Friday, May 26, 2017

Library closed Monday for Memorial Day


The Ottumwa Public Library will be closed on Monday, May 29, in observance of Memorial Day.  We will reopen at normal hours on Tuesday.

T.G.I. Summer Reading Kickoff!



Thank Goodness It’s Summer Reading
Kickoff!
Friday, June 2 at Central Park
2:30-4:00PM


We’ll be playing games, doing crafts and having snacks
to celebrate the beginning of the
Summer Reading Program!
Open to kids of all ages, no registration required


Wednesday, May 24, 2017

Board Game Day!

Join us at the
Ottumwa Public Library for
Board Game Day!

Saturday, May 27th
9AM-5PM
Bring your family and friends to play games in the children's library!
This is a free event for all ages,
no registration required,
just drop in and play!
 

Thursday, May 18, 2017

Kids Summer Reading Program 2017


2017 Summer Reading Program
Ottumwa Public Library
May 30th - August 11th, 2017
How it Works:
  1. This program is for children ages 0 through 14.
  2. Starting May 25th come to OPL to sign up and receive the reading log for June.
  3. Finish the June reading log and return it to the library before the end of June to receive a prize bag.
  4. Starting June 24th come to OPL to pick up your reading log for July.
  5. Finish the July reading log and return it to the library before the end of July to receive another prize bag.
  6. Starting July 25th come to OPL to pick up your shortened reading log for August.
  7. Finish the August reading log and return it to the library before August 11 to receive your last prize.
  8. For each reading log you turn in (a limit of one per month, per child) you will be entered into a drawing for the grand prize for your age category!

Teen Summer Reading Program 2017


2017 Teen Summer Reading Program
Ottumwa Public Library
May 30th - August 11th, 2017

How it works:
  1. This program is for teens going into the 9th grade through 12th grade.
  2. Starting May 25th come to OPL to sign up and receive the reading log for June.
  3. Finish the June reading log and return it to the library before the end of June to receive a prize bag.
  4. Starting June 24th come to OPL to pick up your reading log for July.
  5. Finish the July reading log and return it to the library before the end of July to receive another prize bag.
  6. Starting July 25th come to OPL to pick up your shortened reading log for August.
  7. Finish the August reading log and return it to the library before August 11 to receive your last prize.
  8. For each reading log you turn in (a limit of one per month, per teen) you will be entered into a drawing for the Teen Grand Prize!