORE BOOKS
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A Note from the Library Director
Happy New Year! Well, did you do it? Did you make a New Year's Resolution? If so, the library can help you achieve your goals. Just visit to get started.
The Oconomowoc Public Library has been transforming our community for over 125 years! 2018 was a year of celebration and pride as we reflected on how the library and community have transformed together.
Did You Know?

What do you think of the CAFE catalog? By taking a short survey in the library or online you can tell us your opinion of the catalog and how you use it so that we can work on making it better for everyone. Thank you! 

(The online catalog, called CAFE, is available in public libraries in Waukesha and Jefferson counties. It allows library visitors to search for library materials, such as books and movies, and place holds on items held at other libraries. You can access it at
No registration required unless noted.
Enjoy stories, songs, and a puppet show! FREE! No registration required!
Everyone is welcome to join the fun!

Toddler Time
(19-35 mo.)

Tuesdays &
10:00 am

Planet Pre-K
(36 mo. and up)

11:00 am

Baby & Lapsit
(18 mos. and under)

9:00 am

Move & Groove
(36 mo. and up)

11:00 am
Toddler Time & Planet Pre-K Storytime Themes
  • Uh-oh, Opposites! - Tuesday, January 22 & Wednesday, January 23, 2019
  • Polar Friends  - Tuesday, January 29 & Wednesday, January 30, 2019     
Move & Groove Storytime
Tuesday, January 22 & January 29, 2019
11:00am - 11:30am
Feeling the need to shake your sillies out? Join us for Move & Groove Storytime! 

Baby & Lapsit Storytime
Wednesday, January 23 & January 30, 2019 
9:00am - 9:30am
Let’s read some stories, bounce to rhymes and songs, and play with our friends!

Move & Groove Storytime at Shorehaven
Monday, January 14, 2019
10:00am - 11:00am
Join the library in an event of caring and sharing with our friends at Shorehaven!  
1000 Books Before Kindergarten Dance Party
Saturday, January 19, 2019
10:00am - 11:00am
Let’s dance! Everyone who is participating in 1000 Books Before Kindergarten is invited to celebrate reading with music, snacks, and dancing!
Little Hands Workshop
Tuesday, January 29, 2019
6:00pm - 7:00pm
Hands-on learning and play for young children! Filled with sensory activities, play literacy, and more, these workshops feature fun learning and developmental experiences.
No registration required unless noted.
Tech & Tinker - Hour of Code
Wednesday, January 23, 2019
4:00pm - 5:00pm
Get hands-on with fun tech! The Tech & Tinker program gives kids the opportunity to demo, create, and learn how to use different kinds of tech and tools, featuring something new every month.
Saturday Special: LEGO Build-a-thon
Saturday, January 26, 2019
10:00am - 12:00pm
LEGO all out for a day of building fun! Complete building challenges while watching a fun movie, but don't let yourself get distracted. The library will provide all LEGO bricks and pieces. 
Saturday Special: Pawsitive Reading with Penni
Saturday, January 26, 2019
10:00am - 12:00pm
Ready to practice your reading? Penni the service dog is ready to listen! Sign up for a reading time with Penni the day of the event
No registration required unless noted.
The Griffins' Bookshelf
Wednesday, January 30, 2019
4:00pm - 5:00pm
Love reading fantasy? Join others like yourself at this mythical, magical book group, just for fantasy lovers! 
No registration required unless noted.
Filmless Film Club
Tuesday, January 8 & 22, 2019
3:30pm - 5:00pm
A fan of film? Interested in what it takes to create a film, from start to finish? Our Filmless Film Club writes, directs, acts in, and edits their own films.
Teen Advisory Board
Monday, January 14, 2019
4:00pm - 5:00pm
What programs would you like to see at the library? Can we come up with some fun, new displays? How do I get more volunteer hours AND have fun? You help Miss Caitlin, and she helps you! 
Random Fandom: Manga Gift Box Blitz
Thursday, January 24, 2019
6:00pm - 7:30pm
Explore the fun of fandoms! Crafts, games, snacks, cosplay…all themed after fandom favorites. This months' fandom: Anime and manga!
Dungeons, Dragons, and Donuts
Thursday, January 31, 2019
6:00pm - 7:30pm
Interested in Dungeons & Dragons but need a place to play? Bring your group or find a new one at the library! 
No registration required unless noted.
Memory Café: Not Just for the Birds
Friday, January 4, 2019
10:30am - 12:00pm
Meet Dakota, the great horned owl, and other birds from the Wildlife in Need Center! Learn about these amazing avian ambassadors and Wisconsin wildlife rehabilitation. The Lake Country Libraries Memory Project is a monthly social gathering for those with early stage dementia or mild cognitive impairment and a care partner.
Adult Coloring Club
Monday, January 21, 2019
4:30pm - 6:00pm
Feeling stressed? Come relax and color! All supplies will be provided.
Genre Night- National Science Fiction Month!
Wednesday, January 30, 2019
5:30pm - 6:30pm
Join us for a new book discussion and recommendation group! No reading required, we'll pick a different genre or theme monthly and discuss our favorites. 
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