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Programs for Kids

Check the online calendar of events or stop in at the library front desk for more information about programs and events. Attendance at any of the library events indicates permission for the Ocean Shores Public Library to use photographs or videos taken of you or your children for the purpose of promoting the library and its services. Programs for all ages are generously sponsored by the Friends of the Ocean Shores Public Library.

ATTENTION: The library desires to provide a safe and appropriate environment for visitors of all ages.

  • Neither the library nor programming offered by the library for children is intended to take the place of care and supervision by a parent or other caregiver.
  • Children are expected to behave accordingly. Disruptive or inappropriate behavior will result in the individual(s) being asked to leave and/or being denied access to the library for a period of time.
  • Parents are responsible for the behavior of their minor child in the library, whether or not the parent is present and the Library assumes no responsibility for children left unattended on library premises.
  • Parents and legal guardians should be aware of closing times and are responsible for making arrangements to meet and transport their children.
  • Internet resources are available at the library. Parents and legal guardians should become familiar with this resource and are responsible for monitoring and restricting their children’s use of this resource.


Computer Classes Holiday Book Drive 2023 - Give the Gift of Reading!

Donate new, unwrapped children's books to the Ocean Shores Library and they will be wrapped and distributed to local children for the holidays.


Kids Pumpkin DecoratingHelp Us Build a Brick Tower!
During the month of November

Every time a young elementary age reader checks out at least 3 library books they will receive 3 plastic bricks. All bricks can be added to the "Brick Tower" located in the Children's Section. With your help, let's see how big the Brick Tower can become!


Gingerbread Decorating ChallengeLibrary Gingerbread Decorating Challenge
December 1st - 16th

Help the gingerbread man escape! Discover a paper gingerbread man in a book and decorate him (or her) as your favorite book character and bring them back to the library to put on display in the children's section.


Story TimeStory Time
Saturdays at 10:30 - 11:00 AM. December 2nd, 9th, 16th (not 23rd or 30th.)

Books, rhymes, interactive stories, songs and FUN for ages birth through five.

Presented by Niko.


Kids ExtravaganzaKids Holiday Extravaganza
Friday, December 8th, 4:00 - 6:00 PM

All local North Beach area children ages baby through 6th grade are invited to an afternoon of FUN!

Santa is visiting the library - Have your picture taken with him! Write your Christmas wish letter to Santa! Create a beautiful fun ornament! Choose a brand new children's book from under the Christmas tree – the elves will help you! Enjoy candy and treats!


Holiday Book Giveaway Holiday Book Giveaway
Friday, December 8th (Santa's visit) through Saturday, December 23rd.

Holiday Book Giveaway books will be available for children baby through 6th grade.


Kids Mystery Book BagKids Mystery Book Bag
Ongoing Program

Ocean Shores Public Library is offering children’s mystery book bags for library patrons by request. Each bag contains 10 random children’s materials of your selected type. Upon request the materials will be checked out to you for 3 weeks.

To arrange your mystery book bag, use this Request Form.


» Photo Archive of Past Kids Programs


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