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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.
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1st & 3rd Tuesdays at 4pm
"Everything is Awesome!" when you're having fun at Lego Club! If you love to build and create with Legos, then Lego Club is just for you! Join us for building challenges, games, and free play!
1st & last Saturdays at 10:30am
Join us at the Library for lessons on a variety of art & drawing techniques from Miss Ally!
Popcorn & a Movie
Saturday, April 13th at 12:45pm
Movie begins at 1pm
Join us each month to watch a fun, family-friendly new movie release while enjoying freshly popped popcorn & ice cold drinks!
Sgt. Stubby: An American Hero
With World War I looming, Robert Conroy, a young Army private, adopts a stray, stump-tailed terrier. Conroy names his new friend Stubby and gives him a home, a family, and a chance to embark on the adventure that would define a century. The two quickly find themselves in the trenches of France and on the path to history. French soldier Gaston Baptiste befriends the man and dog and accompanies them along their epic journey through harsh conditions and incredible acts of courage.
Saturdays & Sundays at 1pm-4pm
Pokémon players of all ages and skill levels are invited to join us in the Library’s West Wing to battle and trade with your friends in this exciting trading card game or video game!
Thursdays at 10:30am & 4:00pm
Join us each at the Library for a themed Story Time that begins with an amazing book, a fun craft, and a yummy snack!
Tail Waggin' Tutors
3rd Thursdays at 10:30am & 4:00pm
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
Stay tuned for more special events and contests!
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.