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Oxford County Library branch programs and events

Join us for upcoming events, classes and programs at Oxford County Library! Registration required where noted.

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Songs and Stories with Miss Gail
10:00 am
Songs and Stories with Miss Gail
Thursday, Apr. 1, 10:00 am
All Locations
Every Thursday morning Miss Gail shares 30 minutes of stories, songs and rhymes on Facebook Live. This is a great opportunity to explore early literacy with your little ones and begin to learn rhymes. 
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Shelf Confessions with Merley
2:00 pm
 Shelf Confessions with Merley
Friday, Apr. 2, 2:00 pm
All Locations
Each week Merley, our Tillsonburg Community Librarian, shares some titles from his book shelf on Facebook Live! Join us to get some great new recommendations to add to your 'to read' pile.
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Virtual Tech Talk: Freading
1:00PM
 Virtual Tech Talk: Freading
Monday, Apr. 5, 1:00PM
All Locations
Join us on Facebook Live for our bi-weekly virtual tech talks! Every other week we will be joined by either Ryan or Vicki, our Digital Literacy & Local History Technicians, who will explore a variety of tech topics! This week we will dive into Freading where you can explore the world o...read more
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The Hub for Parents and Caregivers
12:30 pm
The Hub for Parents and Caregivers
Tuesday, Apr. 6, 12:30 pm
All Locations
The Hub for Parents & Caregivers is a virtual space for parents and caregivers of children and youth in Elgin or Oxford counties.It is a space where parents and caregivers can be reminded that they are not alone, both through learning about wellness resources in their communities, and connecting...read more
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Books for Babies
10:00am
 Books for Babies
Wednesday, Apr. 7, 10:00am
Virtually
Join Holly and Guests for Books for Babies on Wednesdays! Learn how easy and fun it is to read, sing, and play with your baby to develop early language skills and build a solid foundation for future learning. Learn and enjoy stories, songs, bouncing, and tickle rhymes while connecting with your baby...read more
Income Tax Clinic
11:00 am - 4:00 pm
 Income Tax Clinic
Wednesday, Apr. 7, 11:00 am - 4:00 pmIncome Tax Clinic
Tillsonburg Library
Volunteers with the Community Volunteer Income Tax program are available to assist qualifying indivduals with filing their income tax for present and past years.  Volunteers are available Wednesdays from 11-4 in the program room.Visit www.cvitp.ca to see if you qualify and to review any forms t...read more
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Songs and Stories with Miss Gail
10:00 am
Songs and Stories with Miss Gail
Thursday, Apr. 8, 10:00 am
All Locations
Every Thursday morning Miss Gail shares 30 minutes of stories, songs and rhymes on Facebook Live. This is a great opportunity to explore early literacy with your little ones and begin to learn rhymes. 
Thursday Night T(w)een Trivia
6:00pm
 Thursday Night T(w)een Trivia
Thursday, Apr. 8, 6:00pmThursday Night T(w)e
All Locations
Become a trivia master! Every Thursday evening starting at 6:00 p.m. on the OCL Facebook page, join us for a timed quiz that covers exciting topics each week. From movies to geography to Disney and more! The trivia questions are available until midnight, so you can join anytime. Best suite...read more
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March Break-The Remix: Maker Music
10:00am
March Break-The Remix: Maker Music
Monday, Apr. 12, 10:00amMarch Break-The Remi
All Locations
Have you ever wanted to learn the ukulele or guitar? Join OCL staff for some ukulele and guitar tutorials and a musical craft for kids, as we launch a new collection of instruments you can borrow. For all ages. Video will be posted to YouTube and Facebook. 
March Break-The Remix: TILLSONBURG Crayola Coiled Turtles (Registration Required)
3:30pm
March Break-The Remix: TILLSONBURG Crayola Coiled Turtles (Registration Required)
Monday, Apr. 12, 3:30pmMarch Break-The Remi
Tillsonburg Library
Kids can join Mad Science to learn about turtles and create unique turtle sculptures using materials from Crayola Imagine Arts Academy. Materials are provided and can be picked up at Tillsonburg Branch prior to the virtual Zoom program. This program is for ages 6-12. Registration is limited and firs...read more

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March Break-The Remix: Story Yoga (Registration Required)
10:00am
March Break-The Remix: Story Yoga (Registration Required)
Tuesday, Apr. 13, 10:00amMarch Break-The Remi
All Locations
Join Lisa Clarke from The Aura House for a virtual family yoga class on Zoom. The story and session is geared to ages 3-7, but this program will be fun for the whole family! In this session we will act out a story with our bodies, exploring yoga postures and breathing exercises for relaxation and fu...read more

March Break-The Remix: Try This! Make-up Application and DIY Skincare
1:00pm
March Break-The Remix: Try This! Make-up Application and DIY Skincare
Tuesday, Apr. 13, 1:00pmMarch Break-The Remi
All Locations
Join Shannon, Leslie, and special guest Rhiannon, on Facebook and Youtube for a hooded-lid eye makeup tutorial. We also dabble in DIY bath bombs, essential oil roller bottles, and an exfoliating hand mask from the "Botanical Skin Care Recipe Book." 
March Break-The Remix: Family Trivia
7:00pm
March Break-The Remix: Family Trivia
Tuesday, Apr. 13, 7:00pmMarch Break-The Remi
All Locations
Put your thinking cap on and join Meagan for a virtual trivia challenge! Check the OCL Facebook page at 7pm to join us for a timed quiz. Play by yourself or with your family!
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March Break-The Remix: Books for Babies and Tots
10:00am
March Break-The Remix: Books for Babies and Tots
Wednesday, Apr. 14, 10:00amMarch Break-The Remi
All Locations
Welcome springtime with this episode of Books for Babies and Tots. Join Holly and guests on Facebook and YouTube for songs, stories, and bounces to develop early literacy skills. For ages 0-6.
Income Tax Clinic
11:00 am - 4:00 pm
 Income Tax Clinic
Wednesday, Apr. 14, 11:00 am - 4:00 pmIncome Tax Clinic
Tillsonburg Library
Volunteers with the Community Volunteer Income Tax program are available to assist qualifying indivduals with filing their income tax for present and past years.  Volunteers are available Wednesdays from 11-4 in the program room.Visit www.cvitp.ca to see if you qualify and to review any forms t...read more
March Break-The Remix: INGERSOLL Crayola Coiled Turtles (Registration Required)
3:30pm
March Break-The Remix: INGERSOLL Crayola Coiled Turtles (Registration Required)
Wednesday, Apr. 14, 3:30pmMarch Break-The Remi
Ingersoll Library
Kids can join Mad Science to learn about turtles and create unique turtle sculptures using materials from Crayola Imagine Arts Academy. Materials are provided and can be picked up at Ingersoll Branch prior to the virtual Zoom program. This program is for ages 6-12. Registration is limited and first-...read more

March Break-The Remix: T(w)een Zine Making Workshop
6:00pm
March Break-The Remix: T(w)een Zine Making Workshop
Wednesday, Apr. 14, 6:00pmMarch Break-The Remi
All Locations
Join Holly and Meagan to learn all about zines: small-circulation, self-published works of original art, poems, or content. Holly will showcase some zines by Canadian artists and teach you how to make one. Meagan will tell you all about OCL's YOZine and how you can contribute!Bring some white pa...read more
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Songs and Stories with Miss Gail
10:00 am
Songs and Stories with Miss Gail
Thursday, Apr. 15, 10:00 am
All Locations
Every Thursday morning Miss Gail shares 30 minutes of stories, songs and rhymes on Facebook Live. This is a great opportunity to explore early literacy with your little ones and begin to learn rhymes. 
March Break-The Remix: Introducing Maker Kits
1:00pm
March Break-The Remix: Introducing Maker Kits
Thursday, Apr. 15, 1:00pmMarch Break-The Remi
All Locations
Holly introduces a new collection to OCL: Maker Kits! Borrow maker kits to develop skills in engineering, design thinking, coding, and more! She will be showcasing the kits for different age groups on Facebook and YouTube. 
Thursday Night T(w)een Trivia
6:00pm
 Thursday Night T(w)een Trivia
Thursday, Apr. 15, 6:00pmThursday Night T(w)e
All Locations
Become a trivia master! Every Thursday evening starting at 6:00 p.m. on the OCL Facebook page, join us for a timed quiz that covers exciting topics each week. From movies to geography to Disney and more! The trivia questions are available until midnight, so you can join anytime. Best suite...read more
Hoopla Hangout: The Enlightenment Of The Greengage Tree
7:00 pm
Hoopla Hangout: The Enlightenment Of The Greengage Tree
Thursday, Apr. 15, 7:00 pmHoopla Hangout: The
All Locations
For this month's physically distant book club we will be reading The Enlightenment of the Greengage Tree by Shokoofeh Azar. Join us on Facebook Live on Thursday April 15th at 7pm for a live discussion about the book hosted by Luke, our Ingersoll Community Librarian, and Sarah, our Systems Suppor...read more
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March Break-The Remix: Seed Bombs and Stories
10:00am
March Break-The Remix: Seed Bombs and Stories
Friday, Apr. 16, 10:00amMarch Break-The Remi
All Locations
Join Holly and Shannon on Facebook and YouTube for a seedy storytime and reader's advisory to inspire you to garden as a family. Learn how to make seed bombs and play Name That Pollinator!
March Break-The Remix: Shelf Confessions Family Edition
2:00pm
March Break-The Remix: Shelf Confessions Family Edition
Friday, Apr. 16, 2:00pmMarch Break-The Remi
All Locations
Join Merley live on Facebook to discover some books the whole family can enjoy and add to their 'to read' list!
March Break-The Remix: RURAL BRANCHES Crayola Coiled Turtles (Registration Required)
3:30pm
March Break-The Remix: RURAL BRANCHES Crayola Coiled Turtles (Registration Required)
Friday, Apr. 16, 3:30pmMarch Break-The Remi
Virtually for Rural Branch Patrons
Kids can join Mad Science to learn about turtles and create unique turtle sculptures using materials from Crayola Imagine Arts Academy. Materials are provided and can be picked up at their local rural branch prior to the virtual Zoom program. This program is for ages 6-12. Registration is limited an...read more

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Virtual Tech Talk: Mobile Printing
1:00pm
Virtual Tech Talk: Mobile Printing
Monday, Apr. 19, 1:00pm
All Locations
Monday, Apr. 19, 1:00PMJoin us on Facebook Live for our bi-weekly virtual tech talks! Every other week we will be joined by either Ryan or Vicki, our Digital Literacy & Local History Technicians, who will explore a variety of tech topics! This week we will dive into Mobile Printing whe...read more
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The Hub for Parents and Caregivers
7:00 pm
The Hub for Parents and Caregivers
Tuesday, Apr. 20, 7:00 pm
All Locations
The Hub for Parents & Caregivers is a virtual space for parents and caregivers of children and youth in Elgin or Oxford counties.It is a space where parents and caregivers can be reminded that they are not alone, both through learning about wellness resources in their communities, and connecting...read more
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Books for Babies
10:00am
 Books for Babies
Wednesday, Apr. 21, 10:00am
Virtually
Join Holly and Guests for Books for Babies on Wednesdays! Learn how easy and fun it is to read, sing, and play with your baby to develop early language skills and build a solid foundation for future learning. Learn and enjoy stories, songs, bouncing, and tickle rhymes while connecting with your baby...read more
Income Tax Clinic
11:00 am - 4:00 pm
 Income Tax Clinic
Wednesday, Apr. 21, 11:00 am - 4:00 pmIncome Tax Clinic
Tillsonburg Library
Volunteers with the Community Volunteer Income Tax program are available to assist qualifying indivduals with filing their income tax for present and past years.  Volunteers are available Wednesdays from 11-4 in the program room.Visit www.cvitp.ca to see if you qualify and to review any forms t...read more
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Songs and Stories with Miss Gail
10:00 am
Songs and Stories with Miss Gail
Thursday, Apr. 22, 10:00 am
All Locations
Every Thursday morning Miss Gail shares 30 minutes of stories, songs and rhymes on Facebook Live. This is a great opportunity to explore early literacy with your little ones and begin to learn rhymes. 
Thursday Night T(w)een Trivia
6:00pm
 Thursday Night T(w)een Trivia
Thursday, Apr. 22, 6:00pmThursday Night T(w)e
All Locations
Become a trivia master! Every Thursday evening starting at 6:00 p.m. on the OCL Facebook page, join us for a timed quiz that covers exciting topics each week. From movies to geography to Disney and more! The trivia questions are available until midnight, so you can join anytime. Best suite...read more
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Oxford Local History Day
 Oxford Local History Day
Saturday, Apr. 24,
All Locations
Join us for Oxford County's first virtual Local History Day on Saturday April 24th on Facebook Live, and Youtube. 
Researching Farm & House History in Oxford County
11:00 AM
Researching Farm & House History in Oxford County
Saturday, Apr. 24, 11:00 AM
All Locations
Join this Zoom workshop with an Oxford County Library local history specialist who will guide you through research methods for searching farm history, house history and historical land resources in Oxford County. Gain an understanding of navigating the Ontario Land Records database onland.ca.

Dr. Joy: a Tillsonburg Pioneers Presentation
2pm
Dr. Joy: a Tillsonburg Pioneers Presentation
Saturday, Apr. 24, 2pm
All Locations
Saturday, Apr. 24, 2:00 PMJoin Laurel Beechey of the Tillsonburg Pioneers to learn all about Dr. Joy, Tillsonburg’s Man with Eclectic Interests- Dr. Joy had a fascination life and family. He was a coroner in famous murder cases, and produced award-winning wines and loved himself! 
Discover Your Oxford Roots: a virtual family history workshop
3:00PM
Discover Your Oxford Roots: a virtual family history workshop
Saturday, Apr. 24, 3:00PM
All Locations
Explore the resources that Oxford County Library has developed to assist with your family history research.  Join this Zoom workshop to expand your knowledge of local genealogy databases, records and search methods.  

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Virtual Reading Buddies
5:00pm
 Virtual Reading Buddies
Tuesday, Apr. 27, 5:00pm
(Tuesday Evenings April 27th-June 15th)
Virtual Reading Budd
All Locations
The Reading Buddies Program offers free, one-on-one help with volunteers to children in Grades 1-4 who are having difficulty reading by: Providing a safe and welcoming environment that inspires a love of reading Creating a positive relationship with a volunteer reading partner Motivating children to...read more
Movie Buffs Oxford
7:00 pm
 Movie Buffs Oxford
Tuesday, Apr. 27, 7:00 pmMovie Buffs Oxford
All Locations
Movie lovers unite!Grab some popcorn and watch one or more of the recommended movies from the library’s digital and physical collection then join in a fun monthly discussion sparked by the film. Watch some or all of the suggested movies then join us on a Zoom call to participate in a conv...read more

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Books for Babies
10:00am
 Books for Babies
Wednesday, Apr. 28, 10:00am
Virtually
Join Holly and Guests for Books for Babies on Wednesdays! Learn how easy and fun it is to read, sing, and play with your baby to develop early language skills and build a solid foundation for future learning. Learn and enjoy stories, songs, bouncing, and tickle rhymes while connecting with your baby...read more
Income Tax Clinic
11:00 am - 4:00 pm
 Income Tax Clinic
Wednesday, Apr. 28, 11:00 am - 4:00 pmIncome Tax Clinic
Tillsonburg Library
Volunteers with the Community Volunteer Income Tax program are available to assist qualifying indivduals with filing their income tax for present and past years.  Volunteers are available Wednesdays from 11-4 in the program room.Visit www.cvitp.ca to see if you qualify and to review any forms t...read more
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Songs and Stories with Miss Gail
10:00 am
Songs and Stories with Miss Gail
Thursday, Apr. 29, 10:00 am
All Locations
Every Thursday morning Miss Gail shares 30 minutes of stories, songs and rhymes on Facebook Live. This is a great opportunity to explore early literacy with your little ones and begin to learn rhymes. 
Thursday Night T(w)een Trivia
6:00pm
 Thursday Night T(w)een Trivia
Thursday, Apr. 29, 6:00pmThursday Night T(w)e
All Locations
Become a trivia master! Every Thursday evening starting at 6:00 p.m. on the OCL Facebook page, join us for a timed quiz that covers exciting topics each week. From movies to geography to Disney and more! The trivia questions are available until midnight, so you can join anytime. Best suite...read more
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