Welcome to the Children's Library!
Children are our future. The Ozark Dale County Library, Inc. strives to nurture and empower all youth ages birth through 18 years by inspiring a love of reading; sparking curiosity and joy of discovery; and providing access to information, knowledge, and ideas. We support our children through creative play, storytelling, crafts, movie presentations, and book discussions.
Visit our Facebook page for the latest photos from our programs!
Lego & Hot Wheels Club
1st & 3rd Tuesdays at 4pm
**Cancelled until further notice**
"Everything is Awesome!" when you're having fun at Lego Club! Now, you can have even more fun with Hot Wheels, too! If you love to build and create with Legos or build amazing tracks for your Hot Wheels, then Lego & Hot Wheels Club is just for you!
2nd Saturday at 10:30am
Join us at the Library for lessons on a variety of art & drawing techniques from Mrs. Donna Tharp!
Pokemon League at Home
Visit the Pokemon page to learn more about the NEW Pokemon League at Home!
Pokémon players of all ages and skill levels are invited to join us virtually to battle and trade with your friends in this exciting trading card game or video game!
Popcorn & a Movie:
Saturday, March 13th at 12:45pm
Movie begins at 1pm
West Wing with social distancing - Call 774-5480 to register.
Join us to watch a fun, family-friendly new movie release while enjoying freshly popped popcorn & ice cold drinks!
Running Time: 1 hour 34 minutes
With hundreds of cases solved and adventures shared, Scooby and the gang face their biggest, most challenging mystery ever -- a plot to unleash the ghost dog Cerberus upon the world. As they race to stop this global dog-pocalypse, the gang discovers that Scooby has a secret legacy and an epic destiny greater than anyone could have imagined.
4/10: The Secret Garden
Thursdays, 10:30am & 4:00pm
West Wing with social distancing
We’re excited to announce we are now hosting a weekly Story Time, with limited seating, on Thursdays in the Library’s West Wing!
REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED
Please register no later than the Tuesday before to guarantee your spot by phone or email!
First come, first serve, with limited supplies, for all non-registrants.
Tail Waggin' Tutors
3rd Thursdays at 10:30am & 4:00pm
**Cancelled until further notice**
Tail Waggin' Tutors allows reluctant readers to enjoy reading in a relaxed, judgement free, and "dog-friendly" atmosphere! Children pick out a book and pair up with a dog to read aloud to without the added stress or pressure of being judged!
Special Events & Contests
Youth T-Shirt Design Contest Shirts Are Now Available to Purchase!
Children's shirts are $10 for sizes small, medium, and large.
Adults' shirts are $15 for sizes small, medium, large, extra large, and extra extra large.
Cash and Checks Only - Checks can be made out to "Ozark Dale County Library".
All proceeds support the building of the new Library!
The Ozark Dale County Library welcomes all individuals ages 13 and older to volunteer their time at the Library! We are always in need of good workers to help out!!
The Library is in need of vibrant volunteers to help out during programs held throughout the year, including the annual Summer Reading Program. Jobs needed to be done include keeping the children quiet during the programs, helping with setup, assisting the children with crafts, participating in puppet songs, etc.
If you are interested, please print a Volunteer Application or visit the Library today to pick up an application.